Weakley County Nursing and Rehab news – 10.04.11
Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 12:02 am
By: Brittany Rich, Special to The Press
The cover card winners were Dorothy Vitalo, Dennis Jordan, Opal Pentecost (2), Dorothy Larson, Bonnie Carney, Geraldine Damron, Gloria Woodley, Lucille Prince, Bobby Bynum, Barbara McKay and Doris Bradberry. Each of these lucky few won a dollar for completing their whole card first while on Thursday each of the participants receive 50 cents for one-line. Bingo is still one of the favorite games and we are fortunate to have many helpful volunteers so everyone can play.
Our monthly theme party was held on Friday. We went western with bandana tissue balls, cowboy hats, spurs and boots decorating the activity room. For the big party, we lined the tables in red gingham and bandana and cowhide balloons. They enjoyed chili dogs with chips and salsa and cactus juice to drink. The dessert was rocky road ice cream. Country music was played over the speakers and everyone had a great time singing and dancing along.
Our games and activities were also western themed. Lois Morris was our Bulls Eye champ with 325 points and her runner-up was Thyra Provine with 320. She also took first place at horseshoes with Blanche Bullock coming in second. With her lucky and skilled streak still going she took first again with Penny Ante. This time the runner-up was Dorothy Farrar. We finished out our cowboy games with a good old-fashioned cactus toss. Lucille Prince took the victor with Dorothy Farrar coming in a close second.
The residents also had other sporting events. Dorothy Farrar was the winner of Hole in One with 12 points and hot on her heels in second place was Bobby Bynum with 11.
Ray Crowell took first place in fling it, ring toss and top toss. Everyone did a fantastic job and really tried hard. Congratulations to our winners.
Many food-centered activities have also taken place. The September birthday party was held on Tuesday afternoon. Everyone is invited to enjoy cake and ice cream to help all our birthday goers celebrate. The prayer breakfast was held Thursday morning with a delicious meal prepared by the dietary department.
They enjoyed country ham, red-eye gravy, homemade biscuits, eggs of choice, scratch oatmeal and so much more. It is absolutely delicious every time. The devotional and prayer was led by Barbara Allen, social worker, before the meal. She did a great job.
Popcorn and a movie was held on Wednesday afternoon. The smell of the fresh popped treat is too enticing and everyone starts filing in for their share.
For the weekly social hour, the residents enjoyed butter pecan and chocolate ice cream.
Martha Hayes and friends were with us for country music. She did a fantastic job and everyone was delighted to have her. We look forward to her returning in October.
Our Sunday morning services were held by Macedonia Church of Christ, Liberty Church of Christ and Dresden First Baptist Church. They do an excellent job each week and we are so thankful for their continued service to our facility.
Adams Chapel Baptist Church was with us for a Sunday afternoon singing and service. They always do great and the residents love having them each forth Sunday.
Bethel Youth Group held a singing Sunday evening. They are remarkable and their song services express their true gifts and talents. Thank you all for attending.