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'22 Thursday, August 14, 1997 Pabrump Valley Gazette Senior News I I I TONOPAH SENIOR N00-g , , (702) 482-6450 by Irene Cessna We are having a heat wave in our area. Temperatures reaching 95-100 degrees. And believe me, when it gets that hot in Tonopah, we really feel it. Time to pack up the car and head for the hills. Phyllis Sorhouet from the Nye County Sheriff's Depart- ment presented a video on the workings of con artists on the senior population. Beware of these people. They are profes- sionals and have no concern about who might get hurt from their manipulations. Do not let strangers in your home, give i I WELI00ILLING LLC Complete Site Improvements Packages Available Well ,Drilling Complete submersible Pump & Water Tank System lnstail Power Pedestal (200rap) Trenching for Power and Installing Water Lines from Well to Home ,Lystems Includes: Perc, Test Construction Permit Occupancy Permit Pads I Mobile Home Garage Driveways Lot Cleared Lic# 17562A & 17563A ~ 727-5435 591 S, Buol Rd, P.O, Box 56, Pahrump, IW USLLEY ROCK & SSND 727-1#90 NORTH END PIT REOPENEDI anyone your credit card number or discuss personal business on the telephone. Report anything suspicious to your local Sheriff's Department. Remember, the life you save may be your own. Phyllis plans to return soon with more information on how to cope with these problems. The Diabetic Support Group will hold it's monthly meet- ing on Wednesday, August 13, at 1 p.m. This months topic will be "Read the Labels" when doing your shopping. Diet is so important and the labels will help to determine what food you should purchase. According to the Aging Research and Training News publication, health care practitioners need to do more to educate the senior population about medication side effects and drug interactions. Many take medication to control chronic pain. A large percentage say the medication is effective, but one-fourth suffer from drug side effects. It is so important to discuss possible side effects with your doctor and be aware of drug reactions in your body. Over medicating could turn into a serious health problem. We thank Preston Causey for the garden fresh veggies and Dick and Maggie Trueba for the veggies they gave us. There is nothing more tasty than fresh produce right from the garden. We appreciate your kindness and support. MENU: August 14 - Pork chops August 15 - Baked fish August 18 - Swiss steak August 19 - Pork roast August 20 - Taco salad II PAHRUMP S ENIOR N EWS (702) 727.5008 Quote of the week: "A teacher affects eternity; no one can tell where his influence stops." Calvada Sports Center is offering the center's seniors a discounted cost for bowling, and a wonderful low impact exercise class. Thank you so much Sharon. Call the center for information, 727-5008. _, The Punky Doodle (thrift shop) is open M-F 10-2. Come see all the great bargains. Have some saleable items, give us a call. Volunteers needed, call 727-5008. A wide variety of openings to choose from, including being a senior companion and van drivers. Bingo, the third Tuesday every month, August will be the 19, at 1 p.m. See you there. Upcoming events: August 14 - Harold's mu- cic, 1 p.m. poker August 15 - 10 a.m. vol- unteer meeting, 10:30 a.m. exercise, 1 p.m. bridge and poker August 18 - Talk on per- sonal safety by sheriff's de- partment, 1 p.m poker August 19 - 10 a.m. dia- betics spport group, blood pressure 11 a.m., exercise, 00illll - TIII00 2. Sond Leo&Rod( Plmtet Stud Gmveb Whb PR Run Flfl Send Silt/Loan PIo00Iao Mixes OPEN 7 DAYS Coil Office For Current Pit & Delivery Prices I 11 a.m. walk, 1 p.m. bingo, 1 p.m. poker August 20 - 1 p.m. Alzheimer support group, 1 p.m. pinochle and poker August 21 - Harold's music, 1 p.m. poker August 22- Exercise 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m bridge and poker MENU: August 14 - Liver and onions August 15 - Chicken salad August 18 - Lima beans with ham August 19 - Chicken broccoli casserole August 20 - Sloppy joes August 21 - Baked chicken BEATTY SENIOR NEw:; (702) 553-2956 by Lorayne White Vacation news, our fearless leader, Lorayne White and her husband Joe, with Bobby and Mary Revert spent a week recently in Canada. Uclet, BC on Vancouver Island, to be specific. The men fished for salmon, caught some, not trophy size, but nice Lorayne said. Meanwhile the girls checked out the local shops, and enjoyed the beautiful scenery while taking leisurely walks around the island. While there, there was the event called "Hot August Nights," a classic car showing from the 50s and 60s, and the foursome cruised around in Bobby's Ford Galaxy convertible which was great fun. Also, they attended a Lion's Club meeting, loyal Lions that they are, and were warmly greeted. We're glad that they had a wonderful vacation, and are safely back home, we missed them. Things are progressing nicely at the new senior center. Our big walk-in refrigerator and freezer units have been moved over there and installed, and should be ready for use any day now. It shouldn't be too much longer now before we get the green light to move in. We'll keep you posted. MENU: August 18 - Lima beans and ham August 19 - Beef tips w/gravy August 20 - Barbeque ribs August 21 - Pizza August 22 - Hot beef sandwich IIII i AMARGOSA St00NIOR NEWS (702) 372-5413 by: Irene Osterhoudt We have had some of the best melons, local grown by "Buddy." Thanks so much Buddy they are great. Thank you for the ad Michael, it really looks good, hope it is successful. By the time this gets into print the Ice Cream Sundae will be over, hope you all had a good time. Happy Birthday this month to the following: Frank Billups, Laura Bowler, John Newhouse, Marie Reagle and Muriel Spears. Council meeting Tuesday, Augst 26, we sure need all the input we can get. MENU: August 19 - Macaroni August 20 - Chicken fried steak August 21 - Summer special Cactus .. Cactus Largest Selection in Nevada Desert Plants ~ Succulents Lots of native Nevada plants including: Red Barrels, Cholla, Yucca, Mound Cactus, Clariet Teddy Bear, Beaver Trail, Prickly Pear, Saguaro- Golden Barrels, Organ pipe, Desert Willow Blue Pale Verde, Ocotillo, Mexican Fence Post and Extremely Nice Nevada Joshua Trees Free Cadu= Say you saw it in the Gazette, limit of one. Open: 9 am ~ 5 pm Daily, Sun 10 am ~ 5 pm 12740 Blue Diamond Road 1/2 Mile off 160 W. on Blue Diamond Rd. (Hwy 159) (702) 875-!:968 Fax (702) 876-1913