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The Oasis, Logan
County's senior citizen center, 501 Pulaski St. in Lincoln, is open
weekdays (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is also
open on Friday and Sunday nights for table games. Dominic Dalpoas is
the executive director. Activities are open to all Logan County
senior citizens, regardless of membership.
The University of Illinois Extension
will sponsor bingo games Thursday at 1 p.m. Join all your friends
and acquaintances for a fun-filled afternoon vying for nutrition
prizes. We apologize that this event did not make our regular
The Alzheimer support group,
facilitated by a coordinator from Maple Ridge Care Centre, meets
Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Oasis. No reservation is necessary.
annual board meeting
The annual board meeting is open to the
public and begins at 5 p.m. Thursday. Board member confirmation and
a summary of 2003 activities are on the agenda.
Appointments for glaucoma screening are
available Friday from 9 a.m. until noon. Dr. Jones of Drake Eyecare
will be available by appointment only. Call 732-6132. The service is
free for seniors.
Buy your Tuesday, Jan. 20, lunch ticket
by noon on Friday. The cost is $3.50, and the menu is baked ham,
sweet potatoes, salad, drink and dessert.
The Oasis will be closed Monday, Jan.
19, for the Martin Luther King holiday. Regular activities will
resume on Tuesday.
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A few appointment times are still
available Thursday, Jan. 22, between 9 a.m. and noon for seniors who
need legal assistance. Please call 732-6132 for an appointment. The
service is sponsored by the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance
Foundation and is free of charge.
Since our last 2003 report the
following have won pinochle: Eleanor Barton, Iona Fulscher and Mable
Hoagland, as well as weekend pinochle winners Pauline Boward, Larry
Van Bibber, Esther Will and Bernie DePuy. DePuy was also a weekend
winner at 5 in 1.
Gladys Chowaniec won the December lunch
drawing, sponsored by Bonanza.
The Oasis members receive a bimonthly newsletter by mail. For more
information, call 732-6132 or 732-5844.