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Sister Maris Krimmel, PHJC celebrated her 100th birthday (That's 36,525 days!) on March 8 with many friends and family at the Catherine Kasper Home. Still very active and energetic, she greeted each guest in the receiving line as they extended their well wishes.

Raquel Castro, director of Alcance and Susan Pound, Project Consultant pictured with the Surgeon General Vice Admiral Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA holding the poster used for the presentation.

Raquel Castro and Sr. Margaret Anne Henss, PHJC attended the annual REACH U.S. Technical Assistance Workshop in Atlanta, GA. on March 9-11, 2011 They were one of four presenters at the conference highlighting the REACH/Alcance program in Lake County.

In Memory of Sister Cecelia Bianchino, PHJC

Monday, 28 February 2011 19:00

September 29, 1926 - February 26, 2011

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Sister Cecelia Bianchino, PHJC passed away on February 26, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth, Indiana. She was born to Daniel and Josephine (Inorio) Bianchino on September 29, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1953.

Sister Cecelia ministered at various entities as a bookkeeper, accountant, Director of Finance and supervisor. From 1977 to 1990 she served as a librarian in schools in Illinois, Minnesota, and Indiana. In 1994 she began serving the Poor Handmaid community in the Donaldson archives. Sister Cecelia retired in 2006.

May Sister Cecelia rest in peace!

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.

The Real Batman, Bob Walton, Speaks to Catherine Kasper Home Residents.

"Holy Haberdashery, It's Batman!"

Catherine Kasper Home staff and residents were entertained and educated by the Indiana Batman, Bob Walton. Bob and Ann Walton are wildlife rehabilitation experts from Going Bats in Huntertown, Indiana and they specialize in BATS!

"EGads!" There's a deep prejudice against these furry little creatures that is burned in the American psyche. Was it one too many vampire movies, too much Hitchcock and witches? Why do these shy creatures conjure up thoughts of danger and primordial fear? As a species, they have gotten a bad rap!

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Catherine's 5 Star Accolade

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Catherine Kasper Home as a 5-Star-Best Nursing Home. A 5-Star rating is the highest overall rating from the federal government's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Always a Big Hoopla at the Maria Center

In January, residents took a break from the winter blues and attended an event called “The Big Hoopla.” They were asked to dust off a hat for the occasion. Accordion music played in the background while everyone enjoyed games of chance and sharing some sweet treats.

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