Yikes! Four events this month! 4 East, Richmond, Mercy Hall and volunteering at the Marine Corps Marathon!
Gladys, Bob, Shirley, Katie and I started the month off with a “tween” on 4 East. Now the “tweens” are *supposed* to be laid back luncheons, just light food with fewer volunteers, and none of the “extras” we bring in like the Notes, pantry bags, quilts, and whatever we can come up with at a regular luncheon. The “tweens” have turned into a little more than “light fare”, though, because of our wonderful volunteers’ enthusiasm!
We were busy from the time we arrived and didn’t have time for pictures once we got moving.
The menu was assorted sandwiches, ham, assorted rolls and cornbread, pasta salad, potato salad, fruit salad, garden salad, olives and pickles, and assorted desserts. Of course we had the smoothies and drinks. Shirley brought some food “Famous Dave’s” sent along with her — barbecued chicken and ribs, cole slaw, baked beans, and cotton candy – a humongous bag full of pink cotton candy! This turned out to be a real hit and we were amazed it all disappeared… Who would have thought???
Families and patients were served first. We caught up with some families and patients who have been there awhile and we made new friends, too. Continue reading October 9, 2011 – 4 East: Busy, Busy, Busy!