Good Samaritan Society residents receive Valentine’s Day Surprise

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - “Good Samaritan Society is a place of love. It’s just a special place,” said Shari Smith, a retired teacher who surprised residents with roses.

“It means a lot. It means once we’re here, people don’t forget about us,” said resident Floyd Johnson. “They know we’re here, and it’s really nice, especially on Valentine’s Day to have them do something special for us.”

“I hope when residents receive these roses and cards, they feel so loved and special – because they truly are. I consider my residents family, and what brings me joy is making them happy. Seeing residents’ eyes light up and smile when they receive and read these hand-written cards and roses is so special,” said Good Samaritan Society – Sioux Falls Center administrator Luke Wanous.

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