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These stories about improving the lives of seniors in our community are made possible through the support of The DRIPBaR as a part of our Community Leaders Program.

Annie Laura Makes History: 103-year-old honored by the VFW for her service in WWII

Annie Laura Makes History: 103-year-old honored by the VFW for her service in WWII

Annie Laura Bailey Wildenradt was a switchboard operator for Southern Bell when she heeded Uncle Sam's call to join the defense of our nation in World War II. Even as one of the first women to join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, she was never honored for her dedicated service to our country -- until now!
Senior Moment | Eagle Health & Rehabilitation: We are family!

Senior Moment | Eagle Health & Rehabilitation: We are family!

Let Michele LeBlanc give you a tour of Eagle Health & Rehabilitation here in Statesboro, and learn about how they work to make their facility warm, welcoming, and personalized for every resident.
Senior Moment | Get to Know Homebound Services Inc. and Med Connection

Senior Moment | Get to Know Homebound Services Inc. and Med Connection

Michele LeBlanc is encouraging seniors in need of assistance to reach out for help maintaining their health and independence. She has all the information you need on this local non-profit organization that wants you to continue living your best life.
Happy 100th birthday, Edith Hutchison!

Happy 100th birthday, Edith Hutchison!

We are sending a very special centennial birthday shout-out to Mrs. Edith Woodward Hutchison, who is still living life with purpose, vigor, and the thirst for adventure!
Precious PenPals: Students and seniors are bridging the generational gap by mail

Precious PenPals: Students and seniors are bridging the generational gap by mail

A sweet set of relationships are developing through a lost art: letter writing between Pen Pals. The children of Roosevelt Cone's Character Development Center are brightening the days -- and learning the history -- of the generations that came before them through their Pen Pal program with Southern Manor Senior Living.
Local Seniors Celebrate Easter with a Journey thru Jesus’ Life

Local Seniors Celebrate Easter with a Journey thru Jesus’ Life

Zappalaforpa's Michele LeBlanc received a special Easter Blessing as a VIP guest walking through the Journey of Jesus created for the resident's of The Lodge at Bethany. Join Michele as she takes you on this remarkably touching Journey. Click on the picture to read more.
Little Dresses for Africa: Statesboro seamstresses sending hope from Bethany

Little Dresses for Africa: Statesboro seamstresses sending hope from Bethany

Thanks to Connie Murphey, a group of ladies from The Lodge at Bethany is meeting monthly to sew sweet and simple -- but much needed -- clothing for children around the world.
Senior Moment | A moment for Women's Heart Health at "Hearts, Hats and Heels"

Senior Moment | A moment for Women's Heart Health at "Hearts, Hats and Heels"

Michele LeBlanc recently attended the Hearts, Hats, and Heels "lunch and learn" at the hospital. Here she shares some of the things she learned in hopes that the information will help you, too!
American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 in Statesboro offers support for local veterans

American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 in Statesboro offers support for local veterans

Statesboro residents are blessed to have access to a network of four remarkable veteran support groups. These groups, comprised of devoted volunteers, generously give their time and energy to help those veterans in need of healing and help within our community. Learn more about these groups and how you can help "Be The One."
Senior Moment | Chair Volleyball at Bulloch County Recreation & Parks

Senior Moment | Chair Volleyball at Bulloch County Recreation & Parks

Discover the latest from Bulloch County Recreation & Parks: Chair Volleyball for Adults 50+! Join us for a fun and inclusive way to stay active and connected. The next game is coming up on Tuesday, February 26 at 10:30am!