Community Involvement

Donations of

Time, Talents, & Treasures.

Thank You !!

 

 

Sandra Hayward, Laurie Anderson, Janis Kilburg, and Sharon Konrardy (volunteers) for hosting Manicures for the residents at Mill Valley Care Center (MVCC) and for the tenants at Sunrise Villa Assisted Living (SVAL) during the morning on Friday.

Sandra Hayward and Janis Kilburg, (volunteers) for hosting Manicures for the residents/tenants at MVCC/SVAL during the morning on Friday.

Sandra Hayward and Sharon Konrardy (volunteers) for hosting Manicures for the residents/tenants at MVCC/SVAL during the morning on Friday.

Sandra Hayward, Laurie Anderson, and Sharon Konrardy (volunteers) for hosting Manicures for the residents/tenants at MVCC/SVAL during the morning on Friday.

Sandra & Robert Hayward (volunteers) for their assistance in Activities each week of the last many months.

Karen Osar for her donations of neck chain napkin holder.

Sandy Vance for her donations of fresh tomatoes.

Janis Kilburg for her donations of cucumbers (9/13/2019).

Virginia Valant for her donations of paperback & hardback books.

Mary Paul for her donations of assorted crocheted items for the craft sale (10/19/2019).

Sandra Hayward for her donations of items for the Craft & Bake Sale (10/19/2019).

Cindy Schlecht for her donations of items for the Craft & Bake Sale.

The Phyllis Jones Family for their donation of a Hymnal Rose Wreath/Candle-ring for the Craft & Bake Sale.

Marian Stecklein for her donation toward the Craft & Bake Sale.

Marie Reed for her donation of items.

Terry Mertens for her donation of squash and peppers.

Bea Hansen for her donation of a Crystal Beaded Hummingbird Display and for items for the Craft & Bake Sale.

Pat Ries for her donation of crochet lap quilts.

Mary Paul & Daniel Mauer for her donation of items for the Craft & Bake Sale.

Joyce Davids for her donations of many items.

Sandra Hayward for her donations of a Decorative Wreaths and for many assorted of items for the Craft & Bake Sale (10/19/2019).

Anonymous for donations of assorted calendars and assorted cards.

Anonymous for their donations of items.

Phyllis Jones (resident) and Family for sharing her birthday cake and ice cream with us.

Chris Ernst (staff) for sharing his birthday cake with us.

Allen Kilburg (resident) and Family for sharing his birthday cookies with us.

Lucille Deppe (tenant) and Family for sharing her birthday cake and ice cream with us.

Judith Kolker (resident) and Family for sharing her birthday cake and ice cream with us.

Louis Bernhard (resident) & Family for sharing his birthday cake and ice cream with us.

Richard Osar (resident) & Family for sharing his birthday cake with us.

James Cloos (resident) & Family for sharing his birthday cake with us.

Chef Chad (Culinary Manager) for providing “Popcorn” in celebrating “National Popcorn Month” for the residents during the afternoon on two Mondays and for bringing in his special popcorn popper for these two events.

Chef Chad (Culinary Manager) and the Dietary staff for providing and hosting “Community Outreach for the Bellevue Public Library” with the residents/tenants during the afternoon on Friday.  Special Thanks to Marian Meyer (Library Director, Bellevue Public Library) for her assistance in Activities.

Kenneth Kilburg (volunteer) for hosting “Kenny’s Visits”, visiting the residents/tenants at MVCC/SVAL during the morning on four Tuesdays; and for hosting Men’s Club at MVCC for/with the men on four Fridays.

Dave Eischeid and Sue & Earl Sawvel (volunteers) for hosting “Artwork with Dave, Sue and Earl” (artwork class) at MVCC during the morning on three Thursdays and helping our resident/tenant students unlock their art talents.  The Bellevue Arts Council for sponsoring these Painting Classes.

Laura McCool (volunteer) for hosting “Knitting with Laura” & “Crocheting” and “Memories” / “Reminiscing” / “Local Chatter” (fond memories) with the residents and tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on four Tuesdays.

Terry Mertens (volunteer) for hosting “Pet Therapy”, sharing her pet dog and parrots for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC/SVAL during the morning on four Wednesdays.

Jason & Carrie Rowan (volunteers) for hosting “Pet Therapy with K-9 Comfort”, sharing a very obedient and friendly female dog named Ally with the residents/tenants at MVCC/SVAL during the afternoon on Wednesday.  [Ally is the “Therapy Dog” for/from Carson’s Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.  Jason Rowan is an Animal Behavior College (ABC) certified dog trainer with K-9 Comfort in Bellevue, Iowa.]

Tammy (volunteer) for hosting “Nu-Step Training” for/with the tenants at SVAL during the afternoon on Monday.

Bea Hansen, Lois Kramer, Lorraine Ruff, Betty Michels, and Dula Tebbe (volunteers) for hosting and assisting “Crafts with Bea” at MVCC during the afternoon on Tuesday, where the residents/tenants made a “Suncatchers Display”.  Bea Hansen for providing all the craft ideas and supplies for the residents/tenants for this activity on Tuesday.

Bea Hansen, Janice Hennessy, Lorraine Ruff, Betty Michels, and Meg Baugh (volunteers) for hosting and assisting “Crafts with Bea” at SVAL during the afternoon on Tuesday, where the tenants made a “Thanksgiving Craft Display”.  Bea Hansen for providing all the craft ideas and supplies for the tenants for this activity on Tuesday.

Jr. Steines (volunteer) for hosting Euchre Club for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Monday.

Sandy Mueller (volunteer) for hosting Bingo games with Theresa for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Saturday.

Janis & Leo Kilburg, Kelly McQuistion, with Joyce Till (volunteers) for hosting and assisting “Bingo games with the Rosary Society” for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Wednesday.

Janis  Kilburg, Judy Kilburg, and Lorraine Ruff, with Joyce Till (volunteers) for hosting and assisting “Bingo games with the Rosary Society” for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Wednesday.

Maryetta Lampe, Lucille Usher, and Molly Ploessl, with Joyce Till (volunteers) for hosting and assisting “Bingo games with the Rosary Society” for/with the residents/.tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Wednesday.

Donna Felderman, Joy Hueneke, Patricia Clark, JoElla Roling, and Jan Schroeder with Joyce Till (volunteers) for hosting and assisting “Bingo games with the Lutherans” for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Wednesday.

Eunice Schladetzky, Andrea Melton, Linda Schleker, and Vivian Pitlo with Joyce Till (volunteers) for hosting and assisting “Bingo games with the American Legion Auxiliary Ladies” for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Saturday.

Marlene and Mark Cloos (volunteers) for hosting bingo games for/with the tenants at SVAL during the afternoon on two Mondays.

Alice Kilburg and Lloyd Kilburg (volunteers) for hosting bingo games for/with the tenants at SVAL during the afternoon on Monday.

Karen Osar (volunteer) for hosting bingo games for/with the tenants at SVAL during the afternoon on Monday.

Ray & Doris Theisen for hosting “Music with Ray & Doris”, for providing musical entertainment (music & memories) for/with the residents at MVCC and tenants at SVAL during the noon time on four Fridays.

Ray & Doris Theisen for hosting “Music with Ray & Doris”, providing musical entertainment (music & memories) for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC during the evening on Sunday.

Erica Hayward and Jerome Theisen (volunteers) for their guest appearance with “Music with Ray & Doris”, providing musical entertainment (music & memories) for/with the residents at MVCC and tenants at SVAL during the noon time on Friday.

Randy Rodgers (volunteer) for hosting “Music with Randy”, providing guitar music entertainment for the residents/tenants at MVCC during the morning on Sunday.

The Mennonite Choir (volunteers) for visiting and singing in the Dining area for the residents/tenants at MVCC during the evening on Sunday.  Sandra and Robert Hayward, Erica Hayward, and Jerome Theisen (volunteers) for hosting and assisting this event.  The Dietary staff for their assistance during this event.

Judy Ganzer (volunteer) for hosting “Music with Judy”, providing piano musical entertainment for/with the residents/tenants at MVCC/SVAL during the noontime on Tuesday.

Janis Kilburg (volunteer) for leading the Rosary prayers for the Catholics on two Sundays.

Gene and Joann Gerardy (volunteers) for leading the Rosary prayers for the Catholics on two Sundays.

Pastor Dennis Miller (St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bellevue, Iowa) (volunteer) for hosting a Catholic Church Service during the morning on Sundays (via cable TV); and hosting a Catholic Rosary, Mass, and Communion Service for the residents/tenants at MVCC during the morning on two Wednesdays.

Deacon Robert Wood (St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bellevue, Iowa) (volunteer) for hosting a Catholic Rosary and Communion Service for the residents/tenants at MVCC during the morning on two Wednesdays.

Volunteers (St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bellevue, Iowa):  Ron Koos, Dula Tebbe, Kenneth Kilburg, Lloyd Kilburg, Maryetta & Larry Lampe, Laura & Jr. Steines, Marilyn & Merle Kilburg, Dale Banowetz, and Judy Moran for assisting the Catholic residents/tenants during the morning on Wednesdays.

The volunteers from the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church (Springbrook, IA) and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Bellevue, IA):  Carol  Keil, JoAnn Jess, Mary Kubik, Carol Gerlach, Jo Fifield, Laura McCool, Pat Ries, Lucille Usher, and Lou Ann Scheckel for their hand sewn, crocheted, or knitted “Prayer Shawls” (blessed by Pastor Dennis) for the Catholic residents/tenants after the Catholic Communion Service during the morning on Wednesday.

Pastor Paul Gammelin (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bellevue, Iowa) (volunteer) for hosting a Lutheran Church Service for the residents/tenants during the morning on Sundays (via cable TV).

Pastor Paul Gammelin, Gloria Sagers, and Jan Schroeder (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bellevue, Iowa) (volunteers) for hosting the Lutheran Communion Service and for assisting the Lutheran residents/tenants at MVCC during the afternoon on Thursday.

Karen Osar (volunteer) for hosting the Lutheran Service (cable, NW Lounge / Sun Porch) for the Lutheran residents/tenants at MVCC on four Sundays.

Thanks to all our volunteers for being awesome.

Thanks to all the unnamed individuals who visited one-on-one with the residents / tenants to help uplift their days.  Thanks to all the residents, tenants, families, friends, visiting school children and teachers, volunteers, staff (Administrative, Nursing, Dietary, Housekeeping, Laundry, Maintenance, and Activity-Recreation Departments), local area (Bellevue, Maquoketa, Preston, Andrew, St. Donatus, Springbrook) businesses, churches, and organizations, and other unnamed individuals for their assistance and support with all our activities / events / donations of the past month.