Celebrate Father’s Day with the Senior Center
Published 5:46 pm Saturday, May 31, 2014
On July 19, 1910, the governor of the U.S. state of Washington proclaimed the nation’s first Father’s Day. However, it was not until 1972, 58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official, that the day became a nationwide holiday in the United States.
In 1972, in the middle of a hard-fought presidential re-election campaign, Richard Nixon signed a proclamation making Father’s Day a federal holiday at last. There are more than 70 million fathers in the United States. Today, economists estimate that Americans spend more than $1 billion each year on Father’s Day gifts.
Treat your father this year by coming down to the Mower County Senior Center for a delicious meal with friends. On June 13 we are making another meal just for you. This time you have your choice of Windsor pork chop for $9.50 or lasagna for $8.50. Both meals will come with all the fixings.
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We will be having special entertainment during the meal. Please book by calling 507-433-2370 or stop by the front desk. Reserve your table between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Don’t forget our coffee shop where every day you can have homemade soup for $1 and a sandwich for 50 cents. Tuesday, we will scalloped potatoes and ham in the coffee shop starting at 11:30 a.m. for $2. You are always welcome at the center.
Monday: Blood pressure checks, 9 a.m.; Naps 9:30 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise with Evie, 1 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 4 p.m.;
Zumba 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Silver Sneakers, 8:30 a.m.; Exercise with Evie, 9 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, 500), 12:30 p.m.; Silver Sneakers 4:30 p.m.; H.I.I.T., 5 p.m.; Zumba, 5:35 p.m.; Zumba, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Wood Carvers, 8:30 a.m.; Tai Chi, 9:30 a.m.; Cards (Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.;
Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; Open Chess, 1 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:35 p.m.
Thursday: Silver Sneakers, 8:30 a.m.; Exercise with Evie, 9 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; open chess, 1 p.m.;
Silver Sneakers 4:30 p.m.;
H.I.I.T, 5 p.m.; Zumba, 5:35 p.m.; Zumba, 7 p.m.
Friday: Defensive driving 9 a.m.; Tai Chi, 9:30 a.m.; cards (Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; ping pong, 3 p.m.
Weekly Card Results
May 19, three tables
1st Bud Higgins, 2nd John Karnes, 3rd Arnie Lang, 4th Mary Johnsen, 5th Jaynard Johnson
Tuesday Duplicate Bridge
May 20, seven tables
1st Jim Fisher, 1st Rick Stroup; 2nd Loren Cleland, 2nd Dave Ring; 3rd Jaynard Johnson, 3rd Quentin Fiala; 4th Arnie Lang, 4th Bud Higgins; 5th Ray Schmidt, 5th Gail Schmidt, 5th Theresa Baldus, 5th Marge Blaser
May 20, two tables
1st Hilton Henschen, 2nd Wayne Chilson, 3rd Gene Rauen
May 21, two tables
1st Hilton Henschen, 2nd Barb Dickman, 3rd Lottie Sierra