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[MAY 19, 2004]  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.

Bingo

Thursday the Extension service sponsors bingo with nutritious prizes and a lot of fun. The games start at 1 p.m.

Oasis board meeting

Oasis board meetings are open to the public. The May meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday (May 20). To schedule any agenda items, the board must receive notification in writing on or before the fifth day of the month before a meeting.

Glaucoma screening

Dr. Jones of Drake Eyecare is available by appointment at The Oasis on Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 732-6132 for an appointment for a free glaucoma screening.

Memories class

The Memories class is scheduled for Friday starting at 3:45 p.m. Join the lively group to hone your writing skills. Three members have won national recognition and prizes from The Senior Network organization.

SHARE food orders

Self Help and Resource Exchange is an outreach program sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Peoria. May orders are available for pickup from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at The Oasis. Stop in if you would like more information about the program.

Veterans

The VA service representative will be available from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 25. No appointment is necessary.

 

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Tuesday lunch

Pick up your $3.50 lunch ticket by noon Monday, May 24, for Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, drink and dessert. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Stay for the informative program on prescription drugs.

Medicare prescription drug program

Information sessions on the Medicare prescription drug program will be presented at 1 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. May 25 by an AARP community representative. The session is designed to help you make informed choices. No reservation necessary.

Think tank

The guest speaker for the May 26 think tank session at 9:15 a.m. will be Rob Orr, director of economic development. No reservation is necessary.

Weekly and weekend winners

Wilbur Wilmert won pinochle and Marjorie Reiners won rummy honors this past weekend. Mable Hoagland won weekday pinochle honors.

Newsletter

Friends of The Oasis members receive a bimonthly newsletter by mail. For more information, call 732-6132 or 732-5844.

[Oasis news release]

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