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Published: 5/11/2014 - Updated: 7 months ago


Adopt-A-Grandparent

Adopt-A-Grandparent is founded by University of Toledo students, including Rachel Beeson. The group gathered with the senior citizens on April 25 for a Las-Vegas-themed night of games and dancing. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

Katina St. Pierre, left, Minnie Chaney, 100, center, and Angelica Ray, right, pose for a photograph during the Friday, April 24, 2014, seniors prom put on by the organization Adopt-A-Grandparent for the residents of The Laurels of Toledo in West Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Katina St. Pierre, left, Minnie Chaney, 100, center, and Angelica Ray, right, pose for a photograph during the Friday, April ...
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University of Toledo students Katina St. Pierre and Angelica Ray brought gifts the celebrate the birthday of  Minnie Chaney, their adopted grandparent. Enlarge | Buy This Photo University of Toledo students Katina St. Pierre and Angelica Ray brought gifts the celebrate the birthday of Minnie Chaney, their ...
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Maryalice Perryman, 68, center, smiles as she plays blackjack. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Maryalice Perryman, 68, center, smiles as she plays blackjack.
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University of Toledo students Katina St. Pierre, left, and Angelica Ray, center, visit with Minnie Chaney, their adopted grandparent,. Enlarge | Buy This Photo University of Toledo students Katina St. Pierre, left, and Angelica Ray, center, visit with Minnie Chaney, their adopted grandparent,....
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University of Toledo student Angelica Ray, left, chats with Minnie Chaney, her adopted grandparent. Enlarge | Buy This Photo University of Toledo student Angelica Ray, left, chats with Minnie Chaney, her adopted grandparent.
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As Nonso Agubosim, left, helps organize the crafts, Ashley Wolfenbarger, center, and Georgia Johnson, 93, right, take a closer look at the rainbow colored hands created by residents and their adopted grandchildren during the St. Patrick's Day Adopt-A-Grandparent group event. Enlarge | Buy This Photo As Nonso Agubosim, left, helps organize the crafts, Ashley Wolfenbarger, center, and Georgia Johnson, 93, right, take a closer look ...
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Wishes printed on the hand cut outs of residents are arranged into a rainbow after the Tuesday, March 18, 2014, St. Patrick's Day Adopt-A-Grandparent group event. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Wishes printed on the hand cut outs of residents are arranged into a rainbow after the Tuesday, March 18, 2014,...
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As Kian Searcy, left, and Ashley Wolfenbarger, right, work with their own adopted grandparents, Minnie Chaney, 100, center left, and Katina St. Pierre, center right, cut out tracings of Minnie's hands. Enlarge | Buy This Photo As Kian Searcy, left, and Ashley Wolfenbarger, right, work with their own adopted grandparents, Minnie Chaney, 100, center left, and ...
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The Laurels of Toledo Activities Director Page Rostetter, center, talks with residents. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Laurels of Toledo Activities Director Page Rostetter, center, talks with residents.
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University of Toledo student Katina St. Pierre writes the wishes of Minnie Chaney, 100, on cut outs of Chaney's hands. Enlarge | Buy This Photo University of Toledo student Katina St. Pierre writes the wishes of Minnie Chaney, 100, on cut outs of Chaney's hands.
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Pauline Baumgartner, 77, left, laughs as she takes a look at the cut outs of her hand print her adopted grandchildren Eduardo Diaz, center, and Angelica Da Conceicao, right, created for her. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Pauline Baumgartner, 77, left, laughs as she takes a look at the cut outs of her hand print her adopted ...
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Mark Rose, 57, center, makes his way through the dance floor after being crowned prom king during the Friday, April 24, 2014, seniors prom. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mark Rose, 57, center, makes his way through the dance floor after being crowned prom king during the Friday, April ...
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Pauline Baumgartner, 77, left, Angelica Da Conceicao, center, and Eduardo Diaz, right, as they walk together down to a general meeting for Adopt-A-Grandparent at The Laurels of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Pauline Baumgartner, 77, left, Angelica Da Conceicao, center, and Eduardo Diaz, right, as they walk together down to a general ...
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Eduardo Diaz, center, waits outside the room of his adopted grandmother Pauline Baumgartner, 77, left, while Pauline's adopted granddaughter Angelica Da Conceicao, right, gets ready to take her to join in the Tuesday, March 18, 2014, St. Patrick's Day group event. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Eduardo Diaz, center, waits outside the room of his adopted grandmother Pauline Baumgartner, 77, left, while Pauline's adopted granddaughter Angelica ...
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Angelica Da Conceicao pauses to listen at Pauline Baumgartner's door before entering to visit at The Laurels of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Angelica Da Conceicao pauses to listen at Pauline Baumgartner's door before entering to visit at The Laurels of Toledo.
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Nearly a dozen students meet with elderly residents at The Laurels of Toledo for an Adopt-A-Grandparent group project. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Nearly a dozen students meet with elderly residents at The Laurels of Toledo for an Adopt-A-Grandparent group project.
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Rachel Beeson, center, chats with residents of The Laurels of Toledo during the Tuesday, March 18, 2014, St. Patrick's Day Adopt-A-Grandparent group event. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rachel Beeson, center, chats with residents of The Laurels of Toledo during the Tuesday, March 18, 2014, St. Patrick's Day ...
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Ashley Wolfenbarger, left, cuts a rug with Catherine Campbell, 92, center, on the dance floor during the Friday, April 24, 2014, seniors prom. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ashley Wolfenbarger, left, cuts a rug with Catherine Campbell, 92, center, on the dance floor during the Friday, April 24,...
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Ashley Wolfenbarger, center left, dances with Stacye Griffin 50, center right, during the seniors prom. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ashley Wolfenbarger, center left, dances with Stacye Griffin 50, center right, during the seniors prom.
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Angelica Ray, left, watches her adopted grandmother Minnie Chaney, 100, play the slots. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Angelica Ray, left, watches her adopted grandmother Minnie Chaney, 100, play the slots.
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Minnie Chaney, 100, center, and her adopted granddaughter Katina St. Pierre, right, joke together as Minnie waits in line for the slot machine. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Minnie Chaney, 100, center, and her adopted granddaughter Katina St. Pierre, right, joke together as Minnie waits in line for ...
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Katie Elco, center, chats with Maryalice Perryman, 68, right, at the blackjack table. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Katie Elco, center, chats with Maryalice Perryman, 68, right, at the blackjack table.
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University of Toledo bioengineering senior Joel Urbas sets up the blackjack table during the seniors prom. Enlarge | Buy This Photo University of Toledo bioengineering senior Joel Urbas sets up the blackjack table during the seniors prom.
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University of Toledo students Katina St. Pierre, left, and Angelica Ray wheel Minnie Chaney, their adopted grandparent, back to the activities room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo University of Toledo students Katina St. Pierre, left, and Angelica Ray wheel Minnie Chaney, their adopted grandparent, back to the ...
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Adopt A Grandparent co-founder and president Rachel Beeson, left, says goodnight to Agnes Kilisz, 97, center, the resident Beeson has been visiting during the seniors prom. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Adopt A Grandparent co-founder and president Rachel Beeson, left, says goodnight to Agnes Kilisz, 97, center, the resident Beeson ...
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