Eatonia Oasis Living Newsletter – February 2017

February 2017

The winter months are going by quickly at E.O.L and we are all starting to look forward to Spring! We have 17 residents living at E.O.L. We bid farewell to Peggy Kornelson, who will be moving to Heritage Manor. We will miss you, Peggy. God Bless!

February’s activity calendar included our usual activities of Baking playing the Wii and Morning Exercises. Thank you, again to Betty Lou Klein and friends for leading Chair Yoga. The residents who attend enjoy it very much. We had a few helpers with Baking. Brody Oomen helped make chocolate chip cookies.   Harry Hauta assisted by guarding the cookies while they were cooling. He took his job very seriously!! Winnie Larson made cinnamon buns, which were delicious!   We made cabbage rolls, and had a good time visiting while we worked. Thank you, Krista and Halyna for helping out with that.

Our weekly Bingos are very well attended, too! Everyone wants to win the Jackpot! There are a few ladies joining us from the community, which is wonderful to see! The more the merrier! We have BINGO every Thursday at 2:30. Bring your quarters and come on down! We will be having a Telemiracle Fundraiser Bingo on March 2nd at 2:00, so watch for posters!

Marie Smith planned our Craft sessions once again. Her helper this month was Rose Hammerlindl. Thank you both for making time for us!

Happy Birthday to Emma Whitmarsh! Her party was held on February 14 with a Valentine’s Day theme. They enjoyed an afternoon of Five Card Bingo, followed by a delicious cupcakes and refreshments. The party was hosted by the Eatonia Health Care Auxiliary ladies. Thank you for everything you do for us!

We must not forget to mention all the volunteers from the churches who take time out of their busy schedules to provide our Weekly Service. This is very important to the residents who attend and they thank you.

Thank you to Kelsey Guidinger for volunteering at E.O.L. when you have spare classes at school. The staff appreciates the extra pair of hands, and the residents enjoy seeing young people (especially when they bake cookies for them!) If there is anyone else that would like to volunteer their time to help out with an activity, serve afternoon or evening lunches or just come for a visit, please call Vicki or Cora at 967-2447.

Last, but not least we thank everyone who has made a contribution of any kind to our facility. We appreciate it from the bottom of our hearts!