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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.
Thursday the Extension service sponsors
bingo with nutritious prizes and a lot of fun. The games start at 1
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.
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.
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.
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.
The VA service representative will be
available from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 25. No appointment is
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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.
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
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.
and weekend winners
Wilbur Wilmert won pinochle and
Marjorie Reiners won rummy honors this past weekend. Mable Hoagland
won weekday pinochle honors.
The Oasis members receive a bimonthly newsletter by mail. For more
information, call 732-6132 or 732-5844.