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Letter to the editor
Rating: 2.83 / 5 (6 votes)  
Posted: 2014 Jan 10 - 06:53

A note of thanks

On behalf of the staff at Home Instead Senior Care, we would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2013 "Be a Santa to a Senior" program a great success.

Through our program partners Butterfield's Pharmacy & Medical Supplies, Council on Aging of St. Lucie, Seacoast National Bank and The Brennity at Tradition Senior Living , many volunteers and the generosity of local shoppers, the "Be a Santa to a Senior" program brought holiday cheer to over 200 St. Lucie County seniors in need.

Members of the community participated by visiting one of the "Be a Santa to a Senior" trees, which were set up at Butterfield's Pharmacy & Medical Supply locations, selecting an ornament that listed a senior's first name and a needed a gift idea and sponsoring the senior. Additionally, community members dropped off gift donations to Seacoast National Bank locations in St. Lucie County.

Each senior also received a gift bag decorated by students at Lakewood Park Elementary and local Girl Scout Troop 41133 filled with small gifts and sundries donated by local businesses. Gifts were wrapped by Home Instead Senior Care employees and volunteers and delivered December 20th and 21st by Council on Aging of St. Lucie's Meals on Wheels program volunteers.

We would also like to send a special thank you to the following community partners for their time and generous donations: Butterfield's Pharmacy & Medical Supplies, Council on Aging of St. Lucie, Seacoast National Bank, Community Home Health, Dixie Cream Donuts, Firstlantic Home Healthcare, LifeCare of Florida, Mederi Caretenders Home Healthcare, NurseOnCall Home Healthcare, WellMed, Palm City Nursing and Rehab Center, The Pilot Club of St. Lucie County, TD National Bank, Walgreens Pharmacy locations in St. Lucie West and Bayshore, and Walmart store locations at St. Lucie West, Traditions and Port St. Lucie.

Our sincere appreciation to everyone who helped us brighten the holidays for local seniors in need and for making a true difference in our community.

Patricia Strickland, Treasures Home Health Care




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