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									HARVEST YEARS SENIOR CENTER, INC. NEWS
TO BUILD, MAINTAIN AND IMPROVE SENIORS’ CAPACITIES AS A WAY OF LIFE

March 2010 FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR –TOM BONES

May the Luck of the Irish be with us and grant us NO MORE SNOW!.                              Our
Heavy snowfalls have wreaked havoc on our parking lots, our budget,                           and my
back! Too much shoveling out! May brighter, warmer, spring days                               be
ahead for all of us here at The Harvest Years Senior Center.

There is plenty going on to keep us hopping until spring and the Easter Bunny arrive, starting with
our next Early Bird Supper Club on March 3rd. This month’s early dinner menu includes a
traditional Irish feast. Tickets at $7.50 as prices will vary each month depending on the menu.
Since so many of you enjoyed our 1st Early Bird Supper Club in February, we have decided to
continue scheduling each month. Looking ahead, you can mark your calendar for April 14th.
Dinner begins at 4pm, with entertainment to follow. Our Pancake Breakfast originally scheduled
for February 13th, will now be held in April – more information to follow.

Please plan on joining us for another “chapter” in the Interim HealthCare Series scheduled for
March 16th. This month’s topic is entitled Communicating with Your Physician. Looking ahead to
April 20, the monthly topic will be Healthy Aging. This series is specifically geared toward our
senior citizens and should prove to be very helpful.

 Our painting is complete – for now. The main dining room, walls, ceiling, trim and crown molding
have all been painted. All of our bathrooms have been completed as well. In the coming weeks,
we will be looking into some additional spring spruce-up projects. Some of us don’t need to wait
for spring… a big thank you to Sharon Larrimore for completing a much needed clean out of our
Harvest Years craft room. It is looking good!

When it is chilly outside, our members sure know how to keep warm by purchasing chili and
bread pudding from the Harvest Years. A huge thank you to all of you that supported our re-
scheduled fundraiser. 60+ quarts of chili, and over 30 quarts of bread pudding went home with
our members. I hope you all enjoyed.

On a very serious note, in the coming months we will be looking for our members to rise to the
occasion so to speak, and voice their support for maintaining their senior center. I am sure by
now you have heard about the many budget cuts. The Harvest Years Senior Center has
weathered last years cut, but may not be so lucky this time next year. We are asking that all
members, as well as their family and friends, contact their legislators and let them know just how
important this center is to them. Additionally, in the spring, my plan is to invite them to dine with
us, so that you will have an opportunity to speak with them personally, and share your views and
your concerns. Please put this very important task at the top of your to-do list. If you have an
specific questions or topics that you would like to discuss, please see me personally.

Thinking warm and sunny thoughts,

Sincerely,

Thomas C. Bones, Executive Director

P.S. Don’t forget to print a Bob Evens Breakfast Coupon and support Harvest Years on
March 9th by going to Breakfast. Harvest Years Senior Center will receive a donation of
15% of all checks with a coupon attached.
                                            March Menu
                     CALL: 698-4285
                      FOR LUNCH
                     RESERVATIONS
                                         MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
                                                                                               2010
            Mon                         Tue                        Wed                          Thu                          Fri
1                           2      “MARGUERITE’S”       3                          4                             5                           6
SPAGHETTI W/ MEAT SAUCE             SHEPARD’S PIE        BEEF TIPS OVER NOODLES         CHICKEN & DUMPLINGS           PENNE PASTA W/
   MIXED VEGETABLES              (VEGETABLES IN PIE)            BROCCOLI                       PEAS                   MARINARA SAUCE
      HOUSE SALAD                   TOSSED SALAD             BREAD OR ROLLS                TOSSED SALAD          MIX VEGGIES/HOUSE SALAD
    BREAD OR ROLLS                 BREAD OR ROLLS                 JELLO                   BREAD OR ROLLS              ROLLS OR BREAD
        BROWNIE                 DESSERT - APPLESAUCE    4-6 PM:EARLY BIRD SUPPER              PUDDING              ASSORTED DESSERTS

8                           9                           10                         11                            12                          13
    CUP OF CHICKEN NOODLE        SWEDISH MEATBALLS           BR. BAKED FLOUNDER         LIVER & ONIONS                     FISH & CHIPS
     GRILLED CHEESE SAND            OVER NOODLES             MACARONI & CHEESE     MASHED POTATOES/ GRAVY                (FRENCH FRIES)
        CHIPS / PICKLES           MIXED VEGETABLES            STEWED TOMATOES          HARVARD BEETS                        COLESLAW
           BROWNIE                 BREAD OR ROLLS              BREAD OR ROLLS          BREAD OR ROLLS                   ROLLS OR BREAD
                                       COOKIE                       FRUIT                  PUDDING                    ASSORTED DESSERTS

15                          16                          17                         18      “BIRTHDAY DAY”        19                          20
      “TOM’S” IRISH STEW         LEMON BAKED CICKEN          “ST. PATRICK’S DAY”        ROAST PORK LOIN / A.S.           BAKED TILAPIA
       (VEGGIES IN STEW)          BUTTERED NOODLES             HAM & CABBAGE             MASHED POTATOES                     RICE
         TOSSED SALAD             MIXED VEGETABLES              RED POTATOES             MIXED VEGETABLES                  BROCCOLI
           BISCUITS                BREAD OR ROLLS             BREAD OR ROLLS               ROLLS & BREAD                BREAD OR ROLLS
     “SURPRISE” DESSERT                 FRUIT                 SHAMROCK JELLO             CAKE & ICE CREAM.            ASSORTED DESSERTS

22                          23                          24                         25                            26                          27
      TOM’S 3 BEAN CHILI    BAKED MEATLOAF / GRAVY          HERB ROASTED CHICKEN           OLD FASHIONED              CUP OF TOMATO SOUP
        TOSSED SALAD           MASHED POTATOES                    RICE PILAF                 BEEF STEW                GRILLED CHEESE SAND.
         CORN BREAD             BUTTERED CORN                 GLAZED CARROTS                APPLESAUCE                   CHIPS / PICKLES
            CAKE                ROLLS OR BREAD                 BREAD OR ROLLS                 BISCUIT                  ASSORTED DESSERTS
                                    COOKIE                        BROWNIE                     PUDDING

29                          30                         31 “EASTER DINNER”         APRIL 1.                       APRIL 2.
     CHICKEN PARMASEAN          BAKED SALMON/TAR. SAU      BAKED HAM/PINEAPPLE        TURKEY & CHEESE
        W/ SPAGHETTI              BUTTERED NOODLES                 SAU                     ON KAISER
                                                                                                                        CLOSED
        HOUSE SALAD                 GREEN BEANS             ROSEMARY POTATOES           TOSSED SALAD                     FOR
       BREAD OR ROLLS              BREAD OR ROLLS    $5.0    GLAZED CARROTS            CHIPS / PICKLES
          PUDDING                       JELLO
                                                          0
                                                             WATERGATE SALAD $5
                                                                                .00
                                                                                            COOKIE                    GOOD FRIDAY
APRIL 5.               APRIL 6.                         APRIL 7.                   APRIL 8.                 APRIL 9.
 CUP OF BROCCOLI SOUP           HOT DOGS                      B.B.Q. CHICKEN       BAKED ZITI W/ MEAT SAUCE      CHEESEBURGER
CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH       BAKED BEANS                   ROASTED POTATOES              TOSSED SALAD        LETTUCE, TOMATO, ONION
     CHIPS / PICKLES            COLE SLAW                      GREEN BEANS                  BROCCOLI               PASTA SALAD
         BROWNIE            HOT DOG ROLLS                    ROLLS OR BREAD             BREAD OR ROLLS           CHIPS / PICKLES
                                  CAKE                             FRUIT                     PUDDING           ASSORTED DESSERTS
                                March Activities 2010
                                  WEATHER PERMITTING * CALL CENTER IF SNOW / ICE IS PRESENT.

            Mon                       Tue                              Wed                           Thu                          Fri
1                          2                              3    9:00 - 11:30 - AVON      4                              5                         6
       10:00 - 11:30 AM.   $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$      9 - 10 AM. - AEROBICS      $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$         10:00 - 11:00 AM.
                                9:00 - 12:00 NOON         $$ 9:30 - 11 AM. - CERAMICS       9-12 -AARP TAX AIDE
         500 RUMMY          AARP TAX AIDE SERVICE         10-11:30 AM.-PENNY BINGO       10-3 -HARRINGTON SLOTS                LINE DANCE
         CARD CLUB            APPOINTMENT ONLY            1-3 PM.-ART CLASS W/ BILL     BALLROOM DANCE CLASS                      CLASS
                                 9:30 - 11:30 AM.                 4:00-6:00 PM.              $$ 2:00 - 3:30 PM. $$
                                      CRAFTS              EARLY BIRD SUPPER CLUB             $$ 7 - 8 / 8 - 9 PM. $$

8                          9“BOB EVANS BREAKFAST” 10                                    11                             12                        13
        9:00 - 1:00 PM.    $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$    9 - 10 AM. - AEROBICS    $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$             10:00 - 11:00 AM.
     AARP DRIVING SAFETY        9:00 - 12:00 NOON       $$ 9:30 - 11 AM. - CERAMICS      9:00 - 12:00 NOON
    REFRESHER / ADVANCED    AARP TAX AIDE SERVICE              10:00 - 11:30 AM.     AARP TAX AIDE SERVICE                     LINE DANCE
       10:00 - 11:30 AM.      APPOINTMENT ONLY             SPECIAL PRIZE BINGO      BALLROOM DANCE CLASS                          CLASS
         500 RUMMY          9:30 - 11:30 AM. - CRAFTS        (REFRESHMENTS)             $$ 2:00 - 3:30 PM. $$
         CARD CLUB          10:00 -MEMBER MEETING 1-3 PM.-ART CLASS W/ BILL              $$ 7-8 / 8-9 PM. $$

15                         16                             17                            18 “BIRTHDAY DAY”        19                              20
       10:00 - 11:30 AM.   $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$    9 - 10 AM. - AEROBICS    $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$             10:00 - 11:00 AM.
                                9:00 - 12:00 NOON       $$ 9:30 - 11 AM. - CERAMICS   9-12:00- AARP TAX AIDE
         500 RUMMY          AARP TAX AIDE SERVICE        10 - 11:30 - PENNY BINGO     10-??-BOARD MEETING                      LINE DANCE
         CARD CLUB          9:30 - 11:30 AM. - CRAFTS          11:30 - 12:30 PM.    BALLROOM DANCE CLASS                          CLASS
                                 10:30 - 11:30 AM.          ST. PATTY’S PARTY           $$ 2:00 - 3:30 PM. $$
                           INTRIM HEALTH PROGRAM 1-3 PM.-ART CLASS W/ BILL               $$ 7-8 / 8-9 PM. $$

22                         23                             24                            25                             26                        27
       10:00 - 11:30 AM.   $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$        9 - 10 AM. - AEROBICS    $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$         10:00 - 11:00 AM.
                                9:00 - 12:00 NOON                  $$ 9:30 - 11 AM. -        9:00 - 12:00 NOON
         500 RUMMY          AARP TAX AIDE SERVICE                     CERAMICS           AARP TAX AIDE SERVICE              LINE DANCE CLASS
         CARD CLUB            APPOINTMENT ONLY                     10:00 - 11:30 AM.    BALLROOM DANCE CLASS
                                 9:30 - 11:30 AM.                   PENNY BINGO             $$ 2:00 - 3:30 PM. $$
                                      CRAFTS                        1:00 - 3:00 PM.          $$ 7-8 / 8-9 PM. $$
                                                                ART CLASS W/ BILL
29                         30                             31                                MARCH 3 - EARLY BIRD SUPPER CLUB - 4:00 - 6:00 PM.
       10:00 - 11:30 AM.   $$ 8:30 - 9:15 AM. - YOGA $$    9 - 10 AM. - AEROBICS             RESERVED SEATING - GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY!
                              9-12 - AARP TAX AIDE      $$ 9:30 - 11 AM. - CERAMICS         MARCH 10 - SPECIAL PRIZE BINGO * REFRESHMENTS.
         500 RUMMY             APPOINTMENT ONLY                10:00 - 11:30 AM.            MARCH 16 - INTRIM HEALTH PROGRAM. JOIN US.
         CARD CLUB           9:30-11:30 AM.- CRAFTS             PENNY BINGO                 MARCH 17 - ST. PATTY’S PARTY - WEAR GREEN!
                                   5:00 PM- ???                 1:00 - 3:00 PM.             DON’T FORGET TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR
                             OUT TO DINNER GANG          ART CLASS W/ BILL DEC                    TAXES * A FREE SERVICE FOR SENIORS.
                    YOGA/ABS AND OVERALL FITNESS PROGRAM
The February 23 session is in progress through April 8. You can sign up for the next session by
calling Kent County Parks & Recreation. Cost: $50.00 per course. Instructor: Betsy Gustafson,
personal trainer & fitness instructor with 25 years experience. Call 302-744-2495 to sign up.

                              DING! DONG! AVON CALLING!
Don’t forget that Jo Anne Boots, our Avon lady, comes here once a month for your convenience.
This month she will be here on March 3, 2010 from 9:00 am. to 11:30 pm. Call 734-4525.

                     EARLY BIRD SUPPER CLUB * MARCH 3, 2010
Our ‘Early Bird” Supper Club is on March 3, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. For only $7.50 you get a full
course meal. This month’s selection is fruit cup, “Irish corn beef, parsley potatoes, cabbage,
apple sauce, Irish soda bread, beverages, & dessert. Get your tickets early from reception desk
and come have a lovely evening out and a good meal! Dinner music by Bruce Enslem. Shuttle
service will be available.

        MEMBERSHIP MEETING W/ BARBARA * MARCH 9, 2010 - 10:15 AM.
Come out and voice your opinions, suggestions, concerns, and/or questions. This is your center
and she needs your input.

              “SHE’S BACK!” SPECIAL PRIZE BINGO * MARCH 10, 2010
Roni Davis from Pinnacle, short term rehab in Smyrna, will be here on March 10 to do a special
‘prize bingo’ for us again. Come join the fun; refreshments will be served. This will take the
place of our usual ‘penny bingo’ that day. Regular time - 10:00 - 11:30 am.

            INTRIM HEALTHCARE SERIES - MARCH 16 - 10:30 - 11:30 AM.
This month’s program will be on “Communicating with your Physician”. Many of us do not ask
questions of our doctors when we should. Learn how, join us for this FREE presentation.

                  ST. PATRICK’S DAY LUNCHEON * MARCH 17, 2010
We will celebrate St. Patty’s Day on March 17 with a Ham and Cabbage Irish meal. Join us for a
great meal and some good old fashioned “Blarney”!

               FULLER BRUSH COMPANY LIVES ON! MARCH 18, 2010
June M. Dawson, sales representative for the Fuller Brush Company, will be displaying its
product line on “Birthday Day” each month. June also leaves product catalogs with us for your
use if you are interested in their line of products. Ask at desk or see Olivia.

                    BOARD MEETING * MARCH 18, 2010 * 10:00 AM.
                         “EASTER FEAST” * MARCH 31, 2010
             Join us for our special Easter Luncheon @ 11:30 am. $5.00
        DON’T FORGET IT’S TAX TIME - GET YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH US!
                                             MARCH 2010
2.  Richard Maly
3.  Annabel Sterling                11. Doreen Zentmeyer                   21. Irene Kozicki
    Betty Martin                         Thelma Fox                            Mable Glanden
    Ralph Lombr                     12. Judith Goldrich                    22. Marie Adel
5. Charlotte Shockley               13. Kenneth Jones                          Daniel Rossetti
    Marie Austin                         Sue LePore                            Phyllis Bethea
    Raymond Davis                   15. Sheila Hayford                     23. Howell Harvey
6. Bruce Ruppert                         Janice Coyle                          Clara Gravatt
    Eileen Burnett                  17. Louis Sherrard, Sr.                25. Eleanor Ballard
    James Sharp                     18. Lynn Siminsen                          Veronica Balcerak
8. James Dunn                            Frances Vick                      28. Joan Millman
9. Lora Williams                        Judith Ann Abbott                      Patricia Spellman
10. Jean Peters                     20. Connie Ruppert                     29. Betty Cobb
    Joan Davis                           Kit Rolling                       30. Ed Romanoski
    Margaret Zimmerman              21. Joan Randolph                      31. Ben Randolph
    Mary Fran Trafford                   Joan Randall                          Charlotte Martinson



                  LUNCH SERVED DAILY FROM 11:30 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.
            PLEASE BE SURE TO TELL THE RECEPTIONIST IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY
                WHEN YOU CALL IN FOR BIRTHDAY DAY MARCH 18, 2010


              ATTENTION ALL BIRTHDAY PEOPLE!
      We would like to clarify and answer a reoccuring question.             BLOOD PRESSURE
        When it is your birthday month, you are invited to a free                CHECK
      LUNCH here at Harvest Years as part of your membership.               GENERATIONS HOME
       However, you must attend the birthday celebration on our           CARE, INC. WILL BE HERE
       ‘Birthday Day’ which is always the third Thursday of each            ON BIRTHDAY DAY TO
     month and eat in. You can not ‘take out’ the free meal. If you       TAKE BLOOD PRESSURES
       do not see your name on the list of names for that month              AND BLOOD SUGAR
     there are two possiblities: one - I overlooked or missed your          SCREENING. WE ALL
         name and forgot to type it in or 2 - if your dues are not        NEED TO KEEP AWARE OF
       current you are not eligible. Please remember that we all                    OUR
      make mistakes so if you think we have please don’t hesitate          BLOOD PRESSURE AND
                        to contact Tom or Olivia.                             SUGAR LEVELS.


                                        FULLER BRUSH “LADY”
     June M. Dawson will be here on ‘Birthday Day’ with her Fuller Brush products for you to examine
                                              and/ or buy!


                                                   SICK SHIP SINKS TRIP
                      For those of you that like to take cruises, please read the article on page 22
                      by Ron Burley ‘On Your Side’ in the AARP March/April 2010 Magazine.
              HARRINGTON RACEWAY * CASINO (MID-WAY SLOTS)
  Harrington is giving our members the $10.00 Free Play Card at this current time.
We have set up the first Thursday of each month for the year of 2010. We will leave at
10:00 am. and return by 3:00 pm. The trip fee is still $5.00 per person. Sign up at reception
desk. Next trip is March 4, 2010. Must be paid by March 1, 2010.


                  RAINBOW DINNER THEATRE * MARCH 25, 2010
                        “NANA’S NAUGHTY KNICKERS”


                                         OUT
DEPART FROM DAWSON’S: 9:00 AM.             RETURN APPROX: 5:00/5:30 PM.
TRIP FEE: $65.00 PER PERSON                MAXIUM: 45         MIN: 30
DEPOSIT AT SIGN-UP: $10.00

                             SO       LD   BALANCE DUE: MARCH 5, 2010
       PRICE INCLUDES: SHOW, MEAL, TRANSPORTATION, & BUS DRIVER’S TIP.

Bridget comes to room with her Nana but soon finds out that her sweet Grandma is running
                an illegal boutique from her apartment - naughty knickers!


                           SIGHT & SOUND * APRIL 29, 2010
                                     “JOSEPH”
DEPART FROM DAWSON’S: 10:00 AM.           RETURN APPROX: 5:00/5:30 PM.
TRIP FEE: $87.00                          MAXIUM: 40       MINIUM: 30
DEPOSIT AT SIGN-UP: $10.00                BALANCE DUE: APRIL 1, 2010
  PRICE INCLUDES: SHOW, TRANSPORTATION, BUS DRIVER’S TIP AND A BOX LUNCH .
                 SEE OLIVIA FOR DETAILS ON OUR “PICNIC” LUNCH.




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         SMYRNA OPERA HOUSE * MARCH 7, 2010 “THE MOUSETRAP”!
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Leave Harvest Yrs. @ 1:30. Return approx. 5/5:30 pm. Cost: $18.00 per person. (dep. $10)
                                   SOL
Van space limited, book early. An Agatha Christie’s murder mystery!


                               “OUT TO DINNER GANG”
The “OUT TO DINNER GANG” will go to Bob Evans (south) on March 30, 2010 - (the date of
                  our next outing). Kirby & Holloway was picked for April.
 We will meet at 5:00 pm. as usual. Please sign-up ahead of time so I will know how many
                 are coming and notify the restaurant. Thank you! Olivia.


        TRIP TO BRANSON, MO. JUNE 5 - 13 * SEE LAST PAGE OF THIS
                  NEWSLETTER FOR MORE INFORMATION.
                   From the Desk of:         Barbara Morton, Member President

               Hi everyone,
    Several of our scheduled activities were postponed or cancelled because of the snow. I
    hope this month you can attend ‘The Mousetrap’ at Smyrna Opera House on Sunday,
    March 7th and our returning trip to the Rainbow Theatre on Thursday, March 25th for
    “Nana’s Naughty Nickers”. I had to cancel our membership meeting last month but, I look
    forward to seeing you at our membership meeting on Tuesday, March 9th at 10:15 just after
    the Bob Evans Breakfast. Please bring your suggestions or comments so we can try to
    improve our center. I want to thank Sharon Larrimore for volunteering to sort, label and
    organize the craft room. It was greatly appreciated. Don’t forget it’s time to get you taxes
    done and help is at Harvest Years so call to make a appointment. If you would prefer to e-
    mail me, my e-mail address is tial347@yahoo.com, and for those who do not have access
    to e-mail just call me on my cell phone - 302-898-2018. I will return your call or e-mail as
    soon as possible. Call if you want to chat about anything.

    AARP TAX-AIDE SERVICE                       DELAWARE * NEW 211 * GET CONNECTED
Once again AARP is here at Harvest       A new 211 help line assists Delaware residents in need
Years to help you with your income          of food banks, health care, affordable housing, job
taxes. They will continue thru the       training, child care, services for older adults and more.
middle of April 2010. There will be        Operators provice referrals to both government and
Tuesdays as well as Thursdays this       nonprofit services, with follow-up to ensure callers get
time. The specific dates will be                            the help they need.
available at the reception desk where
we will have appointment sheets for        The service is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays.
you to choose your time and day. We
have been informed that they do not      AARP Delaware has a seat on the advisory committee
do farms, rentals, or depreciation.       for the Delaware Helpline, which began operating in
Their service is for individuals,        1990 with an 800 number. AARP joined with state Sen.
couples and short schedule               Patti Blevins, D, the United Way of Delaware and other
 business forms.                          collaborators to create the new number in 2007, but
                                                 funding wasn’t available until this year.
 HARVEST YEARS ON THE                                For referrals to services, dial 211.
         WEB
  Harvest Years has a web site
   that provides access to the
     latest information about                 “STARLIGHT BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS”
   activities at the center. Our        Ballroom dance lessons at 7 pm. and 8 pm. on Thursday
  newsletter is published once           evenings at the Harvest Years Senior Center, 30 South
   per month, but the web site          street in camden. The cost is $5.00 per person per hour.
    can be updated whenever                  7:00 - 8:00 pm. and 8:00 - 9:00 pm. (beginners &
   something new happens or                                    intermediate).
 there is a change in an event.          Learn: Rumba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Samba, Jitterbug Swing,
       If you have access to a                      Bolero, Cha Cha, Argentine Tango.
 computer and would like to be          Also on Thursdays from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Jack Nuttall will
    alerted when changes are                       give private ballroom dance classes.
   made just send an e-mail to             All proceeds go to the Harvest Years Senior Center.
 list@harvestyears.org and on           No compensation is paid to the Amateur Volunteer Dance Teachers.
   the “Subject” line put “Add               For information call Jack or Eileen at 698-0556.
  Me”. The web can be viewed                       “STARLIGHT BALLROOM DANCE”
                  at                                   This year’s dates pending.
  http://www.harvestyears.org.
                 TELEMARKETERS                                                    “THE ONION”
          Three Little Words That Work!!                         In 1919 when the flu killed 40 million people
  The three little words are: “HOLD ON PLEASE.”                there was this Doctor that visited the many
Saying this, while putting down your phone and                 farmers to see if he could help them combat
walking off (instead of hanging-up immediately)                the flu. Many of the farmers & their family had
would make each telemarketing call so much                     contracted it & many died. The doctor came
more time-consuming that boiler room sales                     upon this one farmer and to his surprise,
would grind to a halt.                                         everyone was very healthy. When the doctor
  Then when you eventually hear the phone                      asked what the farmer was doing that was
company’s “beep-beep-beep” tone, you know it’s                 different the wife replied that she had placed
time to go back and hang up your handset, which                an unpeeled onion in a dish in the rooms of
has efficiently completed its task.                            the home. The doctor couldn’t believe it and
  These three little words will help eliminate                 asked if he could have one of the onions and
telephone soliciting.                                          place it under the microscope. She gave him
                                                               one and when he did this, he did find the flu
                                                               virus in the onion. It obviously absorbed the
         AARP DRIVERS SAFETY                                   bacteria, therefore, keeping the family healthy.
     REFRESHER / ADVANCED COURSE                                 The moral of the story is, buy some onions
                                                               and place them in bowls around your home. If
   On March 8, 2010 from 9:00 - 1:00 pm. Perry                 you work at a desk, place one or two in your
   Martinson will conduct a refresher/advanced                 office or under your desk or even on top
   safety driving course here at Harvest Years.                somewhere. Try it and see what happens. We
   The fee for AARP members is $12.00. Non-                    did it last year and we never got the flu. If this
                members is $14.00.                             helps you and your loved ones from getting
            Sign up at reception desk.                         sick, all the better. If you do get the flu, it just
                                                               might be a mild case...


      Don’t know what to do now
that you’ve turned your computer on?                     BOOKS!
          Let Terry help you!                                        BOOKS!
                                                                  KENT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
                                                                      302-698-6440
                                                  The Kent County Book-Mobile comes to Harvest Years
                                                 every Tuesday from 10:45 am. to 12:15 pm. Books can
                                                 also be ordered on the library website and picked up in
                                                           the bookmobile. http://dlc.lib.de.us/
                                                          Take advantage of this FREE service.

Terry Anderson, a retired Air Force Pilot & retired from the Department of Education has volunteered his time
and expertise to teach one on one computer classes. Know the basics? What to know more?
Give name and phone number to Olivia & we’ll set up an appointment with the “Computer Guy!”
        MRS. BRANNER’S BANTER                         A successful man is one who makes more money
                                                      than his wife can spend. A successful woman is
                LITTLE HUMOR                                   one who can find such a man.
When my young son asked the inevitable
                                                      AND THEN THE FIGHT STARTED...
question, “Mother, what can I be when I grow
                                           One year, a husband decided to buy his mother-in-
up,” I was thrilled at the opportunity to instill a
                                           law a cemetery plot as a Christmas gift. The next
positive attitude in him.
                                           year, he didn’t buy her a gift. When she asked him
“Son,” I replied, “you can be anything you want
                                           why, he replied, “Well, you still haven’t used the gift
to be.”
                                           I bought you last year!”
“Good,” he said, “I want to be a bear.”
                                           And then the fight started...
                      * * *
                                                                     * * *
When my daughter was in second grade, I
                                           My wife walked into the den & asked “What’s on the
chaperoned a class trip to see the musical
                                           TV?” I replied “Dust”.
‘George Washington at Valley Forge.’ About
                                           And then the fight started...
halfway into the production, my daughter
                                                                     * * *
looked at me incredulously and said, “I didn’t
                                           My wife was hinting about what she wanted for our
know George Washington could sing!”
                                           upcoming anniversary. She said, “I want something
                      * * *
                                           shiny that goes from 0 to 200 in about 3 seconds.
As a kindergarten teacher, I taught my young
                                           So I bought her a scale.
charges to sing a song in German. One boy
                                           And then the fight started...
raised his hand & said his mother was German.
                                                                     * * *
“That’s great,” I said. “You can go home and
                                           I asked my wife, “Where do you want to go for our
sing this song for her.”
                                           anniversary?” It warmed my heart to see her face
“Well,” he continued, “she’s only half-
                                           melt in a sweet anticipation. “Somewhere I haven’t
German.”
                                           been in a long time!” she said. So I suggested,
He still seemed to want to talk so I asked, “Do
                                           “How about the kitchen?”
you know what the other half is?”
                                           And then the fight started...
He thought and thought and finally said, “I
                                                                     * * *
think it’s shepherd.”
                                                I took my wife to a restaurant. The waiter, for
                                                some reason, took my order first. “I’ll have the
        HARVEST YEARS SENIOR CENTER             strip steak, medium rare, please.” The waiter
                  MEAL CARD                     said, “Aren’t you worried about the mad cow?”
      5 MEALS = $15.00  10 MEALS = $30.00       “Nah, she can order for herself.”
    O_____ O_____ O_____ O_____ O_____           And then the fight started...
                         E O_____ O_____
                     M PL
     O_____ O_____ O_____                                            * * *
                                                My wife and I are watching Who Wants To Be A
                 SA
  __________________________________________
  DATE                     REPRESENTATIVE       Millionaire while we were in bed. I turned to her
                                                & said, “Do you want to have sex?”
    MEAL CARDS AVAILABLE,                        “No,” she answered.
                SAVES CARRYING MONEY.            I then said, “Is that your final answer?”
                                                 She didn’t even look at me this time, simply
                                                 saying “Yes.”
                                                 So I said, “Then I’d like to phone a friend.”
                                                  And then the fight started...
                                                                     * * *


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