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Vol. 2019 Issue No. 3 MARCH 2019 Published Monthly
Free income tax return preparation by VITA/AARP Certified Tax-Aid Volunteers will be available
on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through April 12. Tax returns will be prepared
by appointment only; call 233-9999. Each person must have a separate appointment unless filing
jointly. If you request a specific tax counselor, this may increase your waiting time. Note: City tax,
farm, business returns will not be prepared.
Make sure you have All documents:
*Documents for all sources of 2018 income (e.g., all W2 wages, 1099R pension/IRA, SSA Social
Security, unemployment & disability income, interest, dividends, stocks, winnings, etc.)
*Form 1095-A form the Marketplace if claiming the Premium Tax Credit for medical insurance.
*Medical/Rx expense and property tax information even if not itemizing.
*If planning to itemize deductions, expense information is also needed (e.g., medical and Rx,
property taxes, mortgage interest and charitable contributions).
*MUST bring: a copy of your 2017 Tax Return, government issued photo ID for yourself AND
spouse (if filing jointly), Social Security card(s) (yourself AND spouse AND dependents listed on
your return), and proof of medical insurance. Otherwise your tax return may not be prepared.
Cancellations: if you need to cancel, please call the center as soon as possible so your space can
be filled; call even if it is the same day as your appointment. A future appointment cannot be
guaranteed if you cancel.
Weather Procedure: if the Huber Heights Schools close for weather, the senior center will close. A
member of the tax team will call you in the morning that day to reschedule your appointment for
the same time on the next available Tuesday. Please note you might not recognize the name or
number if you have caller ID. Since Tuesday will be the official make-up day for weather
cancellations, those with appointments may want to keep Tuesdays open.
LUNCH & LEARN
The Road to the Civil War
Be impressed with an impersonation of the Lincolns by Jim Crabtree and Teena Baldridge who will
describe life during the Civil War era. Enjoy lunch and this presentation at 12 p.m. on
Wednesday, March 20. Free tickets (limit 4) will be issued to members beginning February 11,
non-members on March 8. Last day to obtain ticket is March 12. This lunch and program is
sponsored in full by StoryPoint.
The first social of the year will be held on Friday, April 12. Dinner will be catered by Christy’s with
the buffet open from 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. The menu includes roast pork loin, chicken cordon blue,
whipped potatoes and gravy, Sonoma blend vegetables, Waldorf salad, and mini tarts (coconut
cream, chocolate, butterscotch, cherry cheesecake). Tickets will be sold March 5 - April 3 and
cost $13 per person. Guest tickets will be available March 29 if any remain. Entertainment will
feature the return of Brian Brenner who will sing a variety of songs. Brian was a huge hit last year!
Divine Flowers and Gifts will offer a beginner floral workshop from 10-11:30 a.m. on Monday,
March 4. This class will consist of a three flower vase with greenery, baby’s breath or other filler,
and your choice of flowers, colors, and a pick or bow to accent your arrangement. You will learn
the proper way to cut stems, arrange the flowers, and care for them. All supplies are provided.
Ten students are required for the workshop to be held and the cost is $8 per person. Register by
February 28. Divine Flowers and Gifts is a full service flower shop located at 7815 Waynetown
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
LINE DANCE CLASSES
A new eight-week session for members only will start March 21 for both the beginner and
intermediate class. Cost is $20 and due when registration begins February 14. Please note that
refunds are not issued once the first class is held.
Beginner class is from 9:30-10:30 and the intermediates are 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. Weather: please be prepared for class to extend an additional week or more in the
event the center closes for weather.
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: March 12, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of Huber
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. The
spring semester started January 7.
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
per class. Please contact Pat for registration information.
A friendly, informal trivia game is held at 1 p.m. on the second Friday of each month (March 8).
Chris from The Laurels conducts this intriguing and fun game and provides prizes. All you bring is
a pen and your game spirit. This is a great activity for both men and women. During tax season,
the group will meet in the lounge.
Board of Trustees: 11:30 a.m. (note time) on Wednesday, April 3, off-site.
Membership Meeting: 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5. Open to all senior center members to meet
the Board, ask questions, and make suggestions/comments.
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, March 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 March 20.
A warm and friendly welcome is extended to our new members:
Barry Mobley Frances Walker Carol Carroll
Sandy Brankamp Lorna Coons Peggy Combs
Eugene Deeter Robert Wells Kenneth Franke
Linda Franke Nina Hatfield Terri Lussier
Rita Jordan Jill-Ann Bryant Carole Lenehan
David Center Jay Ward Janette Veintimilla
Tamela Womack James Womack Norma Raber
Membership: 523 as of February 15
New members: please see the receptionist if you did not receive a welcome packet.
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
TAI CHI & GOLDEN QI (Chair Chi)
A new Tai Chi class for current students only will be offered at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays starting March
8. Cost is $30 per person for the eight-week session and due when registering. Please note that
refunds are not issued once the first class is held. Weather: if the center closes for weather,
please be prepared for the make-up class to be held on the first available Monday at 11:15. Note:
no class on March 1, April 12.
A new beginner class will begin on May 24; it may be beneficial to observe a class and talk to the
instructors before registration begins.
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise and taught by Sue and Bill McCabe from TAMA Martial Arts
and may help to improve your flexibility, balance, focus, and strength.
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 March 1.
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