Ridgmont Snowball Dinner and Dance held Friday

Photo by Brian StockmanPhoto by Brian StockmanPhoto by Brian Stockman
Brian Stockman
Staff Writer

Ridgmont is a charming and comfortable personal care community in Ridgway. Located on Montmorenci Road, residents enjoy the peaceful, wooded surroundings. With accommodations for 40 residents, Ridgmont is large enough to make a variety of new friends, yet still enjoy a close-knit, family atmosphere.
The Snowball Dinner and Dance are just one of the many activities Ridgmont puts on throughout the year that bring family, friends, and staff together to celebrate this little community. A Friday evening special dinner was served to the residents and their families, with a dance following immediately. All residents and staff were in attendance, as well as a number of family and caregivers of the residents. A Snowball King and Queen were crowned later in the evening. 
Chicken Piccata or pork chops with balsamic glaze were on the special menu, as well as punch and cake for dessert.
Ridgmont is managed by WRC Senior Services who's roots trace back to 1883, when the Woman’s Relief Corp formed as a volunteer auxiliary to care for disabled Civil War veterans, widows and orphans of the war. At their annual meeting in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1889, former army nurse Kate Scott proposed that a rest home be opened in Brookville for this purpose. The first community of WRC Senior Services opened the following year.
Since that time, WRC Senior Services has grown to be an integrated family of services, offering skilled and rehabilitative care, residential living, personal care, and home and community-based services at locations in Jefferson, Clarion, and Elk counties. WRC operates as a "not for profit" company.