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July Was About Celebration at Sweet Home

 

August 12, 2020

On National Lipstick Day, several employees at the Nursing Home were determined to honor the memory of Helen Egbert. Pictured in the back row are Rebecca Shackelford, Carla Uhl, Heather Nesslar, Michelle Friede, Sandra Sorenson, Joni Myhre, and Jamie MacLeod. Front Row: Vanessa Surber, Carmen Van Voast, and Katie Newfield.

As residents of the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home (SMNH) reflect back on the past month, they count several events as memorable: the Independence Day Parade, straw painting, celebrating Gorgeous Grandma Day, and remembering lost residents through National Lipstick Day.

After hearing about the idea from other facilities, SMNH Administrator Rebecca Shackelford brought the notion of holding an Independence Day Parade to her staff. From there, employees at the Home organized a red, white, and blue themed parade of classic cars, horses, strollers, wagons, pets, golf carts, lawn tractors, and famil...



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