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Senior Center

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The Greater Pocatello Senior Citizens, Inc is having a special rendition of the Gettysburg Address Tuesday April 15 at 11:45 a.m.  The presentation is by "President Abraham Lincoln", (Bob Hood) in full costume, to go along with the special Ken Burns presentation, "The Address" that evening on PBS.  The original delivery was presented Nov. 19, 1863.  All Americans have been challenged to learn or relearn the speech, one of history's most celebrated about devotion, freedom and sacrifice.  Please join us for lunch and enjoy the presentation. 

AARP 50th Anniversary.  Please join us at the Greater Pocatello Senior Center, 427 N. 6th Av., on Wednesday April 16.  Lunch is served at 12:00:  Roast turkey, stuffing, gravym veggies, fruit, roll and dessert.  The cost of lunch is $5.00 for those 60 and over and $5.00 plus tax for those under 60.  Meal tickets are $50.00 for 11 meals.  AARP meeting follows lunch.

The Greater Pocatello Senior Center, 427 N 6th, is having an Easter Dinner on April 18, 2014.  Wear your Easter Bonnet to our parade, purchased or created.  There will be prizes.  Dinner menu is:  Glazed ham, Cherries, Sweet Potato bake, Green Beans almondine, croissant, fruit salad and pie.  $5.00 for those 60 and over.  For more  information call 233-1212. 

  

 The Greater Pocatello Senior Center, Inc. gives a special "shout out" of thanks to Dorsey Hill for her kind donation of beautiful, sturdy new banquet tables for the Dining Room and meeting room of the Center.  We have received many compliments from the members in appreciation of the added feeling of cleanliness and brightness that is added to our facility.

 LET'S GO TRIPPING--The votes are in and the destination will be San Antonio: Sept. 12-22 Tour San Antonio, The Missions, George Bush Gallery, LBJ Ranch, The Alamo, Take a River Walk/Cruise, and much more.  Cost: $899.00  We need $75.00 deposit to hold your seat in by June 1st.  Balance due 1st week of July.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED-We need volunteers to help with inventory once a month.  It is necessary for one to be able to lift up to 50 lbs (but not consistent) to move and count inventory and one to write down.  We also need volunteers with other projects.  In June we will need people to help with our CAR SHOW.  If you want to help and be part of the excitement please leave your name and number with Dorothy in the office. Call 233-1212.  Ask for Kathy for more details.

 

 JACKPOT BINGO--Have fun playing JACKPOT BINGO every Friday afternoon at 1:15.  All you have to do is pay for your cards, bring your dobbers, and wait for our callers to call your winning numbers.  On Friday if you buy lunch we will give you a token for a FREE 3-on-a-Card.

  

EVENTS TO MARK ON YOUR CALENDARS............

 

Featuring 70's-90's music Max's Swingin Country provides the music for Friday night Dance Fundraiser at 7:30.  Potluck during dance break. Bring something to share and enjoy the evening.  (Must be 18 or older to attend the dances)

 

Saturday Night Dance features Fiesta Country at 7:30.  Potluck during dance break.  If you can, bring something to share and enjoy the evening. Must be 18 or older.

KARAOKE IS EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7:00.  COME ENJOY THE FUN AND SING TO YOUR HEARTS CONTENT.  $2.00 DONATION  Must be 18 or older.

 

SENIORS ON THE GO- Be sure to watch Seniors On the Go on Channel 12 each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and Fridays at 2:00 p.m.  The program is for our Seniors, activities and upcoming events.

We feature entertainment each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.  March 26  Ellen Kinler & Gene Galloway.

IDAHO SENIOR LEGAL HOTLINE:  The Idaho Senior Legal online is a statewide, toll-free, client access system for people 60 years of age or older.  It is designed to help seniors obtain free legal assistance with civil legal problems.  If you have questions or concerns please contact Angela Jensen, Attorney at law.  Toll-free 1-866-345-0106 or 241-7241 

 

Local Attorney Kirk Hadley will meet with Seniors typically on the third Wednesday of the month from 10:00-12:OO. Call 233-1212 for an appointment. 

SHIBA/SMP Program:  A FREE Public Service of the Idaho Department of Insurance.  Puzzled by Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Advantage, Medigap, Billing Problems, Long-Term Care Insurance  Call 1-800-488-5764  or (208) 236-6044

 

TOE NAIL CLINIC-Dr. Gilbert comes to the Senior Center typically the first Wednesday of the month to help us with our toenails.  The signup sheet is on the bulletin board, or you can call 233-1212 for assistance.  Please bring your medicare and insurance card.

 

YOU CAN HAVE BREAKFAST 2 TIMES A WEEK!  THE CENTER SERVES BREAKFAST ON  TUESDAY & THURSDAY, FROM 7:30 TO 10AM.  COME TRY US OUT FOR A GREAT MEAL AT A GREAT PRICE! 

Breakfast menu:

 

Eggs with sausage, ham, or bacon - $3.00

 

Biscuits and sausage gravy - $3.00

 

Bagels and Cream Cheese - $1.00

 

Omelets: You name it, we fix it. Sausage, Bacon, Ham, Mushrooms, Peppers, Onions, Cheddar Cheese - $4.00

 

Sides: Ham, Bacon, Sausage - $2.50

 

Extra: Cheese, Peppers, Salsa - $.25&