News & Views from Campus: July 11th – July 17th     

Factoids From This Week In History!

July 11th, 1804 – In one of the most famous duels in American history, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally wounds Alexander Hamilton.

July 12th, 1861 – “Wild” Bill Hickok begins to establish his reputation as a gunfighter, slaying 3 men in a shootout in Nebraska. He was born in (Homer) Troy Grove, Illinois.

July 13th, 1985 – Live Aid, a worldwide rock concert, opens at Wembley Stadium in London. The 16-hour super concert raises $127 million for famine-stricken Africans.

July 14th, 1789 – The French Revolution begins as troops & angry Parisians storm The Bastille, a royal fortress-prison.

July 15th, 1903 – The newly formed Ford Motor Co. takes its first order, an $850 two-cylinder Model A, from Chicago dentist Ernest Pfenning.

July 16th, 1969 – Apollo 11, the first U.S. lunar landing mission, is launched. It traveled 240,000 miles in 76 hours.  

July 17th, 1955 – Disneyland, a metropolis of nostalgia, futurism & fantasy, opens in Anaheim, California.

Happy Birthday

Donna Nelson                             07-11    Wanda Hamann-Salsman   07-15

Patsy Loyd                                07-12    Carlene Davis                     07-16

Elisabet Eyler (E)                       07-12    Alayna Schlipman (E)         07-16

Donald Barton                             07-13   Bonnie Jenkins                    07-17

Betty Reddick                            07-14   Kellea Phillips (E)                07-17

Weekly Inspiration

“Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”

                                ~ Michael Jordan~

Prayer Request & Scripture


Psalm 90:12

“Teach us to number our days, so that we may get a heart of wisdom.”



Residents:  Eber Gardens

Staff:  Social Services

Kayla Hoerr, Kelsey Bennett, Melinda Meyer, Lucinda Smith, Heather Fox, Amy Laughlin-Liesen, Becky Rossiter, Alicen Dabney

Activity Calendar

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

Sunday, July 11th

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      Sunday Matinee – The Search for the Ruby Slippers – Ch 3 & Social Room

Monday, July 12th  

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

11:00    Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3

6:30       Dominoes – Social Room

Tuesday, July 13th  

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 – Channel 3

6:30        Euchre – Social Room

Wednesday, July 14th  

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00      Virtual Entertainment: Count Basie Orchestra – Channel 3

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00        Art Club – Social Room

Thursday, July 15th

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

2:30       Century Club – Social Room

Friday, July 16th  

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, July 17th  

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3 Only

11:00       McReynolds iPad games

2:00         Bingo – Social Room

**At 6pm on Saturday, WGEM, will broadcast the Quincy Symphony Orchestra! Tune in to watch the show!

Back By Popular Demand…The Patter Knee Slappers!

-What did the cougar say to the comedian?

Stop making me laugh before I puma pants!

-What do you call a pig that knows karate?

A pork chop!

-Why are crabs so bad at sharing?

Because they’re all shellfish!

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