Senior Citizens

By 
Deanna Mitchell
Sunday, October 10, 2021

The Senior Center will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

Thank you to the following individuals for their memorials donated to the center: Kim Appel in memory of Edward Emter and Darla Pierce; Bob and Carol Turner in memory of Edward Emter; Bruce and Susan Peterson in memory of Edward Emter, Bobby Stinnett and Darla Pierce; Brad and Deanna Mitchell in memory of Bobby Stinnett, Brad Ward and Magdalene “Maggie” Hegel; Avis Anderson in memory of Edward and Eleanora Emter; Frankie Paslay in memory of Karma Boehning and Darla Pierce.

Thank you to the following individuals for their donations to the center: Terri Skerritt and Stella Bakken.

There are still a few days left to get signed up for the Painted Pumpkins workshop this Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 1:30 p.m. The suggested donation for the workshop is $5 per person. Seating is limited. To get signed up or to find out more information please contact the center at 377-3791.

The Sagebrush Reader’s Book Club will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. The book chosen for October is “Winter in the Blood” written by James Welch. Books can be picked up at the center

Looking to try something new? This Wednesday, October 13 we will be starting a six-week exercise program, Chair Yoga for seniors. This program will be held on Wednesday’s at 9 a.m. for the next six weeks. For more information, please contact the center at 377-3791.

Congratulations to the following winners of the pinochle tournament held on Thursday, Sept. 30: 1st place: Irene Riedlinger and Marian Chouinard; 2nd place: Tom Toomey and Kent Wangsness; 3rd place: Connie Hilger and Woody Woodyard; 4th place: Dee Hall and Terry Meyers.

The following were winners for the activities held this week: pinochle – Tom Toomey; pinochle - Connie Hilger

Next week’s activities: exercise – Friday at 9 a.m.; Chair Yoga – Wednesday at 9 a.m.; Painted Pumpkins Workshop - Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.; pinochle – Tuesday & Thursday at 1 p.m. To get signed up please contact the center at 377-3791.

The noon congregate meal is served daily, Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. If you would like to join us for a meal, call the center the day before at 377-3791 to reserve a meal.

Next week’s menu: Monday—CLOSED; Tuesday— chili cheese dogs; Wednesday—beef stew; Thursday— bone-in oriental chicken; Friday—lasagna.