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

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK

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.”

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THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:

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

Previous News

Employee Tests Positive For Covid

September 20, 2022 Good Samaritan Home was notified that one employee tested positive for COVID-19. For more frequent updates on the facility’s current COVID-19 status, please visit our website at https://www.gshq.org/news/. We stand by our commitment to the health and safety of our residents and staff. We continue to take precautions, which includes: Continued screening…

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Employee Tests Positive For Covid

September 16, 2022 Good Samaritan Home was notified that one employee tested positive for COVID-19. For more frequent updates on the facility’s current COVID-19 status, please visit our website at https://www.gshq.org/news/. We stand by our commitment to the health and safety of our residents and staff. We continue to take precautions, which includes: Continued screening…

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The Patter – September 18th

News & Views from Campus: September 18th – 24th Don’t Miss Out! Reserve Your Seats Today! Good Samaritan Home will hold our annual fundraising gala, themed “Stars & Sapphires” Friday, September 30th at The Corinthian Event Center in downtown Quincy. This will be our first gala since 2018 due to complications from Covid. The evening…

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