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 December/January 2008
  Volume 6 Issue 11-12

   Seasoned Living is compiled and edited by Campbell County ‘s Retired Senior Volunteer Program and the Campbell County Recreation Department

        Happy Birthday
           To You!

  Mr. Novell Anderson Sr.
      Mrs. Helen Barrett
     Mrs. Sandy Becton
     Mr. William Brinkley
      Mr. James Bryant
    Ms. Josephine Burks
     Mrs. Lola Burnette
     Mr. Robert Cardwell
      Mrs. Jewel Carter
     Mrs. Jeanne Clubb               December 5th is International Day of the Volunteer! Thanks to each of our
     Mrs. France Crance
     Mrs. Ardith Coates
                                     300 RSVP volunteers here in Central Virginia. You are 300 of 428,500
     Mrs. Marie Coleman
     Mrs. Rosa Crabtree
                                     RSVP volunteers in the United States who gave 79 million hours last year.
   Mrs. Sandra Dempsey               Our staff can’t thank each of you enough for your continuing support and
       Ms. Peggy Elder
       Ms. Pat Farmer                commitment to your community!
   Mrs. Shirley Forloines
     Mrs. Shirley Garbee
    Mrs. Jennie Gregory                 “Some people strengthen society just by being the kind of people they are.”
       Mrs. Phyllis Hall                                          John W. Gardner
       Mrs. Estelle Hall
   Mrs. Barbara Hamilton
   Mrs. Gloriann Hamlette
     Ms. Sherryl Hankins                                                                                      Christmas
    Mrs. Peggy Haymore
      Mrs. Betty Hueber
                                                              Let RSVP be the                                     in
    Mrs. William Jackson                                      Solution for this                           Courthouse Square
    Mrs. Janice Johnson
       Mrs. June Kelly                                          New Year’s
       Ms. Alice Klein
   Ms. Elizabeth Lovelace                                       Resolution!
    Ms Marsha Lovelace
      Mrs. Ruby Mason
                                     A popular, non-selfish New Year’s
                                                                                                            Friday, December 5
      Ms. Arline Manley
      Ms. Ollie Mayhew               resolution is to volunteer. Whether you                                6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     Mrs. Hazel McGuire              choose to spend time helping out at the                                Rustburg’s Historic
     Mr. Richard Minter
       Ms. Rema Miller               local library, mentoring a child, knitting                             Courthouse Square
      Ms. Willie Monroe              baby hats, or helping build a house,                                  FREE TO THE PUBLIC
     Mrs. Nettie Morgan              RSVP can find you a rewarding volun-
       Ms. Betty Moore
                                     teer position in which you would be a                        Be our guest for the third annual
       Ms. Dolly Pettry
      Mrs. Myrtle Price              huge help! We have projects that fit any                     Campbell County Christmas in
        Ms. Betty Pool
                                     schedule.                                                    Courthouse Square. Cookies, cocoa,
   Mrs. Sandra Reynolds                                                                           holiday craft vendors, and a visit from
   Mr. James Richardson
     Ms. Karen Sanders               You can work at home or in the                               Santa Claus will add to this holiday
     Ms. Verda Shumate
                                     community. Give us a call! (434)                             event.
      Mrs. Dollie Simon
      Mrs. Elma Smith                332-9572.                                                    The evening will be concluded with a
       Mrs. Mae Taylor                                                                            traditional candle-lighting ceremony,
       Mr. Ron Taylor
      Ms. Jean Tweedy                After 33 years of service I am glad to                       invocation, led by Reverend Chris
Mrs. Catherine Van Haelewyn          inform you I am old enough to join my                        Weidley of Community Fellowship
   Mr. Bobby VandeLinde
       Mrs. Ruby Viar
                                     own program, RSVP! Not far behind me                         Baptist Church and a Christmas Carol
       Mr. Curtis Wade               is our Department Director, Mike Daly! It                    Sing-along, led by the Community
      Mrs. Joyce Waller              is our turn to count our volunteer time                      Fellowship Baptist Church Choir.
     Mrs. Minnie Waller
      Mrs. Lois Wheeler              with RSVP!                                                   Vendors are welcome. For more details,
     Mrs. Etholine Wills
   Mrs. Marcia Wilkinson
                                                                                                  please contact Beth Worth at (434) 332-
                                                         Love you all,                            9570, 592-9570, or 283-9570.
        Mr. Jim Yates
Programs & Trips
                                                                        For more information, please call (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570.

Washington D.C.                                                   The City That NEVER
Cherry Blossoms Lunch Cruise
                                                                  Sleeps...New York!
                                                                            April 19 - 21
                                        April 4
                                                                          $652.00* double
                                (*based on the per person rate)            $610.00* triple
                                                                         (*based on the per person rate)

                                                                  If we can make it there, we’ll make it anywhere! Join Tour Hostess, Sandy for 3
Join us for an afternoon in beautiful, historic                   days and 2 nights in the Big Apple!
Washington D.C. just in time to see the                           Your trip package includes:
gorgeous cherry blossoms.
                                                                                                 *Motorcoach Transportation
Your trip package includes:                                                                    *Snacks & Beverages en route
                                                                                *2 nights hotel accommodations, taxes & baggage handling
           *Motorcoach Transportation                                                             *2 Continental Breakfasts
          *Snacks & Beverages en route                                                 *Welcome Dinner at Carmine’s Times Square
*Walking Tour of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall                   * Narrated Tour through SOHO, Greenwich Village, Ground Zero, Chinatown & Little Italy
* An on the water view of D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms                                        *Yankees vs. Oakland at Yankees Stadium
     *Lunch aboard the Spirit of Washington                           *Walking Tour to Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral & “Top of the Rock”
Reserve your seat now!           Payment plan                     Reserve your seat now! Payment plan available, first deposit due January 19.
available, first deposit due January 15.

Atlanta, Georgia                                                  Foxwoods, Cape Cod & Martha’s Vineyard
City Lights, Southern Nights                                      Nature, Beauty & Adventure
       June 23-25
     $450.00* double                                                                                             September 27-October 2
      $420.00* triple                                                                                                  $799.00*
    (*based on the per person rate)                                                                                   (*based on the per person rate)

Georgia, Georgia… on our
minds! Be our guest for an
excursion jam-packed with
southern hospitality!                                             Sandy’s outdone herself this time! Join her for 6 days and 5 nights and enjoy
                                                                  the nature, beauty and culture of Cape Cod & Martha’s Vineyard, & Nantucket!
Your trip package includes:
                                                                  Your trip package includes:
            *Motorcoach Transportation
          *Snacks & Beverages en route                                                        *Motorcoach Transportation
  *Two nights hotel accommodations + breakfast                                                    *Snacks & Beverages en route
           *Tour of Stone Mountain Park                                      *1 night stay at the Great Cedar Hotel at Foxwoods Resort Casino
      *Visit Crossroads Village & Attractions                                *4 nights accommodations on Cape Cod & on the return trip home
          *Visit to the Georgia Aquarium                                                         * Round Trip Luggage Handling
       *Visit to the New World of Coca Cola                            *4 Full Breakfasts, 3 Dinners, 1 Lobster Dinner (all taxes & gratuities included)
                    *Tour of CNN                                                 *Guided tour to the Island of Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket
*Dinner at Mary Mac’s Tea Room & Mountain View                                           *Island tour of Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket
       * Yankees vs. Braves at Turner Field                                           *Guided Tour to Provincetown, Hyannis & Sandwich
                                                                                                    *Whale Watch Excursion
Reserve your seat now! Payment plan is                                     *Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum, & the John F. Kennedy Museum
available, the first deposit is due January 26.
                                                                  Reserve your seat now! Payment plan available, first deposit due February 20.

                                 September 2010                        Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox
                                 Denver Colorado                                 at Camden Yards
                               Trains & Fall Foliage                                  August 2
                                                                     Fee: TBD - $30.00 deposit holds your space!
We are currently polling the public for Your package includes;
citizen interest in this trip. If interested,                  *Motorcoach Transportation
please call Karen or Stephanie and we will                    *Snacks & beverages en route
forward you information as it becomes                    *Lower Level Ticket—GREAT VALUE!
available.                                    Our baseball trips book fast! Reserve your space now!
                                                  For more information, please call (434) 332-9572, 283-9572, or 592-9572.

                       African American History                                          Medicare Part D
                               Exhibit at                                               Enrollment Period!
                         Courthouse Museum
The Campbell County Historical Society has offered
space for RSVP to display an educational exhibit on               If you have not signed up for Medicare Part D,
African American history in Campbell County. If you have          the prescription drug plan, open enrollment is
pictures or items you are willing to loan, please contact         from November 15, 2008 to December 31,
Lynne Burnham at (434) 332-9572. We invite and                    2008. Call the Social Security office at (434)
encourage everyone to visit the museum during                     582-1520 if you have any questions.

Trip Buddies Still Needed…………
If you are able bodied, and wouldn’t mind assisting someone with limited mobility, you can have a free
trip! Contact RSVP, if you are interested, at (434) 332-9572, 283-9572, 592-9572.

                                                                  Please continue to collect items for our troops
                                                                  in Iraq and Afghanistan! This will be an
                                                                  on-going project throughout the wars. Sample
If you need help with your yard work, give this great             size: shaving cream, shaving razors, wet
youth program a call! The Project Destini volunteers              wipes, deodorant, dental floss, toothpaste,
donate one Saturday a month to helping senior adults              q-tips, shampoo, lotion, bug repellents, foot
do yard work and household tasks.                                 powder, socks, decks of cards. Pre-sweetened
                                                                  drink mix, Slim Jims or Jerky, granola bars,
If you have any questions or are interested in this               hard candy, gum, canned soup, canned fruit,
program please call (434) 332-9572, 283-9572, or                  nuts or trail mix. You may drop items off at
592-9572.                                                         your senior center or the Historic Courthouse
                                                                  in Rustburg, lower level.

 The Altavista Nutrition Site has now moved to Grace Church, located on 9th Street.

                                                RSVP Volunteer Opportunities

                                                  Newsletter Assistance Needed

                    The Recreation Department has requested help in folding and labeling
                    newsletters. RSVP will be delighted to provide your lunch on the days you volunteer!
                    Call Beth Worth or Sherry Harding (434) 332-9570 at the Recreation Department to offer
                    your services!
                                                                           Clip It ‘n Keep It Recipe
                                                                           Submitted by Amy Clark

                Merry Christmas                                            3 eggs
                                                                                      Pumpkin Roll

                                                                           2/3 cup of can Libby pumpkin
                       &                                                   1 cup sugar
                                                                           3/4 cup flour
                                                                           1 tsp baking soda
                Happy New Year                                             1/2 tsp cinnamon
                                                                           Mix the ingredients together by hand—no
                                                                           mixer! Pour onto greased wax paper on a
                                                                           cookie sheet. I spray the wax paper with
                                                                           Pam. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 mins. Turn
                         Campbell County Staff                             upside down on aluminum foil and cool for
                                                                           20-30 mins. When cool, roll into a log.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program                                                              FILLING
(434) 332-9572, 283-9572, or 592-9572                                      1 tsp soft butter
                                                                           8oz cream cheese
                                                                           3/4 tsp vanilla
Tammy Blair, Program Manager                                               1 cup powder sugar
Lynne Burnham, Field Coordinator
                                                                           Mix together, spread over cake mixture. Roll
Felicia Williams, Administrative Aide                                      cake back up and put in refrigerator.
Annie Younger, Van Driver
Campbell County Recreation Department Senior Programs Division
(434) 332-9570, 283-9570, 592-9570                                                        We value your input.
                                                                           If you have a suggestion or questions regarding County
Sandy Becton, Senior Programs Manager                                             services, please mail written comments to:
Brenda Walsh, Coordinator                                                              Office of the County Administrator
Myrtle Price, Coordinator                                                                          P.O. Box 100
                                                                                              Rustburg, VA 24588
Debby Snell, Coordinator
Delores Gowen, Van Driver                                                                       or email us at:
Maxine Davis, Van Driver                                                            Your comments are greatly appreciated.
Karen Montgomery, Program Aide                                             Governing With Vision to be the most collaborative, professional,
Stephanie Wohlford, Program Aide                                                          value-driven locality in Virginia.

.                  Campbell County Recreation Department                                PRSRT STD
                                     Pumpkin Decorating Contest
                               P.O. Box 369                                            U.S. Postage
                                  Show us your best pumpkin decorating skills!
                            Rustburg, VA 24588                                             PAID
                                                                                       Rustburg, VA
Prizes will be given to the most creative pumpkins in each category! These creations will be showcased at
the Spine Tingling Tales Event in Rustburg’s Historic Courthouse Square!                PERMIT #29
For entry form, please call Beth Worth at (434)    332-9570, 592-9570, or 283-9570.
 Senior Activity Schedule
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                                                                                                   For more information, call (434) 332-9570.

                ALTAVISTA aka “Friendship Senior Center”                                          CONCORD aka “Happy Hearts”
                 Lane Memorial United Methodist Church                                             Concord Community Center
                     1201 Bedford Avenue, Altavista                                               327 Midget Farm Rd., Concord
                     Mondays, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.                                             Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
                        Coordinator: Myrtle Price                                                 Coordinator: Brenda Walsh

Every Monday - Line Dancing                                          Wednesday, December 3
10:00- 11:00 a.m. at YMCA                                            Devotion by Norma Jean Booth, Special Guest Smart Choices with
Every Tuesday - Breakfast Bingo                                      Dottie, Business Meeting, Show-n-tell by Lois Smith, Birthday
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. at McDonalds                                       Celebration, Lunch covered dish, Christmas Tree Spectacular 6 p.m.
                                                                     Wednesday, December 10
Monday, December 1                                                   Devotion by Maggie Thurman, B/P Check, Health Talk Tracy Davis
12:30 p.m. Pot Luck luncheon-Sing-A-Long, Devotions by Barbara
                                                                     Music & Dance Program, Manicures by Janet, Lunch & Movie
Reed, Group 4
                                                                     (A song for the season)
Monday, December 8                                                   Wednesday, December 17
Senior Center Christmas Party (bring finger foods), gift exchange,
                                                                     Devotion by Rev. Tim Earnhardt, Christmas Party, karaoke by Wayne
Devotions by Pat, Group 1
                                                                     Childress, Dirty Santa Gift $5.00, covered dish
Monday, December 15                                                              Wednesday, Dec. 24 & 31 - Center Closed
12:00 p.m. Lunch at Napoli’s, Devotions by Faye, Group 2
Monday, December 22                                                  Wednesday, January 7
Center Closed                                                        Exercise (Strength & Balance) 9am-10am, Devotions by Loretta
                                                                     Hatcher, Business Meeting, Special Guest Big Band Era by Joe Gantt,
Monday, December 29                                                  Birthday Celebration, Covered Dish
Assembly Time– business meeting devotions and refreshments, De-
votions by Verda Shumate, Group 3                                    Wednesday, January 14
                                                                     Exercise (Strength & Balance) 9am-10am, Devotions by Ruth
Monday, January 5                                                    Sandidge, Manicures by Janet, Health Talk, B/P Check, Lunch $3.00
Pot Luck an Sing-A-long
                                                                     Wednesday, January 21
Monday, January 12                                                   Exercise Class 9am-10am, Devotions by Brenda Walsh, Show-n-tell
Sandy’s Presentation (Forum)                                         by Mae Britt, Craft, Lunch $3.00
Monday, January 19                                                   Wednesday, January 28
Center Closed (Breakfast at T.A.’s Restaurant– 9am sharp)            Day Trip & Lunch
Monday, January 26
Assembly Time-Games                                                                GLADYS aka “The Goodtimers”
                                                                                     Gladys Community Center
  BROOKNEAL aka “The Young at Heart”                                          135 Long Island Rd., Gladys
     Brookneal Community Center                                             Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
      239 Main Street, Brookneal                                            Coordinator: Karen Montgomery
   Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
       Coordinator: Debby Snell                                      Thursday, December 4
                                                                     2:30 p.m. - Odd Fellows
Wednesday, December 3                                                Thursday, December 11
Bring bag lunch, put up Christmas tree, cards pm
                                                                     2:30 p.m. - Medical Care Unit
Wednesday, December 10                                               Thursday, December 18
Heritage Hall, covered dish lunch, birthday celebration
                                                                     12:30 p.m. - Christmas Luncheon at Golden Corral
Wednesday, December 17                                               2:30 p.m. - Guggenheimer
Go to BES for preschool, Christmas lunch @ center, exchange          Thursday, December 25
Pollyanna gifts, decorate gingerbread man cookies
                                                                     Center closed for holiday
      Wednesday, Dec. 24 & 31 - Center Closed                        Thursday, January 1
Wednesday, January 7                                                 Center Closed for holiday
Games, covered dish lunch                                            Thursday, January 8
Wednesday, January 14                                                Rehearsal
Cheryl Carpenter from Humana presentation @ 11 am covered dish       Thursday, January 15
Wednesday, January 21                                                Rehearsal
Movie w/ Popcorn, bring bag lunch                                    Thursday, January 22
Wednesday, January 28                                                2:30 p.m. Bedford County Nursing Home
Sandy Becton visits, covered dish lunch                              (Leaving Rustburg at 12:15 p.m.)
                                                                     (Leaving Gladys at 12:30 p.m.)
                                                                     Thursday, January 29
                                                                     2:30 p.m. Avante
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Senior Activity Schedule                                                                          For more information, call (434) 332-9570.

                           GLADYS-LONG ISLAND aka                                                     TIMBERLAKE aka
                             “The Friendly Faces”                                                   “The Sunny Side Seniors
                             The Serenade Center                                                         Grace Church
                          3070 Long Island Rd., Gladys                                         21129 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg
                         Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.                                        Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
                         Coordinator: Sandy Becton                                                Coordinator: Brenda Walsh

Wednesday, December 3
Devotion by December Group, last business meeting for 2008, end-       Tuesday, December 2
ing the year with our blessings.                                       Devotions by Sue Jones, special guest dance & music program, busi-
Wednesday, December 10                                                 ness meeting, lunch
Devotion by December Group, visit a nursing home day                   Friday, December 5-Christmas Spectacular!
Wednesday, December 17                                                 Tuesday, December 9
Devotion by December Group, Christmas at the Briar Patch               Devotions by Brenda Walsh, Smart Choices by Dottie, manicures by
         Wednesday, Dec. 24 & 31 - Center Closed                       Janet, lunch
                                                                       Tuesday, December 16
Wednesday, January 7                                                   Devotions by Betty Prine, Celebration Christmas w/ line dancers,
Welcome Back Gladys Long Island, Devotion by January Group,            Christmas Bingo, covered dish
calendar planning, discuss Wii Olympic Tournament
                                                                                  Tuesday, December 23 & 30 - Center Closed
Wednesday, January 14
Devotion by January Group, Board Games, Bring in a baked good          Tuesday, January 6
                                                                       Devotions by Brenda Walsh, business meeting, birthday celebration,
Wednesday, January 21
                                                                       covered dish
Devotion by January Group, Tasting & Share Recipes
Wednesday, January 28                                                  Tuesday, January 13
Devotion by January Group, Sandy’s presentation                        Devotions by Rachel Campbell, show-n-tell by David Espencheid,
                                                                       lunch, movie time
RUSTBURG aka “Seniors on the Go!”
   Rustburg Presbyterian Church                                        Tuesday, January 20
 681 Village Highway, Rustburg, VA                                     Devotions by Viola Hazelton, health talk on colon cancer, lunch
   Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Coordinator: Sandy Becton                                          Tuesday January 27
                                                                       Day Trip
Tuesday, December 2
Devotion by Wayne and Dorothy, polly anna and finger foods                                        TIMBERLAKE LINE-DANCERS
                                                                                                  Waterlick Moose Family Center
Tuesday, December 9                                                                               934 Waterlick Rd., Lynchburg
Evening touring of the Elks Home and dinner
                                                                                                    Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 16                                                                                Coordinator: Brenda Walsh
Rustburg Happy Holidays, luncheon at Red Lobster
                                                                       Every Tuesday
      Tuesday, December 23 & 30 - Center Closed                        Join Jim Harlow, Sr. and learn fun footwork!
Tuesday, January 6
Welcome Back Rustburg, devotion by Wayne and Dorothy, planning         1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Square Dancing
2009’s calendar, and discuss “Wii Olympics Tournament                  2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Line Dancing
Tuesday, January 13
Devotion by Wayne and Dorothy, Sandy’s presentation                           Timberlake B-I-N-G-O’ers
                                                                            McDonalds, Timberlake Road
Tuesday, January 20
Devotion by Wayne & Dorothy, tasting & sharing your favorite recipes       Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
                                                                           Coordinator: Karen Montgomery
Tuesday, January 27
Devotion by Wayne & Dorothy, board games, bring a healthy snack
                                                                                            Please Note
               The Games People Play…                                         December 4– 9:00 a.m. Christmas Breakfast
                                                                           December 25 & January 1 -Center closed for holiday
               Are you interested in learning how to play
               Bunco, Rook, and Dominoes?        We are                8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
               considering forming “play” groups in our                9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Fun begins!
Do you already know how? Help us broaden our play                      Attention Seniors—
time! If you’re willing to share your love of one of these             Do you want to “play ball” or get in the game?
games by teaching it, please contact Sandy Becton at                   Interested in playing sports? If so, tell us what!
(434) 332-9570, 592-9570, or 283-9570.                                 Softball, waffle-ball, bowling, soccer, etc… Call
                                                                       Sandy and tell her what kind of “ball” you’d like to

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