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Lots of love for wedding anniversary celebration

March 22nd, 2021

George and Barbara Ann Wickers celebrated 61 years of marriage this month at Points West Living Lac La Biche. Even though, due to COVID gathering limitations, it was not a full community celebration, the whole community showed support for the couple.

Special lunch

This is the couple’s third year at PWL Lac La Biche, so they have built friendships throughout the community. This was in evidence as they celebrated their anniversary with a lunch in the mostly empty dining room on March 12.

“We made their table all fancy with a candle and flowers,” says hospitality aide Tristan Cardinal. “There was a special card just for them from all of the employee care partners.”

Greetings and a kiss...

“All of our Independent Living residents and kitchen staff called out to them as they arrived, and we even convinced them to kiss for the audience in celebration,” adds Tristan. “The whole meal they received congratulations, and a few people brought in gifts for them. All the while George and Barbara Ann had the biggest smiles on their faces. It makes us as care partners happy that we were able to do something so meaningful for everyone.”

Photo collage: George and Barbara Ann Wickers celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary at PWL Lac La Biche on March 12.

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