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Landmark ladies and their children were honored Wednesday, May 4 with a tea at The Landmark Center. White tablecloths, pink azaleas, roses, and purple iris adorned the tables. Hot tea, cucumber sandwiches, scones, cheesecake and fruit were served by volunteers and staff. Paula Gray provided the flowers and dainty tea cups, which always seem to make the tea even better.
Friday night, April 29, Landmark resident Malvine Zollars and Daniel Quesenberry from activities attended the play, “A Trip to Bountiful,” at Patrick County High School. Zollars described the trip as “just wonderful, I had a great time,” and added, “I am so glad I went.”
May 2, The Over The Hill Gang and square dancers provided a fun evening for Landmark residents. They often join in with the dancers and have a great time.
An Operation Homefront meeting was held at The Landmark Center on May 3 at the Landmark. If you served in the Armed Forces you are invited to join Landmark residents to connect, recognize, and support our local heroes. The community is invited; refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Susan Foster at (276) 694-4416.
Pastor Dave Henry provided familiar, relaxing music as he played the cello on May 3 for the Landmark residents.
Also on May 3, residents traveled to Meadows of Dan for delicious milkshakes and ice cream. Many enjoyed their ice cream while sitting outside. We had a great time. After dinner, the Mountain View Singers entertained here.
Thursday, May 5, residents ate lunch in Mount Airy, N.C. In the afternoon, they enjoyed chips and salsa, fried ice cream, cookies, and popcorn at the Cinco de Mayo party. After dinner, Charles Bowman performed a variety of music. He always makes us laugh.
Friday morning, May 6, residents enjoyed doughnuts and coffee while Daniel shared the news with the residents. After dinner Mike Hall sang uplifting Southern gospel songs.
Landmark residents joined residents of Spruce Village in Martinsville, May 10, for morning bingo.
After lunch, Beth Ford and Becky Turner from the Reynolds Homestead, led the Art Fusion Discussion meeting. The program was informative and unique.. The residents were shown jewelry and everyone shared memories. They loved the program and shared many compliments with Beth and Becky.
During the Cooking Club on May 11, residents and volunteer Helen Cowley made delicious berry shortcakes. Residents welcomed members from the Patrick Springs Church of God of Prophesy in the evening for singing, music, and hand bells.
Residents went shopping in Stuart on Thursday morning, May 12. Upon returning they joined local artists for the community art class. Residents, staff, and volunteers created beautiful stained glass candle holders. The group, Collinsville Country, provided entertainment for our Community Day.
The BIG Greenhouse is open and we have a variety of vegetable and flower plants, hanging baskets, house plants, and much more for sale. Landmark residents have been busy creating their own arrangements to sell. The greenhouse is located between The Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection.
Landmark individual volunteers will be honored May 26 with brunch in the Landmark Arts and Crafts room. If you would like to volunteer at The Landmark Center please call us.
The Landmark Group LLC and the Patrick County S.A.L.T. Council (seniors and law enforcement together) will present “Keeping Our Seniors Safe in Our Community” on May 26 beginning at 10 a.m. Topics will include scam alerts and senior safety checks. Continental breakfast to be served. The meeting will be held at The Landmark Center at 227 Landmark Drive, and is free and open to the public.
The community is invited to join the residents for a Rook Tournament June 2 in the Landmark dining room. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m., with the tournament starting at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and prizes awarded to the top three winners. This event is coordinated by Jim and Ellen Saunders, volunteers, and Daniel Quesenberry, activity staff.
For information about the greenhouse, volunteering here, the S.A.L.T. seminar or the rook tournament, call (276) 694-3050, extension 4514.
Saturday, June 4, there will be a 50s Sock Hop fund-raiser for the Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, LLC. The dance will be held at Rotary Field, 420 Woodland Drive, Stuart. There will be a cruise-in from 3 to 5 p.m., the sock hop from 5 to 7 p.m., and the World Famous Elvis Impersonator, “Memories of Elvis” from 7 to 8 p.m.
Stay after the sock hop and enjoy a free movie, “Dirty Dancing,” at 8:30 p.m. Enjoy food, wine, prizes, fellowship, and fun. Tickets are $10 and are available at Honduras Coffee on Main Street in Stuart. For more information, call (276) 998-2901 or (276) 698-7358.
Until next time, see you at the Landmark.

Irene Philpott working in the BIG Greenhouse.
Irene Philpott working in the BIG Greenhouse.
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