News & Views from Campus: August 8th – August 14th

  Random Factoids From This Day In History!

August 8th, 1974 – In an evening televised address to the nation, President Richard Nixon announces his resignation.

August 9th, – 1974 – Vice President Gerald Ford is sworn in as the 38th President of the United States in the East Room of the White House.

August 10th, 1846 – After a decade of debate on how to spend a bequest left to America from an obscure English scientist, President James Polk signs the Smithsonian Institution Act into law.

August 11th, 1934 – The first civilian prisoners, classified as “most dangerous”, arrive on Alcatraz Island, to be housed in the new maximum-security facility.

August 12th, 1990 – The largest ever Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton is discovered near Faith, Utah.

August 13th, 1961 – Shortly after midnight, East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet controlled East Berlin & the Democratic western section, the first components of the Berlin Wall.

August 14th, 1945 – Japan’s unconditional surrender is announced to the world on what becomes known as Victory Day.

Happy Birthday

Judy Litchfield                                 08-08    Sally Reynolds                08-14

Dorthea Rosenboom                       08-09    Dana Blair(E)                  08-14

Lilliann Dittmer                                08-09    Lee Harris(E)                   08-14 Kaitlyn Hollensteiner(E)                   08-09   

Raymond Diseron                            08-10                                                  Samantha Huckstep(E)                    08-12                                                              Elton Reynolds                                 08-14   

Weekly Inspiration

“Make Each Day Your Masterpiece.”

~”Coach” John Wooden~

Prayer Request & Scripture


Mathew 11:28-30

“Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is kind, and My burden is light.”



Residents:  Southern Court

Staff:  Nursing Administration

Jeannie, Tina, Katie, Carol, Dawn, Bob, Chris, Melissa, Kim, Haley, Tonya, Annie, Mike, Anna, Diana

Activity Calendar

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

Sunday, August 8th

Salem EUCC Church Service available for individual viewings

6:00      Olympic 2021 Closing Ceremonies (NBC Channel 4)

9:00      Worship – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:15    Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Service – Channel 3

2:00      Stephanie Woodward – Vocalist – Channel 3 & Social Room

6:30      Olympic 2021 Closing Ceremonies rebroadcast (NBC Channel 4)

Monday, August 9th

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Public Library Book-Mobile (Anna Brown, Eastbrook, Foose, Sheltering) – Social Room

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

11:00    Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3 & Social Room

6:30       Dominos – Social Room

Tuesday, August 10th

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00      Pound Class – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30        Chair Yoga – Social Room

6:30        Tuesday Matinee – “Soul” – Channel 3

Wednesday, August 11th  

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00      Virtual Entertainment – Channel 3

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30        Art Class – Social Room

Thursday, August 12th   

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 13th

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00       Bingo – Social Room

Saturday, August 14th   

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 Only

11:00       McReynolds iPad Games

2:00         Bingo – Social Room

Don’t Forget, Chocolate Chip Ice Cream is only 25 Cents A Scoop In The General Store!!

The Patter Riddle of the Week

I’m hard to catch, and easy to hold. I can’t be seen, unless it’s cold. What am I?

Check out the answer in next week’s Patter!

Last Weeks Riddle and Answer

What do boxers and fisherman have in common?

Answer: They both throw hooks!

The Quincy Public Library will host 2 Book fairs, Monday August 9th & August 23rd. In house residents are invited, and there will be staff on hand to assist you!

Good Samaritan Home of Quincy

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