Thanksgiving Parade

Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab’s inaugural Thanksgiving Parade hosted by Aegis Therapies’ staff last Thursday featured large character balloons, likely to be seen in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, tied onto patient’s wheelchairs or walkers. AT LEFT, Peggy Lipscomb, grand marshal of the parade, is followed by Wilson Tyler, resident, assisted by Jenna Nicely, physical therapy assistant, and Baldwin Locher. ABOVE, Dorothy Eakin, rehab client, is assisted by Lindsay Zimbro, occupational therapy assista

Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab’s inaugural Thanksgiving Parade hosted by Aegis Therapies’ staff last Thursday featured large character balloons, likely to be seen in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, tied onto patient’s wheelchairs or walkers. AT LEFT, Peggy Lipscomb, grand marshal of the parade, is followed by Wilson Tyler, resident, assisted by Jenna Nicely, physical therapy assistant, and Baldwin Locher. ABOVE, Dorothy Eakin, rehab client, is assisted by Lindsay Zimbro, occupational therapy assistant, followed by resident Gloria Coleman, who is assisted by Susan Clark, CNA.

AT IMMEDIATE RIGHT, among the youngest participants in the first Thanksgiving Parade at Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab was 1-year-old Felicity Gessell, with her mother Alicia Gessell. AT FAR RIGHT, residents and staff enjoy the parade. (all photos by Stephanie Mikels Blevins)

AT IMMEDIATE RIGHT, among the youngest participants in the first Thanksgiving Parade at Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab was 1-year-old Felicity Gessell, with her mother Alicia Gessell. AT FAR RIGHT, residents and staff enjoy the parade. (all photos by Stephanie Mikels Blevins)

Thanksgiving Parade
Thanksgiving Parade
Bryleigh Short, the 22-month-old daughter of Chelsey Short, CNA, rides in the parade, followed by animal entrant Sadie with Herbie Huffman. Pets were dressed in festive attire for the event.

Bryleigh Short, the 22-month-old daughter of Chelsey Short, CNA, rides in the parade, followed by animal entrant Sadie with Herbie Huffman. Pets were dressed in festive attire for the event.

Wittnie Mason, speech language pathologist, pulls the M&M float in the parade. Aegis Therapies’ staff partnered with Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab staff to prepare floats of various themes and sizes.

Wittnie Mason, speech language pathologist, pulls the M&M float in the parade. Aegis Therapies’ staff partnered with Shenandoah Valley Health and Rehab staff to prepare floats of various themes and sizes.

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