12/14/12 The horse drawn sleigh rides on Sunday at Miller’s Senior Living Community on Sunday afternoon were a huge hit even though there was no snow. The sleigh rides were just one of the featured attractions at Miller’s annual Holiday Open House and Festival of Trees that took place from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. There were many activities to choose from and they appealed to the young and old alike.
Santa arrived promptly at 2:00 p.m. to hear the requests of all the boys and girls. He had his right hand Elf with him to take notes and help pass out candy canes. The Coffee Lodge Coffee Cart which was on site to provide soothing cups of hot beverages after the brisk sleigh rides. Refreshments were provided by the facility dietary department. Annette Ray and Norma Hite shared delightful Christmas background music on the flute, saxophone and piano. Members of the B.E.A.M. Club were on hand to go along on the sleigh rides with residents who needed help.
Guests took time to stroll through the hallways and vote for their favorite Christmas tree. Festival of Tree winners were first place, Marshall County Church Orchestra; second, Makayla Wilson and third, Annie Keller. Door prize winners included Leslie Burkett, Angela Drake, and Jeff Jacob.
The trees will be on display throughout the facility until the end of December. The public is invited to visit Miller’s Senior Living Community and see all the lovely trees and other decorations. Maggie Kubley formerly of Plymouth will appear in concert at Miller’s Saturday, December 15 at 2:30 p.m. She will perform a selection of music as a Tribute to Nat Kin Cole. This concert is free and open to the public. Miller’s is located at 625 Oak Hill Ave. in Plymouth.
Photo: Anna Satorious and Annie Minker are proof that the chocolate fountain attracted young and old alike at Miller’s Senior Living Community Holiday Open House and Festival of Trees.
Ray Mattozzi and Annie Minker enjoy a horse drawn sleigh ride at Miller’s Senior Living Community’s Holiday Open House and Festival of Trees.