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[FEB. 18, 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.

Alzheimer support group

If you need support or information on assistance available in connection with Alzheimer's disease, please join the group facilitated by a representative from Maple Ridge Care Centre on Thursday at 1 p.m. at The Oasis. Reservations are not necessary.

Medicare and health insurance

The Illinois Senior Health Insurance Program can help guide you through your health insurance problems. A representative is at the senior center by appointment from 2 to 4 p.m. each Thursday. Call 732-6132 for an appointment.

Board meeting

The Oasis board meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday. All the meetings are open to the public. The board must receive notification in writing on or before the fifth day of the month when the meeting occurs in order to schedule agenda items.

Memories class

The monthly Memories class is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. Friday. A reservation is not necessary. Just bring your pen and paper and learn the skills needed to preserve memories for family and friends. The class is facilitated by Rebecca Johnson.

SHARE orders

February food orders will be available for pickup on Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. March orders may also be placed then. The Self Help and Resource Sharing Exchange is a reduced-cost food program sponsored by the Diocese of Peoria and is open to everyone, regardless of age or income.


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Tuesday lunch

Buy your Tuesday lunch ticket by noon on Monday, Feb. 23, for a delicious meal of hamburger, french fries, cole slaw, dessert and drink. The cost is $3.50.

February birthday party

Join in the celebration Monday, Feb. 23, at 1:30 p.m. to observe your February birthday. Bring your friends.

Veterans Administration

The Veterans Administration representative will resume biweekly service at the senior center on Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 9 to 11:45 a.m. An appointment is not necessary.

Think tank

Get together with the group at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, to hear Bobbi Abbott review "Chamber of Commerce Plans -- 2004." Join us for this informative discussion and a question-and-answer session.

Game winners

Larry and Les Van Bibber won pinochle honors Friday and Sunday evening, respectively. During the week D.J. Paxton-Butler and Mable Hoagland won weekday pinochle honors.


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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