Volunteer of the Month
This month we’d like to thank Carol Rosales. Carol is one of our non-member volunteers. Her main job for us is working Senior Bingo on Saturdays. She works the lunch counter serving lunches in between the shouts of ”Bingo!” She also serves as a Friendly Visitor and Phone Pal for the Outreach Program. She also helps out at special events with lunches such as our Fashion Show, Hoedown, and Halloween Party. She currently works for San Manual, so she has known about the center due to our relationship with them. It was because of this that she knew Penny Lilburn. One day she called up and asked if she could volunteer on Saturdays. Of course Penny signed her right up. Shortly thereafter, she also signed up for the Outreach Programs as well. Volunteering is in her blood. Her grandparents did lots of volunteer work and instilled that in her. Thanks Carol for your volunteering spirit. We can’t wait until you become a member.
Photography and Digital Imaging
Date: August 20, 2014
Length: 6 weeks
Cost: $25.00 members members
$35.00 non members non-members
Instructor: Ricardo Tomboc
Location: Exercise room
Cross Training Equipment
Location: Execise Room
Description: Our members will appreciate this: New exercise equipment! A long while back we tried to take a survey of those who use the exercise room, assessing what types of equipment they would like us to get. No surveys were turned in, although thoughts were scribbled on the poster announcing the survey. Still, not to be deterred, we were able to purchase some “Life Fitness” equipment. We now have a new treadmill, an elliptical cross trainer, and a recumbent bike, replacing much older equipment. We hope to eventually replace all of our old equipment, getting several exercise circuits in place. Check your newsletter to see when the equipment is available for use and be prepared to break a sweat.
To enrich, maintain, and protect the quality of life of Senior Adults...
TIME CHANGE - The 55 Alive refresher course has been moved to 8:30 a.m. on Mondays.
Membership Dues for the 2014 year: Only $20.00 a year. Annual dues are good until December 31, 2014. Gift Certificates are available. Purchase some Senior bucks also...!!
Board of Directors - The Board of Directors meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at noon.
Enjoy a hot nutrional lunch - M - F / 12 -1:00
November 8, 2014 11:00 AM - FASHION SHOW & SALAD LUNCHEON
Join our lovely models and the center as we host our annual fashion show while sharing your fabulous salad with the group. Tickets are only $5.00 and it is great fun and entertainment. Tickets on sale now....!!
October 16, 2014 9:00 - Noon - HEALTH FAIR
Join us on Thursday, October 16, 2014 for our Annual Health Fair. Free Flu shots will be provided to the entire community along with several other free services. Lots of vendors on hand to answer any questions you may have.
November 15, 2014 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Thanksgiving Dinner
Please come and share Thanksgiving Dinner with your friends and Family here at the Highland Senior Center. Tickets are only $5.00 and you can enjoy a full dinner including desert. Share this special day with your family and friends
4th of July Parade
By: Mike Sylva
The city of Highland and Highland Area Chamber of Commerce filled with streets with civic pride, as well as red with and blue, as they helped the U.S. to celebrate its 236th birthday. Old Glory lined the parade route waving to the nearly 100 parade entries. The streets were also lined with patriots, cheering on the colorful floats, clowns, classic car, police cars, fire engines, horses, and numerous other celebrants as they streamed down the parade route.
The Grand Marshall was our very own Penny Lilburn, who was selected for her work with for the community. The Highland Senior Center was also represented with its own flotilla of kazoo playing band members riding our decorated seniormobile. The group played George M. Cohan favorites “You’re A Grand Old Flag,” and “Yankee Doodle Dandy” as well as the revolutionary hit “Yankee Doodle,” down the parade route.
Our float was just one of many groups who showed up not only to promote themselves, but to honor this great nation. We would like to thank everyone who showed up to show their pride America and especially those who either rode and played, or supported our group on the sidelines.