News & Views from Campus: July 3rd – July 9th

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Good Samaritan Home C/O Nathan Halfpap

2130 Harrison

Quincy, IL 62301

Or, stop by our home at 2130 Harrison. THANK YOU for your continued support of Good Samaritan Home and our mission!

4th of July Fun Facts -We did NOT actually declare independence on July 4th. The vote was taken 2 days earlier, but published in papers on the 4th. -Americans spend $1 Billion on fireworks every year! -Only 2.5 million people lived in the States in 1776. -Americans will consume 150 Million hotdogs during the holiday. -Thomas Jefferson & John Adams both passed away on July 4th, 1826, the 50th anniversary of our independence. – July 4th was not deemed a federal holiday until 1870, nearly 100 years after our nation was founded. -The average age of the signees of the Declaration of Independence was 45 years old. Benjamin Franklin was the oldest at 70 years old.

Happy Birthday

Natalie Lord(E)                               07-03      Jennie Spegal               07-06

Patricia Hughlett(E)                        07-03      Viola Schmiedeskamp  07-07

Frances Trantor                             07-05       Keith Brinkman(E)        07-07

Martha Wiseman                           07-06       Claire Myers                 07-08

Sativa Anders(E)                           07-06       David Ayers                  07-09

Weekly Inspiration

“We become what we think about.”

~ Earl Nightingale ~

Prayer Request & Scripture


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 Greatness made me great.”     


Residents:  Sunny Dale

Staff: Nursing Support

Scheduling, Supplies, Medical Records, Medical Secretary, Education

Activity Calendar

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

Sunday, July 3rd————————————————    

Salem EUCC Church Service available for individual viewings

9:00      Worship – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:00      Sunday Matinee: Get Low – Channel 3

2:00      Jigsaw Puzzle Monogram Wall Art – Southern Court  

Monday, July 4th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00     Firework Painting – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3

2:00       Independence Day Playlist – Channel 3

Tuesday, July 5th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions –  Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Odin & Ranger Visit – Social Room

10:00     Pound Class – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:00       The Energy Crisis from the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library – Channel 3 & Social Room

Wednesday, July 6th———————————————

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Grief Share – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:00       Roxanne – Channel 3

1:30       Art Club – Town Hall

6:30       LifePoint Red, White & Blue Bingo – Social Room

Thursday, July 7th———————————————–

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00    Catholic Mass – Channel 3 & Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:00       Dead Poets Society – Channel 3

1:30       Dominoes – Social Room

6:15       Cloud Dough Craft – Social Room

Friday, July 8th—————————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Ozzie & Rocky – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:00       The Big Year – Channel 3

2:00       Bingo – Social Room

Saturday, July 9th————————————————–

Games, Cards, Etc. available in Bartley Family Room

10:00       Bingo – Anna Brown

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 Only

1:00         Saturday Musical: Annie – Channel 3

2:00         Bingo – Southern Court

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Previous News

The Patter – November 27th

News & Views from Campus: November 27th – December 3rd Christmas Memorial Service Good Samaritan Home’s Annual Christmastime Memorial Service will be  Wednesday, December 7th at 6:00 PM in the Wee Kirk Chapel.  Family and friends of loved ones who passed away are welcome to attend the service in-person this year.  We will also stream…

Read The Patter – November 27th

Employee Tests Positive For Covid

November 21, 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 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 – November 20th

PASS THE GRAVY! Don’t forget the lunch meal served on Thursday will be the traditional Thanksgiving fare with all the trimmings! The BEST Thanksgiving Themed Movies! When it comes to holiday movies, we all know Christmas gets the lion’s share of the pie. But there are some gems out there for Thanksgiving, including some great…

Read The Patter – November 20th