Point Pleasant Police Dept. Delivers Handmade Cards Created by Local Youngsters
POINT PLEASANT, N.J., Feb. 22, 2022 — Residents at Crest Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Point Pleasant delighted in a special delivery from the Point Pleasant Police Department – handmade Valentine’s Day cards created by local youngsters. The holiday card initiative is part of the department’s ongoing community engagement emphasis.
A number of area Girl Scouts participated, including troop numbers 60148, 360 and 520, as well as Brownie Troop #633. Local schoolchildren joined in the effort, including those from the Nellie Bennett School, various grades; Ocean Road School, various grades and aftercare program; Point Pleasant Recreation Preschool; and St. Peter’s School.
“Everyone at Crest Pointe was overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and thoughtfulness; Point Pleasant is an incredible community,” said Pam Montemurno, regional director of market development at Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports the skilled nursing facility. “Our sincere gratitude to the police and children for the beautiful cards. Programs like this are a testament to the Point Pleasant Police Department’s commitment to serving as a facilitator of community engagement.”
Located at 1515 Hulse Road, Crest Pointe provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care; it maintains five-star overall quality and five-star quality measures ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Crest Pointe offers patients a scenic place to rehab and recover, as many rooms boast views of the Point Pleasant Canal.
Based in Brick, N.J., Marquis Health Consulting Services is a highly skilled and vision-driven nursing home consulting company currently supporting Mid-Atlantic and New England facilities totaling nearly 6,000 skilled nursing and assisted living beds.
PHOTO CAPTION: Residents at Crest Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center delighted in handmade cards created by local youngsters; the Point Pleasant Police Department delivered the cards as part of its community engagement programming. Crest Pointe and Marquis team members are shown displaying some of the cards with the police.