Morning Pointe happenings
A sweet moment of bonding ensued, as Alice Rossell, Morning Pointe of Danville resident, and daughter Lori Mohan, kneaded the freshly made dough for a delicacy that brings rise to their family tradition.
Called Potica — pronounced po-teet-sa — the traditional Slovenian dessert is no rush job to prepare, taking a day to make in various steps. But it was all worth the wait, as the residents at the senior living and memory care community enjoyed every single nutty bite.
Morning Pointe’s life enrichment program helps residents embrace their family traditions through activities that are tailored to their individual interests and pastimes. For Rossell, this means sharing a sweet slice of Slovenia with the seniors and associates.
Alice Rossell, Morning Pointe of Danville resident, and daughter Lori Mohan, kneaded the freshly made dough to make Potica, a Slovenian sweet bread.
Morning Pointe of Danville celebrated mothers and grandmothers during its Mother’s Day festivities at the senior living and memory care community.
Kids from Centenary Methodist Church joined the seniors and associates in crafting handmade cards to show their moms that they care.
Elle White poses with her handmade Mother’s Day card during the Mother’s Day festivities at Morning Pointe of Danville.
Morning Pointe of Danville recognized an educator of its own during National Teacher Appreciation Week. Betty Bowling, resident, is a retired third grade school teacher. She taught at Artemus Elementary School in Knox County for 30 years. Bowling retired in 2005, and says she enjoyed helping the children and seeing them improve in their schoolwork.
Betty Bowling, Morning Pointe of Danville resident and retired teacher, looks back over her 30-year teaching career on during “National Teacher Appreciation Week.”
Woodlawn Sensational Citizens
Woodlawn Elementary School Sensational Citizens, Kindergarten through second grade. First row, Mason Evans, Rachel Hamon, Gabriel Price, Baily Chumley, Camden Crowley, Franky Domaika, Luke Lamar, Luke Tamme, Wells Lowe, Collin Abbott, Sophia Cullen, McKinlee Shannon,
Second row, Zac Beldon, Miriam Heath, Ava Grace Johnson, Isabella Wade, Addisyn Bartleson, Sofia Sanchez, Sarah Kate Taylor, Addison Cash, Hagan Elliott, Emma Kincaid, Lily Bryant.
Third row, Taylor Cooley, Chloe Gibbons, Aiden Guinn, Logan Perry, Jaysa Settles, Matti Carlson, Zac Kirchner, Andrew Messer, John Mack, Josselyn Moses, Gavin Steele.
Woodlawn Sensational Citizens, third through fifth grade. Front row, Blake Godbey, Abigail Heath, Nicholas Powell, Aleah Stigall, Bryce Combs, Ashton Feck, Rylan Hundley, Gage Maulden, Marley Hanekom, Billy Hillyard. Second row, Gunner Lowery, Shelby Frondal,Brock Driver, Avery Jackson, River Nash, Lauren Pearce, Breauna Deats, Gage Ramirez, Regina Reynolds. Third row, Kendra Christopher, Clark Coyle, Colin Wise, Josh Cool, Kate Hoffman, Briley Samons, Bryce Caldwell, Taryn Guinn, Olivia Strong. Fourth row, Tristan Wells, Brent Christopher, Emery Larson, Isabella Mayes, Mason Young, Madeline Funkhouser, Mac Hazlett, Brooke Johnson, Zuri Mitchell, Kaden Abbott, Jake Broadwater, Sophia Hatfield. Absent were Gabe Preston and Jonah Robbins.
KC’s gymnast have been working hard throughout the 2016/2017 gymnastic competition season. They have competed in 6 meets and the AAU district championships. They will finish their season in Tennessee at the AAU Nationals in June.
Level 2 gymnast have excelled throughout their 1st season as a competition team. They brought home a 3rd place trophy for state meet. The girls range in age from 6 – 10 years. (top picture Molly Bradshaw and Madisyn Wills, bottom pic Eden Bradshaw Kate Breise, and Emma Camden)
Level 3 gymnast have brought home 1st place in all 7 competitions this season. The girls range in age from 8 – 12 years old. This group has competed together for 2+ years. ( from the top Hallie Stafford, Hannah Edgington, Brooke Johnson, Kendyl Congleton, Zoie Kilby, Natalie goens, Emily Clark, Raygan Pollard, and Kylie Landversicht)
Madison Cornelius and Melody Burt have worked hard all season. They have brought home 1st and 2nd places throughout the entire season. Both girls have competed on KC’s team for 8+ years.