Do­na­tions to im­prove life­style in nurs­ing home

Whitsunday Times - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

A NEW dishwasher, oven and some bake­ware were some of the items do­nated to the Proser­pine Nurs­ing Home on Mon­day.

Proser­pine Lions Club sec­re­tary Ho­race Low­bridge pre­sented the do­na­tions on be­half of the ser­vice club and said they would be used in the new Life­style Ther­apy Unit at the nurs­ing home.

Life­style co-or­di­na­tor Nancy Bellert said the do­na­tions were ex­cep­tional and ex­tremely gen­er­ous of the club.

Mr Low­bridge said the club had raised the funds for the ap­pli­ances with the help of the lo­cal com­mu­nity and was happy it was go­ing to a wor­thy cause.

“The res­i­dents absolutely loved the gifts and I have never seen so much joy on their faces,” he said.

The Proser­pine Lions Club is al­ways look­ing for new men and women mem­bers to get in­volved with their ac­tiv­i­ties.

They meet at the Proser­pine RSL Club at 6.45pm on the first and third Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month and new mem­bers are wel­come to at­tend.

COM­MU­NITY SUP­PORT: Proser­pine Nurs­ing Home life­style co-or­di­na­tor Nancy Bellert, Deb­bie Jones and Joy Forster were pre­sented with the new dishwasher, oven and bake­ware by Proser­pine Lions Club mem­ber Ho­race Low­bridge on Mon­day.

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