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
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
April 19 - 21
(*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.
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
$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:
*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!
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
Clip It ‘n Keep It Recipe
Submitted by Amy Clark
Merry Christmas 3 eggs
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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