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[NOV. 10, 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.

Oasis will be closed Friday

The Oasis will be closed Friday in observance of Veterans Day. Activities will resume at 9 a.m. Monday.

Birthday party

Seniors who celebrate their birthday in November are encouraged to bring a guest and join the fun starting at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the senior center. There will be games, prizes, entertainment, cake and ice cream.

Tuesday lunch

The 11:30 a.m. lunch on Nov. 16 will feature goulash, salad, bread and butter, dessert, and a soft drink for only $3.75. Ticket purchase deadline is noon Monday.

Tara Tyler will address think tank

Tara Tyler from the Central Illinois Community Blood Center will be the guest speaker for the think tank session Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. Seniors are invited to the informative discussion and question-and-answer period. No reservation is necessary.

Alzheimer support group will meet

The regular monthly meeting of the Alzheimer support group is scheduled for 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at the senior center. No reservation is necessary. Support and information are available for anyone who needs assistance.

Board meeting open to public

All Oasis board meetings are open to the public. The November meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Nov. 18. To schedule any item on the agenda, the board must receive advance notification in writing on or before the fifth day of the month.

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Brown bag Rx service

The Oasis offers a free service of a pharmacist to check your prescription, over-the counter medications and herbal supplements for drug interactions. For appointments between 1 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 19, call the senior center at 732-6132 or 732-5844.

SHARE food is coming

Self Help and Resource Exchange food orders may be picked up between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19. December orders also may be placed then. The Catholic Diocese of Peoria sponsors the program, which is open to everyone regardless of faith, age or income.

Winners announced

Larry Van Bibber was the weekday winner for pinochle also won on the weekend, along with Bernie Haley. Bernie DePuy and Ella Lee Graney won RummiKub.


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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