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April 10, 2014

Hurrah for Volunteers!

(Continued)

Although the Senior Center will close for Good Friday on April 18, we’re still planning some Easter fun on Thursday, April 17, with a Decorated Egg Contest.  Eggs and art materials will be available 8:30-11a.m. for anyone who’d like to strut their creativity.  Judges will award prizes for first- through fourth-place winners.  

Instead of an older classic, this month’s Movie Night will feature Disney’s new release “Saving Mr. Banks.”  It chronicles Walt Disney’s 20-year quest to capture Mary Poppins on film.  Anyone is welcome to join us at 6 on Monday evening, April 21, for the free movie and soup-and-salad supper.

It is no exaggeration to say that were it not for our volunteers, the Senior Center would be stuck in the mud.  The people who give and serve are the energy source from which most of our programs flow.

If you would be interested in volunteering at the Senior Center, please stop by to see us between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. any weekday or give us a call at 940-325-6470 for more information.  We will be delighted to speak with you.

Thanks again to all the wonderful people who help us in so many ways!  We appreciate you more than you may know.

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  • Linda Gilley chair IMG_1412.jpg Gilley named interim senior center director

    Linda Gilley has been named interim executive director of the Mineral Wells Senior Center, replacing Vivian Conrad.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hurrah for Volunteers!

    Great Britain’s King George IV (1762-1830) once said, “The highest of distinctions is service to others.”

    April 10, 2014

  • MARCH BD.jpg Spring Has Sprung

    Upon leaving the house Sunday morning, my husband and I startled a yard full of robins.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ordinary heroes

    It seems kind of funny to me that our society celebrates the abilities of some people while ignoring those of others.

    March 27, 2014

  • Strengths and Weaknesses

    I will never understand the kind of person who criticizes others for lacking ability in his own area of competency.

    March 20, 2014

  • FEB BD.jpg Treasures Galore

    Have you heard that old saying, “One person’s junk is another person’s treasure”? Well let me tell you, we’ve got treasure to spare!

     

    Since early Monday morning, our volunteers have been unpacking, sorting, pricing and arranging truckloads of treasure for the annual Gigantic Garage Sale that begins tonight. Our $10-per-person Early Bird Sale will run from 5-7 this evening, but the real fun begins tomorrow morning. The sale from 9-5 on Friday, March 14, and 9-1 on Saturday, March 15, is free to the public.

    March 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ready for Some Fun!

    Makeovers are so much fun.

    March 6, 2014

  • Creative Pursuits

    Like many other Americans, I’ve been heading straight for the television as soon as I get home from work each evening.

    February 20, 2014

  • A Great Place to Learn

    It is deeply satisfying to hear multilingual conversations floating around the Senior Center as the Spanish class dismisses every Tuesday.

    February 13, 2014

  • Thanks for your Help

    Last weekend my son and his wife showed up at our door and announced, “We’re here to help you clean your garage.”

    January 30, 2014

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