Elvis leaves nursing home 'all shook up'
By Kristin Cason, News4Jax.com
The king of rock 'n' roll made his first stop on his world tour to Riverside nursing facility on Tuesday.
Elvis was back at it and he brought back all those memories to men and women at St. Catherine Laboure Manor.
"In fact there was a lady named Ruth out there that remembers me from 1970 so you know, I had to come back and do a couple of songs for the ladies," said Presley.
The ladies loved it, especially when Elvis went around the room to pass out his legendary red scarves.
"Yeah, they love the teddy bears and the scarves and it's just a beautiful thing, you know," Presley said.
The group was also treated to Elvis' favorite snacks, including peanut butter and banana sandwiches.
"They loved it and I'm telling you we had ladies leaving here a little shook up," said Maureen Gartland, administrator and CEO of St. Catherine's.
Although this was only Elvis' first stop on his world tour, sponsored by Johnson and Johnson, Presley hopes to keep it going.
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