Springfield, MO: Gentlemen’s Coffee Discussion Group

Our Life Enrichment Coordinators, DJ and Bethany, set the stage for me to lead a monthly discussion with our established Gentlemen’s Coffee on each 2nd Friday of the month. Our time this past Friday was spent sharing about an iconic event in 1980. “Miracle on Ice”, USA Hockey Team during the Winter Olympics 1980, how Coach Herb Brooks rallied, trained and toughened up some young men who loved the sport of striking a puck and furiously chasing it. Of course the route of chasing it was to push toward the opposing teams goal bucket. The game was against the Russian Hockey Team and USA won!!!! Record tells us the country went in celebration mode for these winners.
During the time we discussed how the world was at that time, discussed how Coach Herb Brooks desired a team that had grit and how we can continue to “grow” our grit, and overall shared a great time of engagement. What a joy to enrich each others lives on this journey.

Quality Life:  We will create a living environment that radiates love, peace, spiritual contentment, dignity and safety, while encouraging personal independence.

Submitted By:

Kevin Rusenstrom, Executive Director

Creekside at Elfindale Retirement Community, Springfield MO