Category Archives: Resident News

Love Was in the Air at Garden Gate

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga were feeling the love when they received a visit from the members of the Cheektowaga Garden Club for a Valentine’s Day.  The members visit the residents often, and on this trip […]

Garden Gate Resident Emma Adams Celebrates a Century

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Emma Adams, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in her honor. Emma was born in Kershaw, South Carolina on October 15, 1918. She met her future husband, the late […]

Harris Hill Residents Pack Backpacks for Students

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster helped usher the kids back to school this fall by donating stuffed backpacks filled with school supplies. The facility held a supply drive throughout the summer and received a generous amount of items. The residents […]

Birthday Twins Celebrate Big at Northgate

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Birthday twins Henry Safulko, 1, of Buffalo and Peggy Hawkins, 75, a resident at Northgate Health Care Facility, celebrated their joint birthdays at a special party in their honor on July 31st. Henry is the grandson of Northgate Administrator Terry Collins of Buffalo […]

Cheektowaga Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Helen Koeppelle, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, and her husband Carl of Cheektowaga celebrated their 70th anniversary at a party in their honor. They were married on June 5, 1948 and have been residents of […]

Poetry Club Readings

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Clarence resident Karin Johnson, a volunteer at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster and a retired school teacher, has been working with the residents to channel their creativity and write collaborative poems. The poetry club meets once a month and includes reading, writing […]

Harris Hill Resident Ruth Moore Celebrates 103rd Birthday

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Ruth Moore, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster, celebrated her 103 birthday at a party in her honor. She was born on January 15, 1915 in Buffalo to Violet (Bowers) and Emil Beutler. Ruth’s mother passed away […]

Honoring Northgate’s Heroes Past & Present

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director, (716) 479-3865 More than 65 employees, residents and family members from Northgate Health Care Facility proudly honored veterans at the facility’s annual recognition ceremony. The event included a reading of each veteran’s rank and branch of service followed by the presentation of a certificate, pin and […]

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