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Westbrook Acres-July is Celebrating Summer Month

July 11, 2019
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July is Celebrating Summer Month Westbrook Welcome

July 2019 Dates To Celebrate Celebrating Patriotism Month Family Reunion Month Fireworks Safety Month National Grilling Month National Ice Cream Month National Make a Difference to Children Month National Park and Recreation Month National Watermelon Month National Wheelchair Beautification Month Anti-Boredom Month

The late Horace Knowles of Concord, CA. created the idea to celebrate National Wheelchair Beautification Month. He believed the power of a single flower could brighten the image of an ordinary wheelchair to spread smiles. We wish to express our deepest sympathies to the family of Evie Pugh, Jean Dostal and Kenneth “Pete” Hoing. We will miss them and will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers. July 2nd - Halfway Point of 2019 – At noon today, 182 ? days of the year have passed, and there are 182 ? days left. How did the name “Uncle Sam” originate? Approximately $211 Million Dollars is spent on fireworks every year. How tall is the Statue of Liberty?

We’d like to thank the Pork Producers, especially Denny and Doris Geinger, for providing pork burgers for our outdoor picnic in June. The weather was hot and humid but we were all out there and had a wonderful time. Thanks to all staff who helped to make it a very enjoyable day. Thanks to Steve Castell for the entertainment also. We’d like to welcome our new residents, Larry Mabb and Larue Woosley to Westbrook Acres. We look forward to getting to know you and hope you enjoy your stay here.

JULY HOLIDAYS Canada Day Independence Day Moon Day -July 20th is the 50th anniversary of landing on the moon. On July 20th, 1969, the U.S. lunar module Eagle detached from orbiting Apollo 11. Commander Neil Armstrong, Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin, and Command Module Michael Collins were the astronauts on the mission. Armstrong and Aldrin are more familiar names since they were the ones who walked on the moon while Collins remained in orbit. Armstrong was first to step foot and walk on the moon. He said, “That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant step for mankind.” His quote instantly became a part of history.

Humorous Quote Ants can carry 20 times their own body weight which is useful information if you’re moving out and you need help getting a potato chip across town. The Statue of Liberty is 151 feet tall, to answer the earlier question. A man storms into a laundry and throws a small piece of lace on the counter and says, ”You’ve got a lot of nerve advertising that you’re a specialist in fine things. Look at this! The clerk examines the lace and says, “It’s a very nice piece of lace.” The man says, “When I brought it in, it was a curtain!

July 2019 Birthdays Mildred Pieper July 2nd Darlene Eggers July 23rd Elaine Daniel July 31st Staff Brooke Beenken July 5th Summer Beichley July 20th HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL OF YOU!!!

A note from the Administrator: We have finally hit summer…although the first day of summer did not feel like it! We hope to have several days of sun to enjoy on the patio! Please remember to keep yourselves safe during the “dog days of summer!” Drinks lots of water and keep yourself in the shade! Just a friendly reminder to be aware of residents who may be close to the entrances…some of our residents do not appear to be residents! Please assist in resident safety by being watchful of when you enter and exit the facility! Thank you! Kelly Larson MBA, LNHA Westbrook Acres National Laundry Worker’s Week is July 7th – July 13th. We thank our awesome laundry staff for the great job they do for us in taking care of our clothing. Tammy Anderson – Laundry Supervisor Nancy Lubbert Ruth Bracy Brooke Beenken Adri McGachey Reesa Bartlett

Resident of the Month – Barb Coe Barb was born on September 27th. Her parents were Don and Ada Bender. She grew up in the Chapin and Hampton, Iowa area. After graduating from high school she worked as an office manager for an insurance company, and wore suits, high heels and jewelry every day. She was always concerned about looking nice. Family gatherings for the holidays were very important to Barb, especially Thanksgiving and Memorial Day. Her mother was a homemaker and always made huge meals. She would make homemade noodles, turkey, soft sugar cookies and angel food cake. And Barb was always willing to lend a helping hand. She was married to George Coe on January 8th 1961, and were later divorced. Barb had a very close relationship to an aunt and uncle. She vacationed with them in Arizona every winter. She has always been very social in large or small groups. She enjoys observing others. Barb enjoyed reading, and playing scrabble with her mother. She was an active member of the Methodist Church always attending services. She enjoyed walking outside for exercise. She was named “Woman of the Year” in Minnesota, when she lived there for a short time, by the American Women’s Business Association. Barb is a very pleasant person and loves children, but never had any of her own. It has been a pleasure getting to know Barb. She always has a smile on her face and loves taking care of her many “babies.” We’re glad you are here with us Barb!



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