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Chesapeake kindergartners spend Valentine's Day with retirement community residents

The kindergartners spent their time decorating cookies with the retirement residents on Valentine's Day.
Credit: Primrose School at Cahoon Commons
Kindergarten students at Primrose School in Chesapeake had a special Valentine's Day celebration with residents at Lighthouse Pointe Retirement Community.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Kindergarten students at Primrose School in Chesapeake had a special Valentine's Day celebration with residents at Lighthouse Pointe Retirement Community.

The young students spent the day decorating cookies with the retirement residents, Primrose School co-owner Tonya Gill said in a news release.

The kindergartners also kept the seniors company with lively conversation. 

The school adopted the Lighthouse retirement home as part of its Adopt-a-Grandparents program.

The program aims to connect young students with seniors in the community.

The student visit around 3-4 times during the year. They've visited for past events including for Christmas sing-a-longs and reading.

"We love our seniors and also have events throughout the year for our children’s grandparents," Gill said.

Credit: Primrose School at Cahoon Commons

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