Jim Temple is a retired World War II Navy veteran who just celebrated his 90th birthday at Overland Court Senior Living and Memory Care in Boise.
Kathy Whipple is a medical assistant at Intermountain Pediatric Clinic who really, really likes to bake.
They’re not related. Born decades apart, they don’t share the same social circles. In fact, the two had never met.
But Community Cakes, a Boise-based nonprofit that provides birthday cakes to people in the Treasure Valley who might not otherwise receive one, brought them together.
Yesterday we had the pleasure of spotlighting one of our special residents during a “This is Your Life” event. We had many family, friends, staff, and residents present and were honored to have Colonel Powelle and Sgt. Tullener’s Of the Idaho State Police as well. Since Mr Royse was a member of ISP for many years, ISP sent an old and modern squad car to top off this celebration. Mr Royse was thrilled with all the memories the day brought back to him.
We are now into day 4 of the 2016 Olympics at Overland Court. Watch as our residents compete, head-to-head, in the discus throw.
Day 3 of Overland Court 2016 Olympics was Table Tennis. What a blast we had.
Day 2 of Overland Court 2016 Olympics was bowling. The residents had so much fun, they wanted to do more after the games were over.