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Vol. 2018 Issue No. 12 DECEMBER 2018 Published Monthly
Dayspring and Elmcroft are sponsoring a Christmas Luncheon at the senior center with a nice
meal, door prizes, and live entertainment at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4. These sponsors
have also provided the ice cream social, masquerade party, and fall fun event this year. Don’t
miss this highly enjoyable event and opportunity to meet others and socialize!
Activity cancellation: bingo, congregate lunch.
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 through December 4.
Entertainment will feature The Tempests on the keyboard, guitar, drums, and singing a variety of
songs and from 4:30-5:30, you can visit and take pictures with the Grinch!
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 will go on sale
December 18; if at all possible, please purchase tickets in December. This will help out the
receptionists who will be extremely busy in January with membership renewals, making tax
appointments, and their regular duties. 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 ingredients.
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 will be at the desk starting December 18 to volunteer to make soup, 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.
*Snow day: if closed Feb. 13 for weather, the event will be held Friday, February 15. Please leave
both dates open and be prepared with your donations for either day.
The Laurels of Huber Heights will sponsor a fun, fun, fun penny auction at 1:30 p.m. on
Wednesday, December 12. If you need to cancel, please return your ticket to the desk so
someone from the long waiting list can take your place.
Everyone will be given a certain amount 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
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: December 11, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of
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.
Spring Semester Registration
A Sinclair College instructor offers 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: 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5.
Receptionists: 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5.
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, December 13. 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 December 4, 25.
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 are displayed in the great room and the back room.
A warm and friendly welcome is extended to our new members:
Frances Back Cheryl Basil Susan Samuel
Walter Bonner Kelley Dunn Nadine Enoch
Judith Hoskins Charles Jobe Sue Martin
Robert Martin Eleanor Rowland Barbara Meyerhoeffer
Gary Peck Linda Peck Cherie Seigfried
Cindy Smith Pat Stumpff Roberta Tigner
Jean Wheeler Billy Williams Barbara Woodrum
Connie Zech Mark Kurvzovich, Sr Grace Bates
Paul Kinsey Rita Long Carol Robinson
Ann Robinson Samuel Robinson
Membership: 709 as of November 15
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
FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION
The collection box for non-perishable foods will be in the great room in 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
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