Senior Living Events at Marjorie P. Lee - September 2013

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Bright Autumn Senior Living Events

We’ve geared up for fall festivities here at Marjorie P. Lee. Here’s a look at some of the education opportunities, musical guests, outings, and special events we’ve been enjoying this month.

Tuesday, September 10

6:30AM-7:30PM: Mayoral Primaries

The Mayoral Primary Election for the City of Cincinnati were held on Monday, September 9, and residents exercised their civic spirit by casting their votes at the polls for our precinct which were open right here in the Lee Library at Marjorie P. Lee throughout the day. 

Friday, September 13

1:15PM: Art Excursion

We’re great patrons of the arts at Marjorie P. Lee, and we recently took a trip down to the Kennedy Heights Arts Center to see the current exhibit “Vessels: All the Eyes Can Hold.”  The exhibit is about the many interpretations of the word “vessel.” Artists from across the country have created unique works of art that showcase vessels as vases and bowls, elements in nature, our physical and spiritual bodies, and of course as ships on the high seas.

Wednesday, September 18

5:00PM: Picnic in the Park

The Marjorie P. Lee Auxiliary will be hosting a picnic this evening at Woodland Mound Park.  A dinner of shrimp cocktail and wine for appetizers followed by hamburgers and hotdogs grilled at the park.  Come out and enjoy the final days of summer with us—just remember to sign up for this event so that we have enough food for all. 

Friday, September 20

7:00PM: Musical Performance

Entertainer Frank Gallenstein will play a variety of traditional and popular folk music on his guitar and mandolin this evening in the Event Center.

Monday, September 23

3:00PM: Book Club

The book discussion group will meet to discuss Every Last Cuckoo by Kate Maloy.  Residents who want to join in the discussion can find copies of this work at the Shaw Lobby Reception Desk.

5:00PM: Dinner Out

This evening we’ll be having dinner at What’s in the Skillet?, a new restaurant on West 4th Street downtown.  What’s in the Skillet and the Cobbleria are new ventures for Aunt Flora who had her amazing cobblers featured on the Martha Stewart show.  Aunt Flora will be opening the restaurant just for us with a special pre-set menu for our group.

Wednesday, September 25

3:00PM: Downloading with Dan

Would you like to learn more about computers?  Interested in seeing a demo on current technology like Skype?  Join us in the Lending Library for Downloading with Dan—a computer and technology tutorial with our resident tech-whiz Dan Wheeler.

Friday, September 27

6:00-10:00PM: ERH Gala

Tonight is the ERH Gala! We’ll be joining friends of ERH and residents from our sister retirement communities for an evening of drinks, dinner, and music at the Hyde Park Country Club. All proceeds raised by the dinner will go to benefit the senior services and retirement communities run by Episcopal Retirement Homes.

Sunday, September 29

3:00PM: Blessing of Animals

This Sunday afternoon is our annual blessing of the animals.  You are welcome to bring animals, pictures of a beloved pet or even a stuffed animal to this special service in the chapel. We will also enjoy visiting animals from Sunrock Farms in the Shaw Lobby Courtyard.

Monday, September 30

1:00PM: Educational Opportunity for Lifelong Learners

Over-the-Rhine designer/artists and building restorers Barbara and David Day will be giving a presentation on “Vanishing Cincinnati” in the Event Center this afternoon.  If you’ve ever wanted to see Cincinnati as it was in the basin, enclosed by an amphitheater of hills and defined by the eternal river, this opportunity is not to be missed. The Days will also have copies of their book which is a collection of “drawings of places gone, places decaying and places preserved,” available for purchase at the event.

Bryan Reynolds
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September 23, 2013
Bryan Reynolds is the Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Bryan is responsible for developing and implementing ERS' digital marketing strategy, and overseeing the website, social media outlets, audio and video content and online advertising. After originally attending The Ohio State University, he graduated from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Bachelor of fine arts focused on electronic media. Bryan loves to share his passion for technology by assisting older adults with their computer and mobile devices. He has taught several classes within ERS communities as well as at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute run by the University of Cincinnati. He also participates on the Technology Team at ERS to help provide direction. Bryan and his wife Krista currently reside in Lebanon, Ohio with their 5 children.

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