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[SEPT. 13, 2006]
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.
Illinois Cares Rx
Did you apply? Remember, you must continue to file an
application for Illinois
Cares Rx each year. The time to file is as soon as you get all
the financial information to complete your application. This year
the application has grown due to the new Medicare Part D process. If
you need additional help or assistance, please call The Oasis at
732-6132 for an appointment. All assistance is provided free
The senior center's monthly potluck is Thursday; join us at 11:30
a.m. We will feature chicken surprise, salads, special dishes and
wonderful desserts. Bring a dish to pass or a $3 donation. Stay for
bingo games, sponsored by the Christian Village, beginning at 1 p.m.
A lunch drawing will be sponsored by Cracker Barrel. Come join the
fun and surprises.
Blood pressure checks
The Oasis offers free blood pressures checks every Friday between
10 and 11:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary.
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The September birthday party is on Monday, beginning at 1:30 p.m.
There will be games, entertainment, prizes, and of course cake and
ice cream. Come join the fun and bring a guest!
The 11:30 a.m. lunch for Sept. 19 will feature pork steak,
dressing, peas and carrots, and a dessert for only $3.75, or $3.25
if you stay and play cards. Reservation deadline is noon Monday.
Winners for the week announced
Recent weekday pinochle winners were Mina Bradburn and Betty
Oltmanns. The weekend winners were Kathy Rose and Linda Hughes. The
five-in-one winners were Linda Hughes and Ella Lee Graney. For the
following week, winners were Henry Warnisher and Delores Ford for
weekday pinochle. The weekend pinochle winners were Helen Opperman
and Tom Garrison. The five-in-one winners were Betty Burger and
Bernie DePuy, and the rummy winner was Ella Lee Graney.
[Oasis news release]