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   ConneCtIng loCAl busInesses wIth the 50 plus CommunIty                                                                         April 2011 • Volume 13 • Issue 4

                                                                                                                                     Murder Mystery
                                                                                                                                     Energetic and
                                                                                                                                        WCP’s Annual Murder Mystery
                                                                                                                                       Dinner Theatre performance of
                                                                                                                                       “Death Ahoy” was energetic, fun-
                                                                                                                                       ny and filled with lots of audience
                                                                                                                                       participation. The cast was superb
                                                                                                                                       in portraying their characters. Mis-
                                                                                                                                       leading clues led to hilarious con-
                                                                                                                                       fusion; but ultimately the guilty
                                                                                                                                       party was discovered and ended up
                                                                                                                                       walking the plank. This all added
                                                                                                                                       up to an evening of good food and
  Death Ahoy Cast: (L-R) Steve Gottschalk (Lou Cruise), Brandy Langkamp (Director & Police Detective), Seth Ehrlich (Harv Carver), Tim great entertainment. Watch for
  Bernhardt (Captain Stubbing), Sherrie Piburn (Rhoda Blogger), Christine Jahani (Molly Rotter), Laurel Asadi (Becky Messer)           Nunsense coming in May.

 Plumb Farm Hosts Baby
 Farm Animals
  The annual Baby Animal Days                through Saturday are 9 am-noon
  event at Plumb Farm Learning               and 1-4 pm. On Sunday, May 2,
  Center brings young farm animals           the schedule is 1-4 pm. Admission
  for a two-week visit. From April           is $2 ages two and older.
  25-May 7, families, child care cen-           Volunteers are stationed at the
  ters and preschools are invited to         animal pens and stalls to answer
  the farm to see animals including          questions and ensure the safety
  llamas, alpacas, goats, horses, pigs,      of the visitors and animals. Some
  sheep, rabbits, chicks and ducks.          owners have given permission for
     Many of the animals this year           visitors to feed or touch their ani-
  are on loan from members of the            mals. Activities included in the
  FFA club at Greeley West High              visit are “driving” a tractor, riding
  School; others from local farmers.         stick animals and playing in the
     The event is open daily for             sandbox.
  the two weeks. Hours Monday                   Restrooms, picnic tables and
                                             hand-washing areas are on site,
                                             and there is on-street parking

     INSIDE                                  along 39th Ave. Allow about an
                                             hour for the visit. Walk-in visitors
                                                              Continued on page 15                                                                          Photo by Don Wiegel

              Tire Tips
                  Page 2                             Rec Centers Offer Enticing Deal
                                               The City of Greeley’s Leisure               April 1-30 individuals who                price, members can use their
         Rocky Mountain                        Services Department, Recreation          purchase a quarterly membership              membership at both the Greeley
          Senior Games                         Division is offering a smashing          at the Greeley Recreation Center             Recreation Center and the Fam-
                  Page 3                       deal on memberships at the Gree-         or Family FunPlex get a discount             ily FunPlex and get to use River
                                               ley Recreation Center and Fami-          on the overall price, paying for             Run Adventure 18-hole Mini
        Stern in Savannah                      ly FunPlex. During the month of          two months and getting a third               Golf Course at the FunPlex for
                                               April: Buy 2 Months and get one          month free! Students can join                free. Patrons who purchase a
                  Page 6                       Free. The offer expires April 30         for $60, normally $90; Adults                quarterly, 6 month or annual
                                               and includes FREE Miniature              $80, normal price $120; Youth/               membership can register for fit-
             Genealogy                         Golf at the FunPlex, discounted          Seniors $50, instead of $75 and              ness classes at a 90% discount on
                  Page 11                      fitness classes plus the member-         a Family Pass is only $130, usu-             non-contracted morning fitness
                                               ship is good at both facilities!         ally $195. In addition to the low                             Continued on page 15
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      APRIL                                                    Tips on Buying New Tires
                                          Courtesy of Big R of Greeley            into the side of a tire have a mean-      put the new tires on the back. This
                                                                                                                                                                            How To Reach Us
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Calling All Baby
     Alcohol Awareness Month                                                      ing. Some will be important, some         helps the car retain its stability &
                                                                                                                                                                     Is fitness a part of your lifestyle? If so, and you
   National Donate Life Month                                                                                                                                                     phone                        are at least 50 years young, bring your skills,
                                          Tires are the single most impor-        won’t, and so what really matters?        predictability in a panic swerve.
   Eye Health and Safety Month                                                                                                                                          303-694-5512, 800-445-0062             energy and passion to compete in the 2011
                                          tant safety feature on your car.           The size: This is probably the         Older tires on the rear make the
                                                                                                                                                                                      fax                      Rocky Mountain Senior Games. Participate
                                          The tires are the only thing that       single most important piece of            car more likely to spin out. Rotat-
                                                                                                                                                                                 303-516-9863                  in 32 events from track and field to swim-
  saturday/2                              connects the car to the roads and       info on the tire. Size includes the       ing the tires every 5,000 to 7,000
                                                                                                                                                                             mailing address NEW!              ming and basketball to cycling. Learn the
  Volunteer Rendezvous at                 life-saving technologies, like an-      width, aspect ratio and wheel di-         miles ensures that they wear at the
                                                                                                                                                                               4400 Sioux Dr.                  benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle through
  Greeley History Museum, 714             tilock brakes and electronic stabil-    ameter.                                   same rate, allowing you to get the               Boulder, CO 80303                 by competing in your favorite event. So get
  8th St., 10-2pm. A new focus            ity control can’t do their job if the      Treadwear & Traction: A high-          most return on your investment
                                                                                                                                                                                   website                     up! Get moving! Come see the games sched-
  on more living history, new             tires don’t have a good grip on the     er treadwear rating means you’ll be       and ensure that all four tires will be         uled for June 8 through 12 in Greeley, Colo-
  programming with weekly                 pavement. And yet, tires are one        able to drive more miles before           ready for replacement at the same
                                                                                                                                                                                 Published by                  rado. For more information call 970-350-
  activities, and live farm animals
                                          of the least understood compo-          you need new tires again. Tires           time. Never replace a single tire –
                                                                                                                                                                        Seniors Marketplace News, Inc.         9433 or visit www.Rmseniorgames.Com.                Cyclist Metal Ceremony at 2009 Rocky Mountain Senior Games
                                          nents of our cars – mostly because      with higher treadwear ratings tend        if a tire is damaged and cannot be
  at Centennial Village. Anyone
                                          there are so many different kinds       to offer gas mileage advantages be-       repaired, replace it, as well as, the         Serving: Grover, Brighton,
  interested in participating is
  invited to learn more. Volun-
                                          out there to choose from.
                                             Don’t spend too little on your
                                                                                  cause they are made with slightly
                                                                                  harder rubber, which means less
                                                                                                                            mate on the other side of the car.
                                                                                                                               Do pick the right tire dealer:
                                                                                                                                                                       Milliken, Nunn, Windsor, Pierce,
                                                                                                                                                                         Platteville, Ault, Erie, Eaton,       High Business Taxes Mean Higher Consumer Prices
  teers are needed for everything                                                                                                                                        Mead, Kersey, Fort Lupton,
                                          tires: Cheap, poorly-designed           resistance. The downside to hard-         When it comes time to shop for             Keenesberg, Johnstown, Watten-          By: Michael Buckley                                 affecting business growth, pre-                     ers talk to your customers. To-
  from behind the scenes work
                                          tires can make for longer stop-         er rubber is less cornering perfor-       tires, a full-service tire center, like     burg, Hill and Park, Lockbuie,                                                             venting the creation of new jobs                    gether come up with plans. Like
  to demonstrators at events.             ping distances and less control in      mance, so if it’s important to you to     Big R of Greeley, will carry a wide        Hudson, LaSalle, Evans, Dacono,         What if small business taxes and                    and becoming less competitive.                      “Consumers and Business Owners
  For more information call               an emergency maneuver. All tires        be able to carve up some mountain         range of brand names (or they can            Frederick, Firestone, Greeley         fees were lowered? Would the                           Higher Business Taxes. If I re-                  Unite.” In unity there is strength!
  350-9275 or visit www.greeley           have traction rating (AA, A, B or       roads, don’t go for the high tread-       order any tire you need) and will                                                  consumer benefit? The consen-                       call correctly, President Ronald                    Imagine the impact such unity
                                                                                                                                                                         50 Plus Marketplace News, Inc.,                            C) stamped right on the tire itself-    wear rating, go with the higher dry       be familiar with local weather and                                                 sus among area business owners                      Reagan was quoted: “Government                      would have as legislators receive
                                                                                                                                                                       formerly Seniors Marketplace News,
                                          always buy tires with an a or aa rat-   traction rating instead.                  road conditions. Talk to Big R Of          Inc., is published the first of each    is Yes, the customer would ben-                     is not the solution. Government is                  large numbers of letters, e-mails
  SCFD Free Day at the Denver             ing.                                       Facts: New tires generally grip        Greeley Tire Center about the type         month for folks over the age of fifty   efit. The savings would be passed                   the problem.”                                       facsimiles and phone calls asking
  Art Museum, 100 West 14th                  Where to find tire info: The side    the road better than tires that have      of driving you do and get their rec-       and dedicated to providing informa-     on. Leading to improved customer                       How true this is. Government                     what are they doing to create a fa-
  Ave. Pkwy, Denver. Info: (720)                                                                                                                                       tion, programs, matters of interest,
                                          of your tire may look like an an-       some miles on them. It’s best to          ommendations on your next set of                                                   relations and an increase in busi-                  has and continues to take major                     vorable climate for business and
                                                                                                                                                                       and services to Weld County citizens.
  865-5000, http://www.denver-            cient hieroglyphic, but don’t sweat     replace all four tires at once, but       new tires.                                                                         ness.                                               steps into the lives of individuals                 the consumer. This kind of out-
                                                                                                                                                                         50 Plus has 38,300 county readers                           it, each of the markings stamped        if you must replace them in pairs,                                                   monthly. The paper is distributed by       Businesses are nearly in a stran-                and these hamper the ability to                     pouring will catch the attention of
                                                                                                                                                                       home delivery and free newsstands       gle hold by governing bodies be-                    conduct business.                                   all the politicians.
   thursday/10                                                                                                                                                         in businesses that cater to the needs   ginning at the local level and                         Perhaps, legislators on all levels                  Business owners are invited to
  Weld County Area Agency on                                                         News Talk Radio                                                                   of those 50 and older.                  climbs the county, regional, state                  of government ought to rethink                      attend the next meeting of the
                                                                                                                                                                         50 Plus Marketplace News,
  Aging Advisory Board, 9-11am,                                                                                                                                                                                and national ladder. Certainly,                     their attitudes and positions on the                South Weld Business Advocacy
                                                                                                                                                                       Inc. encourages         contributions
  Weld County Human Services              the Definitive orson welles             “Welles Aficionado” publishing            Mr. Welles in the recent film, “Me         from readers and business in the        reasonable taxes and fees are neces-                issues facing business and move                     Group, on the third Friday every
  building, 1551 N. 17th Ave.             Resource                                information, insight, and an oc-          and Orson Welles”.                         form of articles, schedules and         sary to provide services. Businesses                towards becoming more busi-                         month at Bella Rosa Club House,
                                                                                  casional opinion thanks, at least of        From the site: “Wellesnet is             reported events. Articles and           understand this. What businesses                    ness friendly, help create a favor-                 Frederick, at 7:30 a.m. This group
     Friday/15                            It’s no secret, my admiration and       late, to a really fine fellow named       widely regarded by Welles schol-           other written material under            have difficulty with are the ongo-                  able climate for business to thrive,                is proactive and desirous of chang-
  Bunco Scholarship Fundraiser            respect for the memory of the           Larry French who resides in San           ars as the leading internet source of      250 words are to be emailed to          ing impositions which drive up the                  consumers to save and have more                     ing the course of government over
                                          great      Orson                        Francisco. Larry has been a guest         information about the life, career,        cost of doing business, adversely                   money to spend.                                     burdening the business commu-
  at 7 pm in the parish hall at                                                                                                                                        Faxes and hand-written materials are
  Bethel Lutheran Church, 328             Welles,      and                        on my Sunday morning show, “Se-           and works of Orson Welles”.         I                                                                                                     A team undertaking might lead                    nity with taxes and fees. For more
                                                                                                                                                                       not accepted. Pictures with captions
  Walnut St. Windsor. $10 per             when I come                             nior’s Circle” and given us a won-        couldn’t agree more.                       are appreciated. Digital photos are                                                         to some resolution to this ever in-                 information, call Greg Goettsch,
  ticket, provides the chance to          across a resource                       derful perspective on why he took           “Comments and contributions              accepted (170 to 300 dpi as JPEG                                                            creasing dilemma. Consumers talk                    Team BTS at (303) 678-2927 or
  win prizes, have refreshments           that furthers my                        over the duties of “Webmaster” a          regarding anything pertaining to           files) and should be emailed as well.                                                       to business owners. Business own-                   E-mail:
  and a lot of fun. Proceeds go           knowledge and                           few months ago.                           Orson Welles and his work are
  to Bethel scholarships. The
                                          appreciation of                            Among the regular visitors, and        most welcome” says Larry and                10th of the preceding month
  fundraiser is hosted by the
                                          his “Legend”,        Gil Moon           even contributors, are some of the        you can direct your contributions,                                                                                                                                        Try our NEW Crispy Burrito
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  Monday Night Bible Study                                                                                                                                             efforts. Call 303-694-5512 to request
  Group. Info: 686-2364 or
                                          about sharing it; and so we come        there including Chris Welles Fed-         Lawrence French: lrfrench@ya-
                                                                                                                                                                       a media kit. Ads are accepted until
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ADULT DAYCARE                                                                          % Entire Order with coupon
                                          to Wellesnet.Com, “The Orson
                                          Welles Web Resource”.
                                                                                  er the distinguished author of “In
                                                                                  My Father’s Shadow: A Daughter
                                                                                                                                                                       the 15th of the month. They must be       • Enriching participants’ lives while providing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   a daytime respite for their caregivers
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                                             Since November 2005 they’ve
                                          been providing a comprehensive
                                                                                  Remembers Orson Welles” and
                                                                                  Christian McKay the exceptionally
                                                                                                                            v Gil Moon, 1310 AM, KFKA
                                                                                                                            News Talk Radio in Greeley CO.
                                                                                                                                                                       print optimized), or JPG files. Ad
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Giving caregivers time for
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                                          information Mecca for the true          fine actor who admirably portrayed        Sunday 6 p.m. til 12 a.m.
  Museum of Nature & Science,                                                                                                                                          to a full page, with many sizes to          socialization
  2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver.
  Info: (303) 322-7009, http://                                                                                               senior Complex
                                                                                                                                                                       choose from. We have an excellent
                                                                                                                                                                       graphics design team by request.                  910 27th Avenue                              Windsor Community Playhouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Greeley, CO 80634                             Co-Directors Chris ne Sturges and Chris ne Jahani proudly present...
                                                                                                                                        62 and better                          Publisher/Editor              
                                                                                                                                                                              Robert A. Trembly II                        970-353-5003
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                                                                                                                                                                               Michael Gumb
  Group. 12:30 pm, North
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Find Einstein
  Sat. monthly. Free. RSVP:                         �Homemaking
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                                                                                                                                 and La Casa Rosa                         Weld County Senior Centers,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MARCH 17 at 7PM — ALL TICKETS $6
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                                                                                                                                                                       Darrell Barnes, Robert Anderson,                                                              Fox and the Crow, The Fox and                        at WCP 25, 26 12 PM
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                                                                                                Elder Care                                                                                         Caregiving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Carbon Valley
 Windsor Collision Center                 Occupational Therapy Helps                and “best practices” that have been       problems, improve function, and
                                                                                                                                                                       This article was                        hippocampus. The results were pub-           Community Expo
Dave does exactly what it says on         People Live Life To Its Fullest           developed and proven over time.           support everyday living activi-
                                                                                                                                                                       received prior to                       lished online in Jan. 2011, in the
his business card: He provides small                                                   When asked what gives her the          ties. The goal is to maximize po-
                                                                                                                                                                       Paul’s surgery                          Proceedings of the National Acad-
town service with big city expertise.     April is national occupational            most satisfac-                            tential. Through these therapeutic
                                                                                                                                                                       and passing on                          emy of Sciences. The increases in the          Saturday, May 14th, 2011
He dealt with the insurance people,       therapy month. Each year, occu-           tion in her vo-                           approaches, occupational therapy
he kept me informed at each stage         pational therapy enables people           cation, Cheryl                            helps individuals design their lives,
                                                                                                                                                                       March 8, 2011.                          volume of the hippocampus were                    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                       We include it in                        greatest in those who also showed
of the process, and my car is immac-
ulate. This was absolutely hassle
                                          of all ages live life to its fullest by   Hitchens, occu-                           develop needed skills, adjust their
                                                                                                                                                                       remembrance of                          the most improvement in memory.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            American Furniture Warehouse
                                          helping them promote health, pre-         pational thera-                           environments (e,g., home, school,                                                                                                   10550 Jake Jabs Blvd., Firestone, CO 80504
free all star service by Dave and his                                                                                                                                  a caring and      Paul Martin              The director of geriatric psychol-
crew at Windsor Collision. He has         vent—or live better with—injury,          pist for Reha-                            or work) and build health-pro-
                                                                                                                                                                       compassionate                           ogy at Montefiore Medical Center
my highest recommendation!                illness, or disability. It is a prac-     bilitation and                            moting habits and routines that                                                                                                   Come out and make it a fun day for the family!
                                                                                                                                                                       man. Paul Martin will be missed.        in New York City, Dr. Gary Ken-
                              - Gary J.   tice deeply rooted in science and is      Visiting Nurse Richard Griess             will allow them to thrive.                                                                                                   • Visit with numerous local businesses and learn about their products
                                                                                                                                                                                                               nedy, said that this study shows
 Check out more customer reviews at:      evidence-based, meaning that the          Association re-                              By taking the full picture into                                                                                               and services available in the Carbon Valley area                                                                                                                                             frequent Quick Walks May Be Help        the hippocampus continues to
                                          plan designed for each individual         plied, “I really enjoy being able to      account—a person’s psychologi-                                                                                               • Wide variety of demonstrations and product showcasing, including
                                                                                                                                                                       fight Memory Loss in Seniors            grow new neurons, even late in life.
      970-674-9290                        is supported by data, experience,         make small suggestions that can           cal, physical, emotional, and social
                                                                                                                                                                                                               “It’s very exciting and essentially             improving your credit, spring landscaping tips, do-it-yourself home
                                                                                    impact a person’s safety which will       makeup and their environment—                                                                                                    improvement, and much more!
                                                                                                                                                                       I recently came across some use-        proving the theory that exercise
                                                                                    enable them to remain indepen-            occupational therapy assists clients                                                                                         • “NEW” Car Show
                                                                                                                                                                       ful information while surfing the       can promote neurogenesis, or the
                                                                                    dent and in their home.”                  to do the following: Achieve goals,                                                                                          • Car seat safety check
                                                                                                                                                                       Web and wanted to share it with         transformation of neural stem cells
                                                                                       Occupational therapists and oc-        Function at the highest possible
                                                                                                                                                                       our readers. The article, by Jeni-      in the brain into mature, function-         • Family activities for all to enjoy
                                                                                    cupational therapy assistants focus       level, Concentrate on what mat-
                                                                                                                                                                       fer Goodwin, appeared in the Jan.       ing neurons,” Kennedy said. “Ex-            • Great food
                                                                                    on “doing” whatever occupations           ters most to them, Maintain or
                                                                                                                                                                       31st, 2011 edition of Health Day        ercise seems to enhance it or speed         • Thousands of dollars in giveaways
                                                                                    or activities are meaningful to the       rebuild their independence, Par-
                                                                                                                                                                       News (http://consumer.healthday.        it up.” Erickson went further to as-        • Admission and parking are FREE!
                                                                                    individual. It is occupational ther-      ticipate in daily activities that they
                                                                                                                                                                       com/Article.asp?AID=649420)             sert that it is possible that exercise
                                                                                    apy’s purpose to get beyond prob-         need or want to do.
                                                                                                                                                                          Researchers reported that older      could help avoid not only ordinary              Exhibitor Opportunities still available. To register, or for more
                                                                                    lems to the solutions that assure            RVNA offers occupational ther-                                                                                                 information, please visit
                                                                                                                                                                       adults scored better on standard-       mental decline but also dementia.
                                                                                    living life to its fullest. These solu-   apy along with skilled nursing,
                                                                                                                                                                       ized memory tests if they took brisk       As with most studies, this one
                                                                                    tions may be adaptations for how          physical therapy, speech pathology                                                                                                   This event is brought to you by the
                                                                                                                                                                       walks three times each week. The        has spun off other questions: If
                                                                                    to do a task, changes to the sur-         and home health aide services to                                                                                                  Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce and
                                                                                                                                                                       participants in the study also in-      three days a week is good, would
                                                                                    roundings, or helping individuals         residents in northern Colorado.                                                                                                       American Furniture Warehouse!
                                                                                                                                                                       creased the size of the part of their   six days a week be better? What
                                                                                    to alter their own behaviors.             v If you have any questions about ac-
                                                                                                                                                                       brains that is involved in memory       if the participants ran instead of
                                                                                       When working with an occupa-           quiring occupational therapy services
                                                                                                                                                                       formation - the hippocampus.            walked?
                                                                                    tional therapy practitioner, strate-      or any other home care health needs
                                                                                                                                                                          The study suggests that brain           Erickson admitted that at the
                                                                                    gies and modifications are custom-        please call 970-330-5655 or visit us
                                                                                                                                                                       shrinkage, which is associated with     moment there are no good answers
                                                                  Greeley           ized for each individual to resolve       on the web
                                                                                                                                                                       memory impairment in adults, can        to these questions, but he did say
                                                                                                                                                                       be delayed and may even be re-          that his prior research found that
                                                                                                                              Daniels Fund                             versible. Kirk Erickson, an assis-      older people who walked between
                                                                                                                                                                       tant professor of psychology at the     six and nine miles a week showed
                                                                                         ATKINS                               Donates $50,000                          University of Pittsburgh and the        significantly less decrease in brain
                                                                                        W           TRADE MARK

                                                                                                                              to Weld Food Bank
                                                                                                                                                                       lead study author of the research
                                                                                                                                                                       says, “We can change the brain
                                                                                                                                                                                                               volume over a nine-year span of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               time than did those who did not
                                                                                                                                                                       in older adults. It’s amazing that      exercise. He also said that walking
                                                                                                                              Weld Food Bank announced that            a one-year period of moderate ex-       more than that distance did not
                                                                                                                              it received a $50,000 Daniels Fund       ercise isn’t just slowing down the      seem to increase brain volume any
                                                                                             Reliable                         grant to support the organization’s
                                                                                                                              effort to provide safe and nutri-
                                                                                                                                                                       atrophy, it’s actually reversing it.”
                                                                                                                                                                          The research was conducted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The study examined two other re-
                                                                                             Watkins                          tious food to families in need.
                                                                                                                                 This contribution is for Weld
                                                                                                                                                                       by a team from the University of
                                                                                                                                                                       Pittsburgh, the University of Il-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               gions of the brain (the caudate nu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               cleus—which deteriorates with age
                                                                                             Associate                        Food Bank’s general operations
                                                                                                                              and helps support the food bank’s
                                                                                                                                                                       linois, Rice University, and Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                       State University. In the study, 120
                                                                                                                                                                                                               and disease, and the thalamus—a
                                                                                                                                                                                                               more stable brain region) but did
                                                                                                                              mission to lead and engage our           sedentary adults who were in their      not find any changes in either of
                                                                                           Mike Tibbens                       community in the fight against           mid- to late-60s were divided into      those areas in terms of the effect
                                                                                            970-978-0636                      hunger.                                  two groups. A control group mere-       of aerobic exercise. Erickson sur-
                                                                                                                                 “We are pleased to continue           ly did stretching exercises; the oth-   mised from this that “…The effect
                                                                                                                              our partnership with the Daniels         er group walked around a track for      is not just a widespread increase in
                                                                                            •Spices                           Fund. They are an active com-            40 min. of aerobic exercise three       brain mass, but it’s relatively spe-
                                                                                         •Seasonings,                         munity partner and their generous        times each week                         cific to the hippocampus.”
                                                                                                                              gift will allow Weld Food Bank              The results showed that both            The hippocampus shrinks by
                                                                                       •Home Products                         to continue to meet the grow-            groups performed well on a test of      about 1 to 2 percent each year is
                                                                                                                              ing need in our community,” says         spatial memory, used to remem-          otherwise healthy adults, and for
                                                                                        •Personal Care                        Leona Martens, Executive Direc-          ber things like driving directions.     those who have dementia, the de-
                                                                                           Products                           tor of Weld Food Bank.                   However, there was one impor-           crease is even more rapid.
                                                                                                                                 Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable      tant difference between the two            According to background infor-
                                                                                           Evans, Colorado                    television known for his kindness        groups: after a year of regular exer-   mation in the study, in otherwise
                                                                                                                              and generosity to those in need,         cise, those who walked had a hip-       healthy adults the hippocampus
                                                                                                                              established the Daniels Fund to
                                                                                         Call for catalog                     provide grants and scholarships in
                                                                                                                                                                       pocampus that was about 2% larger
                                                                                                                                                                       than when they started the study.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               shrinks by about 1 to 2 % a year,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               and the decrease is even more rap-
                                                                                                                              Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and
                                                                                         970-978-0636                         Wyoming. For more information,
                                                                                                                                                                       This increase works out to be equal
                                                                                                                                                                       to a reversal in age-related brain
                                                                                                                                                                                                               id among people with dementia.

                                                                                       please visit        shrinkage of one to two years.          v Paul H. Martin, Eldergarden
                                                                                                                                 For more information about the           The seniors who stretched in-        Adult Day Program. 910 27th Ave.,
                                                                                                                              food bank or to get involved, visit      stead of walking had a decrease of      Greeley, 970-353-5003; www.el-
                                                                                                                                        about 1.4 % in the volume of their
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   Two Days
   in Historic
    Savannah                                                                                                                                                              RSVP’s Project CONNECT is a free telephone
                                                                                                                                                                          reassurance program. This program provides a friendly
                                                                                                                                                                          call from an RSVP volunteer on a routine basis. The
Text and photos by Ron Stern                                                                                                                                              calls provide social contact and assurance for you or
                                                                                                                                                                          your loved one’s well being. This service is for people
Admittedly, two days exploring                                                                                                                                            55 and older who would like a phone pal and to be
any city isn’t enough time, but due
                                                                                                                                                                          socially connected for a healthier, happier life. Call
to flight delays, three days turned
into two. Still, I was determined
                                                                                                                                                                          970-351-2588, to participate.
to make the of it and seek out
the best that Savannah’s Historic
District had to offer. Fortunately,
with a little planning, I found that
two days is enough to discover this
                                                                                                                                                                                 Volunteer of the Month
genteel and cultured city.
   I usually prefer small inns or
B&B’s, since they offer a more in-
timate experience and innkeepers
are a great source of information         way to make travelers feel like they   vides a good and interesting over-    container ships use these shipping
about a city. The Green Palm Inn,         are at home. She even helps them       view of the city by bus and one of    lanes to bring cargo into port.
located right in the Historic Dis-        plan their day’s activities. Room      their tickets allows you to hop on       After all this food, we weren’t
trict and only a couple of blocks         rates start at just $129 per night     or off at various stops and is good   hungry for dinner but ended our
from the riverfront, fits this per-       and include your breakfast, after-     for the entire day.                   day at the Historic Savannah The-
fectly. The innkeeper, Diane Mc-          noon wine and homemade snacks.            The riverfront is a major tour-    ater for their current play: Savan-
Cray, calls her inn a colonial cot-         For lunch, Mrs. Wilke’s Din-         ist draw with retail shops, res-      nah Nights. This patriotic high-
tage and she has four charmingly          ing Room is a must. She has been       taurants, streetcars, and the wide    energy dance and comedy show
decorated and quiet rooms with            serving family-style, southern food    Savannah River that has been the      left the audience standing on their                     March 2011                                 April 2011
oversized comfy beds. She serves          since 1934. The lines start early so   thoroughfare of primary trans-        feet and cheering, begging for
a hearty southern-style breakfast
each morning and goes out of her
                                          get there before 11 am.
                                            Old Savannah Tours that pro-
                                                                                 portation since the day when cot-
                                                                                 ton was king. Today, mainly large
                                                                                                                       more—exactly our sentiments on
                                                                                                                       our short visit to this historic city.
                                                                                                                                                                       Beulah Meeker Betty Jo Kluver
                                                                                                                                                                      Beulah says that she retired in l981.    Betty Jo Kluver moved to Dacono
                                                                                                                                                                      She continues to be very active in       in 1970. She has 2 grown children,
                                                                                                                                                                      the Tri Town Senior Center. Beu-         Sharyl and Michael. She is now 76                   702 4th AVe
                                                                                                                                                                      lah started teaching china painting      years old and “more on the go”                       gReeley
                                                                                                                                                                      in 1994 and she continues with a         than ever.                                        970-395-7515
                                                                                                                                                                      group that she meets with twice a           For the Tri Town Senior Cen-                   monday - saturday
                                                                                                                                                                      month at the senior center. Beulah       ter, she has become a permanent                    Closed sunday
                                                                                                                                                                      keeps busy checking everyone in          fixture! She began with heading
                                                                                                                                                                      each Wednesday for lunch, taking         up the design committee for the             hunteR ComputeR AlIgnment
                                                                                                                                                                      in the cash, and making sure ev-         new building, working diligently
                                                                                                                                                                      erything equals out! She had done        to bring quality furnishings and                         why FouR wheel AlIgnment?
                                                                                                                                                                      the installation of the new officers     warm decor to our little center.                            REDUCED TIRE WEAR
                                                                                                                                                                      for several years and is very creative      Betty has been labeled “Craft                            IMPROVED HANDLING
                                                                                                                                                                      with that, bringing forth beauti-        Lady Extraordinaire” for heading                     SAFER DRIVING • BETTER GAS MILEAGE
                                                                                                                                                                      ful poetry, candles and flower ar-       up the craft group and coming up                         GET A FREE ALIGNMENT WITH
                                                                                                                                                                      rangements. She has also, served         with cute items to make for the se-                  THE PURCHASE OF OUR NEW TIRES
                                                                                                                                                                      as Secretary and Treasurer.              niors. Of course this includes the                           bIg R oF gReeley
                                                                                                                                                                         Volunteering began for her many       decorations for all the holidays
                                                                                                                                                                      years ago. She was a dispatcher,         and table centerpieces for lunch.
                                                                                                                                                                      EMT and driver for the original             Betty volunteers to set up and           Big R Gives Service with Tires
                                                                                                                                                                      Tri Town Ambulance Service.              clean up after all the lunches, tak-
                                                                                                   National Volunteer Month                                           When she tooted the horn, drivers
                                                                                                                                                                      knew to get out of her way!
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ing home the laundry to wash each
                                                                                                                                                                                                               week. She tries to keep the center              ouR seRVICes to you
                                                                                       Thank you Greeley Senior Center Volunteers!                                e      Her work experiences includes
                                                                                                                                                                Blu & black                                    nice and tidy and organized, re-                • Flat tire Repairs
                                                                                                                                                                pro s
                                                                                                                                                                      working for Continental Airlines.        minding folks this is everyone’s                • tubes
                                                                                                   Volunteer Recognition                                              During World War II she did the          “home away from home; she works                 • new tires for All makes
                                                                                                                                                                      wiring in bombers between the pi-        hard to get everyone to take care               • tire Rotation & balancing
                                                                                                    Tuesday, April 12 • 1pm                                           lot and bombardier positions. She        of the building in a very personal              • Custom wheels
                                                                                                      Reservation required                                            moved to Colorado in April 1951.         way.                                            • great line of batteries -
                                                                                                  (No charge to our volunteers)                                       She was on the Tri Area Sanitation          Betty has also been working for
                                                                                                                                                                      Board for 15 years and worked at         the Tri Town Food Bank for over
                                                                                                                                                                      the High School for 20 years.            7 years as a volunteer, collecting                 5 poInt seRVICe polICy
                                                                                                Spring Bridge Tournament                                                 For the Tri Town Senior Center        egg cartons to gather eggs from                      with tIRe puRChAse
                                                                                                April 26, $10 Reservation required                                    she is a gem of brilliance and gives     local farmers and stocking shelves
                                                                                                                                                                      to her entire community.                 and checking in clients.                       FREE        FREE       FREE      FREE       FREE
                                                                                                                                                                         Congratulations to Beulah                Congratulations to Betty Jo Klu-          lIFetIme      FlAt       VAlVe   lIFetIme   mount &
                                                                                              Greeley Senior Center 970-350-9440                                      Meeker, the RSVP March 2011              ver - the RSVP April 2011 Volun-            Re-bAlAnCe    RepAIR      stem    RotAtIon   bAlAnCe
                                                                                                                                                                      Volunteer of the Month!                  teer of the Month!
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sisters Meet Halfway!
             Windsor Community Center                                                         Social Security Today                                                                                                                                                                    Real Estate
                    970-674-3500 •                                                                                                                                                                      Leota Romick (r), a 13 year resident of
mon/tues, Apr. 4—12: AARP                 nishings. Walking Level: Moderate.
                                                                             el seguro social afronta las     social security tackles heart                                                                                Greeley picked up a 50 Plus newspaper; as                    Specialist
Tax Assistance: The AARP Tax As-          8:30 am. departure. $15.                                                                                                                                                         she often does. While browsing the paper
                                                                             enfermedades del corazón         Diseases                                                                                                                                                                           Susan Riggins
sistance program is available                                                                                                                                                                                              she saw an article about House of Wind-                               Broker Associate
to assist seniors and low-income in-      thur, Apr. 28: Denver Quilt                                                                                                                                                      sor and became intrigued about the shop.                           Professionalism
                                                                       Febrero fue el mes del corazón         February was American Heart
dividuals prepare and file their taxes    Show: A unique collection of quilt                                                                                                                                               Leota decided to visit the coffee and gift                         you can count on!
at no fee, but not available to those                                  americano. La enfermedad no solo
                                          and textile art from across the coun-
                                                                                                              Month. Cardiovascular disease
                                                                                                              is not only the leading cause of                                                                             shop which sounded so interesting. Think-                     Phone: 970-978-0845
with a business or rental properties.                                  es la causa principal de muertes
                                          try, juried and judged competition,
                                                                                                              death in the United States, it also                                                                          ing her sister Bette Dobson, a long time                  Email:
1 hour appointments. Reservations                                      en los Estados
                                          plus the Merchants Mall offering
                                                                                                              is a major cause of disability. So-                                                                          resident of Fort Collins, would like to join                            Website:
are required, call 674-3500. 9—1                                       Unidos, sino que
                                          everything the quilter, textile art-                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                              cial Security is dedicated to help-                                                                          her, she called and the sisters met half-
pm. FREE.                                                              también la mayor
                                          ist and home sewer needs. Work-
                                                                                                              ing people with heart conditions                                                                             way. Both commented on the friendly at-
                                                                       causa de inca-
                                          shops and lectures, full of fun and
                                                                                                              throughout the year, but we’d like                                                                           mosphere, delicious coffee and the beauti-
thur, Apr 7: Capitol Building &                                        pacidad. El Se-
                                          innovative techniques for beginners
                                                                                                              to take this opportunity to tell you                                                                         ful selection of gifts. Leota and Bette are             5401 W 10th St, Suite 200, Greeley, CO 80634
Byers Evans House Tours, Den-                                          guro Social está
                                          and the advanced textile artist are
                                                                                                              about the most recent initiative                                                                             already planning another visit.
ver: This 45-minute legislative ori-      featured. Learn new skills, develop
                                                                       dedicado a ayu-
entation may include a visit to the       skills already acquired or just want
                                                                       dar a las personas                     to help people who file claims for
House and Senate Galleries and a          to have some quilting fun can ben-
                                                                       que tienen pa- Mike Baksa              monthly disability benefits due to
possible meeting with a lawmaker.         efit from classes taught by an out-
                                                                       decimientos del                        heart disease.
After the Capitol tour, step into the     standing nationally known faculty.
                                                                       corazón a través de todo el año,          Recently, Social Security held
past at the Byers-Evans House Mu-         Walking Level Moderate. 10 am.
                                                                       pero nos gustaría tomar esta opor-     a public Compassionate Allow-
seum. The house was built in 1883         departure. $7, lunch & price of ad-
                                                                       tunidad para hablarle acerca de las    ances hearing on cardiovascular
This distinctive house museum has         mission on own.              iniciativas recientes para ayudar a    disease. Social Security Commis-                         Greeley Senior Center
been beautifully restored to the pe-                                                                                                                                              970-350-9440
                                                                       las personas quienes presentan rec-    sioner Michael Astrue and leading
riod between 1912 and 1924, and it For more details, call 970-674-3500 lamaciones para beneficios mensu-      experts on cardiovascular disease      Celebrate birthdays and anniversa-     Mixed Doubles Tournament April
is decorated with the original fur- or visit                                              met to discuss possible methods        ries during Shareholder Lunch at       14, 9am.
                                                                       ales por incapacidad debido a una
                                                                       enfermedad del corazón.                to identify disabling cases and ex-    11:30am, April 7.                         Water Walking is offered at 7am,

                                 Big Savings on major brand                                                   pedite those claims for both adults       We honor those who reach out to     Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
           acono                                                          Recientemente, el Seguro So-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I Buy All Gold ANd SIlvEr
                                 groceries, health & beauty &          cial sostuvo una audiencia pública     and children. Social Security is       others during our Volunteer Recog-     beginning April 1 or on Tuesdays &
                                 much, much more                       sobre las aprobaciones por com-        committed to ensuring Americans        nition on April 12 at 1pm. Reserva-    Thursdays, 8am beginning April 5.                           JeWelRy-COiNS-SCRaP-aNythiNG GOlD OR SilveR
             iscount                                                                                          with devastating illnesses receive     tions required.                           Learn the basics of shop tools and                          I Buy, SELL AnD TRADE CoInS AnD CuRREnCy
                                                                       pasión sobre enfermedades car-
   Groceries                     Also fresh produce & bread
                                                                       diovasculares. El Comisionado del
                                 Celebrating our 1st anniversary Seguro Social, Michael Astrue, y
                                                                                                              benefits quickly. The Compas-
                                                                                                              sionate Allowances process is one
                                                                                                                                                        On April 13 at 10am, AARP
                                                                                                                                                     presents the Affordable Care Act
                                                                                                                                                                                            put your creative skills to use during
                                                                                                                                                                                            Woodshop Class on Mondays, 9am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fRoM AnywHERE In THE woRLD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Family owned and operated
  913 Carbondale Dr., Dacono                 M-W & Fri 9-6, Sat 9-4 destacados expertos en enferme-           of the initiatives to speed up the
                                                                                                              disability application process for
                                                                                                                                                     (ACA), an outreach project to in-
                                                                                                                                                     form Coloradoans on the new health
                                                                                                                                                                                            beginning April. 4.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Join us for Porcelain Art on April
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cHaMBERLain cOinS anD cOLLEctiBLES LLc
  (2 miles east of I-25 on Hwy 52                  Closed Thu & Sun dades cardiovasculares se reuni-                                                 care law. Reservations required.       4, 9-11am. Supplies must be pur-             385 Main St, LOnGMOnt • 303-774-9661
                                                                       eron para discutir posibles métodos    people with severe conditions.
                                                                       que ayuden a identificar casos de         “This fiscal year, about 150,000       Attend our Community Dances         chased by the participant.
                                                                       incapacidades y acelerar las recla-    people will benefit from our fast-     at 7pm, April 14 & 27.                    Learn how to set up a free Snap-
                                                                       maciones tanto para adultos como       track disability processes,” said         Come enjoy the Spring Bridge        fish account to manage digital pic-
                                                                       para niños. El Seguro Social está      Commissioner Astrue. “With this        Tournament on April 26 at 1pm.         tures online, April 6, 10:30am.
                                                                       comprometido a asegurar que las        hearing, we continue to look at           See the latest and greatest that       Paint a picture in just one day dur-
                                                                       personas con enfermedades devas-       broader categories of conditions       the automobile industry has to offer   ing Alexander Art Painting taught
                                                                       tadoras reciban beneficios rápida-     to determine if a subset or certain    during the Denver Auto Show on         by Bonnie Olson-Wynn at 11am,
                                                                       mente. El proceso de aprobaciones      diagnosis might clearly meet our       April 1 at 10:30am.                    April 8.
                                                                       por compasión es una de las ini-       disability standards and qualify as       Visit Celestial Seasonings on          Try a new & challenging work-
                                                                       ciativas para acelerar el proceso de   a Compassionate Allowance.”            April 5 at 9am and enjoy a walking     out with low impact exercises dur-
                                                                       solicitud por incapacidad para per-       Currently, 88 specific diseases     tour which includes a stop at The      ing Circuit Training Exercise at
                                                                       sonas con padecimientos severos.       and conditions qualify as Com-         Mint Room.                             the FunPlex, 9:35am, Mondays &
                                                                          «En este año fiscal, aproxima-      passionate Allowances and, as a           Get your toes tappin’ with grand    Wednesdays Apr. 11 – May11.
                                                                       damente 150,000 personas se ben-       result, claims filed by people who     settings & choreography during            Qualify for a discount on your car
                                                                       eficiarán del proceso acelerado de     are disabled due to these condi-       “42nd Street” at the Carousel Din-     insurance by completing the AARP
                                                                       los casos por incapacidad», dijo el    tions are put on the fast track to     ner Theater on April 14, 5pm.          Driver Safety Program, 8am-5pm,
                                                                       Comisionado Astrue. «Con esta          receive benefits. To see a complete       The Gabbie Gourmet travels to       April 13. Pre-register by calling
                                                                       audiencia, continuamos buscando        list of Compassionate Allowance        the Charco Broiler at 10:30am on       970-350-9560.
               Announcing A New Look at                                                                       conditions and to view a web cast      April 21.                                 GRASP meets at 1:30pm on
                                                                       categorías más amplias de padec-                                        imientos para determinar si un         of the hearing on cardiovascular          Visit Fort Vasquez, the site of
                                                                                                                                                     an 1834 fur-trading post and enjoy
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mondays, April 4, 11 & 25.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Get natural relief from aches &
                                                                       cierto diagnóstico puede cumplir       disease, visit www.socialsecurity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1310 AM

      50 Plus Marketplace News is pleased to announce the release      claramente con nuestros estándares     gov/compassionateallowances. To        lunch at The Farmers Inn on April      pains during Reflexology on April 6
      of our updated website. Our site has been redesigned with a      de incapacidad y califique para una    learn more about disability ben-       28 at 10am.                            at 9am. Appointments required.
      fresh new look and has been updated with information for and     aprobación por compasión».             efits, visit      Softball League Games begin on         Our men’s group, Senior Carlo-
      about the seniors in our local communities. Additionally, our                                           disability. To apply for disability    Apr. 18 for the 70’s division and on   vers Unite, meets at 9am, April 6.
                                                                       Actualmente, 88 enfermedades
      new site provides support and information to answer your most                                           benefits, go to www.socialsecurity.    Apr. 21 for 50+ divisions.             New members are welcome
                                                                       y padecimientos específicos cali-
      common questions.
                                                                       fican aprobaciones por compasión       gov/applyfordisability                    A new quarter of Basketball be-        Receive a Free Balance Assess-                               NEWSTALK
                                                                                                              v Public Affairs Specialist Mike       gins April 5. Play at the Recreation   ment with Michelle Conlin on April
                        More Information                               y, como resultado, las solicitudes

                         Easier navigation
                                                                       presentadas por personas que es-
                                                                       tán incapacitadas debido a estos
                                                                       padecimientos son puestas en el
                                                                                                              Baksa may be reached at michael.
                                                                                                                                                     Center on Tuesdays & Thursdays at
                                                                                                                                                        A new quarter of Racquetball be-
                                                                                                                                                                                            13, 9-11am. Reservations required.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Book club meets at 10am, April
                                                                                                                                                                                            14 to discuss The Widower’s Tale by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Senior’s Circle
              Past Editions Easily Accessible                          proceso acelerado para recibir los                                            gins April 5. Play at the Recreation
                                                                                                                                                     Center on Tuesdays & Thursdays at
                                                                                                                                                                                            Julia Glass.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Appointments are required for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sunday Mornings 10-11 am
                  Advertising Opportunity                              beneficios. Para ver la lista com-
                                                                                                                                                     10am.                                  Medicare Counseling with Steve                  Your “On the Air” resource for the “Over 50” crowd
                                                                       pleta de los padecimientos de
                                                                       aprobaciones de beneficios por                                                   Don’t get hooked during the         Young on April 14 at 9am.
                                                                       compasión y observar un video por                                             8-ball Singles Tournament on April        New members are invited to New                                            Hosted by
            Look for us In Print and On Line                           Internet de una                                                               20, 9am.
                                                                                                                                                        Find your partner for the 8-ball
                                                                                                                                                                                            Member Orientation, April 21,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Gil Moon
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                  Brighton Senior Center                                                                                                                                                                              Weld County                                                                                   Genealogy

                                                                                         Book Shelf                                                                                               Senior Nutrition Program
Legally Protecting Loved Ones.             team meeting at the Brighton Se-                                                                                                       1 Italian Wedding Soup, Whole Wheat               18 Potato Soup, Whole Wheat Crackers, Roast      Vital records are records of life        of birth, name of spouse and par-
Guardianships. If someone you              nior Center on April 11 at 3pm.                                                                                                           Crackers, Chicken Salad Sandwich with             Beef and Swiss on Dark Rye, Lettuce and       events kept by some form of gov-         ents, are all items of information
love has dementia or otherwise             Learn about the games, meet the
                                                                                                                                                                                     Lettuce & Tomato, Chilled Mixed Fruit             Tomato Slice, Tropical Fruit, Mustard,        ernmental agency; they include           that rely on secondary or even ter-
becomes mentally incapacitated, it         team, and turn in your registration                   NEW FICTION                         Guadalcanal      James D. Hornfischer        4 Hungarian Goulash over parslied Noodles,           Mayonnaise                                    birth, death, and marriage records.      tiary sources of information and
                                                                                                                                                                                     Spinach Salad with Ranch Dressing, Orange      19 Herbed Roast Pork, Baked Sweet Potato,                                                 should be viewed with care in case
may be necessary to invoke adult           papers. Spaghetti luncheon profits  You know when the men are gone                            NEW IN LARGE PRINT                          and Pineapple Tidbits, Whole Wheat Bread,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Vital records usually originate at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chilled Garden Salad with Ranch Dressing,
                                                                                                         Siobhan Fallon              Watch over me          Christa Parrish                                                                                                          the county lev-                          they are incorrect.
protective proceedings in order to         will fund team shirts and a portion                                                                                                       Oatmeal Raisin Cookie                             Lite Rye Bread, Citrus Fruit Medley
                                                                               Now you see her              Joy Fielding             Running blind               Lee Child                                                                                                           el; copies are                              Prior to 1900, most states did not
make decisions on their behalf.            of the registration fee. Registra-                                                                                                     5 Oven Baked Herbed Chicken, Brown Rice           20 Honey Barbecued Chicken, Potato Salad,
                                                                               Saddled and spurred: a blacktop                       The family Jensen                               Pilaf, Broccoli and Carrots, Applesauce with      Broccoli with Garden Seasoning, Chilled       often available                          require birth or death certificates
Learn about adult guardianships,           tion forms are due by Mon, Apr.     cowboys novel              Lorelei James                               William W. Johnstone           Raisins, Banana Muffin                            Orange Wedges, Whole Wheat Roll, Sugar        through        the                       to be issued so it may be necessary
conservatorships, the court pro-           25 by 4 pm. If you are joining the  Restless heart            Wynonna Judd                Wild Man Creek            Robyn Carr
cesses involved and when they are          Brighton Team please do not reg-
                                                                                                                                                                                  6 Seasoned Pork Loin with Gravy, Baked               Free Raspberry Gelatin                        county clerk but                         to find other sources of informa-
                                                                                                  with LuAnn McLane                  33 men: inside the miraculous survival          Potato & Sour Cream, Green Beans & Red         21 Salisbury Steak with Brown Gravy, Baked       the records also                         tion for birth or death. Marriage
needed. By Dolan and Associates.           ister on-line! Info: 303-655-2077.  West of here            Jonathan Evison               and dramatic rescue of the Chilean              Pepper, Chilled Peaches, Whole Wheat Roll         Potato, Sour Cream, California Vegetable
P.C. 1:30 pm. Wed. Apr 13. Free.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     are kept at the                          records, on the other hand, have
                                                                               The Union quilters Jennifer Chiaverini                miners             Jonathan Franklin         7 Asparagus Soup, Whole Grain Crackers,              Medley, Whole Wheat Roll, Strawberries and
Deadline: Mon Apr 11                       Colcannon. A sell-out Irish band, Beneath the night tree         Nicole Baart                                                             Roast Beef and Swiss Sandwich on Whole                                                          state level. The      Linda Peters       been recorded in most areas since
                                                                                                                                         FICTION BESTSELLERS                                                                           Bananas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Colorado State                           colonial times, so searching for
                                           combines emotional stories and Scones & bones                    Laura Child              The weird sisters      Eleanor Brown            Wheat, Tomato & Lettuce, Peach, Banana         22 Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomatoes, Whole Wheat
Caregiving Tips: successful                traditional music created by a              NEW NON-FICTION                                                                               and Blueberry Mixed Fruit, Mustard and            Crackers, Chilled Mixed Fruit Salad, Bran     repository is the Colorado Depart-       early marriage records is usually
                                                                                                                                     A red herring without mustard
Communication. Covers suc-                 blending of every instrument asso- The pioneer woman: black heels to                                                                      Mayonnaise                                        Muffin                                        ment of Public Health and Envi-          successful.
                                                                                                                                                              Alan Bradley
cessful communication skills for           ciated with Irish music. Band lead- tractor wheels - a love story                         Swamplandia!            Karen Russell
                                                                                                                                                                                  8 Turkey a la King on a Biscuit, Creamy           25 Chicken and Noodles, Vegetable Medley,        ronment in Denver and located            v Linda Peters is the volunteer co-
                                                                                                                                                                                     Coleslaw, Chilled Mixed Fruit, Banana Bars        Whole Wheat Bread, Orange and Pineapple       online at http://www.cdphe.state.        ordinator for the genealogy desk and
interacting with people with de-           er Mick Bolger sings in Gaelic and                          Ree Drummond                  The confession          John Grisham         11 Lemon Baked Cod, Lemon Wedge, Broccoli            Medley, Whole Wheat Bread
mentia, and how to assess and re-          English and wins the crowd with Getting to heaven: departing instruc-                     The inner circle         Brad Meltzer           Rice Casserole, Stewed Tomatoes, Orange
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            . A complete listing of the        teaches genealogy classes at Centen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    26 Grilled Chicken Breast, Herbed Brown
spond to behaviors. Learn how to           his charm and tall tales. Longmont tions for your life now        Don Piper               NON-FICTION BESTSELLERS                         Half, Banana Muffin                               Rice, Peas and Carrots, Coleslaw, Sugar       location of vital records through-       nial Park Library, Greeley. She is
avoid unnecessary arguments and            Senior Center with lunch before at                        and Cecil Murphey               Battle hymn of the tiger mother              12 Beef Enchilada Casserole, Squash Mix,             Free Raspberry Gelatin and Diced Pears,       out the US can be found at Joe Bi-       also President of the Northeastern
recognize the triggers which may           Sun Rose Café. 12 pm. Fri. Apr      A simple government: twelve things                                                  Amy Chua          Mixed Tropical Fruit, Fiesta Cornbread         27 Beef Stew, Coleslaw, Chilled Fresh Fruit,     ene’s excellent website, http://ger-     Colorado Heritage League. You can
                                                                               we really need from Washington and a                  Decision points          George W. Bush      13 Baked Parmesan Chicken and Gravy,                 Biscuit                              under            contact her at or
result in challenging interactions.        15, $11, plus meal $8+. Deadline:
                                                                               trillion that we don’t Mike Huckabee                  Unbroken: a World War II story of               Whipped Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Muliti-      28 Beef and Macaroni Goulash, Wilted Spinach     quick links.                             through the NCHL website at http://
This class is for family, friends and      Wed. April 6                        Osama bin Laden          Michael Scheuer              survival, resilience, and redemption            grain Roll, Sugar Free Chocolate Pudding          and Garlic, Malt Vinegar, Whole Wheat Roll,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Vital records are important 
volunteer caregivers of those with                                              Neptune’s inferno: the U.S. Navy at                                                               14 Krautburger, Carrot-Raisin Salad, Chilled         Chilled Pineapple and Peaches
                                           You Can’t Take it With You.                                                                                    Laura Hillenbrand                                                                                                          forms of proof for the dates and
Alzheimer’s or a related dementia.                                                                                                                                                   Mixed Fruit, Cookie                            29 Krautburger, Garden Salad Mix with Fat
At the monthly Caregivers Sup-             When two families come together,                                                                                                                                                                                                          places included as facts in a family
                                                                                                          TRADING POST
                                                                                                                                                                                  15 Chicken Soft Taco, Shredded Lettuce,              Free Italian Dressing, Chilled Pears with                                              n AnimALs from page 1
port Group meeting. 10 am. Thur.           lifestyles and philosophy collide                                                                                                         Tomato, and Cheese, Spanish Rice, Chilled         Blueberry Garnish, Cookie                     history, but they have some limita-      are welcome, but groups of 10 or
Apr 14, $4.                                head-on. Wealthy Tony Kirby                                                                                                               Pear Half with Blueberry Garnish, Salsa Cup                                                     tions because that proof is limited      more are asked to reserve a time by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to the single event for which the
                                           falls in love with Alice Sycamore          services                      General                                Wanted                                             All Meals Include A Half Pint 2% Milk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     record was created. Many times a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              calling the Greeley Museums’ of-
Rocky Mountain Senior Games.               and brings his parents to dine at                                                                                                                     Suggested donation – $3 for adults 60 years or older                                                                         fice at 350-9275.
If you swim, run, walk, bike, bowl,        the Sycamore house on the wrong                                        BRANSON SHOW                      NEED CAR For a Positive
                                                                                                                                                                                              Menus are subject of change based on product availability.                             death certificate also contains re-         Baby Animal Days began on
shoot pool or hoops, play tennis,          evening with hilarious results. Play                                                                     Senior. Good mileage is
                                                                                                                                                                                          To find a Weld County Senior Nutrition site near you call (970) 346-6950 x6120             lated information that is not nec-       a small scale in 1994 and has ex-
                                                                                                            Tri-Town Seniors present                a plus. But no car will be
golf or participate in any sport           is at the UNC theatre in Greeley.                                Branson Trip:, May 1-7,                 ignored. Call 303-694-5512
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     essarily accurate; a birthdate, place    panded to include nearly two doz-
join the Brighton team at the              Lunch before at the “New” Planta- The RSVP Grocery 2011 / 7 Days And 6                                   to show.Need to be mobile.                                                                                                                                                en animals and 5000 visitors. The
                                                                                                                                                                                             50 Plus Marketplace News                                                                              April 2011 • Weld County
Rocky Mountain Senior Games                tion. 11:30 a.m. Sun. Apr 17 $19 Shopping and Delivery Nights $585 / Includes a                          Thank you!                                                                                                                                                                Plumb Farm is a Colorado Cen-
                                                                                Program provides a                                                                                                                                                                                                          Answers page 8
(RMSG). The Senior Games are               Deadline: Fri. Apr 8                                             luxury new motor coach
                                                                                                                                                    OLD GUITARS & AMPLIFIERS                                                                                                                                                  tennial Farm that has been in the
                                                                                       service to those who are        transportation, 6 nights
fun competition in over 25 sports                                                      homebound and unable                                         I buy old Fender, Gibson                                                                                                                                                  same family for over a hundred
                                                                                                                       lodging w/ 4 consecutive
for men and women, age 50 plus,            Passion Play. Experience this               to shop for themselves in                                    and Martin guitars and                                                                                                                                                    years. It is located at 39th Ave. and
                                                                                                                       nights in Branson. 10        amps for cash. Fast,
of all abilities. The games are held       spectacular performance of the              the Tri Town community.
                                                                                                                       meals: 6 breakfasts, and                                                                                                                                                                               10th St., just across from the post
                                                                                       This no cost grocery                                         friendly and fair. Kevin
June 8-12, in Greeley, and include         greatest story ever told-the life                                           4 dinners. Admission to 7    303-946-2458.                                                                                                                                                             office.
                                                                                       shopping and delivery
87 events and fun social activities.       and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.            service is available            fabulous Branson Shows”
                                                                                                                                                    PAyING CASH for old radios,                                                                                                                                                  For more information, call
Compete in your own age catego-            Churches throughout Denver                  weekly. For more infor-         The Brett Family” The        old radio parts, old HiFi                                                                                                                                                 350-9220 or visit: www.greeley
ry beginning at 50 and increasing          join together to create this special        mation and to place             Twelve Irish Tenors, The     equipment     (amplifiers,                                                                                                                                       .
                                                                                       an order please call            Baldknobbers Jamboree,       etc.), unusual 1950s
in five year increments. Applica-          show held at Denver’s Church in
                                                                                       303-833-2739.                   The Acrobats of China,       lamps, 1950 blonde TV                                                                                                                                                     n REC CEntER from page 1
tion forms available April 1st at          the City. Good-will offerings tak-                                          The Red Hot and Blue
                                           en. Please eat before the show or
                                                                                                                                                    sets,   Heywood-Wake-                                                                                                                                                     classes, a 50% discount on prime-
the Senior Center or request one                                                                                       Show, The Jim Stafford       field blonde furniture.
                                           bring a sack lunch. We must arrive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 time non-contracted classes and
be mailed by calling RMSG at                                                           PERSONAL CAREGIvER:             Show, The Showboat           303-623-6451, or classi-
                                           40 min. before the 7 p.m. show to                                                                                                                                                                                                                       50% off on all contracted classes.
1-970-350-9433 or emailing your                                                        CaregiverW/7yrsexperience       Branson Belle and more.
                                           hold our reservations. 5:15 p.m.            and excellent references                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Greeley Recreation Center,
mailing info to rmsg@greeley/gov.                                                                                      For a compete flyer
                                           Tues. Apr 19, $3, Deadline: Tues.           seeking employment. Many        with all information call:    Selling or Buying                                                                                                                                                        651 10th Ave., offers the follow-
com. Brighton team members new
                                           Apr 12.
                                                                                       services including: respi-      303-833-2739                      Advertise                                                                                                                                                            ing amenities: Racquetball Courts,
and existing are asked to attend a                                                     ratory nebulizer trm; Vital
                                                                                       signs check; feeding tube                                       for only $29!                                                                                                                                                          Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio
                                                                                       operation;      Catherization          Wanted                                                                                                                                                                                          Room, Swimming Pool, 2 Gyms

  cLaSSifiED ORDER fORM                                                                care; Turn and position                                      NEEDED. Tri Town Senior                                                                                                                                                   and Fitness/Dance studios. The
                                                                                                                       OLD TOOLS WANTED             Center is in need of a
                                                                                       bedbound clients; Bathing
                                                                                                                       Serious user & collector     few pairs of crutches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Family FunPlex, 1501 65th Ave.,
                                                                                       and peri-care; Other services
                                                                                       available! A friendly and
                                                                                                                       will buy your antique        and small shower chairs                                                                                                                                                   boasts the state-of-the-art Willie
 To advertise in the classified                 ADVERTISER’S INFORMATION               meticulous worker! Salary
                                                                                                                       hand tools. One item or      for our loan closet.                                                                                                                                                      Morton Fitness Center, warm wa-
                                                                                                                       entire shop. References      Anyone willing to donate
 section, email 30 words or                                                            negotiable! Call Richard @                                                                                                                                                                                                             ter swimming at Adventure Island
                                     Name __________________________                                                   available. Please call       these items... it would
 less to robert@50plusmarket
                                                                                                                       303-651-6822 or email        mean so much! Phone:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Aquatics Center, miniature golf on, or mail this
                                     Company _______________________                                                 303-833-2739.                                                                                                                                                             the River Run Adventure Course,
 form and a check for $29
                                     Address ________________________
                                                                                                                       OLD ITEMS wanted for my                                                                                                                                                                                an Indoor Walking Track, volley-
                                                                                              For sale                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ball, inline hockey and basketball
 per month made payable to:          City, State, Zip____________________                                              collectibles booth. To pay
                                                                                                                                                          For Rent
                                     Phone _________________________                          GREAT GIFTS:             my monthly rent, I need                                                                                                                                                                                in the Fieldhouse plus fitness and
                                                                                                                       items to sell. What do you   FOR RENT: Prairie Village
                                     Email __________________________
                                                                                       If you are looking                                                                                                                                                                                                                     dance areas.
                                                                                       for some wonderful              want for what you have?      Apartment        Complex;
                                                                                                                       FREE house calls!            Grover, CO. Low Income
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 For information call the Rec.
                                                                                       “homemade” items for
                                                                                       friends or relations,             Fletch: 970-353-1974       Apt, Large 1 Bedroom,                                                                                                                                                     Center at (970) 350-9400 or the
                                     Copy is due by the 10th of the preceding month.                                                                $285 Deposit; $300 Cap,                                                                                                                                                   FunPlex at (970) 350-9401 or visit
   4400 Sioux Dr.                                                                      give the Tri Town Senior        FISHING TACKLE WANTED
                                       o   May                     4/10/2011           Center a call. We have          This     senior    citizen   plus utilities.Deposit and                                                                                                                                      
   Boulder, CO 80303                   o   June                    5/10/2011
                                                                                       cute scarves, hats,                                          Ref Required. USDA
                                       o   July                    6/10/2011                                           would like to buy your
                                                                                                                                                    Rural      Devel,   Equal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              GreeleyRec.aspx or www.fami-
                                                                                       jewelry and more at             old fishing tackle. Rods,
                                           August                  7/10/2011
                                                                                       reasonable prices! Call                                      Opportunity       Housing,                                                                                                                                       . Offer good April
                                           September               8/10/2011                                           reels, lures, etc. Call
                                                                                       303-833-2739                    Gary 970-674-9596.           Call 970-895-2227.                                                                                                                                                        1-30, 2011 only.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     MARCH 2011

Justice In Weld County                                                                                      FROM WELD COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY KENNETH R. BUCK
                                                                                                            FOR THE C.A.S.E. PROGRAM

This month, the                                                rizes the history of
150th Anniver-
sary website pres-
ents the history of
                                                               district attorneys
                                                               and the judicial
                                                               system in Weld
                                                                                                    FRAUD ALERT!
the justice system                                             County through a                             TAX TIME CAN BE
in Weld County                                                 1999 article origi-
through      stories                                           nally published in
                                                                                                       PROFITABLE FOR SCAMMERS
and articles pro- home of andrew lumry, first Deputy Clerk the Weld County                                                    The deadline is fast approaching — April day. And while some
                                                                                                                              people have already filed their taxes and received their refund, others are
vided by the Sher- of Weld County, often used for county       Past Times.
                                                                                                                              still trying to gather all of the documentation needed to prepare their re-
iff’s Office, the      meetings, now resides in the Centennial       In 1970, the                                             turns. Regardless of which group you fall in, everyone needs to be aware
District Attorney’s                                            area inside the                                                of scams that surface during tax season.
Office and the Combined Courts boundaries of Weld County be-
                                                                                                                           THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR RETURN...
of the 19th Judicial District.               came the 19th Judicial District.                                              This scam usually starts with a phone call or an email to the potential
   Visitors to the website can read Explore the history of the Weld                                                        victim from someone claiming to be with the IRS. The recipient of the call
about life as a law man in the County Combined Courts as well                                                              or email is told that there is an issue with their tax return; they may even
late 1800s in an article written as historic court cases tried in                           be told that the ‘issue’ could effect their refund status.

by Crime Analyst Paul Harvey. the 19th Judicial District. Learn                             The scammer will then ask for some personal identifying information, such as a Social Security
Harvey’s article details the life of about the architecture of the Weld                     number, in their ‘effort’ to ‘correct’ the issue. For example, the con artist will say they need to verify that
Weld County’s first Sheriff, John County Court House floor by floor                         they have contacted the correct person by comparing Social Security numbers — which they ask you
Paul. Former Sheriff Ed Jordan in a written and illustrated tour                            to provide. NEVER provide any cold caller or emailer with your Social Security Number or any other
                                                                                            personal information.
provides a glimpse into life in the provided by the courts.
‘wild west’ through his article on              And history buffs eager to learn            HELP US HELP YOU…
the history of several other nota- more about the beginnings of the                         As with the scam outlined above, this, too, starts with an email or a phone call from someone claiming
ble sheriffs who protected Weld justice system in Colorado, can                             to be with the IRS. In this scam, the caller/emailer wants to make your life easier by offering to have
                                                                                            your refund directly deposited into your bank account...all you have to do is provide them with your
County through the years.                    read the History of the Bench and              bank account number and the routing information found at the bottom of your personal checks. Again,
   The District Attorney’s Office Bar of Colorado, a gem we found                           NEVER provide this information to someone over the phone or via email ESPECIALLY if you did not
offers visitors a visual yearbook of in the archives of the University of                   initiate the contact.
District Attorneys who have served California libraries.
                                                                                            Please know that the IRS will never contact you via phone or email; all of their correspondence is done
in the county, starting with the                Don’t forget! We need your help             through traditional mail as per the IRS web site
Honorable Vincent D. Markham, to tell the history of Weld County.
1869-1871. Photos and biogra- Your stories and photographs can
phies, detail the rich history of the be submitted through the anniver-                                               Contact your local police agency if you think you are a victim of a crime.
                                                                                                                To contact the Weld County District Attorney’s Office, call (970) 356-4010 ext. 4702.
DA’s Office. Former District At- sary site at http://www.weldcoun-                                     To view other Fraud Alerts, please go to and look in the Community Information tab.

torney A. M. Dominguez summa-

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