News & Views from Campus: December 18th – December 24th

Fun Christmas Facts to get YOU in the Holiday Spirit!

-The longest running Santa Claus Parade happens every year in Peoria, Illinois. It’s happened every holiday season since 1888!

-“Rocking Around The Christmas Tree” was a classic holiday hit recorded by Brenda Lee back in 1958. Lee was only 13 years old at the time!

-Brazil set the record for the world’s largest floating Christmas Tree at a staggering 278 feet, with over 3 million lights, back in 2007.

-There is a Christmas Tree in Spain worth $15 million dollars! The tree is decorated with red, black, white, and pink diamonds and jewelry from Bulgari, Cartier, and Chanel.

-Eggnog dates back to medieval times! It comes from a drink called posset made with sweetened & spiced milk with ale or wine mixed in and served hot!

Home Alone is the highest grossing Christmas movie of all-time, earning nearly 286 million at the box office. How The Grinch Stole Christmas sits at number 2 with 260 million.

Happy Birthday

Margaret Blakeman                          12-18

Shawn Vallmer(E)                            12-18

Marilyn Gabriel                                 12-22

Norma Johnson                                12-22

Ardath Potts                                     12-24                                                                               Rosalie Walker                                 12-24

Sally Hodgson(E)                             12-24

Weekly Inspiration

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”

~ Helen Keller ~

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK

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.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR: All Residents

Staff: Nursing Support

Scheduling, supplies, medical records, medical secretary, education

Activity Calendar Games, Cards, Etc. available in Bartley Family Room

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

Sunday, December 18th————————————————    

Salem Church Service & Our Redeemer Lutheran service available for individual viewings

9:00       Worship – Channel 3 & Chapel

2:00       Steve Buckman – Social Room & Channel 3

Monday, December 19th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00     Mannhardt Music Students & Friends – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3 & Chapel

2:00       Moana Cast & Family Christmas Tour – Channel 3 & Social Room

3:00       48 Christmas Wishes – Channel 3

Tuesday, December 20th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00     Music by Marvin Cook – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:00       St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, Mt. Vernon NY – Channel 3 Only

1:30       St. James, Our Redeemer, & Lutheran Church of St. John Communion – Chapel

2:00       Pound Class – Channel 3 & Social Room

6:30       Yahtzee – Social Room

Wednesday, December 21st———————————————

8:30       Wal-Mart Shopping – Front Entrance

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Digital Disciples – Board Room

2:00       Nancys Piano Music – Channel 3 & Social Room

3:00       Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square – Channel 3

5:30       Cathedral of Worship Carolers – Main Dining Room

6:00       Christmas Light Tour: Eastbrook

Thursday, December 22nd———————————————–

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00    Catholic Mass – Channel 3 & Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:00       Christmas on Mistletoe Farm – Channel 3

1:30       Dominoes – Social Room

Friday, December 23rd—————————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Klaus – Channel 3

9:30       Ozzie & Rocky – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Christmas With A View – Channel 3

2:00       Bingo – Social Room

December 24th————————————————–

10:00       Bingo – Anna Brown

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 Only

1:00         White Christmas – Channel 3

2:00         Bingo – South

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