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Vol. 2019 Issue No. 8 AUGUST 2019 Published Monthly
Dayspring will sponsor a pizza party from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, with tasty
food, entertainment, and prizes! Free tickets will be issued through August 8 (non-members begin
August 5). Dayspring, a transitional care facility in Enon, also sponsored the ice cream social here
Aloha! The summer social will feature a Hawaiian theme and will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday,
August 17. Men, this would be the perfect time to wear those Hawaiian shirts and sandals and
ladies can wear flowers in their hair (left side if married or taken, right side if unattached) or
traditional Hawaiian clothing. Entertainment will feature Brian Brenner, a favorite of the senior
Dinner will be catered by Rob’s with the buffet open from 5:30-6:15 p.m. The menu includes BBQ
chicken and ribs, fruit salad, red skin new potatoes, green beans, rolls, assorted cream pies.
Tickets cost $13; last day to purchase tickets is August 7.
TWO CENTERS MIXER
Members from the Huber Heights and Vandalia Senior Centers are invited to mix and mingle while
enjoying live entertainment and lunch at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, at the Huber Heights
Senior Center. The focus of this mixer is to meet new people and there will be a short activity to
promote this. Entertainment will feature Brian Brenner as Elvis!
Wendy and Lindsay from Friendship Village will sponsor this event and carry on the annual
tradition of our two centers getting together. Each center will register its own members with a limit
of 40 per center. Huber Heights will issue free tickets August 5-23 to members (two tickets per
person). Seating begins at 11:30 a.m.
Many thanks are extended to Friendship Village for providing this event. This facility offers
independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation and is located at 5790
Denlinger Road in Dayton.
Severe Weather - Be Ready for Anything
Huber Heights Fire Chief, Mark Ashworth, will present important information on preparing for and
responding to severe weather, including tornadoes. He will also show pictures of the damages
from the Memorial Day tornadoes and discuss Code Red, warning sirens, and measures the City
takes to alert citizens and respond to emergency situations.
This is open to the community and will be held at 1p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, at the senior
center. After the recent tornado experience in this area, you may have some questions or
concerns that you never had before and can ask Chief Ashworth.
No need to sign up, just show up so you can learn how to be as ready as possible for future
severe weather emergencies.
To be eligible to participate in center activities and to receive the monthly newsletter, you must be
a current member. Dues are $20 (checks preferred); there is no extra charge for non-residents.
Renewal is due every January. Please make sure that you receive a new membership card when
you join or renew (includes honorary members). Those joining for the first time will receive a
welcome packet (one per family). All are required to sign a general liability waiver.
New members are welcome anytime; seniors must be at least fifty to join and their younger
spouses are welcome to join. Those turning 90 by March 1 are honorary and not charged the
membership fee; however, an application must be on file and updated every January.
Interested seniors may be permitted to visit three times before joining. Dues are reduced to $5
October through December for first-time applicants only with the full renewal fee of $20 due in
All skill levels can participate in this make and take art project taught by artist, Terri Lynn, from the
Terri Lynn Art Studio and Gallery. You will complete an 9 x12 acrylic painting of an autumn scene;
(see picture on bulletin board). Class will be held 9:30 - approx. 12 p.m. on Wednesday, August
21. The cost is $15 and all supplies are furnished. Please register by August 19. Class is limited
to 10. If you miss the class, you have the option to make it up at the studio.
LINE DANCE CLASSES
A new eight-week session for members only will start September 19 for both the beginner and
intermediate class. Cost is $20 and due when registering August 22-September 19. Please note
that refunds are not issued once the first class is held.
Beginner class is from 9:30-10:30 and the Intermediate class is from 10:45-11:45 on Thursdays. It
is recommended that you have line danced for a least a year before registering for the
intermediate level class.
Men and women are welcome to participate, partners are not needed, and instructor, Rose
Winkler, provides a variety of music and dance steps to make this class interesting and fun.
BLOOD PRESSURE & SUGAR
Feel welcome to walk in for the following screening (no fasting required). Open to seniors in the
community. Unavoidable short-notice cancellations may occur at times.
Tuesday: August 13, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of Huber
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, August 8. Please call 233-9999 to make an
appointment. Thanks to Butch Redd from the Fairborn Hearing Clinic for this service. A basic
hearing screening is conducted and hearing aids are examined. Minor repairs may be made on
site. Open to seniors in the community.
There is no need to eat alone when you can enjoy a nutritious meal and the company of other
seniors in a casual and friendly setting. The senior center is a site for the congregate meal
program sponsored by Senior Resource. A donation of $2 is suggested from those aged 60 and
up; those under 60 are required to pay $4.65. Lunch is open to the public and served 11:15 a.m.
- 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. Milk and/or
water included. Please call 233-9999 by 12 p.m. the day before to make a reservation or to
cancel. A choice of entrée is offered; if you do not indicate a preference, the entrée listed first will
be ordered. Note: no lunch August 14, 28.
A warm and friendly welcome is extended to our new members
Mara Demers Dale Stephens
Membership: 657 as of July 15
New members: please see the receptionist if you did not receive a welcome packet.
Board of Trustees: 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7.
TECH TIPS & NOTARY SERVICE
Do you need help with your computer, tablet, Kindle, eBooks, cell phones, or any of the current
electronic computer devices including games? Drop in from 9:30 -10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August
29, and be prepared with your specific questions; bring your device with you if possible. Please
note that this is not a computer class. Notary service is available as well. Thanks to Marina
Dorado for providing this service.
HELP FOR VETERANS
Are you a veteran than needs help with yardwork, light home repairs, running errands, etc.? Or,
do you know of a vet than can use this type of assistance?
If so, please register at the DAV site and post information about the help you need. Visit https:
If you would like to help a veteran, register on this site as a volunteer (you do not need to be a
veteran to volunteer). As opportunities arise in our area, you will receive an e-mail alert and can
then decide whether you want to reach out to a veteran.
Do not watch the clock. Do what it does. Keep going.
~ Sam Levenson
BROWN BAG RX
Stephanie Hughes, pharmacist with Clark’s Pharmacy, will be here on Tuesday, August 13, from
11:45-12:45 to provide a very useful service. She will meet with people individually to review your
medications for side effects, interactions, provide education on the best time of day to take each
medicine, the importance of compliance, and provide information on services. Just drop in and
bring all your meds with you as well as over the counter meds and supplements. For your
convenience, this will be held the same day as the blood pressure and blood sugar checks.
Project One Hope is a community outreach supported by multiple churches in Huber Heights to
provide a free dinner to the community. For the most current information, visit www.fcchh.org or
Aug. 8 First Christian Church (Forge), 6114 Fishburg Rd, 5-6:30, 236-8029
Aug. 21: St Peter Catholic Church, 6161 Chambersburg Rd, 5:30-7, 233-1503
Aug. 24: Huber Heights Church of God, 5-6:30, 233-3137
HEALTH PLANS (One-on-One Counseling)
Free assistance is available by appointment, year-round, at the senior center. You can enroll in a
Medicare Advantage or Prescription Plan whether you are new or previously enrolled or if you are
new to Medicare and have questions. Please bring: Medicare card and any other insurance cards
and your current prescription drugs in a bag (a list is acceptable but actual meds are better). Call
Debbie Marchi, OSHIIP certified volunteer, at 937-477-1881 to make an appointment. Please
honor your appointment time since the volunteer does not live close to the senior center; thank
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
A nationwide event to celebrate relations between law enforcement and the community will be held
from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, at Wayne High School. The senior center, as well as several
other organizations, will be present to provide information and to interact with the community.
There will be demos by the Huber Heights Police K-9 and Wayne High School Warriorettes and
Band; also available with be a cruise-in, SWAT, Careflight (weather dependent), National Guard
obstacle course, inflatables, food vendors, dunk-a-cop, police and fire department vehicles, and
local health and safety organizations. Free admission and door prizes.
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