April 24, 2014

Church quilters create for a cause

Marcia Gay, Solene Hollingshead, Vicki Doster, Betty Smith, Doris Smith, and Connie Epp pose with their completed quilts. Member Genevieve Menke is not pictured. Staff photo by Mica Marriott

Mica Marriott

For about a year, a small group of ladies from Gardner’s First Baptist Church have been meeting

the third Tuesday evening of every month for fellowship and sewing.

Chair, Solene Hollingshead said, “We started the group for …

Scout builds flower beds at Meadowbrook

ABOVE: Several Cub and Boy Scouts helped Eagle Scout candidate Joe O’Connor build a raised flower bed at Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Center. Submitted photo

Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital, located on the west side of Gardner, has a new amenity for their residents. Boy Scouts of America Troop 88, led by Joseph O’Connor, a Pioneer Ridge Middle School student has installed a raised planter bed thereby …

Meadowbrook hosts Fun in the Sun event

Patients at Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital in Gardner welcomed family and friends  on Saturday morning for the facility’s third annual Fun in the Sun event, which marks the beginning of summer. The event included a variety of activities, including (top) a ball toss in which players tried to toss a ball into small fish bowls. The winner of each game received a fish as a prize. Staff photo by Corbin H. Crable