Lifestyle activities – lots of variety in June
The Shopping Trolley continues to be well supported each Fortnight.
Each Friday we are treated to a wonderful smell as our volunteer Lyn bakes scones for residents morning tea.
Wednesday 10 June – The Queens Birthday Café was a great success the Queen and her body Guard joined us for the the afternoon Harry and Meghan helped out with serving Afternoon tea.
Thursday – Our wonderful Ladies group sang with residents in Anderson and McCall.
Friday 8 June – Wangaratta musician and teacher, Doug McGregor, entertained residents in the Auditorium.
Tuesday 12 June – Twilights entertained residents in the Auditorium. Feedback from residents was that they were excellent.
Friday 15 June – Donna McQueen playing her guitar and singing Australian songs walked through the village entertaining residents.
Monday 18 June – Pete Reynolds entertained residents in McDonald House and Anderson and McCall.
Tuesday 19 June – Allyce, a staff member brought her Australian Sheppard Ruby to the Village. A staff member walked Ruby through the village visiting residents.
Thursday 21 June – Ostinato Choir performed at St Johns Village. They preformed in lounges in Anderson and McCall and Raynor and Gibson rather than the Auditorium so that Residents who remained in their rooms were able to hear their performance, we received feedback from these residents to say they were pleased that they were able to hear the music and singing as the sound carried down the corridors.
Friday 22 June – Marlene Thompson preformed a range of songs on the piano and piano accordion for residents in the Village Hall.
Pop Up Beauty Shop
Thursday 28 June our first ever Pop Up Beauty shop was provided by Josie Davidson from Robinson’s Pharmacy. Many residents, including Vicki Frazer, Lesley Sargent, Glad Ellis and Noel Wrigley, enjoyed trying and buying lippy and blush and nail polishes.
Golden Girls Luncheon
Once again Paul from our Vision Foods department has charmed his customers, our residents and friends, with a delicious lunch. The Golden Girls Marg Ford (Terrace residents), Bev O’Flynn, Beryl Hounsell (Terrace Resident), Letty Parker, Marie Mc Evoy (Terrace Resident) and adopted ‘Golden Girl’ Brian O’Flynn all meet monthly for lunch, provided by Paul, at St. John’s Village. It is so good they just keep coming back!
Anthony Jackson brings his skills, tools and friendly enthusiasm to St. John’s Village every week to teach residents in the craft of leatherwork.
Leatherwork student, Loraine, Independent Living Unit resident, enjoys the weekly workshops.