Nursing home residents get manicures from volunteers

LE MARS, I.A. - “I think we always look pretty snazzy, because I never used to get my nails done. So since I’m here and they do them for me and it’s really fun to get them done,” said Joan McCarty, a resident.

Emily Toering of the Good Samaritan Society - Le Mars said she couldn’t put on activities for the residents without volunteers. She encourages Siouxlanders to spend some time volunteering at nursing homes.

“What brings me joy in my job and the life of my residents here is just making them happy. And that is done through volunteers, and things like this,” Toering said.

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