“Holiday Cheer at Bethesda 2009” at Mercy Hall was an incredible success!
The food was great, the stockings were fun, the cookies were delicious and the cards were the icing on the cake!
”Elfs” across the country helped us fill 65 homemade stockings, sent us over 1000 Christmas cards, and the local “Elfs” baked 100 dozen scrumptious cookies for “Holiday Cheer”.
Our December Luncheon Crew and the Choptank Marine Corps League Detachment served up a full holiday meal including turkey, ham, and all the sides!
Heartfelt gratitude to everyone who made “Holiday Cheer at Bethesda 2009” possible!
Before the Luncheon:
Our goal was to fill 60 stockings, fill 60 containers of cookies with a dozen cookies in each, Continue reading “Holiday Cheer at Bethesda” – Mercy Hall, December 3, 2009
Saturday evening Gladys and I came out of Sam’s Club after shopping for the luncheon and there were snow flurries. Sunday morning the ground was covered with a light coating of sparkly white stuff. The first snow is always so pretty. Robin and Sylvia met us at Gladys’ and off we headed for Bethesda. With the sun out, the roads were clear for the drive over to the hospital.
Thankfully, the ward was pretty quiet this visit. We like it quiet… Continue reading December 7, 2008 – 5th Floor: Tis the Season
Have you ever walked into Mom’s kitchen…
and had all of your taste buds suddenly attacked by delectable, lip-smacking smells? Mmm hmmm…
That’s exactly how it was Saturday when you walked into the room after the Moms got the soup crockpots set up and the grilled cheese skillet going. Continue reading December 29, 2007 – 5 East Luncheon & Operation Santa at the Hospitals