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Glenhaven-Havenwood Happenings – 8-29-2018

Glenhaven News –Aug. 11-17

Rudy Rudesill was here to entertain the residents on Saturday afternoon.

Sunday was busy with Christ the King church, and the Menonite singers, who are always a treat.

Pastor Brad and Bill Bird were here on Tuesday morning for church. Their music is always very inspiring.

Church was followed by Live to be Healthy, and Becky Sempf, with the help of Penny Johansen, taught us how to play a new card game in the afternoon. We need a little more practice, and to gather up some pennies, but it was a lot of fun. C,T and the Heuts were here in the evening, which drew a large crowd, as always. They get the place rockin’!

We did our annual fishing trip to the Star Prairie Trout Farm on Wednesday. The weather was almost perfect for the day, as there is a lot of shade around the ponds. There were a whole flock of ducks floating around on the ponds, and we saw two osprey come down the pick up a fish and take off with them. It was a great time for the residents, and we had a lot of good helpers. The fish were brought back to Glenhaven for residents to enjoy on Friday. Thanks to our auxiliary for helping sponsor the event.

The Little Acorns came up in the morning to play games with the residents, which is a lot of fun for young and old alike.

The week ended with Live to be Healthy, popcorn and movies.

Visitors this week were:  Doris Herdahl was visited by JoAnne Schroeder, Ruth & Willi Neuman, and Doug & Linda Herdahl; Orville Wittmer was visited by Gwen Wittmer and Rob; Delaney Mattison was visited by Nancy Filipa and Craig Mattison; Lloyd Holten was visited by Pam, Mark, Vicky and Davy; Anabel Bazille was visited by Pat Schumacher; Becky Sempf and Gladys Best were visited by Dorothy Magnuson; and Loraine Blodgett was visited by Gloria.

Glenhaven News –Aug. 18-24

We had a new group here this week. A number of ladies from Trinity Lutheran, as well as Pastor Brad, who surprised them all, were here to do Bible study with the residents. From all reports it was a very good meeting, and great treats to boot!

Pastor Dahm was here for church on Tuesday, which was followed by Live to be Healthy. We send our get well wishes to Pastor Dahm’s wife.

In the afternoon we changed up the calendar, as there were a large number of green beans to be picked in our garden, so we spent the afternoon cleaning beans instead of crossword puzzles. Residents enjoyed the fresh beans the next day, and said they were delicious.

The daycare kids were up to visit on Wednesday morning, which was a very nice day, so they went out in the courtyard to play bean bags. They also got to taste some of ground cherries growing out there. They all, surprisingly, liked them. Bingo was hosted that afternoon by the activity department, with the assistance of Linda Sittlow. Thanks, Linda!

Live to be Healthy returned on Thursday, and residents enjoyed ice cream for social time. Julie Brunkhorst also had a mini-class reunion with some of her friends from school. They had a great time reminiscing and looking at pictures.

Friday’s outside time was a wash, literally, as it rained all day. But we’re not complaining about that. We need the rain BADLY.

Visitors this week were:  Doris Herdahl was visited by Doug Herdahl, Shelby Bauer, Sally Heues, JoAnne Schroeder, Zack Alberts and Ruth Neumann; Teresa Miller was visited by Tom & Mary Miller and Runt Miller;  Mary and Ernie Kiekhoefer were visited by Peggy Raymond; Loraine Blodgett was visited by Henry & Rose Lanier, Deanna Wagner, Sisters Alegria & Confianza del Senor, Shelby Bauer and Earl Blodgett; Annabel Bazille was visited by Pat Schumacher and Deacon Greg; and Bev Thompson was visited by Shelby Bauer.

Upcoming Highlights: 28- Boyceville Methodist Church, Jane and Friends; 29-St. John’s Bingo; Sept. 4-Pancake Breakfast; 6-Forest Methodist Bingo; 8-Open House, Rudy Rudesill Music; 9-Rustic Lore Parade; 11-T,C & the Heuts; 12-Holy Cross Bingo; 15-Steve Szydel Music. 

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