News & Views from Campus: August 22nd – August 28th

On This Day in History…

August 22nd, 1881: American Humanitarians Clara Barton & Adolphus Solomons found the American Red Cross, dedicated to aid for victims of war & natural disasters.

August 23rd, 1989: Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose accepts a settlement that includes a lifetime ban as punishment for betting on baseball.

August 24th, 79AD: Mount Vesuvius erupts in southern Italy, devastating the cities of Pompeii & Herculaneum & killing thousands.

August 25th, 1944: After 4 years of Nazi occupation, Paris is liberated by the U.S. 4th Infantry Division.

August 26th, 1964: Lyndon B. Johnson is nominated to run for the presidency at the Democratic National Convention.

August 27th, 1955: The first edition of “The Guinness Book of Records” debuts in Great Britain, quickly becoming very popular.

August 28th, 1963: On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous “I Have A Dream” speech.

Happy Birthday

Sally Kennard(E)                         08-22    Dorthy “Jean” Arp               08-27

Betty Vogt                                   08-25    Ella Reiter                           08-27

Wilma Moore                              08-25    Robert Caspermeyer(E)     08-27

Norma Lee Potter                        08-26   Christian McNay(E)             08-27

Phyllis Schulte                           08-26   Anita Laaker                        08-28

June Nagy                                  08-28

Weekly Inspiration

“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”

~ Bob Marley ~

Prayer Request & Scripture


Psalm 18:30, 35

“This God – His Way is perfect; The Word of The LORD proves true; He is a Shield for all those who take refuge in Him…You have given me the shield of Your Salvation, and Your Right Hand supported me, and Your Gentleness made me great.”



Residents:  SunnyDale

Staff:  Nursing Support – Scheduling, supplies, medical records, medical secretaries, education  

Activity Calendar

***All schedules are subject to suddenly change without notice***

Sunday, August 22nd   

Salem EUCC Church Service available for individual viewings

9:00      Worship – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:15    Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Service – Channel 3

2:00      Steve Buckman – Channel 3 & Social Room

Monday, August 23rd  

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

11:00    Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3

2:00       Monday Matinee: Beethoven – Channel 3

6:30       Dominoes – Social Room

Tuesday, August 24th  

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00      Marvin Cook – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30        Chair Yoga – Channel 3

2:00        Pound Class – Channel 3 & Social Room

6:30        Count Your Baseballs Game – Social Room

Wednesday, August 25th    

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

9:45        Virtual Entertainment: Randy Travis – Channel 3

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00        Flame & Embers – Channel 3 & Social Room

Thursday, August 26th   

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00     Catholic Mass – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:30     Joe Chi – Channel 3

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Baking Club: Donuts! – Social Room

Friday, August 27th   

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30      Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00     Men’s Group – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00       Bingo – Social Room

Saturday, August 28th    

All Day   Games, Cards, Etc. are available for use in Bartley Room

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3 Only

11:00       McReynolds iPad games

2:00         Bingo – Social Room

-Ice Cream Special in the General Store, Chocolate Chip!

-Starting Soon! Two new, fun exercise classes! One featuring weights (we will start small) and one is a seated tap dancing class! If you are interested, let your local activity staff know! Watch The Patter for more details to come!

The Patter Riddle of the Week

-Can you name 3 consecutive days, without naming any of the 7 days of the week?

Last weeks riddle and answer.

-What tastes better than it smells?

Answer: Your tongue!

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