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									Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                         July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
     1520 17th STREET                         TRUST Car Door-to-Door           793-5596
 Open Monday through Friday                   Assist To Transport –             682-8820
    8:00 AM to 4:30 P.M.                      Maritime Metro (the bus)         683-4560
       920/793-5596                           Tickets, passes and maps are available at
STAFF                                         the Senior Center.
Sarah R. Gallagher
Senior Center Supervisor                      The Two Rivers Senior Center is an                   accredited member of the Wisconsin
      793-5597                                Association of Senior Centers and a
                                              member of the Coalition of Wisconsin
Bonnie Wilker                                 Aging Groups.
Program Coordinator
      793-5590                                City of Two Rivers
                                                        Committee on Aging
Traci Hoeltke                                 Meets the first Monday of each month
MOW/Volunteer Coordinator                     Doris Mattie, President                   Elroy Bever
      793-7266                                Rose Mary Borths
                                              Ann DeFere
Christine LaCrosse, Head Cook                 Darlene Gabel
Barbara Stegemann, Assist. Cook               Gerald Juckem, Vice President
Check out our website      Bernard Pavlik
                                              Jerome Schubring
                                              James Taddy, City Council Representative

                                  Mark Your Calendar!
                                              July 14 – Friends Meeting
July 1 – Foot Care Clinic                     July 16 – Kazoo Band Practice
July 2 – Chris Shaw, Benefit Specialist       July 16 – Blood Pressure
July 6 – Committee on Aging                   July 17 – Super Bingo
July 6 – Advisory Committee                   July 22 – Book Club
July 8 – Movie “The Curious Case of           July 23 – Music to Dine By
             Benjamin Button”                 July 24 – Door County Style Fish boil
July 9 – Frost Cutout Cookies                 July 28 – Hearing Aid Checkup
July 10 – Legal Advice from Mr. Winter        July 29 – Birthday Dinner
July 13 – Christmas in July Fun               July 29 – Movie “Slum Dog Millionaire”
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                            July, 2009
                  Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                                    Free Legal Advice
Attorney J. Steve Winter offers advice by appointment here at the Senior Center. He will be
here on Friday, July 10. He will meet with folks in the new Senior Center conference room.
The next date he will be taking appointments is Friday, August 7, 2009. Call 793-5596 for
your free consultation time.

               New Lifetime Member of the Two Rivers Senior Center

                                      Ann Durocher
                                  Robert & Gladys Nething

                         Welcome to our newest lifetime members!

                                         TRUST Car
                    Two Rivers Unique Senior Transportation
                              TRUST your ride
The Senior Center TRUST Car is here and waiting to take you to do your Two Rivers
errands. Punch Cards are available NOW and cost $10 for 10 rides. Schedule your shopping
trip, visit to a friend, pharmacy, hair appointment or bank visit. Please call the day before (or
earlier!) so that we can get your ride into the schedule.

This service is for those 50 years & older, living in Two Rivers. We ask that you be a
member of the Senior Center (just $10 a year to have all membership privileges). The
expense is sponsored by the Friends of the Senior Center, as well as funds received from the
rides. The car is available from 8:00 AM to 4PM Monday through Friday. This service is not
providing rides to medical appointments. Those are provided through Assist-To-Transit.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                              July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                                    Blood Pressure Clinic

Blood Pressures will again be taken at the Center on the 3rd Thursday
of the month starting at 10AM. Stop in and say THANK YOU to our
volunteer Nurses.

                                      Christmas in July

Join us for a fun day on Monday, July 13. We’ll have a Christmas Sing A Long and
Enjoy festive appetizers, followed by a holiday meal featuring Baked Chicken.
And to finish the repast in style, we’re serving Frosted Cut Out Cookies.

Leftover cookies will be available for sale on a first come first serve basis.
 6 cutouts for $2.50 or 6 gingerbread men for $3.

Folks at the dinner can be the first to sign up for the December 20 & 21
Christmas Overnight at the Island Casino featuring a Broadway Style Holiday
Show, hotel room and motorcoach transportation all for only $99 each, based
on double occupancy.

                                  Favorite Menu Days in July

Liver ‘n Onions – July 7
Mushroom Steak – July 10
Baked chicken & Stuffing – July 13
Brats on a Bun – July 15
Meatloaf & Scalloped Potatoes – July 21
Door County Style Fish Boil – July 24
Signature Roast Beef Dinner – July 29
Dinner served at Noon, call for a reservation by 9:30 AM,
donations accepted if you are 60+

                                      Foot Care Clinic
                 Holy Family Homecare will provide services on the first Wednesday of the
                 Call 793-5596 today for your appointment. Checks should be made out to
                  Holy Family Memorial Medical Center for $20. Towels are provided as
                 part of the service.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                              July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                    Need a Ride To Music Under The Stars Concert?

The TRUST Car will be available to bring people to the following Music Under The Stars
Thursday, July 9 ~ Johnny Len
Thursday, August 20 ~ Z-Brass Quintet
You must be a member of the Two Rivers Senior Center to participate. Your TRUST card
will be punched 1 time for each way.
Call Sarah or Bonnie to make your reservation, participation is limited.

                                    Need A Bus Buddy?

Maritime Metro Transit's Bus Buddy program is a perfect way for anyone to learn how to
ride the bus. For all first time riders, the bus can be scary. But fortunately, we have a
solution! Schedule a Bus Buddy companion today who will ride with you to your
destinations and teach you how to use the bus! It's easy, reliable, and best of all it's a
free service! Call Maritime Metro Transit today to schedule your Bus Buddy!

Call 920-683-4560 to schedule.

                             Here’s a Great Housekeeping Tip

Always keep several get well cards on the mantle so if unexpected guests arrive, they will
think you've been sick and unable to clean.

                              Hearing Aid Need Cleaning?

Advanced Hearing Care will be here Tuesday, July 28 to clean and check your hearing aid
free of charge. New batteries will also be available. Stop in between 9:30 and 10:30, no
appointment is needed.

                              Genealogy Friends Meeting

All are welcome to attend to find out how to go about searching for your roots. Members are
a grand source of How-To information for others. Interested? Join us in fall, Monday
October 26.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                              July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                                        Back To School

An elderly couple was celebrating their sixtieth anniversary. The couple had married as
childhood sweethearts and had moved back to their old neighborhood after they retired.
Holding hands, they walked back to their old school. It was not locked, so they entered, and
found the old desk they’d shared, where Andy had carved “I love you, Sally.”

On their way back home, a bag of money fell out of an armored car, practically landing at
their feet. Sally quickly picked it up and, not sure what to do with it, they took it home.
There, she counted the money: fifty thousand dollars! Andy said, “We’ve got to give it
back..” Sally said, “Finders keepers.” She put the money back in the bag and hid it in their

The next day, two police officers were canvassing the neighborhood looking for the money
and knocked on their door. “Pardon me, did either of you find a bag that fell out of an
armored car yesterday?” Sally said, “No”. Andy said, “She’s lying. She hid it up in the
attic.” Sally said, “Don’t believe him, he’s getting senile”. The agents turned to Andy and
began to question him. He said: “Tell us the story from the beginning.”

Andy said, “Well, when Sally and I were waking home from school yesterday….

The first police officer turned to his partner and said, “We’re outta here!”

     Wii Bowling League Organizational Meeting - Wednesday, August 12 at 1PM

On August 12, anyone who wishes to be a member of the WII Bowling League should attend
an Organizational Meeting at the Senior Center. We’ll be forming two person teams. Come
with a team mate or find one at the meeting.

                           New Free Fitness Class Starting July 1

Do you need to increase your flexibility, balance and range of movement? Consider attending
SilverSneakers, a new class to the Parks and Rec. Department roster. SilverSneakers Yoga
Stretch will be making it’s debut in the Behringer Room on July 1 at 10AM. This 45 minute
class will be free to Senior Center members. You are welcome to start the class on any
Wednesday in July. Please register at the Senior Center Reception Desk.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                               July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
              July is the month to Jump start your fitness program
The Senior Center is here to help with the following instructor-led classes.

   • Tai Chi – 12:30 PM Mondays, Members - $7.50 for 6 weeks,
   • Brain exercise – 7/2 & 7/9 call for class time -50¢ members, $1 guests
   • Silver Sneakers, Range of motion – 11 AM Monday and Wednesdays, Free to Senior
       Center Members
    • Silver Sneakers, Yoga Stretch – 10:30 Tuesday and Thursday, Free to Senior Center
   • Senior Exercise - 9 AM Tuesday & Thursday, 75¢ drop in session
   • Arthritis Foundation Class – 10:30 Tuesday $1 drop in session
   • Chair Exercise – 11:30 Monday & Thursday Free
   • Line Dancing – 9:00 Fridays 50¢ members, $1 guests

And you can walk in the Gym on your own – 6AM to 9AM daily 25¢ for Senior Center
Members. If you want, you may track your miles and win rewards – ask us how!
Also, the Fitness Center is open from 6AM to 9PM. Annual fee is $60 for City of Two Rivers
residents over 55 and just $90 for non-residents who are over 55.

            Don’t forget to sign in! Need help? Ask one of the desk volunteers.

                         Antique Roadshow, Two Rivers Style

Kathleen, our local antiques expert, is taking a summer break. Set aside your treasures and
plan on bringing them in for her to value on Monday, September 14. She’ll be here at 11AM.
The cost is just $1 donation per item for the Senior Center members and $2 per item for
guests. All donations will benefit the Senior Center Programs.

                       Are You Feeling Unraveled? At Loose Ends?
                             Do you like to be kept in stitches?
Have you ever wanted to knit, crochet or any other needlework but didn’t know how or
where to get started? Well, here’s your chance to do just that. You can come to the Two
Rivers Senior Center any Friday afternoon from 1 until 3PM. If you just would like to come
and see what we’re all about you are more than welcome. Maybe a friend would like to come
along. Hope to see you soon!

                                     We Need Your Help
Please come and help us build the Senior Center Float for the July 17 Fish Derby Parade.
 Construction will take place in the Senior Center Parking Lot starting at 1:30PM. No
experience necessary.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                               July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                     Music to Dine By (Don’t miss this opportunity)
Thursday July 23 brings Dan Berres, a junior at St Norbert to serenade us with classical
piano during dinner. His concert will begin at 11:45 and will continue through lunch. We
will be serving Concerto Baked Chicken with Maestro Mashed Potatoes. Dan is working
this summer, his second year, for the Parks & Rec Dept. and has graciously offered to share
his talents with us. Call and make your reservation today!

                                      Movie Madness
                                   Wednesday, July 8
                The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
                David Fincher directs this adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic tale set
                in the early 20th century that follows Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt), a man
                who was born in his 80s and continually grows younger. The story throws
                linear conventions upside down to explore love, loss and memories from the
                perspective of a character living under incredibly unique -- and unexpectedly
                difficult -- circumstances. Cate Blanchett co-stars in this Oscar nominee for
                Best Picture. PG-13

                                   Wednesday, July 29
Slumdog Millionaire
After coming within one question of winning 20 million rupees on the Indian
version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" 18-year-old Mumbai
"slumdog" Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is arrested on suspicion of cheating.
While in custody, Jamal regales a jaded police inspector (Irfan Khan) with
remarkable tales of his life on the streets, as well as the story of Latika
(Freida Pinto), the woman he loved and lost. Danny Boyle's film won a
Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Picture.
 Rated R For some violence, disturbing images and language.

                                       The End Is Near
Reverend Ole was the pastor of the local Norwegian Lutheran Church, and Pastor Sven was
the minister of the Swedish Covenant Church across the road. I saw them yesterday standing
by the road, pounding a sign into the ground that reads:
“Da End Iss Near! Turn Yourself Aroundt Now! Before It’s Too Late!”
As a car sped past them, the driver leaned out his window and yelled, “Leave us alone, you
religious nuts!”
From the curve we heard screeching tires and a big splash…
Rev. Ole turns to Pastor Sven and asks, “Do ya tink maybe da sign should yust say ‘Bridge
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                            July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                      MUSIC UNDER THE STARS ~ Central Park

    Thursday, July 2        DaySpring ~ Contemporary Christian
    Saturday, July 4        Walsh Field ~ Flag raising 7:20 Fireworks 9:30
    Thursday, July 9        Johnny Len
   Tuesday, July 14         Clipper City Chordsmen
  Thursday, July 16         Mango Brothers~Island Music
Wednesday, July 22          Manitowoc Marine Band
  Thursday, July 23         Two Rivers Municipal Band
    Sunday, July 26         Lakeshore Wind Ensemble
  Thursday, July 30         Michaels/Reynolds Band
  Sunday, August 2          Pie & Ice Cream Social ~ Two Rivers Municipal Band 1:30
 Thursday, August 6         Two Rivers Municipal Band
Thursday, August 13         Deb Rohr & Becky Markvardt
Thursday, August 20         Z Brass Quintet
Thursday, August 27         Garth Neustadter Trio

              All Concerts begin at 7PM at Central Park unless otherwise noted
        In case of inclement weather, all concerts will be held in the Rocheleau Gym

                          July Wedding Anniversaries
                           Happy Anniversary Wishes To
 Donald & Carol Ahrndt, Bud & Shirley Andrews, Harry & Lila Arneman, Alvin &
 Lorraine Czechanski, Alfred & CHrsitine DeBauche, Snooker & Pat DeWitt, Paul &
    Pat Hanson, Ken & Beatrice Hermann, Jim & Dawn Holdorf, Jim & Sandra
        Montonati, Jack & Mary Jane Raatz, and Duane & Norrine Swoboda

      Congratulations and best wishes from your friends here at the Senior Center!

                   Frost Holiday Cookies on Thursday, July 9 at 9:30

Did you enjoy frosting cookies in December? We have some more to frost for our Christmas
in July celebration. The cookies must be frosted in the morning on July 9 to be ready for
Monday’s party. Stop in at 9:30 AM.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                        July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community

                         Join the New Krazy Kazoo Band

                                Join the New Krazy Kazoo Band.
                               The first practice session will be on
                                   Thursday, July 16 at 8:30.
                             All are welcome to join, if you can hum,
                                     you can play a Kazoo!!!

                       At five minutes and six seconds after
                        4 a.m. on the 8th of July this year,
                              the time and date will be
                                 04:05:06 07/08/09.
                           This will never happen again.

                           Thank You for the DONATIONS!

                                    Birthday Donations
    Anonymous, Bill Ahearn, Rose Gagnon, Shirley Jarvis, Dorothy Langman, Louise
                           LeRoy, Geraldine Lyons, Mark Pupeter
Cash birthday donations are used to purchase supplies so we may continue to make
and mail greeting cards to our members, also to underwrite the birthday party gifts.
Many treat our lunch group to a special dessert on their special day, which helps
to stretch our food dollars!                              Thank You!!

                                 Other Donations
        Dorothy Langman, Barbara Miller, Lindsay Newcomer, Bill & Joyce Zoerb

                       Businesses Supporting Your Senior Center
                                   The Auto Center
                                    Quilts & Silks
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                             July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community

M. Thomas Reynolds (Sarah Gallagher’s Father) passed away in June and his family
designated the Two Rivers Senior Center for memorials, particularly in appreciation for
the Meals on Wheels Program –staff and volunteers who, with this help allowed Tom to
remain in his home. The following have donated over $900 in memory of Tom Reynolds
Bill Ahearn                                   Alan & Cheryl Petrashek
Shan & Bob Bergeon                            Marion Pinchard
Elroy Bever                                   Randy & Nancy Pinchard
Judy Blaisdell                                Mary Ann Philipps
Eileen & Michael & David Charles              Dr. Erich & Ollie Press
Frank Ciha                                    Judy Rank
Irene Ciha                                    Bill & Phyllis Reinert
Ann DeFere                                    Ruth Roemer
Judy & Greg Goodchild                         Marilyn Saduske
Traci & Bill Hoeltke                          Robert Schaefer
Tom & Pat Holler                              Jeff Schmid
Elaine Hrdina                                 Paul & Joan Schmid
Shirley Jarvis                                Gary & Lori Shavlik
Edith Korpi                                   Florence Shekoski
LeRoy & Dorothy Krejcarek                     Leona Vengrowsky
Chris & Rick LaCrosse                         Walter Vogl
Dennis Larsen                                 Bonnie & Larry Wilker
Dr. John & Charlotte Larsen                   James & Martha Younger
Clem Leonhard                                 Mark & Ashley Younger
Louise LeRoy                                  William & Phyllis Younger, Sr.
Donald & Mary Ann Marek                       Fehrman Family – Elaine, Lucretia,
Donald & Helen Massey                         Charlene, Brian & Annette
Doris Mattie                                  Hacker Family – Arlyne, Autumn, Scott,
Gloria Mlada                                  Craig, Paul and their families
Mona Moen                                     Two Rivers City Employees
Tim & Karen Myers                             Two Rivers Parks & Recreation
Carol Nystrom                                 Employees

                                 A Page From the Book Club
The Senior Center Book Club will next meet on Wednesday, July 15 at 10AM. Bring your
own copy So Brave, So Young, So Handsome by Leif Enger, or call Sarah to get a copy.
(Large print and books on tape are available!) Please call to reserve your seat at 793-5596.
The books selected by our Lester Library Staff are many different types of books – you’re
sure to find a type you like or challenge yourself and read “something else.”
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                                  July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
July 15: So Brave, So Young, So Handsome by        Oct. 21: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert
Leif Enger                                         Heinlein
August 19: Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael          Nov. 18: Lush Life by Richard Price
Greenberg                                          Dec. 16: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel
Sept. 23: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks   Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaeffer

                              Would You Like To Be An Advocate?

The State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care is looking for volunteers in our
area to join The Long Term Care Volunteer Ombudsman Program

Volunteer Ombudsmen will:
    • Protect the rights of elderly people 60 years and older by making unannounced and
        focused weekly visits in long term care facilities.
    • Listen to and talk with people living in long term care facilities.
    • Empower residents and family members to speak up.
    • Voice concerns for residents who cannot speak for themselves.
    • Observe general conditions and daily activities in long term care facilities.
    • Receive support and training by experts in advocacy, emphasizing resident rights.
    • Meet with new residents and their families to explain Ombudsman Program Services.
        Act as the “eyes and ears” of the Regional Ombudsman.
    • Help resident and family council members resolve concerns within the long term care
How to become a Volunteer Ombudsman:
    • Attend the initial 7 hours mandatory training.
    • Commit at least 6 months of volunteer time.
    • Devote 2-3 hours per week at a specific long term care facility.
    • Attend continuing educational programs
    • Agree to undergo a criminal background check.
Other Volunteers Have Said:
“It is very rewarding to volunteer, especially for the aging. I put more interest in volunteering
than in employment.” –Doris B. (Milwaukee)
“To help people have a voice and get a smile in return” – Jim H. (Janesville)
“Volunteering for me is all about listening – listening to the people so you can help.” – Diane
W. (Madison)
A Volunteer Ombudsman must have an abundance of Commitment, Caring and Concern for
our frail older persons.

                Stop in the Senior Center to pick up a volunteer application.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                                July, 2009
                    Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                                   Packer Backer Bus Trip
                                  Wednesday, September 9
Join our Sheboygan friends on a bus trip to Lambeau Field! Get in the spirit for the start of
the season with a self guided tour of the Packers Hall of Fame. Dinner will be served right
on the grounds at Curly’s Pub and we’ll partake of the sensational buffet that includes
chicken soup, salads, marinated turkey breast, cheese ravioli, whipped potatoes, vegetables,
rolls, beverages and mini creme brulee! Yum!
After lunch we’ll enjoy the relaxing ½ mile walking tour of Lambeau stadium. We will visit
the Harlan Plaza, the Legends Club, premium seating/luxury boxes, and view the field.
All this for just $58 for Two Rivers Senior Center Members. Guests travel for $63.

Registration deadline is Monday, August 24th. Stop in to make your reservation or call Sarah
or Bonnie with your credit card and we’ll take your reservation over the phone!

Trip Date: Wednesday, September 9
Senior Center Members $58
Guests $63
Bus loads at 9:30 AM
Returns at approximately 3PM

                                    Red Hatters News

July 16 is our next meeting which will be at the Senior Center. We will be doing some card
making. Make your reservation and plan on having dinner at the Center. Tuesday August 4 is
the Annual City Wide Red Hat Picnic to be held at Washington Park. We’ll gather at 4:30,
dinner is at 6. Mark your calendars, August 20 –meeting, September 30 – A Red Hat Fall
Harvest Gala at the Millhome Supper Club in Kiel. Visitors are always welcome to join us.
Call Jean with your questions at 793-1298.

                                Inky Dinky Dough $$$$$

Don’t throw away your used ink cartridges, please slip them into a sandwich bag and bring
them down to the center and we’ll recycle them for cash! Just another easy way that you can
support your center, and don’t forget to name the Two Rivers Senior Center as the benefactor
for your new Roundy’s/Pick N Save card.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                               July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community
                            Senior Center Wish List

                            Our wish list for July is bags of chocolate chips, any flavor,
                            brand or bag size will be greatly appreciated.
                            And we’d love to put your name in the newsletter as a thank you,
                            so please bring them in to the Senior Center office along with
                            your name on a paper!!

                       Don’t Delay ~~ Sign Up Today For Any Trip

                                  Only 8 Seats Left
       Spend the afternoon with a step on tour guide in lovely Cedarburg, visiting historic
buildings and taking time for a bit of shopping. Dine in style at the Alpine Village Restaurant
where you will be served your choice of Baked Haddock, Chicken Divan or Beef Roulanade.
Join the remarkable March sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as one of America’s most beloved
books soars to the stage the new musical, “Little Women.”
                      Check to see if there is room on the waiting list.

      Thursday, July 16 - All Inclusive $56 Members $61 Guests

You’ve seen it on public television as the first flock of whooping cranes were led to Florida
behind an ultra-light aircraft operated by pilots from Operation Migration. This is your
chance to see the International Crane Foundation in person. See the habitat that houses
varieties of cranes from around the world.
The afternoon will mysteriously disappear as you sit in your front row seats at the only
matinee performance of 2009 featuring the world-wide acclaimed magician Rick Wilcox.
What a great way to spend a day with the grandkids before school starts!
Call to see if there is Room on the Bus! Don’t miss this fabulous trip!
       Wednesday, August 26 - All Inclusive $84 Members $89 Guests

              September 27th through October 3 ~~7 days /6 nights

            Incredible Price of $599 Includes 10 meals and all admissions!
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                              July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community

              September 27th through October 3 ~~7 days /6 nights
                     Some of the Mount Rushmore trip highlights:
        •   Black Hills                                   • High Plains Western Heritage
        •   Badlands National Park                          Center
        •   Wall Drug Store                               • Guided Tour of Deadwood
        •   Borglum Historical Center                     • Casino Visit
        •   Mount Rushmore                                • Journey Museum
        •   Wildlife Loop Tour                            • Crazy Horse Memorial
        •   Custer State Park                             • Corn Palace

            Incredible Price of $599 Includes 10 meals and all admissions!
                             (We’re Filling Bus Two – Don’t Delay)
                    Stop in for a trip brochure or call for more information!!
             All proceeds benefit the programs and Meals on Wheels of the
                               Two Rivers Senior Center.


                                                   3rd Annual Optimist Fish
                                                   Parade, Friday, July 17,
                                                   Neshotah Park – join us
                                                   with our entry or wave
                                                   from your lawnchair
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                                             July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community

          Coming in September – Trail Head Hikes with Marty and Nancy Drury

Hike the trails of Point Beach with experienced hikers Nancy and Marty Drury. The Drurys
have led many hikes on the Ice Age Trail. No experience or special equipment is needed to
take advantage of this wonderful back to nature event. An informational meeting will be
held on Monday, September 14 at 11:00 at the Senior Center. Mark your calendar.

                          Two Rivers Farmers & Crafters Market
Ah July - - - Hard to believe the year is half over. Finally the market has some good weather and
therefore a great selection of veggies - - strawberries, peas, onions, cucumbers and dill, lettuce and spinach,
kohlrabi, tomatoes, even MI peaches. There's lots of good eating this month. Plus there is still time to add
some plants to your own gardens or a hanging basket of veggies or flowers on the patio or deck. And don't
forget your sunhat.
        Good food is being served at the market as well. Our own market café offers a variety of good things
with a menu that changes weekly. Plus we now have eggrolls both Saturdays and Wednesdays.
        New craft vendors are joining the market weekly. Some of their newest ideas include: handmade 3-
D greeting cards; woodenware like benches and birdhouses or feeders; American flags and many more
designs for you to display; artistic jewelry and scrapbooking.
                                July market events include:
July 4th - Begin your celebration of the nation's birthday at the market. Entertainment will be by "The
Two of Us"
July 11th - Market Madness - strawberry shortcake will be available and reduced price coupons offered
with purchase from the vendors. Woodland Dunes will offer entertainment and an informational program.
Keep in Touch hair massage fund raiser for Relay for Life
July 18th - Brat Fry and Car Show by the Lakeshore Knights. Entertainment by the Manitowoc Accordion
Club. Keep in Touch chair massage for Relay for Life continues
July 25th - Butterfly Ladies return to present their educational program. Mary Evanoff and/or Senior
Center will provide entertainment.
Shop Local - your support helps the whole community! Enjoy the hometown fun of Two Rivers.
Two Rivers Senior Anchor Newsletter                                                               July, 2009
              Celebrating Over 50 Years of Service to the Community

                                             Happy 4th of July!

If you have ever visited the Statue of Liberty in person, you already know she's an imposing figure, but
consider the following fun facts:

   •   Official dedication ceremonies held on
       Thursday, October 28, 1886
   •   Total overall height from the base of the
       pedestal foundation to the tip of the
       torch is 305 feet, 6 inches
   •   Height of the Statue from her heel to the
       top of her head is 111 feet, 6 inches
   •   The face on the Statue of Liberty
       measures more than 8 feet tall
   •   There are 154 steps from the pedestal to
       the head of the Statue of Liberty
   •   A tablet held in her left hand measures
       23' 7" tall and 13' 7" wide inscribed
       with the date JULY IV MDCCLXXVI
       (July 4, 1776)
   •   The Statue has a 35-foot waistline
   •   There are seven rays on her crown, one
       for each of the seven continents, each
       measuring up to 9 feet in length and
       weighing as much as 150 pounds
   •   Total weight of the Statue of Liberty is
       225 tons (or 450,000 pounds)
   •   At the feet of the Statue lie broken
       shackles of oppression and tyranny
   •   During the restoration completed in
       1986, the new torch was carefully
       covered with thin sheets of 24k gold
   •   The exterior copper covering of the
       Statue of Liberty is 3/32 of an inch thick
       (less than the thickness of two pennies) and the light green color (called a patina) is the result of
       natural weathering of the copper.

Did you visit the Statue of Liberty in Person? Please send us your name, when you visited, and any special
memory of the event and we will include them in our next newsletter. If you have a photo that we can copy,
we will do so and return your original intact. Please send to or bonwil@two- or mail them to the Senior Center at 1520 17th Street, Two Rivers, WI 54241.

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