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22 Thursday, July 10, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Senior News II I IIIIII I II ul I ToPX SENIOR Nz--00 ....... (702) 482.6450 ........... by Irene Cessna We had a short week with the July 4 holiday, but nonethe- less, it was a busy one. Especially for the staff. The end of June is the end of the quarter so this means quarterly reports have to be sent to the appropriate divisions. Doesn't sound like a big deal to most but it is to the workers that have to do the reports. With deadlines to meet, this means, "get your act together or else." But we manage to get the job done. Tuesday was a big day for us. We had our neighboring communities who were in Tonopah for the county commis- sioners meeting stop by for lunch. From Pahxump we had Betty and R. C. Carrier, Loretta Hannah, Mary Giliberto, Virginia Taylor, Ruth Weidenheimer, and Evelyn and Harry Haman. From Beatty was Skinny and Dorothy Forsythe. And from Tonopah we had Georgia Arnett and Carol and Chuck Forum GOOD OLE BOBS 500 raised print cards Choice of Designs 3 colors ink, Only $14.95 Engraved Name Tags | Cox. Returning for a short visit was Monica and Edward Dahl and Alice Boni also from Pahrump. We were so pleased having these iblks with us and hope they enjoyed their time at our Center. We have no other news to report this week but do take a moment to check our menu for the coming week: July 10- Chimichangas July 11 - Stew July 14 - Ham and scalloped potatoes July 15 - Pork chow mein July 16 - Macaroni and cheese w/weiners Have a good day --see you next week. Jl ill ]H] H H]H]] HH]H] HIHHI ]] / A00G-OS--A SENIOR NEWS ...... " (702) 372-5413 ................... by Irene Osterhoudt My apologies to Margret Thomas. I do not feel that I spoke out of turn. The problems that exist in Pahrump are public knowledge. I personally feel the problem does not lie within the Nye County Senior Nutrition Program. As a site manager, I speak with personal experience with the powers that be. Thanks to all the folks that donated today (July 3), and this week. Salads, Neva Selbach, Linda Gilliland, Claribel Dansby and Alta Spurlock. To our unnamed guardian of the baby tomatoes, good[ To Ella Cady for the plums. MENU: July 15 - Stuffed peppers July 16 - Turkey roast July 17- Summer special I II I II PAHRUMP Si00NIOR NzWS (702) 727-5008 ...... by Marcia Sabala Hello from the Pahrump Senior Center. Quote of the week: "Keep some patience in your pocket, and when troubles creep behind, you'll know the peace that patience brings...to heart and soul and mind." We served lunch to 529 people the first three days of July; 258 were people who came in to eat and 271 homebound people. You can see the Pahrump Senior Center is very active. I would like to say thanks to all the staff and volunteers that make all this happen. Thrift shop (Punky Doodle) is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New bargains every day; let Ann show you our wonderful se- I lection of clothing and hard goods. Cancer support group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 10 a.m., run by Louise Felton, RN. Call the center for more information at 727-5008. Alzheimer and stroke sup- port groups meet from 1-2:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Free caregiving is O I00AGtlE BU_/ilNF./]r/IERVICF_/" offered. Volunteers needed, call 727-5008. A wide variety of open- ings to choose from, including being a senior companion. Upcoming events: July 10 - Dance to Harold's music, 10 a.m., Cancer support group, 1 p.m Poker July 11 - 1 p.m. Poker and bridge July 14 - 1 p.m Poker July 15 - 10 a.m. Diabetics support group, 10:30 a.m. exercise by video, 11 a.m. walking exercise, blood pressure, Bingo 1 p.m. July 16- 1 p.m. Alzheimer support group, 1 p.m. Pinochle and Poker July 17 - Dancing and singing to Harold's music MENU: July 10 - Turkey ala king July 11 - Chile relleno July 14 - Macaroni and cheese with ham July 15 - Roast turkey July 16 - Beef stroganoff over noodles July 17- Chicken broccoli ulu I lUUll II BEATTY SENIOR Nr ......... (702) 553-2956 t, yhyneWhite Bingo jackpot Thursday night, July 17, will be $165 in 63 numbers, if not won in the previous week's game. We've come close to winning the big one several times. Maybe this will be the night it goes. We're gettingpretty "antsy" these days to be moving into the new building, so ifs hard to be patient. But it won't be long now. MENU July 14- Weiners and sauerkraut, boiled potatoes, jeUo July 15- Oven fried chicken, veggies, potato wedges, pudding July 16 - Hungarian goulash, veggies, fruit July 17- Tuna or chicken sandwiches, fruit cup, cobbler July 18- Veggie lasagna, green beans, pudding All available with soup and salad bar. SENioR" SERVICE LNi ............. (702) 727-5008 ........ My neighbor in my New York apartment house is well into her 90s. A former piano teacher who was born in Russia, she and her husband, a musician who was part of a group working to organize a union for Russian musicians, escaped from the- country when Stalin destroyed the labor movement and turned the "Workers' Paradise" into another form of serfdom. They went to Holland, only to find they would have to flee again as Hitler's invasion loomed. Friends in South Africa managed to get them out. They came to the United States in the early 1950s and lived happily together until he died about 15 years ago. My neighbor, and my friend, has been legally blind for years. But she remains completely indepen- dent and would no more think about moving into an "assisted living '' facility than she would acknowledge Liberace was a pianist. In the South African accent she acquired when she learned to speak English, she says, "He was a mediocre piano thumper who could never accept his limitations and gave a lot of people the wrong idea about how a really good pianist should play the instrument. I can't tell you how many students I had who got a completely wrong impression (about playing) from him." f iiiii ii i ii i i ii i i i i I iii HII I OHentai Futons Furniture Gifts A Beautiful... 1997 Oriental Calendar!! & a Letter Opener!! To get your free 1997 calendar & Oriental Letter Opener, just make a purchase & present this gift coupon!! HurrY upil Firsl come first served,, no rain checks, pleaseiI Bi Sale | | MANDARIN IMPORTS 1 II II u I 2167 N. Decatur 702-646-1818 j II]l H H ] II