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Vol. 2019 Issue No. 1 JANUARY 2019 Published Monthly
SOUP LUNCH & BAKE SALE FUNDRAISER
Be warm and cozy on a winter day at the Soup Lunch from 11:30-1 on Wednesday, February 13
(snow date Feb. 15*). Your fellow members from the Ways and Means Committee are putting on
a winter fundraiser that will include a delicious lunch and a bake sale. Tickets are on sale now; if
enough tickets have not been sold by January 31, the Board will decide on February 1 if the
fundraiser will still be held. Those making soup or bake sale items may want to wait to purchase
Lunch will include soup, ½ sandwich, crackers, dessert, and tea, coffee. Tickets cost $6 each and
there is no ticket limit since this a fundraiser. Please have the exact change or write a check since
the desk is limited in making change. You can also shop at the bake sale for an extra treat to take
home and participate in a 50/50 raffle if you wish. You may bring non-members to enjoy the event
and maybe they will want to become members.
A sign-up sheet is at the desk to volunteer to make soup (bring already heated in crockpot),
baked goods, and/or work a shift. Please sign up to help! If you can't bring food or help work,
monetary donations of any amount are gladly accepted.
*Weather Procedure: if schools close on February 13 for snow/ice reasons, the event will be held
February 15 but IF the schools close only because of cold temperature/wind chill and snow/ice is
not the primary issue, then the lunch will still be held on February 13. Please leave both dates
open and be prepared with your donations for either day.
Congratulations to the following who were elected to the 2019 Board of Trustees. President:
Jim Boggs Trustees at Large
Vice Pres: Bruce Enix Betty Beery Norma Freedline
Secretary: Ninetta Hawkins Judy Blankenship Richard Klinedinst
Treasurer: Liz Gitzinger Carolyn Freeman
Thanks to all (83) who turned out to vote and to Alma French for serving as the Nominating Chair.
Also, thanks to Lynn and Lou Brown for assisting. Special thanks go to all who ran for a board
position; your willingness to serve is appreciated!
Current members may renew membership to the senior center either in person or by mail
beginning January 2. Dues remain at $20 per person and need to be paid by January 31. New
applicants should apply in person.
Renew by mail:
· Only for those who have already signed the general liability waiver.
· Include check and note if any changes to address, phone, emergency contact.
· Membership card held here unless a stamped, self-addressed envelope is included.
Honorary members (90+):
Free of charge but you must update your application each year either in person or by calling 233-
9999. Those turning 90 by March 1, 2019 are honorary members.
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 a winter scene
with a birdhouse and cardinal; see picture on bulletin board). Class will be held 9:30 - approx. 12
p.m. on Wednesday, January 23 with a snow date of January 30 if the center closes for weather.
The cost is $15 and all supplies are furnished. Please register January 2-18 (by noon). Class is
limited to 10.
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: January 8, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of Huber
Spring Semester Begins
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 starts 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.
Board of Trustees: 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 30.
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, January 10. 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: order Jan. 22 lunch by noon on Friday, January 18.
A warm and friendly welcome is extended to our new members:
Kathleen O’Brien Richard Stidham Jeanne Johnson
Lynn McGriff Jo Ann Northern Larry Kinsler
Membership: 712 as of December 14, 2018
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
LINE DANCE CLASSES
A new eight-week session for members only will start January 3 for both the beginner and
intermediate class. Cost is $20 and due when registering. 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.
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
January 4. 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. A new beginner class will be held in
the spring. For those considering this, it may be beneficial to observe a class and talk to the
instructors. Weather: please be prepared for class to extend an additional week or more in the
event the center closes for weather.
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.
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,
January 31, 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.
January 14: Garden Court will provide supplies so you can hand stitch an easy, felt, make-up bag
with a flower decoration at 9:30 a.m. Please see the sample on the bulletin board. Registration will
begin December 19; seating limited to 10. Phone calls accepted.
January 28: The Landings of Huber Heights will sponsor a craft project featuring a lighthouse that
lights up; see sample on the bulletin board. The activity will be held at 9:30 a.m. Registration
begins January 4; phone calls accepted. Seating limited to 20.
Full page detailed calendar available at the center or visit www.huberseniorcenter.org
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