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Senior Center News

February 21, 2013

Upsides of Downsides

(Continued)

In the past couple of weeks we received a generous party door prize from Brazos Animal Hospital, and large donations of juice and produce brought by Raymond Hill. I missed getting the name of the high school mom who brought in the huge donkey basketball cake, but we sure appreciated it. We are grateful for all those contributions.

I’d also like to thank the guests who volunteered their time to judge our Valentine’s Day Chocolate Contest. Chamber of Commerce Director Beth Henary Watson, Libby Cluett of the Mineral Wells Index and senior center board members Ken Johnson and Michael Franklin tasted their way through 28 entries to name winners in four categories.

Clydell Singleton’s Heavenly Sinful Cookies earned her the contest championship. Rita Alvarado took first place in the cake category, Carolyn Seltzer won first in pies, Rosette Sutton placed first in cookies and David Draper was first in the candy category. We congratulate our winners and thank everyone who entered the contest.

Through ups and downs, the Senior Center will continue to provide a caring place for senior adults to find food, friendship and fun. We are here to serve you. Come visit us.

 

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  • Hurrah for Volunteers!

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

    April 10, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    Makeovers are so much fun.

    March 6, 2014

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    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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