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Third-graders give art to brighten folks' days


April 29, 2021

Jennifer Broeckel I The Courtyard at Colfax

Drawings from local third grade students at Jennings Elementary.

COLFAX – Drawings adorn the walls in The Courtyard at Colfax to brighten the assisted living residents' days during the pandemic.

Third-grader students from Jennings Elementary School created the art and dropped them off, said Executive Director Jennifer Broeckel.

"It brightens our hallways and special to the residents," she said. "They bring them to us to brighten our hallways."

Since COVID began the students started delivering artwork during the holidays. Before the pandemic of COVID, the facility would get visits from children, including performances by a band.

"To have that connection...

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