2013-11-07 / Lifestyles

Senior Center News

We have some fantastic volunteers who have stepped forward to start up our Craft and Bake Sale once again. They have set the date for Nov. 16, which is fast approaching. The sale will be held at the senior center from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

We encourage you drop by the Center and check out over 20 crafters which are eager to help you fill your Holiday shopping list; plus they will have fresh homemade bread available. We are asking those wonderful bakers that have stepped forward to please drop off your goodies on Nov. 15, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or the day of the sale at the very opening. Please have patience, patience, patience for our volunteers. We sincerely thank each of them for stepping forward one way or other.

A quick reminder to the Creative Writing Class – The next meeting date has been changed to Nov. 20, beginning at 4 p.m. Feel free to drop by and check this group out. Betty LaPointe is the instructor.

Our next potluck is scheduled for Nov. 21. Entertainment will be provided by Frank Sweeny and The Front Yard Gang. They will play at 4 p.m. with dinner being served at approximately 5 p.m. Invite a friend to join us!

What better way, than when the time changes, to remind yourself to change your smoke detector batteries.

We sincerely wish to thank Eris Webb’s family for the donation of flowers delivered to the Center.

Did you make an apple pie? Ray and Fritz Nelson dropped by with apples off of their trees to share.

Wow! This past week the Senior Center received some very generous donations. Leon and Dorothy Duquette have saved the Center thousands of dollars in purchases of paper products, etc. in the past. They recently surprised the Center with a “large” gift. The Center now has a new 43-inch Samsung television. Thank you, thank you, thank you goes out to the Duquettes.

We also received a microwave this past week from another very generous donor. A great big thank you goes out to Lucille Boyd. Jean Flodin has been bopping in and out of the office donating “all” the goodies for our concession stand at Tuesday’s bingo. All those sweet and salt lovers better pat her on the back. Jean also gave several very nice items to be used in upcoming raffles.

Carol Anderson and Kristin Anderson recently made homemade items to give as gift give a ways for our upcoming activities.

Treasure and Trash donations were given by Mary Burns and Madelyn Eberts. Our Medical Loan Closet received an anonymous donation. Perry and Cathy Wise donated to our military troop packages.

Joe and Diane LaLonde dropped by with hats and puzzles.

Yum, yum! Amanda Filazetti from Wideman, Filazetti Elder Care Law Office treated everyone to muffins.

Volunteer hours mean a lot to the Senior Center. We wish to thank Sharon Fish and Mary Burns for assisting at the recent potluck and Karen Coldwell for giving of her time keeping the library filled and the scrapbook up to date. You girls are awesome!

We sincerely wish to thank each and every one who has contributed in one way or other toward the Center, be it a donation or giving of your time. You’re the best!

Monetary donations have been received at the Senior Center in memory of:

• Eris Webb from Elaine and Darryl Norden; Al and Irene Grimm; David and Jeanne Brakhage and family; Bibi Duquette; Judy LaLonde and family

• Joe and Evelyn McDonough from Al and Irene Grimm

• Dorothy Hoholik from Betty DeSautel.

A maintenance and support donation was received from Laura Lee Tegtman.

BRIDGE Oct. 28: 1st-Larry Savoie, 2nd-Julie Hoholik, 3rd-Patsy Calhoun, 4th-Pat Flint, 5th-Carol Leny, CFC-George Lowman. Hostess, Audrey

BRIDGE Nov. 1:Savoie. 1st- Linda Lowman, 2nd-George Hough, 3rd-Carol Hough, 4th-Ray Krall, 5th-Helen Barton, 6th-Hanna Mammen, CFC-Ann Willcock. Hostess, Helen Barton.

PINOCHLE Oct. 30: 1st-Arlene (Candy Bar Lady!), 2nd-Audrey Newborn, 3rd-George Shampine, Should’a Stayed Home-Peggy Beckman.

BIRTHDAYS this week: Nov. 9: Aldina Palma Frank Hastings, Nov. 14: Jean Louis, Nov. 15: Deanna Fish and Larry Clark.

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