The Ecumen senior living campus in North Branch is buzzing with activities in celebration of National Long-Term Care Week. Festivities began with the annual Classic Car Show Monday afternoon, when residents were encouraged to dress in throw-back style with vintage shirts and jeans. How about a Cheese and Bison Tasting? This was Tuesday’s theme, featuring [...]
The following youth from the community are coloring contest winners from the community Easter event held April 13 at Ecumen North Branch. Ecumen residents and staff chose the winners. The winners received spring trinkets and movie passes donated by the North Branch Theater. From left: Jayden, 10; Courtney, 8; Garrett, 7; Adalyn, 5; Story, 4; [...]
Walking around the parking lot at Ecumen North Branch Thursday was like taking a trip back to the glory days of the automobile. The lot was filled with an array of expertly restored and maintained classic vehicles. The staff at Ecumen also had a grill out for the residents and guests who stopped by to [...]
Ecumen North Branch recently recognized its 2013 volunteers of the year. Right: Jeff Autey poses with his volunteer of the year plaque. Below: Dave Nelson and Jerry Youngquist were also honored for their volunteerism. Here, Diane Youngquist steps in for Nelson.
(slideshow) – What seemed like hundreds of children under 10, along with their parents or grandparents, attended the Easter event at Ecumen North Branch Sunday afternoon, April 1. Co-sponsors of the event was the North Branch VFW Auxiliary to Post 6424 and the North Branch Lions offered their assistance to make the whole event go [...]
Join the Easter bunny for an Easter egg hunt on Sunday, April 1, from 2-4 p.m. at Ecumen North Branch (formerly The Villages). This event is for all children 10 and under. Activities include an egg hunt, coloring contest, petting zoo and refreshments. The Easter bunny will be available for pictures. This event is sponsored by Ecument and the [...]