History and heritage were highlighted throughout the month of February at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care. The center, which provides health and educational day services to children, the elderly and adults with special needs, celebrates the value of people of all ages and abilities. This diversity was the focus of special programs at both the center’s Bucyrus Campus, 2450 W. North Ave., and the Stein Campus, 2801 E. Morgan Ave.
The culture and style of Africa were showcased at St. Ann Center’s Bucyrus Campus as part of a month-long celebration of Black history. African drums summoned adult clients, day care children, volunteers and staff to the intergenerational park on Friday, Feb. 3. (Read more: https://stanncenter.org/fashionable-celebration-of-culture/ .)
Children and adult clients at St. Ann Center’s Bucyrus Campus celebrated Black History Month through music at a spirited singalong and dance party held in the Intergenerational Park on Friday, Feb. 17. “Music is a vital part of the fabric of our African American culture,” said Wanda Gray, Intergenerational Activities Coordinator. “It has been used to get us through trials, to express our emotions and to enliven our spirituality.” (Read more: https://stanncenter.org/st-ann-celebrates-black-history-in-song/.)
The culture of many nations was showcased at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care-Stein Campus during International Day, Friday, Feb. 24. The program saluted the varied heritages of the children and adults who spend the day together in this unique intergenerational setting. (Read more: https://stanncenter.org/st-ann-center-stirs-up-a-world-of-fun-during-international-day/ .)