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Ronald McDonald House Painting

It was Paint Day on Wednesday at Ronald McDonald House for summer camp.    Kids painted crafts and had their own faces painted.   Dinner was served and the families had a good time.

 

 

Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Mad Scientists Take Over Ronald McDonald House

Day 2 of Summer Camp had the theme of Mad Scientists.   Children enjoyed doing science experiments inside and outside.  In addition, they were all treated to grilled cheese.

 

Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Superheroes at Summer Camp

The theme was Superheroes for Monday night's camp at RMHC Memphis.  Batman brought his Batmobile and everyone worked on Superhero crafts and ate the prepared dinner.

 

Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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2019 Perseverance Scholarship Winner

Austin Denton is the 2019 Perseverance Scholarship Winner.   Applicants must have stayed at RMHC Memphis and be going into college in the fall. The receipent is selected based on academic achievement, community service and extracurricluar activities, a personal statement and recomendations.

Austin Denton is an 18-year old senior student at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, NM.
Diagnosed at two years old with a rare spinal cord tumor, Austin was treated for a year at his
local hospital before being referred to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During his
treatment at St. Jude, Austin stayed twice at the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis. Now 10
years cancer free, but still visiting St. Jude for routine check-ups, Austin is an active member of
his home community, covering high school football and basketball as a sports journalist. He also
is his high school’s public address announcer for both the basketball and baseball programs,
while also serving as the social media director for the school’s football team. Austin currently
plans to attend Arizona State University, seeking a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism.

Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Mother's Day Parents Night In

It was a Mother’s Day theme for May's Parents Night In.  The parents painted and were entertained by a local 2 piece folk group.  They enjoyed Chinese food for dinner.  The children made Mother’s Day gifts for their moms including jewelry holders made with their handprint in clay. 
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Saturday, May 11, 2019
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  • Ronald McDonald House Painting Jun 13
    It was Paint Day on Wednesday at Ronald McDonald House for summer camp.    Kids painted crafts and had their own faces painted.   Dinner was served and the families had a good tim...
  • Mad Scientists Take Over Ronald McDonald House Jun 12
    Day 2 of Summer Camp had the theme of Mad Scientists.   Children enjoyed doing science experiments inside and outside.  In addition, they were all treated to grilled cheese. &n...
  • Superheroes at Summer Camp Jun 11
    The theme was Superheroes for Monday night's camp at RMHC Memphis.  Batman brought his Batmobile and everyone worked on Superhero crafts and ate the prepared dinner.  
  • 2019 Perseverance Scholarship Winner Jun 11
    Austin Denton is the 2019 Perseverance Scholarship Winner.   Applicants must have stayed at RMHC Memphis and be going into college in the fall. The receipent is selected based on academic a...