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Vol. 2019 Issue No. 11 NOVEMBER 2019 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 4. 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 by November 1.
Open to the community. Seating limited. Refreshments provided by Wright Nursing and Rehab
Schedule Changes: no Tai Chi practice, bridge in small room.
What could be better than good food, good company, and good entertainment? You can have it
all at the Thanksgiving social on Friday, November 15. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner
catered by Rob’s. The menu will include turkey and dressing, roast beef, Waldorf salad, mashed
potatoes and gravy, rolls, pumpkin and apple pie. The buffet will be open until 6:15 p.m. Tickets
are $13 and will be sold October 10 - November 5. Guest ticket sales begin November 1.
Entertainment will feature Edde Osborne on the saxophone. He performed here previously for a
daytime event and was a big hit.
The Laurels of Huber Heights will sponsor a fun, fun, fun penny auction at 1:30 p.m. on
Wednesday, November 13. Starting October 24, free tickets will be issued to members only; limit
of two tickets per person. Seating has been increased to 45. If you need to cancel, please return
your ticket to the desk so someone from the waiting list can take your place. Everyone will be
given a certain number of pennies and then be able to gain extra with some quick trivia questions.
Great prizes will be available for you to bid on with your pennies. Please do not bring your own
pennies. Refreshments will be provided. Thanks to The Laurels for sponsoring this popular event!
Note: please put chairs on the racks after the auction is over.
Board of Trustees: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 1 (note date/time change).
General Membership Meeting: 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 1.
Agenda: nominations from the floor for 2020 Board of Trustees. All candidates are encouraged to
attend to be introduced.
Receptionists: 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 12.
Drop in to learn and play Wii bowling when Heartland Insurance Group is here to conduct this fun
activity. While you wait your turn to play, you can enjoy donuts and visit with other players. This
month, it will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 4. You can either stand or sit while
playing the game and no previous bowling experience is required! This activity needs more
participants in order to continue; please give it a try!
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, November 14. 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 29.
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 2020.
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 12, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of
A warm and friendly welcome is extended to our new members
Roy Young Mary Cundiff Lillie Wright
Sally Harris Eileen Wade Patricia Hutchins
Mary Wagner Dennis Charek Monica Charek
Elisa Williams Theresa Nichols Deborah Todd
Jackie Coffey Linda Evans Sue Silvers
New members: please see the receptionist if you did not receive a welcome packet.
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
GOLDEN CHI (chair chi)
If you want a fun way to exercise while seated in a chair, perhaps Golden Qi is for you. The Tai
Chi instructors offer a free chair chi (Golden Qi) program from 9:45-10:30 on Fridays. The
program is designed for those who cannot stand while exercising or have not exercised in a while.
The class focuses on improving breathing, joint and muscle flexibility, and strength by
incorporating gentle Tai Chi movements, occasionally using fans or wooden balls.
VOTE FOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES
You may vote for the 2020 Board of Trustees from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on either Thursday,
December 5, or Friday, December 6. It is suggested that you bring your membership card.
Candidate photos with biographies will be displayed in the great room and the back room; it is
possible that more candidates may be added to the display throughout the month.
The Landings of Huber Heights will sponsor a craft project on Monday, November 18, at 9:30 a.m.
Stay warm while making an indoor snowman from 2x4s (see picture on bulletin board). Register
October 28 - November 14; phone calls accepted. Non-members may register November 12 if
space is available. Seating limited to 15.
If you would like to try your hand at carving, drop in at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays to
observe and talk to the carvers to see what is involved. It is surprising how quickly a person can
pick this up and make real progress. The time to learn is now while the experienced carvers are
here to teach you.
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.
KNIT & CROCHET
Currently, the group consists of about 12-15 people who work on their own projects while visiting
with each other. Joan Coff is available to teach beginners and everyone shares knitting and
crochet tips. The group meets at 1 p.m. on Mondays.
The senior center will be closed on November 11, 27 (at 12:30), 28, 29.
Snowbirds should contact Pat to make arrangements to receive or stop your newsletter while you
are at your winter address. The same start and stop dates you give to the Post Office are the
dates needed by the senior center.
The senior center is a collection site for anyone wishing to donate new or gently used toys for
children in Huber Heights (birth-12 years). Donations should not be wrapped. This program, Toys
for Kids at Christmas, is sponsored by the VFW Post 3283. Wrapping paper and gift bags may
also be donated. The collection box is expected to be here the middle of November. The last day
to make donations is tentatively December 12.
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
Nov.14: First Christian Church (Forge), 6114 Fishburg Rd, 5-6:30, 236-8029
Nov. 19: Sulphur Grove UM Church, 7505 Taylorsville Rd., 5-6:30, 236-5970
Nov. 23: Huber Heights Church of God, 5-6:30, 233-3137
Nov. 24: St. Peter Catholic Church, 5:30-7, 6161 Chambersburg Rd, 233-1503
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