For Immediate Release Media Contact: Candice Tang/Juliana Minsky, (805) 687-3322
Our “Greatest Greats” – Mother’s Day Celebration of Local Senior Moms to Great-Great Grandmothers
Parsons House Austin residents serenaded and recognized this Friday
Austin, TX, May 4, 2011 – On Friday, May 6, 2011 to kick off Mother’s Day weekend at Parsons House Austin, residents will enjoy soothing sounds by resident choir group the Parsons House Singers, and celebrate in a flower ceremony for their special roles as mothers to children from one up to five generations! Residents with May birthdays will also be celebrated. One of the May birthdays is of Martha Johnson, who will be turning 92 and has been a resident of Parsons House Austin for 21 yrs. Born on May 10, 1919, she has three children, six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren!
“Mother’s Day is a special time to thank those who have spent their lives nurturing and caring for generations of family members,” said Monica Reveles, Executive Director of Parsons House Austin. “We too want to do our part in appreciating and celebrating these very special women here at Parsons House Austin.”
The mothers will be treated to a variety of festive Mother’s Day songs performed by the Parsons House Singers and enjoy light refreshments. Carnation flowers will also be presented to each mother recognizing them on this special occasion.
WHAT: Mother’s Day celebration—including choir performance by Parsons House Singers, carnation ceremony to mother’s and May birthdays.
WHERE: Parsons House Austin, 1130 Camino La Costa, Austin 78752
WHEN: 3:00pm – 4:00pm [Best photo op- from 3:15pm – 3:45pm]
WHO: Parsons House Austin residents who are mothers, other residents, and staff
CONTACT: Media contact: Candice Tang/Juliana Minsky, (805) 687-3322
Event RSVP and on-site contact: Rachel Villanueva, (512) 454-0524
About Parsons House Austin
Parsons House Austin is an assisted and independent living community. Their independent living services offer a secure and fulfilling lifestyle with all the comforts of a home-like setting, while offering the experience and skill of a knowledgeable and dedicated staff. Their assisted living program offers a special combination of housing, personalized support services, and health care designed to respond to individuals who need help with activities of daily living, but do not need skilled medical care as provided by a nursing home. Parsons House Austin promotes maximum independence and dignity for each resident, encouraging the involvement of family, friends and physicians. For more information please call (512) 454-0524, or visit www.parsonshouseaustin.com.