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Senior center members may register the first ten days. After that, non-member seniors or those
ages 21-49 accompanying a senior, may register for remaining seats. Payment is due when
registering and must be paid with checks or money orders. Cancellation/refund policies are
determined by the tour company arranging the trip. Please check before registering to see if
scooters or wheelchairs can be accommodated. Take-home flyers are available at the center.
In order to take advantage of special promotions, it is possible that new trips may be offered on
short notice. Check the bulletin board on a regular basis since the newsletter may not include
every trip. Emergency cards: travelers will need to complete a new travel emergency/waiver
card if the previous card is more than a year old.
In order to comply with mailing requirements, details on overnight trips cannot be printed in the
newsletter. Usually, registration for long trips begins about six months in advance. For
information on any trip, call the senior center at 233-9999.

Oct. 8-14        Maine
Please park in the back half of the back parking lot and report to Carolyn at the bus. Departure
is 8 a.m.

Oct. 22-28        Maine
Please park in the back half of the back parking lot and report to Carolyn at the bus. Departure
is 8 a.m.

April 6-15   San Antonio, Padre Island, Gulf of Mexico
Call or check at the center for November registration dates and trip details.

Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful
                                    ~Thich Nhat Hanh

The next screening day will be Thursday, October 12. 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 currently being offered; if you do not indicate a preference,
the entrée listed first will be ordered.

A new eight-week session will begin October 12. Cost is $15 and due when registration starts
September 21. Open to senior center members only. Class is held from 10-11 a.m. on
Thursdays. 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.


  Full page detailed calendar available at the center
      or visit

Monday:                        Thursday:
Exercise 9, 10                         Wood carve 9-11:30
Tai Chi practice 11:15-12                Line Dance 10-11
D. Bridge 12:15                        Bunco, Euchre 11:30
Knit, Crochet 1 p.m.                Party Bridge 12:15
Pinochle set up 11:45 this mo.        Table Tennis 6:30-9
Table tennis 6:30-9                Hearing checks 2nd Thurs.
10/16: Penny Auction 1:30        Tech Tips (resumes in April);
10/16: Tech Tips & Notary 2:30        now offered on 3rd Monday
10/30: Health Plan Enrollment         
       at sr. center by appt.
Tuesday:                        Friday:        
Wood carve 9-11:30                Chair Chi 9:45-10:30
Congregate Lunch 11:15                Book Group 10, last Fri.
Bingo 1 p.m.                        Congregate Lunch 11:30
Stitch & Chat 1 pm                 Tai Chi class 1:30
10/10: Bld press, sugar 11:45-12:45 10/13: Trivia; 2nd Fri. 1 pm
                             Balance class 1-3 pm

Wednesday:                        Saturday:
Exercise 9, 10                        10/21: Social 5:30
Congregate Lunch 11:30                
Mah Jongg 1 p.m.                Sunday:
Games 6:30-9                        10/8: Maine
10/4: Board meeting 12:30        10/22: Maine
10/18: Medicare Speaker 1pm

You may have noticed other members wearing the blue long sleeve or polo shirt with the senior
center logo. If you would like to purchase one, please see the receptionist. There is a $10
deposit that will be held until Land’s End offers a special promotion and, sometimes, that can
take a while. When the promotions are offered, they come up quickly with a short deadline so it
works better to get on the list now and wait for the promotion. There has been a small price
increase: polo shirts now cost $24 for sizes s, m, l, xl, (xxl for men only) or $29 for 2x, 3x, (1x for
women only) with long sleeve shirts costing $22.50 and $27.50. There is a sizing chart at the
desk as well as a women’s xl polo shirt to try on.

*The annual fire department open house will be from 12:30-3 (note time change from previous
issue) on Sunday, October 1.
*The Family Fall Fest will be held on October 1 in the Huber Heights Center on Chambersburg
*Please leave at least two of the big brown chairs in the lounge at all times.
*Hospice of Dayton accepts Blankets of Love if you are interested in knitting or crocheting
blankets (no fringe) that measure 38”x 42”or making granny squares only. You may take them
to the facility or contact member, Netta Hawkins, at 937-304-7275.

On August 31, TAMA Family Martial Arts members Susan and Bill McCabe, were certified as
level II Tai Chi instructors by the American Tai Chi and Qigong Association (ATCQA).  ATCQA
is a national non-profit organization with its goal to promote Tai Chi and Qigong in the United
States for people's health, fitness and wellness. ATCQA has received wide recognitions from
Federal government agencies, Tai Chi and Qigong Experts and many other professionals in
the industries such as health and fitness.
Requirements for this certification included 150 hours of professional development and 1000
hours teaching Tai Chi. Susan and Bill have over 1000 hours of experience in each of these
two areas. Susan and Bill are members of Huber Heights Senior Center and have been
teaching Tai Chi here for seven years. They thank the Huber Heights Senior Center for
providing support and the opportunity to share Tai Chi.

Call 496-8934 if you have questions about the following programs offered at the Huber Heights
Computer Classes (advance registration, prerequisites possible)
Computer Basics        Oct. 4, 12-2
Everything Downloadable Oct. 11, 12-2
Word Basics                Oct. 16, 2-4
3D Printing                Oct. 23, 2-4
Publisher Basics        Oct. 30, 2-4
Advice for Device        Oct. 3, 17, 2-4

Oct. 3, 6-8 p.m.  Seed Saving & Perennial Splitting:  your fall garden is ripe with seeds for
sharing. Demonstration of seed saving with a variety of flower and vegetable seeds and
discussion of plant division.

Oct. 14, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Cookin’ the Books - Celebrity Chefs:   A cookbook discussion
group where we pick the cookbook theme, and you choose a cookbook and a recipe to try at
home. Then, we come together as a group; discuss what we’ve made, share pictures (and
samples if you wish!), watch short videos, discuss techniques, favorite markets & more.   

Oct. 24, 6 - 8:00 p.m. Ohio State Football -- the Forgotten Dawn:  Author, Robert J. Roman,
draws on extensive archival research and rare photos from The Ohio State University archives
to tell the untold story of the early days of football at Ohio’s flagship public university. Mr.
Roman tells interesting stories about early games and players. He also discusses the research
process for his book. Ohio State Football: The Forgotten Dawn fascinates readers interested in
the school’s team history and anyone with a curiosity about the early history of athletics at
American public universities.

Oct. 30, 5 - 8 p.m. International Games Week @Your Library:  Join us for an evening of
gaming! Play one of the library's games or bring one from your own collection to share.
National Games Day was started in 2007. This free event grew out of an idea to attempt to set
a world’s record for the number of people playing the same game at the same time at libraries
around the world. National Games Day became International Games Day (IGD) in 2012 and
International Games Week (IGW) in 2017. It has grown to include events on all seven

A friendly, informal trivia competition is held at 1 p.m. on the second Friday of each month (Oct.
13). Michael from Cypress Pointe conducts this intriguing and fun game and is encouraging
current participants to bring a friend. Prizes will be provided; all you bring is a pen and your
game spirit. This is a great activity for both men and women.  

Christmas Candy Jar

A fun and useful craft project will be offered by Interim Home Health at 9:30 a.m. on Monday,
November 6. You can make a Christmas candy jar, complete with candy! Please see the photo
of the candy jar on the bulletin board. Registration for members begins October 17.  Last day
to sign up is November 1. Seating is limited to 10. Non-member seniors may register beginning
October 30 if space remains. Phone calls accepted.
Interim Home Health provides PT, OT, and Nursing Care as well as help with some daily chores.

If you would like to donate bags of individually wrapped candy for the fire department to
distribute on Beggar’s Night, please place it in the box at the senior center by October 26. Last
year, there was a great response so let’s keep it up! Each year, the center collects candy to
help make trick-or-treating fun and safe for the children in Huber Heights! Beggars Night is
October 31 in Huber Heights.

If you wish to run for a position on the 2018 Board of Trustees, your name and the position you
are running for need to be submitted by November 27. Please call Alma French at 236-6409 to
volunteer to run or you can attend the Membership Meeting on November 3 when nominations
will be taken from the floor.
Note: all nine positions are open for any eligible member. It is helpful to have Internet/e-mail,
especially for officer positions.

Members in good standing, age 50 and over, are eligible to serve on the Board of Trustees.
Following is a brief description of duties:
President:          Presides at all meetings, appoints committee chairmen, signs contracts,
arranges annual audit, spokesperson for the center.
V.P:             Assists president and assumes duties of president when needed.
Secretary:         Records minutes of meetings, maintains organized file of all documents.
Treasurer:          Pays bills, makes bank deposits, maintains account of all transactions,
submits reports, financial records for annual audit, advisor for three months to incoming
Trustee        Assists with and backs projects in the interest of the members, works with
At Large:        program coordinator to help develop activities and programs.

What could be better than good food, good company, and good entertainment? You can have
it all at the Thanksgiving social on Friday, November 17. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with
dinner catered by Christy’s. The menu will include roast turkey, Salisbury steak, whipped
potatoes and gravy, winter blend vegetables, Waldorf salad, dutch apple and pumpkin pie. The
buffet will be open until 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $12 and will be sold October 12 - November 6.
Guest ticket sales begin November 1. Entertainment will feature Double Play.

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 or
call 236-8029.
Oct. 12:  First Christian Church (Forge), 6114 Fishburg Rd, 5-6:30, 236-8029
Oct. 24:  Sulphur Grove UM Church, 7505 Taylorsville Rd, 5-6:30, 236-5970
Oct. 27:  Destiny Church, 4301 Powell Rd., 6:30-7:30
Oct. 28:  HH Church of God, 6900 Brandt Pike, 5-6:30, 233-3137

Bridge:    cancelled Oct. 16
Pinochle: cancelled Oct. 30
Knitting: cancelled Oct. 30

The board voted to donate $500 to the Greater Houston Community Foundation to help those
affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Oct. 1:       Fire Dept. Open House
Oct. 12-15 Community garage sale
Oct. 16:     Penny auction
Oct. 18:     Medicare speaker
Oct. 21:     Social
Oct. 30:     Health plan enrollments
                by appt. at senior center
Nov. 3:      Member meeting
Nov. 6:      AARP Driver Safety
Nov. 13:    Lunch/Tour Masonic Community
Nov. 17:    Social
Nov. 27:    Board nominations due
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