Results are in. Gardant communities took top places in both the 6th Annual Wii Bowling tournament and the 2015 Brain Games Competition.
Wii Bowling | 1st Place | Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook
2015 Brain Games | 1st Place | Heritage Woods of Batavia
More Information to come
Nine communities operated by Gardant Management Solutions are advancing to the state tournament of the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition’s Brain Games Tournament and Wii Bowling Final Four.
This is the first year for the Brain Games competition, which combines trivia and Jeopardy for a fun twist on the popular television game show. Winners tested their knowledge by placing bets on their final answers; the teams that earned the most points in the regional competitions advanced.
Gardant is also well-represented in the 6th Annual Wii Bowling Tournament; three of the four finalist communities are operated by the management company.
In all, only 14 teams from supportive living communities across the state will compete in the tournaments, which will be held May 27-28 at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield.
The Gardant trivia finalists include the communities listed below:
Cambridge House of Swansea – 3 Hens and a Chick: Jane Bohannon, Barb Jensen, Patricia Presswood and Sally Thomas
Eagle Ridge of Decatur – Eagle Eyes:
Catherine Atteberry, Audrey Bourne, Emmitt Gaffron, Nelson Sarver, Mary Weakly
Heritage Woods of Batavia – Heritage Woods Foxes: Jim Gent, Mary Jane Hillier, Jerry Wall and Bonnie Western
Heritage Woods of Manteno – Trivia Toppers: Linda Landry, Elaine Porter , Mary Rose Rukavina and Betty Schultz and Helga Zumbahlen
Heritage Woods of Plainfield – Mind Twisters: Mary Alice Glavin, Shirley Howard, Marianna Malnar, Rita Martino and Kay Morrissey-Romann
Prairie Living at Chautauqua – Useless Facts: Madeline Brossart, Ann Dehorn, Virgil Kuhnert, Will Majors and Trish Weihl
The qualifiers for the Wii Bowling Tournament are:
Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook – Bowling Brooks: Ann Duncan, Dorothy Green, Vonnie Heagy, Michael Malina, Jeanne Pridmore and Joan Schmitz
Heritage Woods of Charleston – The Heritage Woodsmen:
Burleigh Hocking, John Honn and Bill Pankey
Prairie Living at Chautauqua – The Pin Heads: Carol Biegler, Delores Ebersohl, Donna Webb-Major and Arlene Louis