December 2009/ January 2010
Seasoned Living is compiled and edited by Campbell County ‘s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and the Campbell County Recreation Department
Friday, December 4
WHEN CAMPBELL 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE Rustburg’s Historic
CLOSED OR LATE THE
RSVP PROGRAM IS
CLOSED AND THE VANS FREE TO THE PUBLIC
WILL NOT RUN Be our guest for the third annual Campbell County Christmas in Courthouse Square. Cook-
ies, cocoa, holiday craft vendors, and a visit from Santa Claus will add to this holiday event.
The evening will be concluded with a traditional candle-lighting ceremony and a Christmas
Happy carol sing-a-long.
Birthday Vendors are welcome. For more information, or to request a vendor registration packet,
please contact Beth at (434) 332-9570, 592-9570, or 283-9570.
while the scammer’s counterpart robs or cases
Mr. Norvell Anderson Sr. Local Scams Target Senior the home. In some cases partial repair work is
Mrs. Helen N. Barrett
Mr. James Bryant Citizens completed to allow for more time to find and
Ms. Josephine Burks inspect a senior’s valuables, with the intent of
Ms. Lynne Burnham With the nationwide rise of fraud and scams, returning to the site to rob the household.
Mrs. Jeanne Clubb senior citizens are often targeted as potential Captain Cindy Caldwell of the Campbell County
Mrs. Marie Coleman
victims; Central Virginia is no exception. Sheriff’s Department and TRIAD, encourages
Mrs. Rosa Crabtree
Mrs. Sandra Dempsey Sweepstakes scams, false charities, home seniors to be cautious. “Citizens should never
Mrs. Dale Dillard improvement schemes, and other deceptive open the door to anyone offering unsolicited
Mrs. Shirley Forloines tactics are designed with one intention – taking services. If you did not specifically call and
Mrs. Estelle Hall resources from un-expecting citizens. Knowing request a service, do not let these individuals into
Mrs. Barbara Hamilton how to protect yourself as well as being aware your home. Caldwell also encourages citizens be
Mrs. Gloriann Hamlette of commonly used scamming techniques can aware of local solicitation laws. “All solicitors
Mrs. Peggy Haymore greatly reduce the risk of being victimized. must obtain official permits from the governing
Mr. William Jackson
locality in which they intend to render products or
Miss Alice Klein
Mrs. Ruby M. Mason Seniors can protect themselves by following services and must carry this official certificate
Mr. Richard Minter some basic guidelines: with them. If a vendor does not have this permit,
Mrs. Willie Monroe • Do not open your door or allow he/she is not legally permitted to solicit in
Mrs. Myrtle G. Price strangers into your home, espe- Campbell County.”
Mr. James L. Richardson cially if they appear to be offering
Mrs. Marjorie Rorer If you have been victimized by a scam, help is
unsolicited services (services available. The Campbell County Victim and
Mrs. Elma M. Smith
Mr. Bobby L. VandeLinde you did not specifically request). Witness Protection Program offers services to
Mr. Curtis Wade • Avoid giving any personal assist you in the legal process and provides
Mrs. Lois Wheeler information to any unsolicited qualified staff to help you obtain the resources
Mr. Jim Yates vendor or caller. you need. Campbell County TRIAD (a
Mrs. Sandy Becton
Mr. William M. Brinkley
• Keep doors and windows locked; collaboration between local law enforcement,
lock sheds and outbuildings. senior advocacy groups, and senior citizen
Mr. Robert Cardwell
Mrs. Frances Crance • Be wary of calls claiming you or representatives) and the S.A.L.T. Council
Mr. Michael Daly a relative owe money and calls (Seniors And Law enforcement working
Ms. Pat Farmer claiming you’ve won prizes or Together), were formed to offer support, provide
Ms. Shirley T. Garbee are entitled to an inheritance. safety materials and resources, and increase
Mrs. Betty Hueber awareness on safety issues for area seniors.
Mrs. Janice Johnson • Contact local law enforcement if
Anyone seeking additional information on these
Mrs. June Kelly you encounter suspicious
programs may contact Pam C. Cooke, TRIAD
Mrs. Arline O. Manley individuals who call, approach or
Chair, at the Campbell County Victim-Witness
Mrs. Hazel McGuire loiter near your home.
Mr. Tito Ramos Office (434-332-9520) or the S.A.L.T. Council/
Mrs. Sandra Reynolds One of the most common local scams involves TRIAD by calling the 434-332-9580.
Ms. Karen Sanders seniors being approached by strangers who Citizens can help by reporting any suspicious
Mrs. Dollie S. Simon offer home repair work or construction activities to local law enforcement by calling the
Mrs. Carol Swinehart services. In this scam individuals approach a
Mrs. Marcia Wilkinson Campbell County Sheriff’s Office at 434-332-
senior’s home and offer to repair a roof, pave a 9580; if you need immediate assistance, dial
Ms. Cynthia Zenj-Ra driveway, or provide another form of 911.
Make A Wish!
Programs & Trips
For more information, please call (434) 332-9570, 283-9570, or 592-9570.
Warm Memories on a Cold Winters Night! Wizards
Storytelling with Delano Douglas Vs.
Haberer Building Conference Room Magic
January 8, 2010 Saturday, March 13
5:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. Motor
Tickets: $5.00 coach departs from Rustburg
3:30 p.m. Locals play on the Wizards court
Come join us for a great night of storytelling with Delano 7:00 p.m. Wizards Game Time
Douglas. Tickets are $5.00 and may be purchased at the
Recreation Department. Cost is $99 per person
Includes Upper Level Ticket to game, Snacks, Soft Drinks
Brookneal Senior Center Rail-fence Quilt Raffle & Water on Coach.
$45 per person deposit due by December 10
Balance by January 8
The drawing for the raffle will First deposit is non-refundable
be held on December 16,
2009. Tickets are $1 each For more information contact Sandy at (434) 332-9570.
and can be purchased at the
Brookneal Senior Center or
at the Recreation Building in Wicked the Musical
Rustburg. You need not be
Thursday, March 11, 2010
present to win. Contact any
senior center member or Debby Snell at 283-9570, 332- 2:00 p.m.
9570, or 592-9570 ext 7219. Thank you for your support. Richmond’s Landmark Theater
Cost is $105.00 per person
Includes transportation, tickets, and dinner
On the Road Again...
First deposit is due November 6, 2009
We are in the process of planning our trips for next year!
a payment plan is available
Please call Sandy at (434) 332-9570 if you have any
interest in the following trips. Please let us know by
November 10! Seating is limited and tickets will be available starting in
November. For more information please call Sandy at
•Baseball, April 2010 (434) 332-9570
•Football, October 2010
•Pro Football Hall of Fame, August 2010
•Myrtle Beach, April 26-28, 2010 Library Computer Help Squad
•Biltmore Estate, November 8-9, 2010
•Colorado Train Trip, Sept 23-28, 2010 The Rustburg and Timbrook Public Libraries now have
computer tutors to assist anyone who needs help working on
the computer. Perhaps you would like to set up an e-mail
Self-Directed Walking Program account to receive information and photos from family
members. Tutors will also assist with basic skills needed to
Due to the time change, this program will type letters in Word. They can also help direct a person in
resume in April 2010.
how to “surf” the Internet.
Guided Biking Program
Tutors are available at Rustburg on Tuesday,
Saturdays and Sundays Wednesday and Thursday. Call 332-9560 to
Time to be determined
make an appointment. At Timbrook tutors are
Blackwater Creek Bike Trails
there on Saturday morning and Monday
The group will meet at Paige Entrance afternoon. Make an appointment by calling
near the Awareness Garden. Please call 239-1190.
Sandy Becton at (434) 332-9570, 592-9570, or 283-9570
Volunteerism Page 3
For more information, please call (434) 332-9572, 283-9572, or 592-9572.
There is no more fitting time to
say “Thank you” and wish you Tammy, Lynne and
a Happy Holiday Season and Felicia
a New Year of health, Your RSVP staff
happiness and prosperity
What’s in Your Envelope?
Several years ago a couple attended their son’s wrestling match. The father
despaired that the other team had no equipment. No sneakers, headgear or
uniforms. The son’s team won the match. The mother left the match and
went to the local sporting goods store and purchased equipment for the other
team. On Christmas morning there was a white envelope stuck in the tree
with the Father’s name on it. He opened it and beheld his present—the
scrappy wrestling team adorned in full uniform and equipment. His Christmas
present from his wife, not a shirt or a tie but a team of adoring smiles. The
best gift he had ever received. What is in your envelope this Christmas?
Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service,
January 18, 2010
RSVP encourages all its volunteers to do something spe-
cial for the community on January 18. Visit a nursing
home, hospital or lonely neighbor in the spirit of service.
Attend one of the many community events during the day
celebrating Dr. King’s life. It’s a “Day on, not a Day off”.
Be a Helmeteer!
RSVP’s newest project is knitting helmet liners for our troops
in Afghanistan. We have the required wool and patterns. If
you can help, please call our office! 332.9572
RSVP Goes “Harley” for Christmas!
RSVP has partnered with the local Rolling
Thunder motorcycle club to collect items
and pack baskets for the Salem Veteran’s
Hospital. Call our office for a list. 332.9572
Clip It ‘n Keep It Recipe
Christmas Wreath Cookies
3/4 c. butter
1 (16oz) bag of marshmallows
Green Food Coloring
Blue Food Coloring
Melt butter in pan. Add marshmallows
and stir until melted. Add food coloring
until mixture is a nice “holly” green.
Campbell County Staff Remove from heat and pour over corn
flakes in a large bowl. Mix thoroughly.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program On wax paper, form wreath shaped
(434) 332-9572, 283-9572, or 592-9572 cookies and decorate with red hots to
Tammy Blair, Program Manager
look like berries.
Lynne Burnham, Field Coordinator
Felicia Williams, Administrative Aide
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
P.O. Box 100
Debby Snell, Coordinator Rustburg, VA 24588
Delores Gowen, Van Driver
or email us at:
Maxine Davis, Van Driver Administration@campbellcountyva.gov
Shannon Decker, Program Aide Your comments are greatly appreciated.
Karen Montgomery, Program Aide Governing With Vision to be the most collaborative, professional,
value-driven locality in Virginia.
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P.O. Box 369 Rustburg, VA
Rustburg, VA 24588 24588
Senior Activity Schedule
For more information, call (434) 332-9570.
Concord Happy Hearts
Altavista Friendship Senior Center
Concord Community Center
Grace Community Church
327 Midget Farm Rd., Concord
911 Grace Ave. Altavista, VA 24517
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Mondays, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Coordinator: Brenda Walsh
Coordinator: Shannon Decker
Wednesday, December 2
Every Monday - Line Dancing Closed
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Altavista YMCA
Every Tuesday - Breakfast Bingo Wednesday, December 9
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at McDonalds - Bring a friend! Devotion by Ruth Baelz, B/P Check, Business Meeting, Show-n-Tell
by Loretta & Bertha (Cap cod), Cover dish
Monday, December. 7
Christmas luncheon at a local restaurant - time to be determined
Friday, December 11
Christmas tree Spectacular 6:00 p.m.
Monday, December. 14
Candy Bingo and Business Meeting
Wednesday, December 16
Devotion by Nancy Bryan, Christmas Party, Special Christmas Treat,
Monday, December 21 Gift $5.00, Lunch Caterer by Joyce Sayre 352-7233, $12 per person.
Christmas party at the center
Wednesday, December 23
Monday, December 28 Closed
Center Closed for the Holiday
Wednesday, December 30
Monday, January 4 Closed
Pot Luck Luncheon
Wednesday, January 6
Monday, January 11 Devotions by Margaret Harvey, Business Meeting, (Special Guest)
Candy Bingo and games Celebrate Birthdays, Covered Dish
Monday, January 18 Wednesday, January 13
Games and Trivia—Business Meeting Devotions by Clyde Preas, Health Talk “How to handle Diabetes”
B/P check, Lunch $3.00
Monday, January 25
Games and Trivia Wednesday, January 20
Devotions by Leila Wilson, Show-n-Tell Brenda on her trip to
Brookneal Young At Hearts Lancaster, Fun and Games, Lunch $3.00
Brookneal Community Center
239 Main Street, Brookneal Wednesday, January 27
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Day Trip and Lunch
Coordinator: Debby Snell Gladys Goodtimers
Gladys Community Center
Wednesday, December 2
Set up Christmas tree and decorate, make a Christmas
135 Long Island Rd., Gladys
pomander ( bring your own piece of fruit, Deb will bring Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Everything else). Pot luck soup for lunch (bring something to put in Coordinator: Karen Montgomery
our soup pot). Cards in the afternoon. Thursday, December 3
Wednesday, December 9 2:30 p.m. - Odd Fellows
Decorate gingerbread men (Deb will bring in everything we need for Thursday, December 10
this). Bag lunch, cards in the afternoon. 2:30 p.m. - Avante
Wednesday, December 16 Monday, December 14
Christmas & Birthday Celebrations Edgehill Baptist Leave Rustburg 11:00 a.m. Leave Gladys 11:15
Wednesday, December 23 a.m.
Center Closed for Holiday Thursday, December 17
Wednesday, December 30 2:30 p.m. - Fairmont
Center Closed for Holiday Thursday, December 24
New Year - New You! We will be walking in the upper room each Center closed for holiday
Wednesday either before or after lunch. Let’s get fit! Thursday, December 31
Wednesday, January 6 Center Closed for holiday
Movie Day, covered dish lunch, cards in the afternoon. Thursday, January 7
Wednesday, January 13
Brown bag bingo (bring a prize or two in bags), bag lunch, cards in Thursday, January 14
the afternoon. Rehearsal
Wednesday, January 20 Thursday, January 21
Fire marshal visit, covered dish lunch, cards in the afternoon. 2:30 p.m. Medical Care Center
Wednesday, January 27 Thursday, January 28
Game day, covered dish lunch, cards in the afternoon. 2:30 p.m. Heritage Green (The Fields)
Senior Activity Schedule For more information, call (434) 332-9570.
Gladys-Long Island Friendly Faces Timberlake 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 am - 2:00 pm
Coordinator: Sandy Becton Coordinator: Brenda Walsh
Wednesday, December 2 Tuesday, December 1
Devotion by Dec Group, Caroling/Caroling Crossword/Winter Trivia, Closed
Saturday, December 5
Wednesday, December 9 Christmas Spectacular 2:00 p.m.
Devotion by Dec Group, Depart for Christmas Luncheon
Tuesday, December 8
Wednesday, December 16 Devotion by Brenda Walsh
Groups visit with Mr. Monroe, Luncheon with Mr. Monroe Business Meeting
Gladys-Long Island will be closed from Dec 23-30, 2009 B/P Check
Center will re-open weather permitting Jan. 6, 2010 Are you at risk of a stroke?
Wednesday, January 6
Devotion by Jan. Group, Group Exercise/Muscles matter, Business Tuesday, December 15
Meeting/Welcome back Gladys, Prepare Calendar for 1st six months Devotion by Vioal Hazelton
Celebration Christmas with Line Dancers
Friday, January 8 Christmas Bingo $5.00 gift
“Warm Memories on a Cold Winters Night” At Moose Family Center
Story telling with Delano Douglas Covered Dish
5:00 p.m. Doors open at 4:15 p.m.
Haber Building-Rustburg Tuesday, December 22
Wednesday, January 13
Devotion by Jan Group, Group Exercise/Time Capsule, Dottie is back Tuesday, December 29
Wednesday, January 20 Closed
Devotion by Jan. Group, Group Exercise, “Celebrating Life” Tuesday, January 5
Wednesday, January 27 Devotion by Sue Jones
Devotion Jan. Group, Group Exercise, Group project—Something Business Meeting
learned that made you tickle, Lunch with Sandy Winter’s Craft (Snowman)
Rustburg On the Go Seniors
Rustburg Presbyterian Church Tuesday, January 12
681 Village Highway, Rustburg, VA Devotions by BettyJane Prine
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Health Talk Are you at Risk of Diabetes?
Coordinator: Sandy Becton Out for Lunch
Tuesday, December 1 Tuesday, January 19
Christmas Bingo/Snacks, Send Cards Devotions by David Espencheid
Tuesday, December 8 Gladys-Long Island to visit
Meet at Center, Leave for Christmas Luncheon Special Guest
Center will be Closed from Dec. 15 - Dec. 29
Center will re-open if weather permits on Jan. 5 2010 Tuesday, January 26
Devotion by Brenda Walsh
Tuesday, January 5
Fun & Games
Devotion, Calendars, Bus. Meeting, Prepare Calendars for the first 6
Out for Lunch (Ham’s)
Birthday Rema Miller, Sandra Reynolds, Karen Sanders
Tuesday, January 12
Devotion, Calendars, Reports, Group does Chair Exercises, Time
Capsule, Our hour of learning something new TIMBERLAKE LINE-DANCERS
Tuesday, January 19 Waterlick Moose Family Center
Devotion, Calendars, Reports, Dottie is back, Games 934 Waterlick Rd., Lynchburg
Tuesday, January 26 Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Devotion, Calendars, Reports, Group exercises, “Celebrating Life” Coordinator: Brenda Walsh
Timberlake B-I-N-G-O’ers Join Jim Harlow, Sr. and learn fun footwork!
McDonalds, Timberlake Road
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Square Dancing
Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Line Dancing
Coordinator: Karen Montgomery
8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Fun begins!