Ann's Choice
 Ann's Choice 

Happening Today:

11:00 -  Board of Directors' Meeting - PAC

7:30 - Speakers Bureau: Famous & Fascinating Philadelphians- Rick Spector

We now have the new menus for all the restaurants that will begin on July 2nd- see Dining.

We have a Text to Speech Reader to help low vision residents.  For more info, click here.

ANN’S CHOICE LOW VISION GROUP.

 

The Ann’s Choice Low Vision Group meets the second Friday of each month in the

Village Music Room at 11:00 am. The purpose is to assist residents with vision problems.

The assistance is in the form of demonstrations of the latest equipment, speakers on low vision, and sharing of experiences.

The next meeting will be Friday, July 14 at 11:00 am

in the Village Music Room.

Would you like to help maintain our web site?  Do you like 'surfing the net'?  We could use help to support and maintain this Ann's Choice web site.  You don't have to be a programmer and we will teach you how to do it.  A new class is forming now.  Let us know.  Call Bob at 215-675-1963 to give it a try.

We have a new story from our resident, Dave Jones, called THE POTION, on the Resident Writings page about baseball in Warminster.  Take a look.

We are now posting pictures and the results of our Olympic competition.  They are all on 2017 Olympics.  

We have a section and pictures of Chestnut Pointe, our extension of RG.  Click on the image.

There are Internet sites that offer free learning videos.  Take a look.

Check out the HUMOR and BUY/SELL  sections.

 

Sit and Stitch

The Underground Railroad

Over a two year period, Sit & Stitch members met and created an Underground Railroad-themed quilt.  Members researched the names and designs of these quilt patterns and learned together the history of this famous slave movement.  Each Monday they met and hand stitched the 16 blocks.

The Underground Railroad was a clandestine system that helped escaped American slaves  find freedom by transporting or escorting them from the South into Canada or to Free states.  It is said that quilts handmade by abolitionists of that time, who hung them on cabin doors and fences, held hidden, coded messages that guided escapees on their way to stations or safe houses where they would be fed and clothed.   Although it’s hard to see all of the designs in this photo, they represent quite a story. The monkey wrench turns the wagon wheel toward Canada.  With help from Jesus the Carpenter, follow the bear’s trail through the woods.  Fill your baskets with enough food supplies to get you to the crossroads and dig a log cabin in the ground.  Shoofly told us to dress in cotton and satin bow ties.  Follow the flying geese and birds in the air and stay on the drunkard’s path.  Take the sailboat across the Great Lakes to the North Star above Canada.

We sponsored a trivia quiz and drawing last November as a way to raise money for the Benevolent Care Fund and to find a home for our quilt, which was won by a resident.  We’re proud of our achievement in not only providing funds for the BCF, but also documenting an important part of American history.

 

Contact Gail Dahlen to add infomation to this page.

tensnut@comcast.net

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