The Women’s Club also cleaned, restored and repaired about 150 hats estimated to be between 60 and 80 years old. The hats were donated to ART Station over the past couple of decades by the families of four women — including three GFWC Stone Mountain Woman’s Club members — who have passed away.Read More
Author: Donna Williams Lewis
Gail Johnson wanted the kids to know how much they matter and how much they were missed.
So, she took pen to paper and, over a period of about two weeks in April, handwrote 267 personalized letters — one for every child on the roster — and then mailed them in personally addressed envelopes.Read More
Senior education programs, such as Emory University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) program, are rapidly adjusting to that new normal. “We lost a lot of students in the beginning (of the pandemic). We dropped down to about 100 students from 1,000,” said Jeffery Alejandro, OLLI program manager. “We had a lot fewer courses because instructors were reluctant to teach online. But now they’ve been missing teaching and students have been missing taking courses and the socialization.”Read More
GHRS was founded in 1996 when rabbits were rising in popularity as house pets and there were few animal facilities that would take abandoned rabbits, according to shelter Manager Jennifer McGee.
“Rabbits are the third companion animal behind dogs and cats,” McGee said. “They stay in the home, they’re litter box trained, they’re very neat and tidy, and you don’t have to walk them.”Read More
Denise Fleck, president of the organization’s board of directors, said one benefit of choosing a senior animal was, “with older dogs, what you see is what you get!”
“They have already grown into their bodies and personalities, are often more low-key and just love to sit adoringly at your side,” said Fleck, of Villa Rica. “It is important to remember, however, that a 7-year-old senior dog can be quite different from a 13-year-old. So senior dogs, like senior people, have a range of needs and activity levels, but all still have so much love to give.”Read More