Ben Johnson, an Elvis tribute artist, visited Pleasant View Nursing Home Saturday, August 10. “Elvis” is pictured above with Judy Buerkle. Nancy George and Mary Meinecke are pictured in the background.

Tisha Jackson demonstrated the art of painting a flower for Kathy Athen, Effie Bredensteiner, guests, and Eunice Rader, Elaine Schwindt, Sharon Johnson, Brenda Shaw, Donna Perry, and Marvin Rosenbohm, residents of Pleasant View. (Submitted photos)

Sam Harmon hosted a Yes You Canvas party Monday, July 29, for residents and friends at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port. There were 11 residents who were willing to let their artistic talents shine. The residents now have their original paintings hanging in their rooms. It was an enjoyable afternoon and before it was over, another party was being planned for the winter months.

Pleasant View has a new van, which was used for the first time Monday, August 5. Donna Perry, Alene Trueblood, Elaine Schwindt, and Brenda Shaw enjoyed shopping at Walmart and lunch at Pizza Hut in Shenandoah, Iowa. Other trips and country cruises are being planned.

August birthdays were celebrated Friday, August 9. Residents recognized were John Sierks, Ernie Green, and Alene Trueblood. Banana splits were enjoyed by all in attendance.