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Bishop Noa residents get socially-distanced visit

Courtesy photo At right, local residents hold signs and balloons outside Bishop Noa Home on May 20. The event aimed to raise the spirits of Bishop Noa residents who cannot have traditional visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ESCANABA — A small gathering in support of the residents at Bishop Noa Home was held Wednesday, May 20 in Escanaba. Kids and adults showed up to walk around the perimeter of the building holding signs, waving, singing, and dancing. Residents were able to watch through their windows. Staff members reported the residents were smiling, waving, and dancing along with their socially-distanced visitors.

“We just want to bring some joy to the residents because they are extremely lonely right now. We hope to do this again in the near future,” said Event Coordinator Karen ­Bougie.

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