News & Views from campus: March 15 – 21, 2020

Introducing Sarah Vahlkamp, Director
of Development and Public Relations

  Sarah Vahlkamp was born in
Springfield, IL and raised in Quincy. She grew up in the Catholic School System
and has attended St. Francis, Quincy Notre Dame, and Quincy University. Sarah
enjoys spending time with her family, her boyfriend Jeffrey, and her two
puppies. She is an avid traveler and has been to four countries and 42 states.

  In 2016, Sarah graduated from Quincy
University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication – Public Relations,
Broadcast, and Journalism. She continued her education by working as a graduate
assistant for the QU Communication Department while earning her Master’s Degree
in Mass Communication. After graduating, she began working at a digital
marketing company and specialized in online advertising. Sarah looks forward to
working with the staff at Good Samaritan Home and is excited to begin her
journey as the new Director of Development and Public Relations.

Activity Calendar  

Sunday, March 15
  9:00 am: Worship Service, Chapel
  2:00 pm: Cards, Anna Brown   

Monday, March 16
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: Rosary, Chapel
  2:30 pm: Whale Watching in Glacier Bay, Social Room
  6:30 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Tuesday, March 17
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
10:00 am: Donut Day, Social Room (Enjoy a GSH Tradition! Freshly cooked
donuts!)
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:45 pm: Bingo, Town Hall
  6:30 pm: Tammy’s Choice, Social Room (Tammy won’t tell us what she’s got planned!) Come by & find out!

Wednesday, March 18
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am:  Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: Dominoes, Bartley Room

Thursday, March 19                            
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
10:00 am: Catholic Mass, Social Room – We will watch Daily Mass on TV
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room

Friday, March 20
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
10:00 am: The Presidency, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:45 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Saturday, March 21
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:00 pm: Bingo, Eber Gardens

All activities are subject to change. Games and cards are available for use anytime in the Bartley Room.      

Other
Activities may occur spontaneously/or be cancelled without prior notice
throughout the week.

Weekly Inspiration
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
                              ~Muhammad Ali~

Prayer Request &
Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK     Matthew 6:35
 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said: “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”
THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:  FOOSE CENTER 
Staff:   ADMINISTRATORS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chuck, Dave, Jeannie, GSH Board Members and Foundation Directors

Good Samaritan Home of Quincy

Previous News

Two Additional Employee Positives

As a result of the staff testing, Good Samaritan Home was notified that two of our employees tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, there has been no changes to any of the neighborhoods in the facility since our previous update letter. Residents are no longer quarantined to their neighborhoods and are permitted to visit…

Positive COVID-19 Test Returned for Employee

As a result of the staff testing, Good Samaritan Home was notified that one of our employees tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, residents of the affected neighborhoods will return to neighborhood quarantine. The families of this neighborhood have been notified. At this time, there has been no changes to the other neighborhoods in…

Additional employees Test Positive for COVID-19

As a result of the staff testing, Good Samaritan Home was notified that two of our employees tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, residents of the affected neighborhood will return to neighborhood quarantine. The families of this neighborhood have been notified. At this time, there has been no changes to the other neighborhoods in…