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Vol. 2018 Issue No. 11 NOVEMBER 2018 Published Monthly
AARP SMART DRIVER CLASS
The senior center will serve as a site for an AARP Smart Driver Class from 12-4 p.m. on Monday,
November 5. Many insurance companies offer a premium discount; check with your company; if
no discount, this is still a good refresher! Cost is $15 for AARP members who bring their member
number or $20 for non-members (checks or cash,); pay the instructor on arrival. Driver’s license
is required for each participant. To register, call 233-9999 or see the receptionist. Open to the
community; seating limited. Refreshments provided by StoryPoint.
Schedule Changes: no bridge, no Tai Chi practice.
DESSERT & DISCUSSION
Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays
While you are enjoying pumpkin pie, you can learn about a very relevant topic from Home Instead,
senior home health, at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7. There is a seating limit of 50. You
need to register with the receptionist by November 2; phone calls accepted. You may register for
yourself and one other member.
What could be better than good food, good company, and good entertainment? You can have it
all at the Thanksgiving social on Friday, November 16. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner
catered by Christy’s. The menu will include roast turkey, baked ham, whipped potatoes and gravy,
green bean casserole, Dutch apple and pumpkin pie. The buffet will be open until 6:15 p.m.
Tickets are $12 and will be sold through November 6. Guest ticket sales begin November 1.
Entertainment will feature Finton/Collins, a favorite of the senior center.
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
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: November 13, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of
Spring Semester Registration
A Sinclair College instructor offers a variety of practical and interesting exercises to a variety of
music. You need to be a member of the senior center and register with Sinclair College to
participate. Class is held at the senior center at 9 and 10 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Senior center members may join a class any time during the year with the understanding that the
full amount of $25 will be billed by Sinclair College, no matter how many weeks remain in that
semester. If you factor in the total numbers of classes per semester, it comes out to less than $1
Registration: Sinclair College representatives will be here 8:45-11 a.m. on Wednesday, December
5, to register people for the spring semester that will begin January 7. Please try to arrive by 10:
30; this is a very convenient way for you to register!
Board of Trustees: 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7; note time change.
Membership Meeting: 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 9.
Agenda: nominations from the floor for 2019 Board of Trustees and introduction of candidates.
Receptionists: 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5.
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, November 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 November 23.
VOTE FOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES
You may vote for the 2019 Board of Trustees in person from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on either
Thursday, December 6, or Friday, December 7. It is suggested that you bring your membership
card. Candidates’ photos with biographies will be displayed in the great room and the back room
this month; it is possible that more candidates may be added to the display until the end of the
A warm and friendly welcome is extended to our new members:
Robbin Coulter Juanita Collins Cheryl Johnson
Jim Manning Connie Johnson Doug McDermott
Evelyn Opauski Joe Opauski Charles Jobe
Cheryl Basil Susan Samuel Billy Williams
Eleanor Rowland Patricia Stumpff Connie Zech
Cindy Smith Nadine Enoch Judith Hoskins
Barbara Woodrum Cherie Seigfried
Membership: 689 as of October 16
New members: please see the receptionist if you did not receive a welcome packet.
Now is a good time to encourage friends, family, neighbors, and new residents to join the senior
center. Those who have never been members before can join for only $5 from October -
December with the full fee of $20 due in January 2019.
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
LINE DANCE CLASSES
Class time needed to be adjusted so the beginner class is now 9:30-10:30 and the intermediate
class is 10:45-11:45 (this class is requested to please move the tables over to the wood section;
There is no class on November 15, 22. Both classes are invited to the holiday party from 9:30-11
on December 20 with dancing and refreshments.
The next new eight-week session will start January 3 with registration beginning December 6. Cost
will be $20 for both classes; open to members only.
FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION
The collection box for non-perishable foods will be in the great room during November and
December. Thank you for any donations you make to the FISH food pantry.
FISH is operated by volunteers and serves residents of Huber Heights. The pantry also accepts
shampoo, deodorant, laundry and dish detergent, toilet paper, bath soap, toothpaste, paper and
plastic grocery bags and monetary donations. No baby food, used or partially open packages,
clothing or household items are accepted.
If you can help deliver the donations to the food pantry, please see Pat.
TAI CHI & GOLDEN QI (Chair Chi)
Tai Chi: class on November 16 will be held off-site and there is no class on November 23. The last
class will be December 21 and include demonstrations by TAMA students and the annual holiday
Golden Qi (chair chi) is offered at no cost from 9:45-10:30 on Fridays for those who cannot stand
for long; it is important to be seated by 9:45 a.m. Golden Qi is beneficial for those in wheelchairs,
with balance issues, and is a form of exercise for people who cannot exercise while standing.
Note: no class on November 16.
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,
November 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 Dodaro for providing this service.
Celebrate the holiday season with your senior center friends at the festive social at 5:30 p.m. on
Saturday, December 15. Dinner will be catered by Christy’s with the buffet open from 5:30 - 6:15 p.
m. The menu includes beef tips over noodles, Christys chicken, Augratin potatoes, family blend
vegetables, fudge walnut brownie tray. Tickets cost $12 and will be sold November 7 - December
4. Guest ticket sales open up November 29. Entertainment will feature The Tempests on the
keyboard, guitar, drums, and singing a variety of songs. From 4:30-5:30, you can visit and take
pictures with the Grinch!
Full page detailed calendar available at the center or visit www.huberseniorcenter.org
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