Monday, December 15
At 9:45 a.m., the residents on the East Hall and the Special Care Unit enjoyed a video of “The Red Skelton Christmas Show.” A large crowd was in attendance.
At 1:30 p.m., the residents enjoyed the movie, “A Miracle on 34th Street.” They enjoyed refreshments as well.
At 5:30 p.m., the residents were taken out to view the Christmas lights out at the fairgrounds and to see the nativity sets.
Those who went were SCU residents Ellen Knight, Mike McCelland, Louise Hurley, Velma Nation, Scott Hever, Missy Redd, Martha Wright, Flossie Kearston, Helen Barrett, Dorothy Diffenderfer, Charles Grishman, Donna Marshall, Imogene Barnes, and Mike Davis.
At 10 a.m., the Van-Far kindergarten came out and sang Christmas songs and talked to Santa Claus. He came out and passed out treats for all the boys and girls. There were 47 children.
At 1:30 p.m., exercise was held with Traci Shaw. She was assisted by staff.
At 6:30 p.m., the music program of Charles Nutt and family was held with a large crowd in attendance.
At 1:30 p.m., the Vandalia Play Care children came out and sang songs and they visited with Santa Claus. He passed out treats. They talked with Santa about what they would like for Christmas.
At 10 a.m., the residents enjoyed exercises with the assistance of Davaline Overton and the staff.
From 4-7:30 p.m., the residents enjoyed their Christmas party with family and friends. A big crowd was in attendance.
Friday, December 19
At 10 a.m., the residents enjoyed “The Vandalia Leader” being read by Davaline Overton on the East Hall and the
At 1:30 p.m., the residents enjoyed trivia with the assistance of Yvette Colson, Susan Jennings, Karen Hausman, and Davaline Overton.
At 1:30 p.m., the monthly music program of Herman Smith was held with a large crowd in attendance.
Sunday, December 21
Due to illness, the church service was canceled.
Next week, the Beacon of Hope Church will be in charge of the service.
A Donation was received from Restorative Justice for lap covers for all the residents.