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Posted on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7:05 am

Highlights from the week of October 23:

Sunday morning church service was held in the dining room.    In the afternoon, veterans enjoyed a game of manipulation.  Special care veterans enjoyed Halloween cookies.

A game of manipulation was played Monday morning.  In the afternoon, a pass the trash card game was played.  Special care veterans enjoyed a country drive

Tuesday morning, a group of Trick or Treaters came for a visit and left with a bag of candy.  In the afternoon, Veterans’ Council met to discuss issues or concerns that the veterans might have.  Special care veterans enjoyed bingo and baking.

On Wednesday morning, art class was held. Veterans celebrating birthdays in the month of October were treated to lunch out.  Pastor Iman led bible study directly after lunch.  In the afternoon, bingo was sponsored and assisted by Vandalia VFW #2173 & Auxiliary.

Thursday morning, veterans enjoyed bingo. In the afternoon, a group of veterans went shopping at Wal-Mart.  Also in the afternoon, a large group of pre-schoolers came trick or treating.

Friday morning, two more groups of trick or treaters came bringing the approximate total of 220 children to pass through the doors and bring smiles to the veterans. In the afternoon, a poker tournament was held.  Special care veterans and their families were treated to a fall luncheon.

Saturday morning, a group of veterans attended the Auxvasse Fall Parade and enjoyed lunch out. In the afternoon, a game of manipulation was played.  Special care veterans enjoyed a movie and snacks.


Trick or Treating was held at the Missouri Veterans Home on Thursday, October 31 from 6:30-8 p.m., in the main dining room.

An Alzheimer’s Support Group will be held on Wednesday, November 20 @ 1:30 p.m. at the home.  The public and family members are invited to attend.  For more information, contact Rita Davidson at (573) 581-1088, ext. 1273.