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The 7th Annual Red, White and Blueberry Jamboree will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the campus of St. John’s Herr Estate, the Luthercare community at 200 Luther Lane, Columbia. The festivities, which kick off the senior living community’s 25th anniversary celebration, will feature the famous 300-pound blueberry pie as well as the wildlife program “Critters Beyond Your Backyard” by WGAL’s Jack Hubley at 1 p.m. Fun activities include the crowning of Miss Blueberry, games for children, a pie-eating contest and a moon bounce. Present at the celebration will be alpacas from Eastland Alpacas, Mount Joy, as well as a representative from the Columbia Public Library, selling a variety of used books, including fiction, nonfiction, thrillers, mysteries, biographies and more.
Refreshments will be available for purchase, and tours of senior living apartments and cottages and personal care suites will be available throughout the day. The Jamboree is located at the end of Locust Street, Columbia, in front of the St. John’s Herr Estate Apartment Building, rain or shine.
Celebrate the start of summer at St. John’s Herr Estate with family, friends and blueberries. Experience the Red, White and Blueberry Jamboree!
For additional information on the Red, White and Blueberry Jamboree, please call 717.449.5988.
Founded in 1949, Luthercare, a social ministry organization affiliated with the Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of Lutheran Services in America, is a leading provider of residential, personal care and skilled care residences in Lancaster and Lebanon counties. Luthercare operates St. John’s Herr Estate, an independent living and personal care community in Columbia, Pa.; Luther Acres, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Lititz, Pa.; Spang Crest, a rehabilitation center, skilled nursing and personal care with memory support community in Lebanon, Pa. Additionally, Luthercare operates five PA Keystone Stars-accredited child care and early learning centers in Columbia, Lancaster, Reamstown, Annville and Lebanon. Luthercare, a pioneer in Child Care Programs, also offers a Mentoring Program, which aids home-based child care providers in Lebanon and Lancaster counties. In addition, Luthercare, as a Professional Development Organization, offers training for child care providers in Chester, Lancaster, Lebanon, Northumberland and York counties.