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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Miniature treasure chests decorated


January 9, 2019

Stephanie Thompson

Corey Dillon, right, helps his aunt Margaret Dillon decide which color of paint she wants to paint her miniature treasure chest.

Keeping the mind and hands active is something one resident tries to encourage seniors to do through her crafts.

On Friday, Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and Villa residents were busy painting miniature treasure chests, which were made out of wood.

Kathy Elliott, who is the craft teacher, provided all of the materials to the residents. She put out tray after tray of paints filled with just about every color imaginable. Of those colors, some were plain, while others were metallic.

"I've got any color paint you would want," Elliott said.

As the residents were picking out their...

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