Local facilities partner for teen

Local facilities partner for teen

Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 8:00 pm

The moving of one heart often changes things around us.  That is exactly what happened recently at Greenbrier Meadows. 
A resident was reading the April/May edition of the Hometown Magazine and was very touched by the story of Kathalina Moore of Obion County, better known as Lina. 
The magazine shared the story of Lina’s battle with kidney disease and her need for transplant surgery. 
The resident was so touched that she immediately came to the administrator of Greenbrier and said, “I have to do something to help this young lady.” 
Community partners quickly came on board without hesitation.   It took only moments to start the wheel turning to enhance a Circus Day previously planned for the residents of Greenbrier into a fund raising event to help this young lady move forward in her future.
The genuine caring of a senior adult has managed to bring others together for the purpose of helping this young lady. 
Amedysis Home Health Services, Asericare Hospice, Health South/Cane Creek Rehabilitation Hospital, Extendicare Home Health and Greenbrier Meadows Assisted Living will be joining to sponsor the event.
Tickets for Circus Day, “Fun for Lina,” will be available by calling Greenbrier Meadows at 587-9303. 
Tickets may also be picked up in person Monday–Friday from the hours of 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Greenbrier Meadows located at 436 Hannings Lane in Martin.
Adult tickets will be $10 and Children tickets 12 and younger will be $5. 
Tickets are available for the times of 10 a.m.-noon or noon-2 p.m. 
The event will take place on May 24.   
Tickets include games, food and drinks.  Door prizes will be given.  Space is limited so get your ticket as soon as possible.
Deadline for ticket sales will be May 20 or as long as  tickets lasts.

Published in The WCP 5.7.13

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