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[MARCH 16, 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.

Extension to sponsor bingo

The Logan County Extension Unit will sponsor the bingo games that will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at the senior center. There will be nutritious prizes. Come join the fun!

Alzheimer support group to meet

The Alzheimer support group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at The Oasis. No reservation is necessary. The group provides support and information for caregivers and extended family. It is facilitated by a coordinator from Maple Ridge Care Centre.

Oasis board meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Senior Citizens of Logan County will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday at the senior center. The meeting is open to the public. The board must receive notification in writing on or before the fifth day of the month prior to a meeting date in order to schedule any items on the agenda.

SHARE food is coming Friday

Self Help and Resource Exchange food orders may be picked up between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Friday. April 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.

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March birthday party

Birthday time! On Monday at 1:30 p.m. it's time to celebrate your March birthday with us. There will be games, prizes, entertainment, and cake and ice cream. Bring a friend and come join the fun.

Tuesday lunch

The 11:30 lunch on March 22 will feature goulash, salad, bread and butter, dessert and a drink for only $3.75, or $3.25 if you stay and play. Ticket purchase deadline is noon Monday.

Have cards, will travel!

The Oasis could use your help in reclaiming the pinochle traveling trophy from Taylorville seniors. On March 23 an Oasis group will traveling to Taylorville for an entire day of fun, cards, food and meeting new friends at the Christian County Senior Center. Please make reservations by Monday. The cost is $7 for transportation, cards and lunch.

Card winners announced

Linda Hughes and Dan Davis were weekday winners for pinochle. Weekend pinochle winners were Linda Hughes and Ruth Ackerman. Winners for five-in-one were Betty Burger and Joann Eckert.

[Oasis news release]

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