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[APRIL 6, 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 also
is 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.
Friends of The Oasis members receive a
bimonthly newsletter by mail and reduced rates for classes and
trips. For more information, call 732-6132 or 732-5844.
Ridge will sponsor bingo
Maple Ridge will sponsor bingo on
Thursday, beginning at 1 p.m. Come, bring a friend, join the fun and
win some prizes.
A representative from the Veterans
Administration will be at the senior center on Tuesday between 9 and
11:30 a.m. No appointments are necessary, but be sure to come early.
Service is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The 11:30 a.m. lunch for April 12
features spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and a drink for
only $3.75. If you stay and play cards, the cost is $3.25. Ticket
purchase deadline is noon Monday.
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The weekly Wednesday think tank
program, beginning at 9 a.m., brings speakers to the senior center
whose expertise in many areas is relevant to our daily lives.
Sessions are open to the public and everyone is welcome.
wins pinochle challenge
The Oasis card players returned the
Pinochle Bell trophy to Lincoln by winning the March 30 challenge
with the senior center in Springfield. The card players also
returned as winners from the Taylorville challenge on March 23.
In Lincoln, Marjorie Reiners was the
weekday winner for pinochle. Weekend pinochle winners were Mina
Bradburn and Tom Garrison. Winners for five-in-one were Joann Eckert
and Judy Morrow.
[Oasis news release]