Last Thursday night, AGP hosted our first ever charity movie night at The Fountains at Canterbury's new movie room. The movie night raised money for Watermark for Kids, an organization that empowers underserved kids to express their character, leadership, creativity, and compassion. The theater showed the newly-released movie A Star is Born. Seats were overflowing with residents excited to see a newer version of a hit movie of their time. They were served beverages, assorted
The Adopt A Grandparent Program had the honor of attended Heritage Hall Performing Art's winter musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The show was absolutely amazing and such a fun experience for the grandparents and their grandkids. The whole AG Program were able to have front row seats to the musical production, along with being able to enjoy it right next to their grandparents. Members such as Jacob Livesay '19 and Spencer Steele '21 starred in the musical.
The Adopt-a-Grandparent officers recently had the honor of going around to deliver valentines goodies and cards to residents in the nursing home. Seeing how happy it made them was something we know we will never forget, we were able to visit around thirty residents. One of the best parts was that it was some of their first days there. During our Valentines Day Party, one of the activities we did was making the cards to deliver; from valentines puns to simple drawings everyone
Our Valentine’s Day bake sale was one that Cupid would envy! We sold puppy chow, cookies, as well as themed treats such as our famous chocolate covered strawberries! Many of our grandparents came down to the bake sale to come say hi and try a few of our treats. Thanks to everyone who came out and helped we were able to raise funds for the program and Alzheimer's Association again.
This years Valentine's Day Party was definitely one to remember. We had so much fun with our grandparents and it was a great way to start off all the events we have planned for the second semester! At the party we ate some of the treats from our bake sale and got to catch up with a lot of the grandparents. In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Week, we made Valentines for some of the residents in the nursing home and assisted living with our grandparents and later delivered the