On September 21st the speaker for our
general meeting was Bruce Thompson. He comes from a
background of 30 years with the department of Human
Services. He became executive director of the Edwin F.
Deicke Home in January of 2004.His presentation included
some historic information such as the first director was
Collette Powers in 1958, and the home is staffed 24
hours. Funding is thru HUD and private donations which
includes the Charity Bingo on Saturday nights. The age
of the current residents is 23 to 61 years old. Their
wish list items include a new van and a gas grill.