Landmark residents, guests, and staff celebrated Independence Day Friday, July 1, with a cookout in the Landmark courtyard. Everyone enjoyed delicious hot dogs grilled by Daniel Quesenberry. A special thank you to the dietary and housekeeping staff for all the help.
Bus trips this time include lunch in Martinsville on June 28 and local shopping on June 30. On July 4, residents traveled to DeHart Park in Stuart to watch the fireworks, had lunch at a local restaurant on July 5, and enjoyed ice cream in Meadows of Dan July 7.
Newcomers to The Landmark Center were welcomed with a social on June 30. Residents and guests were served hot fudge sundaes as they played “Name That Tune” with Daniel. Winners received Landmark Bucks to spend in My Country Store. Everyone enjoyed the music so much they did not want to leave.
Friday evening, July 1, Mike Hall entertained the residents with beautiful Southern gospel music. Monday morning, July 4, Fairystone Baptist Church members inspired Landmark residents with music led by Fred Weber and Kriss Foley and scripture shared by Charles Taylor. Residents welcomed singer and musician Charles Bowman on Thursday, July 7, after dinner in the living room. He performed a variety of country favorites and uplifting gospel tunes.
On the first Tuesday of each month from 9 to 10 a.m., Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care provide the program, Operation Homefront. If you served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America you are invited to attend these meetings. For more information, contact Susan Foster at (276) 694-4416.
The Landmark Walking Club is continuing its “Walk Across America” with resident Aaron Dehart leading the group. Residents walk every afternoon beginning at 4 p.m.. and would love for you to join them.
The Big Greenhouse is open with a variety of hanging baskets and various other plants for sale. For more information, call (276) 694-3050, extension 4501. The greenhouse is located between The Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection.
Mark your calendar and join us on Thursday, August 4, for the next Rook Tournament. Call Daniel at (276) 694-3050, extension 4514, for more information.
Join us at The Landmark Center. We are having a Bash happening on July 23 from 6 to 10 p.m., located between The Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection. The evening will feature our area’s largest water slide, a bouncy house, a kiddy Slip N’ Slide, and other water games. There will also be a movie on the lawn, “Norm of the North.” This event is free and the community is invited to join us. For more information, call (276) 694-3050, extension 4501.
The residents and staff of The Landmark Center wish to send condolences to the family and friends of Julie Churchwell. May God carry you in this time of loss and sorrow.
July 3 through August 11 is referred to as the Dog Days of summer. The Old Farmer’s Almanac explains that the phrase, “Dog Days” conjures up the hottest, most sultry days of summer. Keep cool!
Until next time, see you at the Landmark.