Community Weekly November 7, 2014

November 7, 2014
Phil Barrow is the new resident of 210 West
Methodist Drive (Ext. 437). He moved
from 1029 East Jefferson in Franklin. Phil
is currently employed at Centra Credit
Union and enjoys biking. Greet Phil,
welcome him to Franklin United Methodist
Community and add him to your directory.
FUMC’s General Store will close on
Tuesday, November 11th at 12:30 p.m. The
windows will
appear by
November 12th.
Stop by to see
Bill and Sara Cole would like to invite you
to a celebration of their 50th wedding
anniversary on November 8th from 1:00 4:00 p.m. at the Club House (No Gifts
Please). We feel so blessed to be living at
FUMC. Fellow
residents who have
become friends
have been so
friendly and
caring and feel like
our family!
Mark your calendars
because Johnny Cash is
coming to Fellowship
Hall November 8th at 2:00
p.m.! Gary Phelps was
featured August 29th in
The Daily Journal, and he
will be here to sing for us.
Take in the cinema with us
and see Gone with the W ind
on November 7th. We’ll
depart at 2:00 for the
matinee. Call Jane at Ext.
165 if interested. We need
fifteen to go. Keep in mind it
is a four-hour film and
includes an intermission. Enjoy this
American classic in its original format!
Game Night is back at the Club House! All
residents are welcome to this great way to
meet people and have some laughs. Join us
November 13th at 6:30 p.m. Bring a game
to enjoy, beverage for yourself and a snack
to share if you want to. Table service will
be provided. Have questions? Call Sara
Cole at Ext. 507.
Nov. 9
3:15 P.M.
4:00 P.M.
Chapel Choir Practice - Wright Memorial Chapel
Vespers: Dr. William T. Murphy - Chapel
Nov. 10
8:00 A.M.
8:30 A.M.
9:00 A.M.
9:30 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
1:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M.
6:30 P.M.
Ladies Water Aerobics - Club House
Ladies Free Swim - Club House
Ladies Water Aerobics - Club House
Ribbons in Motion Dance Class - Wellness Center
Gentle Yoga - Wellness Center
Euchre - Fellowship Hall
Open Pool Game - Recreation Rm., Gardens Memory Care
Bridge - Art Studio
Nov. 11
8:30 A.M.
9:30 A.M.
9:45 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
10:15 A.M.
2:15 P.M.
Men’s Water Aerobics - Club House
Painting - Art Studio
Gentle Pilates - Wellness Center
Bible Study - Library Apts., West Dining Room
**Sudoku - Fellowship Hall**
**Caregivers’ Support Group - Special Care Family Room**
Zumba Gold - Wellness Center
**Veteran’s Program - Community Center**
Nov. 12
9:30 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
11:15 A.M.
1:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M.
3:15 P.M.
6:30 P.M.
Ceramics - Ceramic Studio
**Book Discussion Group - Club House**
**Luncheon Trip: The Garrison at Ft. Harrison, Indpls.**
Balance Class - Wellness Center
Yoga & Meditation - Wellness Center
Line Dancing - Wellness Center
Open Pool Game - Recreation Room, Gardens Mem. Care
Nov. 13
8:00 A.M.
8:30 A.M.
9:00 A.M.
9:00 A.M.
9:30 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
1:30 P.M.
2:00 P.M.
6:00 P.M.
6:30 P.M.
Ladies Water Aerobics - Club House
Ladies Free Swim - Club House
Ladies Water Aerobics - Club House
Hymn Sing - Library Apts., West Dining Room
Sculpting with Dick Foltz - Art Studio
Balance Class - Wellness Center
Writers in Residence - Family Room
Tai Chi - Wellness Center
Greeting Card Design Class - Activity Room
**Bingo - Fellowship Hall**
Bridge - Pearl Kaelin Lounge
Nov. 14
8:30 A.M.
9:00 A.M.
9:45 A.M.
10:00 A.M.
5:15 P.M.
Men’s Water Aerobics - Club House
Balance Class - Wellness Center
Fit & Strong Exercise - Wellness Center
Bible Study - Wright Memorial Chapel Balcony
Sing Along with Paul: Songs from World Wars’ End - FL
Nov. 15
10:00 A.M.
1:30 P.M.
**Organ Concert - Wright Memorial Chapel**
Movie - Library Apts., West Dining Room
Give the Gift of Love
December 10th
11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Christmas Lettuce Salad with
French or Ranch Dressing
Filet Mignon with
Mushroom & Onion Garnish
Baked Potato, with Butter and Sour Cream
String-Green Beans with
Red Pepper Garnish
Dinner Rolls
Cherry Pie with Mint Garnish
Grace United Methodist Church’s
Sunday worship service can be enjoyed by
checking out their DVD from the
General Store Hours: Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hours for our Librarian on Duty: 10:00 11:00 a.m. daily except Sunday.
If you have questions about our
activities, please call Sharon Swingly at
Ext. 101. For wellness activities, please call
Jeremy Van Deman at Ext. 196.
Those interested in attending a
Veteran’s Program sponsored
by Grace United Methodist
Church on November 11th
at 6:30 p.m. should contact
Jane at Ext. 165. If we have
enough interest we will
provide a bus.
June Hess and Sally Mittelstadt have moved
to be closer to family, but they’d love to
stay in touch with old friends! You can
reach them at the following address:
Mrs. June Hess
Miss Sally Mittelstadt
8140 Township Line Rd., Apt. 4309
Indianapolis, IN 46260
No Bingo on November 11th
due to our Veteran’s
Program at 2:15 p.m. in our
Community Center. Join us
to honor our veterans!
I want to thank everyone who sent me a card
at my father’s death or contributed to FUMC
in his memory. This weekend I read
through your notes again and really needed
your kind words and encouragement. I am
blessed to work in such a loving community.
Sharon Swingly
Joyrides are December 1st and December 15th. A special December only
“Nighttime” Joyride to see area Christmas lights departs on December 17th at
5:30 p.m.
Our Greenwood Shopping Trip will be December 4th at 10:30 a.m.
On December 8th FUMC hosts the Indiana Masonic Home for Euchre in
Fellowship Hall at 1:00 p.m.
Our December Luncheon trip is to the Iron Skillet on the 18th. With fifteen
we will depart at 11:00 a.m. for a delightful lunch of either Tilapia (T),
Shrimp (S), Dark Chicken Meat (DC) for $18.70 or White Meat Chicken
(WC) for $20.00. These charges will be paid at the Iron Skillet and include
all taxes and gratuities. Please indicate your meal preference when signing up
using the initials of the entrées above and paying transportation fees of $10.00
at our Concierge Desk.
Our Red Hat Society will enjoy a Christmas Brunch this year on December 19th at 11:00
a.m. in the Community Center. ROMEOs will have their annual Christmas “Heart Attack”
Buffet for breakfast from their Juliette (Sharon) on December 22nd in the Community Center.
Although there is no charge for these events, please sign up at our Concierge Desk so an
accurate count can be determined!
Mark your Calendars for these Christmas Concerts:
Scottish Rite Cathedral Choir
December 1st at 6:30 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
Christmas Brass Band
December 3rd at 7:15 p.m.
Community Center
The Voices of Franklin
December 8th at 6:30 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
Tom Wright Christmas
December 23rd at 2:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
Our Christmas Eve Party with entertainment will be on December 24th from
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Wesley Center Lobby. Don’t miss the fruitcake!
FUMC’s New Year’s Eve Party is December 31st from
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Wesley Center Lobby. If you missed
last year, be sure to join us this year! The appetizer buffet includes
shrimp cocktail, cheeses & crackers, vegetable platter, fruit platter,
“champagne” and much more! We will have entertainment also. Help
us bring in the New Year!
Due to lack of interest, the
New York City trip was
canceled but our January
Arizona trip is going and
you can come! Call Jane at
Ext. 165 if interested.
FUMC is looking for a
leader for Ceramic Class on
Wednesday mornings from
9:00 - 11:00 in our Ceramic
Studio. Please call Sharon at
Ext 101 if you can help.
Your Community Leader in
Health Care and Rehab
Keep up with our Community
events and activities by liking
our page on Facebook!
Residents, patients, families and
staff are encouraged to post
POSITIVE comments and
thoughts to our page!
Thank you for your visits, cards, and
prayers while I was in the Health Center.
Special thanks to the nurses who cared for
Myra Bell
A PRN pharmacist
will visit FUMC
on November 19th
from 4:00 - 7:00
p.m. in the Family
Room. They’ll
review your
medications and
answer your
questions. If
you’d like to meet with the pharmacist
simply call the Clinic at Ext. 130 for an
Our next Joyride is November 17th in our
Silver Belle bus.
We will host the Indiana Masonic Home
for Euchre on November 10th in Fellowship
Hall at 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be
Luncheon Trip
is to The
Garrison at Ft.
Harrison with at
least fifteen on
November 12th
leaving at 11:15 a.m. for a transportation fee
of $10.75 and a buffet lunch there for $8.50.
November finds our Red Hat Society
lunching at Gray’s Cafeteria on November
21st departing at 11:15 a.m. Transportation
fees are $8.50 and lunch is on your own
On November 24th,
ROMEOs will depart at
7:30 a.m. for Yia Yia’s
Pancake House
(formerly Sophie’s) on
State Road 135 in
Greenwood. Cost for
transportation is $5.25
with breakfast on your own at Yia Yia’s.
Our November
Day Trip on
November 25th is
to the Eiteljorg
Museum in
Indianapolis and
the Christmas Train Exhibit. We will have
several hours to enjoy the museum and have
lunch at their café. Bus fee is $11.00 and
museum tickets are $8.00.
Sign up and pay fees for these trips at our
Concierge Desk in Wesley Center Lobby.
Christmas is
coming and we
are welcoming in
the season with a
Christmas Tea for
everyone, Friday,
December 5th at
2:00 p.m. We are
asking residents and staff to decorate the
tables -- limited to twenty-five (25) tables
and two hundred (200) guests. To register
your table theme call Jane Johnson at
Ext.165. Sign up for guests will be at the
Concierge Desk.
We are pleased to announce you may
purchase from FUMC’s General Store
Christmas notes with a beautiful picture of
our Wright Memorial Chapel as it was
decorated last Christmas. Be sure to check
them out for a unique greeting.
Hank’s family and I extend our most heartfelt
thanks to all who arranged for or participated
in the memorial service for Herman “Hank”
Weidner on October 28th. I can’t imagine a
more caring place to be than FUMC. May
God bless you all!
Barbara Weidner
The Comprehensive
Activity Department is
looking for anyone who
has “hidden talents”
such as playing an
instrument, singing,
dancing, juggling,
whistling etc. who would be willing to share
those talents with our residents during the
day, in the evening or on weekends. If you
have a talent to share please call the Activity
Office at Ext. 167 or e-mail Jack Cronin at
[email protected]
My heartfelt thanks to my FUMC family and
staff for the many different ways you have
shown your love and concern for me at the
death of my sister. Your support was greatly
appreciated. What a privilege to be a
member of this loving Community. God
bless you!
Ruth Espenlaub
November 20th
FUMC will host a
Silent Auction from
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
in the Glass Gallery
leading to our Health
Center. By
“shopping” at the
event, you have the
opportunity to finish your Christmas list, pick
up a little something for yourself and support
United Way of Johnson County all at once!
Cell phone numbers
become public this month
and will be released to
telemarketing companies,
so you will likely begin to
receive more solicitation
calls. To prevent this call
the following number FROM YOUR CELL
PHONE: 1-888-382-1222. This number is
the national DO NOT CALL LIST and only
takes a moment of your time. It blocks your
number for five years, but the call must be
made from your cell phone.
Wesley Center’s cornerstone
was laid in 1955. Franklin
United Methodist Home
opened their doors in 1957.
Additions to the original building were
completed in 1960, 1965, 1982, 1992, 2000
and 2008.