Pincecrest residents celebrate Mardi Gras

Courtesy photo Above, Pinecrest resident Merrilee Miller shows off her feather boa and hat.
Courtesy photo At right, Pinecrest resident Helen Derouin cheers in celebration of Mardi Gras. Residents were given hats, beads, and meals featuring traditional Mardi Gras food to celebrate the annual event that takes place just before the beginning of Lent.

POWERS — The residents of Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers celebrated Mardi Gras on Fat Tuesday.

The meals throughout the day, as well as the party in the party in afternoon, reflected the celebration. They enjoyed paczkis to hush puppies and everything in between.

The residents had masks, beads, and hats to wear to truly get into the Mardi Gras spirit.