fxtáÉÇxw _|ä|Çz 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 Lynne 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 $105.00* (*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! Volunteerism 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. February. 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. Project Destini 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. Attention….. 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 ENJOY! 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: Administration@campbellcountyva.gov 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 24588 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 Page 1 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 Page 2 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! centers. 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 have!
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