Dazzling holiday: Mayor King helps judge decorating contest at Comforcare

AUSTIN, M.N. – Like so many other activities hosted by Good Samaritan Society - Comforcare, events like Monday’s judging and its Halloween event in October, serve as an opportunity to bring the public to the residents.

“They love seeing the community,” administrator Clara Stitt said. “They’ll be talking for weeks that the mayor was here. It’s a big deal for them. On their own (staff) are getting the supplies and working together as a team. It’s really fun to see them all,” Stitt said. “The residents will give input on what they think should go where. The residents really help where they can.”

“All aspects of the community are important,” Austin mayor Steve King said. “We need facilities like this. To reconnect with my high school lunch lady, 99 years old, is a blessing. It was also special because my mom worked at Comforcare.

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