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

On This Day In History…

July 18th, 1940 – Franklin D. Roosevelt is nominated for an unprecedented 3rd term. He would go on be elected to a 4th term as well, the only President to serve more than two.

July 19th, 1943 – The United States bombs railway yards in Rome, Italy, in an attempt to break the will of the Italians.  

July 20th, 1969 – “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong walks on the moon.  

July 21st, 1899 – Ernest Hemmingway, one of the most influential American writers ever, is born in Oak Park, Illinois.  

July 22nd, 2003 – Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s sons Uday & Qusay are killed after a 3-hour firefight with U.S. Forces in the Iraqi city of Mosul.  

July 23rd, 1996 – “The Magnificent 7”, the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics team, takes home Gold at the Summer Games in Atlanta, our first Gold Medal in gymnastics.  

July 24th, 1847 – Brigham Young along with 148 Mormon pioneers reaches Utah’s Valley of the Great Salt Lake, after a 17-month trek beginning in Nauvoo, IL.   

Happy Birthday

Ashley Mesenbring(E)                07-18    Peyton Kelly(E)                          07-21

Shirley Allen                              07-19    Betty Speckhart              07-22

Patricia Lawber                          07-19    Nora Hoffman                 07-22

Dawn Neese(E)                          07-19    Margaret Callahan          07-22

Judith Lubbert                            07-20    Jenola Watkins               07-22

Susan Fraise(E)                          07-21    Haylie Danker(E)            07-22

William Haire(E)             07-22

Denise Hughes               07-23

Sydney Albright(E)         07-23

Olivia Hummel(E)           07-23

Stephen Thompson        07-24

Ruth Ward(E)                  07-24

Weekly Inspiration

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

                                ~Maya Angelou~

Prayer Request & Scripture


John 11:25-26

Jesus said to her, ”I Am The Resurrection and The Life. Whoever believes in Me, though he die, yet shall he live, and every person who lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?”



Residents:  Foose Center

Staff:  Spiritual Caregivers

Our Chaplain, visiting ministries, devotions leaders, musicians, communion ministers, and your churches and their priests, pastors, and leaders

Activity Calendar

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

Sunday, July 18th

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, July 19th

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

11:00    Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3 & Social Room

Tuesday, July 20th

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00      Music by 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        Service Project – Doggy Treats

Wednesday, July 21st  

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00      Virtual Entertainment: Elvis in Concert – Channel 3

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

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

6:30        Baseball Bingo w/ LifePoint Church – Social Room

Thursday, July 22nd   

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: Cookies – Social Room

Friday, July 23rd

All Day – Sunday August 8th: Olympic Events Bingo

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 10th

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 Only

11:00       McReynolds iPad Games

2:00         Bingo – Social Room

2021 Summer Olympics

The wait is over, the 2021 Olympics are here! While enjoying breakfast on Friday, July 23rd, watch the opening ceremonies live from Tokyo from 6am to 10am on NBC, Channel 4! Throughout the games (July 23-August 8) you can play Olympic Bingo! Get your Bingo card from your local Activity Aide the morning of Friday, July 23rd and cheer on Team USA!

The Patter Riddle of the Week!

What has 3 feet, but no arms and no legs??

Check out the answer in next weeks Patter!

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