Delaware, Ohio - July 3, 2019 - What busy and artistic seniors we have at our three Willow Brook communities! This year, our residents entered a record 75 pieces in the Central Region Art and Writing Show sponsored by LeadingAge Ohio, a non-profit association representing 400 long-term care organizations.
Twenty-five winners from Willow Brook Christian Communities earned ribbons – 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, with some honorable mentions. The show, which featured hundreds of entries, was held June 21 in Mount Vernon, Ohio.
Those 25 winners will compete in the Statewide Art & Writing Show in Columbus Aug. 25-27 at the Hilton Easton.
Our winners took prizes for artwork, photography and written pieces (poetry, fiction and non-fiction). Our senior artists represented all three campuses: Willow Brook Christian Village (WBCV) in Delaware, Willow Brook Christian Home (WBCH) in Worthington and Willow Brook at Delaware Run (WBDR) in Delaware.
The winners are:
Ellie Heingartner, WBCV, 1st place, Fine Arts 1
Bob Johnson, WBDR, 3rd place, Special Fine Arts
Connie Smith, WBCH, 3rd place, 3D
Marcella Helgeson, WBCV, Honorable mention, 3D
Darlene Krumlauf, WBDR, 1st place, Fine Arts 2
Cherith Residents, WBCV, 3rd place, Special Cooperative
Residents, WBCH, 1st place, Cooperative Art
Residents, WBCH, 2nd place, Cooperative Art
Don Davis, WBDR, Honorable mention, Woodworking
Brenda Spradling, WBDR, 1st place, Jewelry
Irene Blaszkowiak, WBDR, 2nd place, Jewelry
Maria Roslan, WBDR, 2nd place, Large Quilt
Maria Roslan, WBDR, 3rd place, Small Quilt
Peg Simone, WBDR, 1st, Woven Arts
Irene Blaszkowiak, WBDR, Honorable mention, Needle Arts
Peg Simone, WBDR, 1st place, Wearable Arts
Joyce Stambaugh, WBCV, 1st place, Photography
Nancy Townley, WBDR, 3rd place, Photography
John Brinkerhoff, WBDR, 1st place, Poetry
George Alexander, WBDR, 2nd place, Non-Fiction
Christian Reimer, WBDR, 3rd place, Non-Fiction
Brenda Spradling, WBDR, Honorable mention, Non-Fiction
Marilyn Schroeder, WBDR, 2nd place, Fiction
John Brinkerhoff, WBDR, Honorable mention, Fiction