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1 Willoughby Senior Center - 440-951-2832 WSC News February 2010 Willoughby Senior Center Serving the senior population since 1975 PRESIDENTS DAY—FEBRUARY 15 ~ Center Closed SPECIAL GRAND OPENING! POINTS OF Door Prizes Snacks Games INTEREST TUESDAY - FEBRUARY 9 - 11:00AM Sign up day is: THE GAME ROOM! Feb 18 Join us up-stairs to officially open the Game Room. There are Cornhole , Wii , Willoughby Board Games and more for your enjoyment and relaxation. Other Senior Centers offer Cornhole Tournaments, if we get a team, we can challenge them Feb 19 to a game. Come on up and enjoy a little competition. See you there! Non-Wlby Cornhole - Wii- Board Games - FUN Center Happenings Page 2 New Members Page 3 AMY IS RETURNING MID FEBRUARY! Casino Trip Page 3 Tax Assistance… Mondays in February! Multi Day Trips Activities Rm No Fee Sponsored by AARP & IRS Page 4 Tax assistance is offered for anyone over the age of 60. Trained volunteers Arts & Crafts Page 5 will assist you in filing State and Federal returns. Please bring with you: Learning Experience 2009 W-2s, 1099s, Social Security income statements, tax receipt from the Page 6 county, cost info regarding any stocks or mutual funds sold in 09 and copies of Center Activities 2008 returns. Call the Center to make your appointment, 951.2832. No ap- Page 7 pointments available on 2-15-10, Presidents Day. Cards & Games Page 8 Videos FROM THE INFO CENTER: The Secretaries are asking that you help them Page 8 Health Services by having correct change when paying fees. If not correct change, at least not Page 9 $20 bills. It seems that most of us get $20 from the banks and then when you Fitness Schedule bring them here to pay fees, we do not have cash to make the change. So….. Page 10 Next time you are at the bank, just ask for some smaller bills. Thanks! Music & Dance Page 11 Red Hats LARGE PRINT BOOKS—MISSING Page 12 Board of Trustees Recently we have noticed many of our Large Print Books are missing from our Page 13 Library. If you have borrowed them and not returned them, please do so if Calendar Page 14 you have finished reading them. OTHERS ARE WAITING TO READ THEM. 2 The Willoughby Senior Center is opened to everyone 55 years and older. Call 440-951-2832 for more information. Center Happenings in 2010 We Welcome You We Care We Recycle Please be sure to sign in each Get Well Cards: We will be Batteries day you visit the Center. glad to send a card to a Cell phones-phones only member who is recovering, Please throw away chargers, The podium in the main hall by feeling down or just needs a boxes, etc. the Fit-Well room has a sign in little encouragement. Let the Eyeglasses book and other last minute tidbits Info Center secretary know (donated to the Lions) are posted there too. Stop in the you’d like a card sent to an- Greeting Cards Info Center to say hello! other member to help (New and Used) Each person that arrives at the brighten their day and give a Christmas Cards Center is important! little encouragement. Drop off in the Info Center Pet Food Coupons “The Kettles On” Mondays -12noon, $1 per bowl—Craft Room You are invited to enjoy a hot and delicious bowl of soup with crackers, rolls or slice of bread and hot coffee. Types of soup vary. Please sign up, pay and get your ticket in the Info Center the week prior, so we can have enough soup. Volunteers needed to help serve, etc. See Carolyn. What’s Cooking? Thursdays at 12noon $2.50pp Craft Rm Please pay at least one week in advance so we can properly prepare. Walk-ins will be accepted if there is extra, after 12:15pm when everyone with a paid reservation has been served. (so don’t be late) We will be purchasing for the number of people that have paid ahead of time. However, if you don’t show, there will not be a refund or forwarded to the next week; as we have purchase supplies for those with reservations. Menu is available on the sign up sheet in the Info Center GRAND OPENING! Inclement Weather Policy Do You Have GAME ROOM -UPSTAIRS AN EMAIL ADDRESS? Monday - Feb. 8 10am When the Willoughby-Eastlake Check It Out! Schools are closed due to in- Would you like to get your Looking for a place to keep your clement weather, the Wil- newsletter the first day its cornhole skills in shape over the loughby Senior Center’s pro- available? winter? enjoy a Wii game? The grams and activities may be Tell us your email address new game room is just the place affected. Please call the Cen- and with the touch of a but- for you. We’ve got Wii, board ter at 951.2832 ton, the latest newsletter can games, card games and cornhole before venturing out on snow be mailed right to your com- ready to play. Grab a couple of days. The Senior Center will puter. No more waiting for members and go on up, don’t for- be open; however, some trips/ the mail carrier. get, we’ve got the chair lift to ride, programs may be Let the Info Center know you so no excuses! canceled by the instructor or would like to get your news- Group meets Tuesdays and Thurs- the Center. letter by email today. days at 10am. 3 Willoughby Senior Center—38032 Brown Avenue, Willoughby, Oh 44094 440-951-2832 Welcome New Members Beyerle, Susan Johnson Kathleen Bisbee, Sylvia Lanese, Rosetta Bluhm, Thomas Matthews, Liz Copper, Terrance Meehan, Ann Doley, Michael Neff, Allie Fox, Charlotte Roach, Robert Gibson, Norene Scibelli, Paula Gregory, Barbara Shippe, Bernie Gregory, Jack Stephens, Charlotte Gura, Andrea Vitas, Johnnie Gura, Charles Worley, Carmeline 23 Brand NEW members since 12-3-09! Some trips may have been for sign up Dec. 16 or earlier, call for availability. All itineraries and trip schedules are subject to change. Showtime at High Noon Series Presents: FYI: These free noon time programs are offered as a Trips are open to members only for the first gift to enrich the community. An hour in length, initial two weeks once in newsletter. Guests they offer a special educational lecture and may sign-up after the 2 week waiting period. demonstration for audiences of all ages. A $2 do- Guest may take up to 2 trips in one year and nation is included in price for theatre group. then are encouraged to join the Center if they wish to continue to travel with us. Sign up for all began: Dec. 16 All trips depart from the Euclid Avenue Muni Yu Wei Chinese Dance - Friday, Feb. 19 Pool parking lot except in the summer when Bus departs Muni Pool at 11am. Pay $5 by Feb. the pool is opened. At that time the Tech 17. (Tri-C Metropolitan Auditorium) Center parking lot at River Street is used. One World Tribe - Tues. March 9 Bus departs Muni Pool at 11:15am. Pre-pay $5 by Please carry with you the yellow information March 7. (Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square) cards available in the Info Center detailing important information needed in case of an On the Prowl February Mystery Lunch emergency. This will save time and assist Wed. Feb. 3 EMT or Rescue personnel. Bus departs Muni Pool at 11am. Pre-pay $3.50 by Seating is first come, first served for trips Jan. 29. Staying in the local area, enjoy lunch on unless you request a front seat for special your own, order from the menu, on this mystery assistance. Please make arrangements with lunch trip. Please note later depart time, due to staff prior to departure. less travel time involved. Walk: Little, Return: 2pm. Special Dietary concerns can be secured by making prior arrangements with staff. Let’s Gamble on the weather and go to The Rivers Casino with Precious Cargo on Feb. 24. Leave Muni Pool at 7:30am return approx. 7PM This is short notice, but if you have cabin fever as badly as the rest of us, you are just waiting for a change to get out and do ‘something’. PRE-PAY $20 NOW. Bonus will be $20 slots and $5 Food. Invite your neighbor, I bet they haven’t been out lately either. SIGN-UP BEGINS NOW! COME ON IN TO THE INFO CENTER AND GET REGISTERED. 4 Willoughby Senior Center—38032 Brown Avenue, Willoughby, Oh 44094 440-951-2832 Mary Yoder’s and Middlefield Cheese Wed. Feb. 10 Multi Day Trips Bus departs Muni Pool at 10:45am. Pre-pay $5 by Feb. 5. Head out to Middlefield for lunch on Collette Vacations Presents: your own at Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen, Bakery GREECE and IT’S ISLANDS and Gift Shop. After enjoying lunch, hunting for bakery and gifts, make a quick stop in at Middle- Final payment Due March 18 field Cheese, the home of Award-Winning high Classical Greece, Mykonos and Santorini quality natural Swiss cheese. Samples! September 17-Oct. 1st, 2010 A valid, up to date passport is mandatory for Showtime at High Noon this tour. Do not delay any longer if you plan Fri. Feb. 19 to go on this tour and your passport needs to (see write up on page 3) be updated. This 15 day tour includes 13 breakfasts and 9 dinners. Reservations made Cruising The Eastern Caribbean after the seat reduction date of March 18, 2010 Aboard Holland America’s ms Eurodam are based upon availability. Final payment is Feb. 19-27, 2010 due by July 17. Make checks payable to: Presented by: Collette Vacations Collette Vacations. See Carolyn for more de- tails on this exciting travel adventure. Playhouse Square Presents: DON’T MISS THIS ONE! Grease Wed. May 19 Bus departs Muni Pool at 6:30pm. Pre-pay $58 4th of July in Philadelphia by April 28. Showtime: 7:30pm at the Palace July 1—5, 2010 Theatre. Show Length: 2hrs. 20mins. Visit Philadelphia to see where it all began. Take a trip to a simpler time of poodle skirts, Visit such sites as Independence Hall, Con- drive-ins, and T-birds. “Bad boy” Danny and “the gress Hall, Betsy Ross House, Franklin girl next door” Sandy fall in love all over again to Court, Christ Church, Valley Forge and the tune of your favorite songs: “Summer Nights,” other Revolutionary War sites. Imaging vis- “Greased Lightnin’” and “We Go Together”, iting Independence Hall on the anniversary of “Grease,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and the day that the Continental Congress voted to “You’re the One That I Want.” break with England. Celebrate with fire- works and parades just as John Adams envi- sioned. Dine in the City Tavern where the Fiddler on the Roof— delegates to the continental Congress dined, Wed. June 23 debated and toasted through many hours. Bus departs Tech Center at 6:30pm. Pre-pay Travel to New Jersey and visit Cape May be- $60 by June 2nd. Showtime: 7:30pm at the Pal- fore the Philly Pops concert Directed by Pe- ace Theatre. Show Length: 3 hours. No other ter Nero. INCLUDES: Deluxe Motorcoach, 3 musical has so magically woven music, dance, nights lodging, 7 meals (3-B, 1-L, & 3-D), poignancy and laughter into such an electrifying Sightseeing fees, Baggage handling and gra- and unforgettable experience. In what is a huge tuities, Professional escort. Learn more at theatrical feat, audiences will have a once-in-a- the first PREVIEW on Feb. 11, at 10am. . lifetime opportunity to see Chaim Topol, star of Please RSVP by Feb 5. that you will attend the original motion picture, in his farewell per- preview. 440-951-2832 formance of the award winning role that made Trip planned by TBI Tours him legendary. Relive a glorious tradition of the musical theatre with Fiddler on the Roof. 5 Willoughby Senior Center - on line at www.willoughbyohio.com, click Parks and Rec., click Seniors ARTS AND CRAFTS Garage Sale Pot Luck Luncheon Knitterbugs Friday, March 26, Noon, Social Rm. Tuesdays at 11am, Craft Rm Bring in a wrapped White Elephant, a side Group is meeting weekly and growing in size. dish—hot or cold to share with about 40 of Start up supplies can be provided if needed. In- your fellow Garage Sale Enthusiast. Save structor, Karolyn Davoli is happy to get you your nickels and dimes—its that time again started knitting and show you new stitches. to have fun collecting treasures at the local Everyone welcome, newcomers welcome garage sales. First One…………….. anytime. No charge for this activity. April 30, leave muni pool 8:30am. Mystery Lunch destination. Yarn Needed for Lap Robes Fun with Mary Kay Yarn (including baby yarn) of all colors is needed Thurs. Feb. 18—1pm for the lap robes the members make to donate to Bring your funny bone & be prepared to use those in need. No wool yarn please. Drop off in your various body parts in ways you never the Craft room. Thank you for donation. imagined. Laughs, refreshments and prizes. Sign up by 2-14-10. “In Stitches” Quilting and Sewing Group Rubber Stamp Class Fridays 9am -11:30am - Craft Room Stampin’ Up with Michelle This is not a class, there is not an instructor. Fridays, 9am-1pm Activities Rm Quilters gather to enjoy spending time together Pre-pay $15 per class by the Wednesday and working on their projects. Sewing machines prior. Bring your own glue sticks. Be are available and the large tables make this a prepared to stamp and decorate 8 cards for a great quilting room. No charge. Everyone wel- variety of occasions with instructor Michelle. come to come in and get started. Paintin’ and Kiln’ Time Sweatshirt Art Wednesdays - 9am - Craft Room Monday and Friday, Feb. 22 & 26 Activity Fee $9 - Resident discount fee $7 per 9am Conference Rm month. Kick up the creative juices you’ve got Pay $5 per shirt to instructor Eleanor flowing and start something new in ceramics Kaminski for creating a design of your choice. class. If you would like to start a new hobby - Ce- Bring to class: cardboard covered with plastic ramics may be it, stop in and meet the instructor, equal to the size of the pattern you plan to Joanne and she can give you more details. paint. Shirt (pre-washed, without fabric sof- Beginners are tener). Best shirt is 50% cotton, 50% polyes- welcome, kiln firing is ter. Newcomers welcome! done on site for quicker project return. New “Hello Dollies” and exciting greenware Mondays - 9:30am - Craft Room now available. All Newcomers and beginners welcome! Mem- supplies are provided bers of the group teach each other new with monthly fee. stitches and techniques of crochet. No charge to participate. Join us! 6 Willoughby Senior Center—38032 Brown Avenue, Willoughby, OH 44094 - 440-951-2832 A LEARNING EXPERIENCE Not all speakers and programs offered are endorsed by the Center or the City of Willoughby. The Speakers and Programs are offered to provide information, education and enjoyment. Use your discretion as to what personal information you give to anyone at these programs. Tech Wise LLC Computer Classes All classes are specifically designed for folks over Manor Care & American Heart Assoc. 55. Tech Wise portable computer lab allows sen- “The Search Your Heart Program” iors to get hands on experience as they’re learn- The Basics of a Heart-Healthy Diet ing the fundamentals of working computers. Tues. Feb. 23 1pm Actv. Rm Snack will be provided. There is no charge to participate. Speakers from Manor Care are “Basic Computers 3 & 4” trained by the American Heart Association. Friday, Feb. 5 & 12, 9:30-11:30am This talk will begin the new series all about nu- Conference Rm $39 trition. Learn the importance of nutrition, Ameri- Basic computers with Microsoft Vista parts 3 & 4 can Heart Assoc. Diet and Lifestyle Recom- apply and review the skills learned in parts 1 & 2. mendations, Making the right decisions when These classes offer hands on experience practic- eating out and the class activity is a personal ing the fundamentals while advancing your knowl- assessment of diet and lifestyle. Please sign edge about Microsoft Vista. You will learn how to up if you plan to attend. organize and save information, find it, and create shortcuts on your computer. Lunch and Learn Healthwise Connection Cleveland Clinic Presents: You Can Have Both~ Beautiful and Healthy Eyes! Victor Bello, MD, Ophthalmology, Euclid Hospital Thursday, February 25, 2010 Lunch 11:30 ~ Lecture 12:00 Noon A discussion on common eye problems and 21st century treatments and surgeries available. Dr. Bello will discuss the newest procedures and cosmetic services for Blepharoplasty (drooping eye- lids), permanent eyeliner and growing longer eyelashes. Program will be held here at the Wil- loughby Senior Center. Program is offered at no cost, space is limited, reservations required. Thank you Wickliffe Country Place for sponsoring the lunch. Investing in Hearing Aids—March 18—11am Jane Kukula, AuD. Advanced Audiology Concepts Presents: Investing in Hearing Aids: Become an informed consumer! This is a must attend talk for anyone planning to invest in hearing aids. You will learn about hearing loss and hearing aids. Re- ceive information about the new instruments and make good choices for yourself. Know who to go to when you purchase aids. Discover the difference between an audiologist, hearing aid dealer and ear, nose and throat doctor. Sign-up to let us know you are attending. 2010 Environmentally Correct Calendar: On the wall next to the entrance of the Info Center there hangs a calendar which contains 101 little ways to save our planet. Among other suggestions it states: “If every coffee-drinking American used a reusable mug instead of a throwaway cup, up to seven (7) million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions could be saved every day “. These are simple ways to keep the planet healthy for ourselves and those who follow. 7 Willoughby Senior Center - on line at www.willoughbyohio.com, click Parks and Rec., click Seniors Page Turners Monday, February 22, 9:30am Act. rm Center Activities “The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette” by Carolly Erickson is the read for February. Group Facilitator, Michelle Hudson from the W. E. Library will be on hand to help probe beneath the surface of the words to find more “In The Spotlight” meaning in the story. All are welcome to at- Hallway Hobby Display Case tend and participate. Do you have a collection you would like to share with others? We’ve had everything from miniature doll houses, beer steins, to all things New York City on display. See Amy or Carolyn to schedule your month. Now scheduling for the rest of 2009 and into 2010. Senor Hlabse’ Spanish Class Last year—2009 you provided with your tax Tuesdays at 1pm - Conf. Rm dollar 3 beautiful pieces of fitness equip- (8 weeks, $35 session) ment for the Fitness Center This on-going Spanish language class is the those with previous Spanish experience. New members A Fluid Rowing Machine are welcome, but must know the language. An Elliptical Machine and A Recumbent Bike Interest in Beginners Spanish Class Enjoy! Date and Time to be Determined Would you be interested in learning the basics of Patty is planning to spend some time in the the Spanish language? If there is an interest, Fitness Center to answer your questions, Senor Paul is offering to teach a basic Spanish help refresh your correct usage of the class for beginners. Sign up on the interest sheet equipment or bring you up to date if you in the Info. Center. If there are at least 6 members didn’t get training on the new stuff. Feb. we will put a class together. 19, 9—10 am and March 25, 10—11am. Take time to stop in on one of these dates. Tuesday Nutrition Run ~ Every Tuesday Any Willoughby resident member can call in and request to be picked up, taken to Eastlake Nutrition site, the Great Lakes Mall and local grocery stores for shopping. Call in one week prior. Destina- tions may vary. There is no charge for this service. Pick up starts at 10:30 Return Home approx 3 Thursday Center Pick Ups Willoughby Residents Only Why sit home alone when you can get out with others and enjoy their com- pany? Don’t worry about driving, the Center bus will pick you up around 9:30am and return you home. approx. 3pm What is there to do you might ask? How about participating in Barb’s Fitness Fun class, have lunch with What’s Cooking* and guess what dessert will be, see a movie , join in the after lunch activity, check out the library or use the computers. Please call by 9am for your pick-up. Plan to be here from 11am until 2pm. We’d love to see you! * Lunch reservations are needed 8 Willoughby Senior Center - 38032 Brown Avenue, Willoughby, OH 44094 - 440-951-2832 Kings, Queens, Bishops and Pawns Cards - Games There is a very nice chess set neatly in place on a table in the Library. The kings, queens and their Social Activities protective forces stand in readiness for action. Our Intern from Lake Academy is at the Center No sign up, just show up, no charge form 12:30—2:30 daily and would welcome a Mon game or if you’d like to learn, he can teach the ba- 8-10AM Women’s Pool Pool Rm sics. Call 440-951-2832 to reserve a game. 10-1 PM Mah Jongg Library 12:30 PM Hand & Foot Social Rm 12-12:30 Gym Walking Gym Remember When Tues Instructors: Walter & Marian Marshall 11:30 PM Bridge Social Rm Tuesdays at 10am Activities Rm 1-4PM Table Tennis Gym Learn how to bring fond memories out of the dark 6-9PM 8-Ball (pool) Pool Rm and into the light to share with future generations. 6-9 PM Music Social Rm This is a wonderful opportunity to reminisce, talk Wed about old times and learn to get it down in writing. 11:45AM Volleyball Gym This is a free offering to all members, join us! 1:00 PM Cribbage Library 12:30PM Pinochle Social Rm 6-9 PM 8-Ball (pool) Pool Rm From Genesis to Revelations 6-10 PM Music Social Rm 1st and 3rd Weds - 9:30am - Library Thurs This class is open to all members. Join the discus- 12-12:30 Gym Walking Gym sion of Christian beliefs in relationship with the cur- 12:25 PM Pinochle Activities Rm rent moral values. No sign-up, just show up. 1-4PM Table Tennis Gym Open to men and women. 1:00PM Domino’s Craft Rm Fri Dominos Thursdays at 1pm 12PM Shuffleboard Gym 1PM Hand & Foot Social Rm Has about 8 regulars coming in to play, want to Game Room available upon request: Wii, Corn- join? No sign up, just show up. hole, Board Games and more. Ask for Key. Tuesday and Wednesday Night Music Note: A Cup of Joe and Conversation Stop in and enjoy good ole fashioned music, Wednesdays – 11am - Activities Rm Country-western on Tuesday nights from 6-9pm Men! Join this purely social get-together once and Easy Listening and Dance music on Wednes- a week to talk about today’s politics, and remi- day nights from 6pm-9:30pm. nisce on yesterday’s stories. No sign up. Thank you to all the talented musicians and sing- ers that entertain week after week! Film Flix 1pm No Charge Popcorn, Coffee, Hot Chocolate Provided Thurs: Feb. 4 - 1pm “Sisterhood of Traveling Pants” Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions. They pass around a par of second hand jeans that fits each of them perfectly. To keep in touch they pass these pants to each other as well as the adventure they are going through with apart. PG Thurs: Feb. 25 - 1pm TBA: Check the Info Center for an update on Video Title. Movies may not be suitable for all audiences, use your discretion. Please sign up by one day prior, if no one signs up, the movie is not rented or shown. 9 Willoughby Senior Center—38032 Brown Avenue, Willoughby, Oh 44094 440-951-2832 Birthday Bingo Date TBA Center Services Join Continuum Home Care, Inc. for a fun A Matter of Law: Wed. Feb. 3. filled after noon of games and refreshments to Attorney and Willoughby Law Director, John Wiles celebrate everyone having a birthday in Janu- will be here for consultations. No written docu- ary. Please sign-up if you plan to attend. ments will be offered, but if you have a critical is- No fee. sue see John. Sign-up in Info Center for a 20 min- ute appointment from 2 - 4pm. No charge. HEALTH SERVICES Notary: Center Manager, Carolyn Moore is a No- No Massotherapy until further notice. tary, Please call before you come in to check availability for this service offered at no charge. Blood Pressure Screening Clever Re-Created Cards: You are sure to need Wed. Feb. 24 10:30-11:30am some cheerful cards to send out. There are a Meet in Social Rm. No charge. Provided by good number of greeting cards ‘handmade’ here at Senior Independence. No sign up, just show up. the Center by our Volunteers. Where else can you find a deal like this - 3 cards for a $1. or .35 cents Podiatrist: each? When you turn in cards for the volunteers Dr. Weber - Wed. Feb. 24 8:30-10:30am to recycle, please do not tear off the backs, it is $20 private pay or she will bill Medicare. Even easier during the gluing process to have the backs with Medicare, this is not a free service, call available to work with. Thank you! Medicare and know what your deductible will cover, there are many variables. Appoint- Book Sale: ments are scheduled every 15 minutes, ser- The “never ending” book sale is open for business vice provided in Clinic. with all books priced at .25! Come in and fill up a Clips ‘n Snips Nail Care bag. Located in main hall across from Pool Rm. 1st and 3rd Monday of each month Wanda an independent contractor and a li- Volunteers: Interested in volunteering at the Cen- censed tech for manicures and pedicures. We ter? Stop by and see Carolyn or Amy and we can may think of pedicures as being cosmetic, fill you in on the variety of jobs that volunteers do they’re also good for general foot maintenance here. by preventing a build-up of dry skin and cal- luses. $20 manicures, $30 pedicures and $20 All Occasion Cards: There are all occasion and toenail clip. Sign up for your appointment in holiday cards available for the taking located in the the Appoint Schedule book in Info Center. library throughout the year. Donations appreciated Stop in and see what you can stock up on. Massotherapy David Hanson Thursday—Feb. 11—9:30am David Hanson will return on a temporary basis Year Round Medicare/Medicaid Help: to provide you with the massage you need to Please call the Lake County Council on Aging get through these cold winter days. LAKE COUNTY MEDICARE HOTLINE – 440-205-8111. OSHIIP volunteers and the Coun- Call or come in to sign-up. $12 for a 15 min. cil on Aging will answer your questions and assist massage. Feels sooooo good! with paperwork. Schedule your tax appointment at the Center today! 440-951-2832 10 Willoughby Senior Center—38032 Brown Avenue, Willoughby, Oh 44094 440-951-2832 H e a l t h & F i t n e s s Tai Chi with Paul Wallace Senior Center Gym Walking Schedule Wednesdays at 1pm Rm 19~ Upstairs Mondays: 12-3:20pm $10 ~ Resident Discount Fee $8 per month Wednesdays: 1:30-3:20pm Tai Chi. It is practiced world wide for health, lon- Thursdays: 12-12:30pm gevity and development of physical and mental well- Fridays 3:30-4:30pm being. The movements are slow, of low intensity Special Events may cause changes. and enjoyed by people of all ages. Class has room Feel free to call before coming up to walk for you.. Mon. & Thurs. 12-12:30 marching music 28 times around =1 mile No more Squeaky Hinges Thursdays at 11am Activities Rm No charge F i t n e s s C l a s s e s Join this class of mostly chair exercises, along with Pay monthly fee prior to first class. mind and memory exercises which are entertaining and beneficial as well. Just drop in and see if this is The Power Workout something for you. Stay for Lunch - reservations re- Mon & Wed & Fri, 8-9am Gym quired. Activity Fee $17, Resident Discount $15 This challenging program is for Men and Low Impact Aerobics Women. Pilates and Yoga movements are Mon., Wed., Fri. 10am Rm 18, Upstairs combined to promote core strength, Light exercise to commercial exercise tapes. flexibility and balance. Bring a non-slip exercise mat. Start your day the right way! Blazin’ Blades- Tues & Thurs. 1—4pm Gym Have a good time playing on our first class table ten- Lady Fit nis tables while exercising all two thousand body Tues & Thurs, 9-10am Gym parts. Play singles or doubles with men and women Activity Fee $10, Resident Discount $8 of all skill levels. Equipment provided or bring you This program includes bone building and own. strengthening activities to help prevent osteoporosis. Included are: stretching, soft Cornhole ~ Tuesdays at 10am low-impact movements and the use of light Come up to the new game room, Rm. 16 for corn- weights. Bring an exercise mat and water hole. Cornhole bags and boards provided. bottle. Chairs and weights are available. The Men’s Workout FIT-WELL ROOM Open 8am-8pm Tues & Thurs, 8-9am Gym Fit-Well Room Yearly Fees: Activity Fee $10, Resident Discount $8 $10 Resident, $12Non-Resident Members Weights are used to strengthen the upper body. Stretching and Agility Exercises are Fit-Well—How to Participate: (1) Be a current for our balance and health. Join this morning member of the WSC. (2) Have your Dr. complete crew for fun and fitness. Bring your mat, and return Clearance of Personal Physician Form. chairs and weights are available. (3) Sign and return your Release and Waiver. You will be contacted by phone to schedule your training Interval Training Workout which is held 1 or 2 times each month. You must Mon & Wed : - 9:15-10am complete Patty’s training program prior to use. Rm 19 Activity Fee $10, Resident Discount $8 Meet Patty on Fri. Jan. 15, 9am to have questions This 45 minute co-ed exercise program is new! answered all about Fit-Well! This circuit style workout takes you from station During the winter, please carry in your work-out to station performing a variety of exercise move- shoes to change into before using the Fit-well room ments, weights, resistive bands and other or the gym. Thank you. equipment provided. 11 Willoughby Senior Center: www.willoughbyohio.com, click on Parks and Rec, click on Seniors Music Dance Just Sing a Song - Social Rm, 11am Mondays Tickling the Ivories Start off 2010 with a song in your heart and join this Wednesday and Thursday Mornings group of songsters at the start of each week. Ability $20 / month for 4-1/2 hour sessions to read music is optional as much of the music if fa- $50 / month for 4-1 hour sessions miliar and that which is new is easily learned. All Alice offers private piano lessons to inter- are welcome. ested Center members. Class fees are paid directly to instructor. Check with Alice for Line Dancing Tap Dancing Classes Dance Studio Beginning and Advanced Line Dancing Classes Advanced Tap MON – 11:30am Tuesdays Activity Fee: $6 for the month. Instructor, are now being offered by Barbara Shoda on Tues- Dolly Calabrase, instructs this advanced tap days. Advanced class is at 10am and Beginners at class for the experienced tapper. 11:30. Classes are for 1 hour. Fees are payable on a 13 week schedule of $20 or $22 non-resident , Baby Steps (Beginners Tap) TUES - 10am or annually. $70 or $78 non-resident. Punch cards Activity Fee: $20 for 4 weeks. Minimum 4 will be issued to each student to bring to class and Instructor Jo Savelli provides encouragement have punched each time attending. No refunds for and introduction. Payment is due prior to the missed classes. first class. Class is having a great time and is looking for new members. First - Friday Night Dance ~ Music by “Vintage Seven” Friday, Feb 5 6:30-9:30pm It is so close to Valentine’s Day why not come out and enjoy the music and company of some really nice people. Music, company, refreshments—a nice way to spend an evening. . The music plays on the first Friday night of each month (holiday dependent) for your entertainment. Change into your dancing shoes, bring a small snack for your table and spend the night dancing or just enjoying the music and fellowship. Ron Mason and the Vintage Seven will take requests and love to enter- tain. There is no admission charge and members and guests of the Center are welcome. Afternoon Tea Time: ST. PATRICK’S DAY Thurs: Feb. 18, 3PM Everyone is Irish on St. Patty’s Day Let’s slow down, take a break and reflect on Show your Irish, by wearing all the green you can just how hurried our lives are. The Kettle will carry and by participating in Karaoke. Get to- be hot, the cups clean the music soft and wait- gether with your friends now and form you own ing for you to stop in, set down and relax for ’garage karaoke band’ to perform for us; Or just just a few minutes with a cup of hot Tea. No do it on your own. This should be a ’let your hair program, no fee. We just asked that you down day’ and just have fun!. Full details will be in the March Newsletter please RSVP that you will be stopping in so we with sign-up March 1—12 only! can heat enough water. See you there. 12 Willoughby Senior Center - 38032 Brown Avenue, Willoughby, OH 44094 440-951-2832 Lake County Historical Society Celebrates Women’s History Month at Andrews-Osborne Academy Tuesday March 23—$25 Theme: “Along the Way” Families that have roads RED HAT SOCIETY named after them. Drive yourself to the Andrews- “RED FOXES” Osborne Academy at 38588 Mentor Ave., doors open at 11am, lunch served at 12 noon prior to UP-DATE! program. Please make your $25 check payable to LCHS. There will be a Chinese auction and door Comments from Your Queen! prizes. Sign-up begins Feb. 17 and ends March 17th. Seating will be much less crowded this year. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010! Red Foxes at Auburn Career Center Let’s have a Happy and Healthy Year! The way to Wed. March 31 do that is to join us in all the fun programs and Bus departs Muni Pool at 11:15am. Pre-pay $15 by outings we have. We are growing closer together, March 24. The menu is always excellent at the Au- deepening our Red Hat friendships and reaching burn Career Center with soup, salad, entrees and des- out to others, making them feel a part of our sert included We will be served at noon. So dust off group. Keep up the good work! We have several those ‘going to lunch’ red and purple duds and get new members this year. Welcome to all. The ready for a fun time. Limited to 38. Sign-up is Feb. Homestead House B & B was a lot of fun—a great 17 to March 17 or until sold-out. time in Historical Downtown Willoughby. Now it’s on to our Reunion Tea. It’s always a Hoot. Red Foxes Just a reminder: Is there something in your New or Renewing Membership drawer or closet that you just can’t part with but Our dues this year (2010) will be $5. To enjoy don’t know how to wear? Bring it to the Reunion all the benefits our group has to offer, we will Tea and see how you can make it work and love be collecting membership dues during the it. month of January through the Reunion Tea in February. We need to know how many ladies Fashion with a Twist Reunion Tea Party are in our group so we can plan activities, door Friday, Feb. 12 $10 Gym prizes, birthday gifts, etc. Checks only please Doors open at 11am. Sign up begins Jan. 6-Feb. to the Willoughby Senior Center; include birth 5. There will be a money raffle, Chinese raffle, month and phone number. You may also join and door prizes. Lunch prepared by Kathy or renew at other times by placing your check Gipson served at 12noon. After lunch, we will with name, address, birth month, phone num- have “Fashion With a Twist”. Sign up in tables of ber in an envelope marked—Red Foxes Mem- 8, put on your red and purple party clothes and bership and place in the Rd Hat mailbox in the get ready to have fun. Don’t forget, if you haven't office. There will be a membership table at the joined our Red Foxes for 2010, we’ll have a table Reunion Tea on Fri., Feb. 12. To renew— set up at this party to do so. Last chance for $5 bring your membership card with you New for the year. NOTE: Time Change members to the Senior Center who would like to join the Red Foxes any time of the year; dues are $5. If you have any questions about SAVE THE DATE! membership, please leave a note for Sue Wednesday, April 21 Eshelman and she will get in touch with your Miss Molly’s Tea Room with further details. 13 RED HAT PROGRAMS: and events are sched- uled by the club members for the club mem- Board of Trustees bers. Your dues must be current to participate. Next Board Meeting: Red and Purple attire is required at all func- Thurs. Feb 18 tions. 10am Open to all members RED HAT BOUTIQUE: If you have merchan- Officers: dise to donate to the Boutique, leave it in the Bob Danford President Info Center marked Joanne Skapura. Proceeds Chuck VandeStadt Vice President benefit the Red Foxes activities. Joanne Skapura Secretary Bertha Rockwell Treasurer RED HAT BULLETIN BOARD: If you have photos of red hats having fun, please bring Board Members: them in and Katie will display and maintain the Red Hat bulletin board in the hallway. Check it Merle Leftwich Marge VandeStadt out for the latest RED HAT dates and pictures. Carole Woodward Dick Tuskas Bob Simon Joan Schneider VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION PLANNED: Board Sponsored Fund Raisers: Save the Date April 9, 2010 Monthly Split Pot Raffle If you volunteered more than 20 hours last All proceeds from these fund raisers benefit you, year here at the Center, AND entered those the members of the Center. If you would like to hours in the Volunteer Book, you will be re- get involved and lend a hand, see Bob Simon or ceiving an invitation to the Volunteer Recogni- Dick Tuskas. All volunteer hours count towards tion planned for April 9. The Board of Trustees the 20 hours needed to qualify as a guest of the invites you to be their guest at this recognition Board during the Volunteer Recognition. Volun- as a way of saying thank you for your time and teers are needed during the week-days to sell talent. Guest are always welcomed to attend. raffle tickets at a table here in the main hallway . The price for your guest and complete details You set your days and hours. Enjoy getting to will be in next month’s newsletter. know fellow members and hot coffee while you’re here. The drawing for each monthly raffle is held the last day of the month, usually at 12noon. Secretaries Recognized Board News: December winners of the Split-Pot Raffle are: The Secretaries will join Carolyn for lunch at a local Maxine Stone, Barbara Gill and Dick Jaeger. restaurant to recognize the time and talent they give Congratulations to these winners and maybe to each of our members every day. April 21 is Na- your name will be posted as a winner next month. tional Administrative Assistant Day. It is always nice Last year the Board received $,9,544 in Mem- to have your efforts recognized. We are very fortu- berships fees, and paid out $8, 765 for printing nate to have so many dedicated volunteers. The secretaries are only one of many groups that make and postage for your monthly newsletter . That this Center the place you want to come to to relax, left $779 in that account. Just thought you might visit friends and play games like to know. 14 Willoughby Senior Center - on line at www.willoughbyohio.com, click Parks and Rec., click Seniors 15 16 Nonprofit Organization Willoughby Senior Center U. S. Postage Paid 38032 Brown Avenue Willoughby, Ohio Willoughby, Ohio 44094 Permit No. 124 Phone: 440-951-2832 Fax: 440-953-4270 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dated Material: Must be delivered by the 1st of the month. JANUARY NEWSLETTER Mailing Label David Anderson, Mayor Barbara Freed, Asst. Program Coordinator Brian Katz, Director of Parks and Recreation Gertie Psenak, Transportation Coordinator Carolyn L. Moore, Center Manager Irene Lafond, Secretary Amy Skolny, Program Coordinator Mary Kay Soptich, Secretary Everett Hall, Transportation OUR MISSION STATEMENT “We are a group of caring people, providing a variety of informational, cultural and leisure activities in a positive and helpful atmosphere for those individuals 55 and over.” Center Hours Board of Trustees Officers Week-Days 8am - 8pm President: Bob Danford Info Center 9am -3pm Vice President: Chuck Vandestadt Tuesday and Wednesday Music 6pm -10pm Secretary: Joanne Skapura Treasurer: Bertha Rockwell Read the Newsletter at www.willoughbyohio.com. Click on Parks and Recreation then Click on Seniors. All Programs and Activities are provided by the City of Willoughby with some funding from the Lake County Senior Citizen’s Service Levy
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