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[April 18, 2007]
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.
Extension to sponsor bingo
The Logan County Extension Unit
will sponsor the bingo games that begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at The
Oasis. Come join the fun and win food prizes!
Alzheimer support group to meet
The Alzheimer support group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the
senior center's library. No reservation is necessary. The group
provides support and information for caregivers and extended family
and is facilitated by a coordinator from Maple Ridge Care Centre.
Board meeting is open to public
The April meeting of The Oasis board is open to the public and is
scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Thursday. To schedule anything on the
agenda, the board must receive notification in writing on or before
the fifth day of the month prior to a meeting date.
The monthly Memories class is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. Friday in
the senior center's library. No reservation is necessary.
Participants are asked to bring their own pen and paper to learn
skills needed to preserve memories for families and friends.
The Self Help and Resource Exchange Program distribution date is
Friday between 4 and 5:30 p.m. at the senior center. SHARE is an
outreach program sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Peoria. For
more details, you may call 732-6132.
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The bunco games will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at the senior center.
Bring a friend and come for a day of fun! Refreshments will be
provided by Marilyn Armburst from Regions Bank. Last month's winner
was Eleanor Barton.
The 11:30 a.m. lunch for April 24 features cream soup, tuna
stuffed tomatoes, crackers, dessert and a drink for $3.75, or $3.25
if you stay and play cards. Reservation deadline is noon Monday.
Seventh annual auction
The seventh annual auction fundraiser for The Oasis will be April
29 at the White Auction House. If you would like to donate any
gently used items, including computers, furniture, chairs, table,
books and much more, the senior center will accept donations
beginning Monday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have any questions,
please call 732-6132.
Winners for the week announced
Mable Hoagland won the weekday pinochle card game. Larry Van
Bibber and Marjorie were the weekend winners for pinochle. Ella Lee
Graney and Dorothy Oltmanns won five-in one. Congratulations!
[Oasis news release]