Category: Blog

‘Each Quilt Tells a Story’ – Chelsea Retirement Community (CRC) Residents Share a Wealth of Memories

When Sally Lamkin and Sherri Rizzo, both residents of CRC’s new Prairie Cottages, joined the Program Committee, they wanted to plan something that lots of residents could enjoy and take part in.  They decided a quilt show would be a good way for their CRC neighbors to share something of themselves. Today, 77 quilts of […]

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Focus on Faith – Understanding Racism is ‘Soul Work’ for Group of Residents at Chelsea Retirement Community (CRC)

Focus on Faith –  Rev. Lois McCullen Parr, member of UMRC’s Spiritual Life team, and Rev. Jackie Holdsworth, a retired United Methodist pastor and resident of CRC’s Prairie Cottages, teamed up to facilitate “Making the Invisible Visible” – a class on the reality of racism, offered for residents at CRC. “It’s not a comfortable class,” […]

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Inspiring Generosity: Dorothy Greer

Dorothy Greer, a resident of Chelsea Retirement Community (CRC), recently reached a milestone, with over 30 consecutive years of giving to the UMRC Foundation! “Dorothy’s many gifts have honored and remembered loved ones, helped make capital improvements on our campus, and ensured that those who have outlived their savings have always had a home here […]

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