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Heritage Manor News: Happy Mother’s Day

(Editor’s Note: The following article was submitted by Patricia Duplechin, resident activity director at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Ville Platte. This column runs every Sunday in The Gazette.)
Happy Mother’s Day to all moms from the staff of Heritage Manor. We appreciate all moms and sincerely hope each one is shown love and attention on this special day and throughout the year. Our mothers will be honored at a celebration party on Monday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. in the activity room. We will be serving cake and punch to all in attendance. We will also present an award to the most active mother. A movie trip to the Grand Theatre in Alexandria was enjoyed by all.
We begin celebrating National Nursing Home Week today, residents and staff alike. Many thanks to our friends and supporters who donated food, barbecue sauce and door prizes for our fun week. Each year, we get a lot of support from our therapy department and dietary staff. We thank them for the extra work we put them through. We will have a dress out week to celebrate, with Hats Off to the Residents Day on Monday, Heritage Manor T-shirt Day on Tuesday, Western Wear Day on Wednesday, Tacky Day on Thursday and Patriotic Day on Friday.
The staff of Heritage Manor welcomes Hersey Arvie and Cecil Eaves to the facility.
The staff of Heritage Manor extends its deepest sympathy to the family of Bobby J. Sylvester. She will be missed by all.
The staff of Heritage Manor wishes a Happy Birthday this week to Bernadine Jack.
Activities this week include in-room visits, pokeno, happy hour, bingo sponsored by the VFW, arts and crafts, resident council meeting, Come Lord Jesus group, ice cream party and mass.

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