Busy week planned after holiday

Published 10:24 am Sunday, July 7, 2013

Now that you have had a chance to recover from the holiday, we have another fun week planned for you.

• Monday is Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors at 9:30 a.m. Deb Rentfrow, community nutrition educator, University of Minnesota Extension, will give out samples starting at 9:30 a.m. Also this month is Commodity Supplemental Food Program and Channel one will be issuing Farmers Market Vouchers to its Senior Citizen Participants. These vouchers can be used to help purchase locally grown Minnesota fruits, vegetables and herbs from some of the vendors at the Farmers Market in Austin. You must be age 60 or older and on the NAPS program to be eligible to receive these vouchers. To see if you qualify you can contact Nancy Donahue, advocate at 507-433-8376 or Jessica Poulton with Channel One Food Bank at 877-500-8699.

• Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. is our monthly massage. Ron’s Massage will be here doing free massages. You must be signed up to participate. There is limited space. He will do your first three 15 min massages free after that there will be a charge.

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• Wednesday at 10 a.m. is our macular degeneration support group. This is for everyone who is living with this visual impairment and/or a caregiver. The public is invited to attend.

• Thursday: Travis is joining us again. Travis Stayton is “The Home of The Brave Outdoors.” He has been in business since 2008. He has sold lures in the United States each direction of the compass. His work is recognized by people such as Babe Winkleman, Paul Jr. Designs, and recently by Benny Spies from the TV show Gun It, and Shannon “Lefty” Larsen of the NBC Sports Show Lip Em N Rip Em, along with their same-name radio show. His most popular selling lures now are the DragonFly, and Special Water Assault Tackle lures. If you would like more information on the Great Outdoors, you can go to their website at: www.homeofthebraveoutdoors.com.

Don’t forget Friday. We are having our monthly Picnic in the parking lot. This month we are doing Spam burgers or Hotdogs, chips and nacho cheese, a drink and desert for only $5. Join us 4:30-6:30 p.m. for some fun, food and fellowship.

To sign up for any of these stop by the front desk or call 507-433-2370 ext 0. See you there. You are always welcome at the Senior Center.


Upcoming Events

Monday: Blood Pressure Checks 9 a.m.; NAPS 9:30 a.m.; NAPS Samples 9:30 a.m.; Cards 12:30 p.m.; Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge; Exercise w/Evie; 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers 8:30 a.m.; Exercise w/Evie 9 a.m.; Ron’s Massage 10:30 a.m.; Cards 12:30 p.m.; Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, 500; Eye Care Clinic 2 p.m.; Zumba Gold 4 p.m.; Silver Sneakers 4:30 p.m.; Zumba 5:35/7 p.m.; Yoga 6:10 p.m.

Wednesday: Tai Chi 9:30 a.m.; Macular Degeneration Support Group 10 a.m.; Cards 12:30p.m.; Pinochle, Cribbage, Stitching Bees 1 p.m.; Open Chess 1 p.m.; Boot Camp 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Silver Sneakers 8:30 a.m.; Lure Show 9 a.m.; Exercise w/Evie 9 a.m.; Cards 12:30 p.m.; Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, Bingo and Open Chess 1 p.m.; Hearing Tests 3:15 p.m.; Zumba Gold 4:05 p.m.; Silver Sneakers 4:30 p.m.; Zumba 5:35/7 p.m.;

Friday: Tai Chi 9:30 a.m.; Cards 12:30 p.m.; Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, 500 Picnic in the Parking Lot 4:30-6:30 p.m.


Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

June 24, four tables

1st Harriet Oldenburg, 2nd Pat Swenson, 3rd Mabel Vaale, 4th Dave Solomonson, 5th Loretta Nelson, 6th Caroline Higgins

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

June 25, six tables

1st Joyce Crowe, 1st Millie Seiver, 2nd Loren Cleland, 2nd Dave Ring, 3rd Dick Hansen, 3rd Larry Crowe, 4th Bud Higgins, 4th Jim Fisher, 5th Betty Jorgenson, 5th Harriet Oldenberg, 5th Ray Schmidt, 5th Gail Schmidt

Tuesday “500”

June 25, three tables

1st Willard Ballantyne, 2nd Jerry Downing, 3rd Dave Solomonson, 4th Quentin Fiala


Mildred Ballantyne, Hilton Henschen

Friday Bridge

June 29, three tables

1st Quentin Fiala, 2nd Betty Jorgenson, 3rd Harriet Oldenberg, 4th Russ Vaale, 5th Judy Bungum

Weekly Cribbage

June26 three tables

1st Bernice Schoeler, 2nd Barb Dickman, 3rd Mercedes Nordstrom, 4th Loretta Nelson, Weekly “500”

June 28, four tables

1st Lois Anderson, 2nd Betty Fisher, 3rd Marion Zimmerman, 4th Jerry Downing


Semcac Daily Meals

Monday: Pork Chow Mein

Tuesday: Meatballs

Wednesday: Taco Salad

Thursday: Pork Roast

Friday: Hawaiian Chicken