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Senior Center News

December 12, 2013

A Salute to Service Workers

(Continued)

The holiday season is a great time for parties. On Friday, Dec. 20, we’ll double the fun with two parties on the same day. Beginning at 10 a.m. with a white elephant gift exchange, our annual Christmas party will feature our own dancing Silver Steppers and the singing Silver Notes. Then, in the afternoon at 1, we’ll hold a Cookie Party for those who’d like to get a head start on Christmas baking. Please call us at 940-325-6470 to sign up for either or both of these festive celebrations.

The Senior Center will be closed for Christmas break on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 23-25. After coming back for our monthly Birthday Party on Dec. 27, we will close again to celebrate the New Year on Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, Jan. 1. The center will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2.

We hope you will be able to join us for some of the fun in December.  And don’t forget to thank a public servant today.

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

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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

  • 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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