Category Archives: 2011 Events

Highlights of December 2011

During the month of December we had many volunteers from the community visiting our facility to provide Christmas programs for our residents.  This included a recital from the Boonville Main Street United Methodist Hand Bell Choir, who performed for our … Continue reading

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Resident Christmas Party 2011

The holidays were truly abuzz at Newburgh Healthcare throughout the month of December with so many members of the community providing music, worship, and one-on-one visitation services for our residents.  However, the highlight of our December events was once again … Continue reading

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Resident Christmas Portraits 2011

The Recreation Director, Rebecca Odom, takes Christmas portraits of our residents each year.  Residents receive multiple copies of their portraits.  Activity staff work with the residents to assist them in filling out Christmas cards and sending these photographs to family … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 11/11/2011

Newburgh Healthcare hosted a “Veteran’s Day” party in honor of our eighteen Veterans who reside in our facility.  All residents were invited to join in the celebration.

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Newburgh Healthcare Trick Or Treat 10/29/11

We had the largest turn out ever this year for our annual “Children’s Trick or Treat.” During this community event, the children of our staff and family members of our residents came to the facility to “trick or treat” at … Continue reading

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Annual Halloween Costume Party with J&D Entertainment 10/26/11

Our annual Halloween Costume Party was another huge success this year, with 59 residents in attendance!  J&D Entertainment provided live music for the event and played classic Halloween hits such as “The Monster Mash” and “Thriller.”

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Newburgh Healthcare Annual Fall Festival 10/05/11

Each year, the Activity Department and volunteers from Social Services and the Nursing Department drive downtown to Evansville’s annual “West Side Nut Club Fall Festival” to bring back a sampling of food for our residents.  As this is a well … Continue reading

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Apple Orchard Party with Larry Daughtery 09/19/11

The theme event for the month of September was the “Apple Orchard Party.”  Our dining room was made to look like an apple orchard, and musical guest Larry Daughtery performed a variety of songs as our residents dined on apple … Continue reading

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End of Summer Luau with J&D Entertainment 08/31/2011

Our annual end-of-summer Luau party was held on August 31st, 2011.  This year we had a Hula Dancer open the event by performing several traditional dances for our residents.  Once the dances concluded, J&D Entertainment gave a lively performance singing … Continue reading

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Pirates Party with Eric Dukes 08/24/2011

One of the two monthly themed parties for the month of August was the “Pirates Party with Eric Dukes.”

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I Love the 70s Disco Party 07/27/11

The Activity Department themed event held in month July was the “I love the 70’s Disco Party.”  Music was provided by J&D Entertainment, who sang hit songs from the 70’s era, including the famous hit, “YMCA”.

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Fourth Of July 2011

In celebration of the holiday, the Recreation Director, her husband and two sons threw a small “fireworks show” for the residents during the evening of July 4th, 2011.

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Senior Olympic Games 06/23/11

The 2011 “River City Nursing Home & Assisted Living Games” took place on Thursday, June 23rd in Boonville, Indiana.   This community event is organized by SWIRCA & More and is held at the Boonville Main Street United Methodist Church.  The … Continue reading

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Spring Party with the Sweet Adelines 05/10/11

As part of the National Nursing Home Week celebration in May 2011, we were fortunate to welcome the “Sweet Adeline’s,” a local chorus group who gave a spirited performance for our residents.

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Tom Jones Party 05/09/11

There were many parties thrown during National Nursing Home Week.   On Monday, May 9, 2011 on the North Unit we held a “Tom Jones Party.”  The residents were served Root Beer floats and a vintage 1976 Tom Jones concert … Continue reading

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Bollywood Party with Belly Dancer Noonie Moonshine 05/09/11

The Activity Department throws a special event each day of National Nursing Home Week. “National Nursing Home Week”  is a week long event established by the American Health Care Association.  Held in May, it celebrates the positive and caring relationship between residents and staff in … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2011

The Mother’s Day event this year was also part of our week long “National Nursing Home Week” celebration. For this holiday event, community artist Dakri Sinclair designed personalized bookmarks for each of our residents in attendance.

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Children’s Easter Event 2011

The annual “Children’s Hallway Egg Hunt” was held Saturday, April 23rd, 2011.  Children of staff and relatives of our residents visited to hunt eggs down the halls.  The residents love seeing the children and being able to interact with them … Continue reading

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Diner Party with J&D Entertainment 2011

For the “Themed Event” during the month of March, the Activity Staff threw a 1950’s “Diner Party” with special guest performers from J&D Entertainment.

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St. Patrick’s Day 2011

We had special little guests for our St. Patrick’s Day party in March.  The Recreation Director’s sons visited and helped pass out necklaces and hats to our residents for the party.

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