Scenes from Salem Heights

Nifty Nineties: Sisters in the ’90s were honored at the Nifty Nineties event on Feb. 25. The Sisters shared stories from their ministries and enjoyed a special dessert. Michelle Bodine photos.

Mardi Gras: The Sisters at Salem Heights enjoyed a Mardi Gras celebration March 4 with word games, puzzles and slices of King Cake. Sister Berenice (M.Edward) Janszen was crowned the Mardi Gras queen after finding the baby Jesus in the cake. Dave Eck photos.

St. Patrick’s Day: Green was the dominant color March 17 for St. Patrick’s Day. Below, left, Kim Jaynes, left, and Sister Ellie (M. Thomas) McNally; center, Tamiko Morrison shows off her St. Patrick’s Day eyeware; and Sister Katie (M. Herman Joseph) Lett and Ellie. Michelle Bodine photos.

Red and Blue Day: Nearly everyone in Dayton followed the University of Dayton Flyers’ strong run through the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. As the team prepared for it’s Sweet Sixteen appearance, the Sisters and staff celebrated by shooting hoops and wearing UD gear. Below left, Sister Ceil (Ellen Mary) Taphorn shoots while Brenda Gabbard, left and Katie Hoelscher look on; below right from left, Brenda Gabbard, Linda Hageman, Katie Hoelscher and Tammie Bane. Michelle Bodine photos

Easter Eggstravaganza: The Sisters prepared for Easter by coloring eggs, playing trivia games and enjoying treats. Below left, from left, Sisters Ellie McNally, Barbara Jean Backs and Laura (M. Clarus) Will get some Easter cake. Below right, Sisters Rosemary (M. Columba) Laux, left and Jane Francis Hoffman. Michelle Bodine photos

Employee Service Awards: Employees at Salem
Heights were recognized for their years of service
April 9 at the annual service awards ceremony.
Employees with 25 and five years of service were
hosted by members of Council at the luncheon.
All employees received service awards. From left,
Brian Donchez, Michelle Bodine, Lori Boyd,
John Gilley, John Buehler
and Nancy Wilson.
Dave Eck photo