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          May 2008
       Volume 6 Issue 4




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



                     Happy
                    Birthday
                    To You!
    Mrs. Joan Blake
  Mrs. Roberta Booker
 Mrs. Norma Jean Booth
   Mrs. Charlotte Britt
  Mrs. Mary C. Burton
  Mrs. Mable Charlton
                                                                 EXPO
    Mrs. Peggy Dana                            2nd Annual Rhythm of Life Senior Lifestyle Exposition
  Mrs. Aileen F. Farmer
   Mrs. Shirley Habel                                             May 6, 2008
 Mr. Ronald S. Holasek                                       10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  Mrs. Carrie Hubbard                                           River Ridge Mall
 Mrs. Blanche Jennings
  Mr. Thurmas Lawson
  Mrs. Josephine Lewis                 FANTASTIC INFORMATION FOR ALL CONCERNING SERVICES
   Mrs. Audrey Martin                              AND PRODUCTS FOR SENIORS!
   Mrs. Judith Mason
  Mrs. Ernestine Moore                                                             ♦   GIVE-AWAYS
    Mrs. Janet Moore                                                              ♦    DOOR PRIZES
   Mr. Wayne Moore
   Mrs. Tita Salvator                                                   DROP IN OR STAY AWHILE!
    Mrs. Mae Sauber
 Mrs. Laurene Saurborn                                                Sponsored by the:
    Mrs. Marie Short
    Mrs. Mary Smith                                         Central Virginia Area Agency on Aging,
   Mrs. Mary E. Smith                                             Campbell County TRIAD,
   Mrs. Dolly Tweedy                                              Campbell County RSVP,
                                                      and the Campbell County Recreation Department.
     Make A Wish!


                             Art in the
                         Courthouse Square
                           Campbell County Art Show                                          Fourth Fridays, Beginning in May
                             Saturday, May 10, 2008                                                 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
                               9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.                                       Rustburg’s Historic Courthouse Square
                        Rustburg’s Historic Courthouse Sq.                                        FREE TO THE PUBLIC
                              FREE TO THE PUBLIC                                             May 23 - The Deanie Blues Band
                                                                                              June 27 - The Blue Newt Band
                      • Beautiful Art
                                                                                                July 25 - The House Band
                       • Great Food                                                            August 22 - In the Tradition
                •    Art & Craft Vendors
                                                                             Bring a chair, and enjoy a great variety of music! Food and
 Artists may enter their artwork for judging by                              beverages will be available on-site for purchase. Coolers are
calling (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570 to                             welcome, but no alcoholic beverages allowed. Please call
           request a registration form.                                      (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570 for more information.
Programs & Trips
                                                            For more information, please call (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570.

       Beautiful Pigeon Forge, TN!                                                                                   Disney World!
                                                                                               You          June 27 - July 2, 2008
                                                                                             Smil r
September 28 - 30                                                                                 in
                                                                                              Face g                Cost $750.00
                                                                                             Here             (*Prices are based on the per person rate)
                                                                                                  !
$240.00 Double*                                                                                        The gang’s all here - except
$220.00 Triple*                                                                                        for you! Join “Mouseketeers”
$210.00 Quad*                                                                                          Anthony & Debby on this toon
(*Prices are based on the per person rate)                                                             -filled trip that’s sure to bring
                                                                                                       out the kid in everyone!
Sandy’s outdone herself
again!    This trip is jam-packed with                                Your trip package includes:
entertainment value!       With everything
from dinner shows to a mountain tour, this is one trip                          •Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation
that’s sure to delight and excite!                                         •5 night Hotel stay at Holiday Inn, Maingate West
                                                                                  •Hotel Taxes & Baggage Handling
Your trip package includes:                                                      •Park Hopper Admission for 4 days*
                 •Roundtrip motorcoach transportation                                  (*excludes Water Parks)
                   •Snacks and beverages en route
                        •A two night hotel stay                       Only a few seats are left! Please call (434) 332-
                      •A two-hour mountain tour                       9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570.
                •Dinner at Applewood Farmhouse Grill
               •Admission to the Smith Family Theatre                 Visit The State Capitol
            •Dinner Show at The Black Bear Jamboree
                                                                      June 16, 2008
              •Admission to Country Tonite Theatre
              •Admission to the Patty Waszak Show                     Fee: $45.00 per person
This trip’s filling up fast, and a payment schedule is                Calling all History Buffs! Join Brenda
available, so don’t delay! Call (434) 332-9570, 283-9570,             Walsh, for a pleasant day trip that’s
or 592-9570 to reserve your space.                                    laced with Virginia history and culture.
                                                                                   Your trip package Includes:
Alaskan Cruise                                                                     •Motorcoach Transportation
Join us for an escape to the Alaskan Wilderness                                     • Tour Start Breakfast
                                                                            •   Guided tour of Virginia’s State Capitol
                                             May 25 - June 4, 2009                    • Canal Boat Ride
                                          $2,933.00 Inside Cabin*                        • Box Lunch
                                         $3,433.00 Outside Cabin*     Space is limited, so you’ll want to reserve your seat on
                                        $3,578.00 Balcony Cabin*      the bus today! To register, or for more information,
                                 $3,658.00 Mini Suite w/ Balcony*     please call (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570.
*Third & Fourth Guest Rates available upon request, prices
are based on per person rates. Prices do not include insur-           Step Into Spring - Walk Your Way To A Healthier You!
ance or gratuities. First deposit of $200.00 per person due           Join our self-directed walking program and get your
May 31, 2008.                                                         health on the right path!

You won’t want to miss this trip of a lifetime! Join Cruise                             Mondays & Tuesdays
Coordinator Extraordinaire, Sandy Becton, for an 11 day                                       6:30 p.m.
direct to wilderness cruise tour, featuring a 7 night cruise                      Liberty University Outdoor Track
& 3 night Alaskan land tour aboard Princess Cruise                                   Fee: FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Lines’ “Island Princess” luxury ocean-liner. Payment                  The benefits of walking are endless. What’s truly unique
plans are available.                                                  about this program is that it blends exercise with entertainment
                                                                      by providing a fun atmosphere to meet people with the same
                                                                      interest - their health! Take a few steps and meet some new
Please note: A Princess Cruise Line Representative will
                                                                      people!
be on-site at Campbell County Recreation Department to
answer any questions on June 5, 2008. You may call (434)              Please call Sandy Becton, (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-
332-9570, 283-9570, 592-9570.                                         9570 for more information or to pre-register.
Volunteerism
                                                For more information, please call (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570.

 Senior Fun in the                                                                                May is Older
                                                                                                 Americans Month
       Sun!
       Tuesday May 20, 2008
                                                                 When Older Americans Month was established in
                                                                1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached
      1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
                                                                their 65th birthdays. About a third of older Ameri-
Family Moose Center on Waterlick Road                           cans lived in property and there were few pro-
                                                                grams to meet their needs. Interest in older Ameri-
                Karaoke provided by:                            cans and their concerns was growing, however. In
                 Melissa Commins                                April of 1963, President John F. Kennedy’s meet-
     Cutest Beach Attire Contest (male or female)               ing with the National Council of Senior Citizens
                                                                served as a
        •       Refreshments                                    prelude to designating May as “ Senior Citizens
            •    Door prizes                                    Month.” Thanks to President Jimmy Carter’s 1980
                                                                designation, what was once called Senior Citizens
                                                                Month, is now called “ Older Americans Month,”
                                                                and has become a tradition. Historically, Older
                    Sponsored by: Central Virginia Area
                                                                Americans Month has been time to acknowledge
                   Agency on Aging, Inc. Senior Services        the contributions of past and current older persons
                                                                to our country, in particular those who defended
                                                                our country. Every President since JFK has issued
                                                                a formal proclamation during or before the month
                                                                of May asking that the entire nation pay tribute in
                                                                some way to older persons in their communities.
                                                                Older Americans Month is celebrated across the
                                                                country through ceremonies, events, fairs and
RSVP is in need of volunteers who are crafty with a
sewing machine and have time to spare in creating bibs
for nursing home residents.                                         Digital TV
                                                                 Converter Boxes
We have patterns available, so if you’ve got the time to            Coupons
spare, please call us at (434) 332-9572, 283-9572, or
592-9572.
                                                                 Owners of analog televisions now can apply for
                                                                government coupons for converter boxes to keep
                            AARP 55 Alive                       their TV’s working after the switch to digital on Feb.
                            Mature Driving                      18, 2009. NCOA and other aging advocates are
                                                                concerned that seniors may lose their program-
                                Class                           ming because they own older televisions. The TV
                                                                Converter Box Coupon Program allows U.S.
                              May 19 & 20th, 2008               households to obtain two coupons, each worth $40,
                             9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.             which can be applied toward the cost of eligible
                                                                converter boxes. Converter boxes are expected to
                            Campbell Co. Rec. Dept.             cost between $50 and $70 and will be available at
                                 Cost: $10.00                   most major electronic stores. Individuals can apply
                                                                for a coupon from now until March 31, 2009, while
Participation in this class may lower your insurance premium!   supplies last. Congress set aside $1.5 billion for the
Check with your insurance company first! Pre-registration is    program, which will fund 33.5 million coupons. Ap-
required, but payment not due until first day of program.       ply for a coupon online or call a 24-hour hotline (1-
Please call (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570 for more      888-DTV-2009)
information. or to pre-register.
Long Mountain Park                               April 28, 2008                  Clip It ‘N Keep It Recipe
Public Hearing for Planning Commission             7:00 p.m.                     This month’s recipe submitted by: Jay Ratcliffe

                                           Haberer Building, Rustburg
                                                                                                    Jumpin’ Jays
 Long Mountain Park, located at the intersection of Bear Creek Road and State
Route 24, has begun the process requesting a special use permit for park
                                                                                                   Watergate Salad
construction. The Campbell County Recreation Department, in conjunction with
the Long Mountain Park Committee, has requested approval of a special use            INGREDIENTS
permit from the Campbell County Planning Commission; this would allow the park   •    1 (3.4 ounce) package instant pista-
to be built in an area that is presently zoned as a residential property.             chio pudding mix
 For additional information, please call the Campbell County Recreation          •    1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple,
Department at (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570, or the Zoning                    with juice
Administrator’s Office at (434) 332-9597.
                                                                                 •    1 cup miniature marshmallows
                         Campbell County Staff                                   •    1/2 cup chopped walnuts
                                                                                      1/2 (8 ounce) container frozen
Retired Senior Volunteer Program                                                      whipped topping thawed
(434) 332-9572, 283-9572, or 592-9572
                                                                                 In a large bowl, mix together pudding mix,
Tammy Blair, Program Manager                                                     pineapple with juice, marshmallows, and
Lynne Burnham, Field Coordinator                                                 nuts. Fold in whipped topping. Chill.
Felicia Williams, Administrative Aide
Annie Younger, Van Driver
                                                                                                We value your input.
Campbell County Recreation Department Senior Programs Division                   If you have a suggestion or questions regarding County
(434) 332-9570, 283-9570, 592-9570                                                      services, please mail written comments to:
                                                                                             Office of the County Administrator
Sandy Becton, Senior Programs Manager                                                                    P.O. Box 100
Brenda Walsh, Coordinator                                                                           Rustburg, VA 24588

Myrtle Price, Coordinator                                                                             or email us at:
                                                                                          Administration@campbellcountyva.gov
Debby Snell, Coordinator                                                                  Your comments are greatly appreciated.
Delores Gowen, Van Driver                                                        Governing With Vision to be the most collaborative, professional,
                                                                                                value-driven locality in Virginia.
Maxine Davis, Van Driver

                    Campbell County Recreation Department                                                      PRSRT STD
                                P.O. Box 369                                                                   U.S. Postage
                             Rustburg, VA 24588                                                                    PAID
                                                                                                               Rustburg, VA
                                                                                                                  24588
                                                                                                               PERMIT #29