Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

April 10, 2012

127 Seniors plan monthly trips

CROSSVILLE — The senior citizens of 127 South met April 6, with President Fred Zoeller opening the meeting. Prior to the meeting, bingo was played. Gifts were furnished by Quality Health Care, with a nurse present doing blood pressure readings before bingo. Members thanked the wonderful people who furnished gifts. Bill Bullard called the bingo numbers.

Lucy Elmore gave the opening prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, led by Betty Barnett. Guests were Shirley Seifert and Kathleen Zuk's granddaughter, Katie. They also welcomed back Pete and Betty Thompson, their "snowbirds."

Jan Neitzke reported on the trips. There is one for every month. Four are sold out: NashTrash mystery trip for April 19; Savannah, GA trip for May 21-25; Grand Ole Opry day trip for Sept 21; and Grand Ole Opry Show for Nov. 6. You can reach Jan at 788-3667 for any information.

Nancy Fincher gave the sunshine report and asked members to remember Evelyn Dye, Frank Knapp, Bob Jones, Betty Slopey, T.C. Lewis, Carol Kirkland, Dot Conklin and Doris Fraser in your prayers. Rita Marvin requested prayer for her son, Donald Rocke, and two of her grandchildren.

Sandy Devine called out the birthdays. Only four were present: Mary Kirsch, Jan Neitzke, Janice Clingerman and Carol Kirkland. They marked the anniversary of John and Sheila Borcher, 37 years. Gwen Flynn played the piano for celebrants. Rachel Schellinger was the lucky winner of the drawing held each week.

Entertainment was the multi-talented Tom Fincher. He sang, played different instruments and even tossed in a joke or two.

The center is mainly self-supported, and members greatly appreciate anyone who can volunteer to work there. The kitchen ladies always do a great job of getting the dinner out and the clean-up that comes afterward.

1
Text Only
Lifestyles
  • colorful kayaks.jpg Enjoying a day on the water

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Around the Town: There's plenty to look forward to this month

    Ready or not, here it comes! It is August, and that means an onslaught of activities, such as tax free weekend, back to school, election day, the 127 Yard Sale, football and the fair, are all rolling into Cumberland County over the next few weeks.

    July 31, 2014

  • Single-stream recycling tour planned

    A single-stream recycling tour will be Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m. at the Solid Waste and Recycling Center Office at 20 Maryetta St. (in the old hardware store building).

    July 31, 2014

  • Gun and Knife Show to feature birds of prey

    The Cumberland County Community Complex will be the site of an educational and informative birds of prey program provided free of charge complements of the Cumberland Mountain State Park Rangers.

    July 31, 2014

  • FFG Resident Services Painting.jpg FFG Resident Services presents painting to the Pat Summitt Foundation

    A dramatic portrait of Pat Summitt, painted by Chuck Jensen, was presented to the Pat Summitt Foundation by Fairfield Glade Resident Services at its Community Information Event on memory care.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 127 seniors JosephZarolla-W6.jpg Zarola entertains 127 Seniors

    The members of the 127 South Senior Center met Friday, July 25, for bingo and Mexican Train domino game. Conversation, along with coffee and sweets, was enjoyed by all. Helen Lord called the bingo numbers, and the prizes were furnished by Eye Centers of Tennessee. Life Care Center checked everyone's blood pressures.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marriage licenses (Published July 30, 2014)

    July 29, 2014

  • Habitat-Group photo-Crisp Dedication .jpg Habitat celebrates 55th home dedication

    Anne Crisp is excited that she and her two daughters have a home to call their own. Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity (CCHFH) dedicated the 55th home to be built in partnership with low-income families. Crisp put more than 500 hours of "sweat equity" into her home and has completed 50 hours of self-improvement, where she attended classes on budgeting, home maintenance and good neighbor among others.

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Gypsy Rose to visit Fair Park

    The Cumberland County Playhouse is currently performing the award-winning Broadway play “Gypsy.” A great American story set during the 1920s fading vaudeville circuit, "Gypsy" portrays the rise of famed burlesque performer and stage mother Gypsy Rose Lee as she journeys across the country with her mother and sister during a time when Vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born. The complex character of Rose could be described as bold and brassy, as she steamrolls everyone in her way to turn her daughters June and Louise into child stars.

    July 28, 2014

  • plateau gardening-springBlooms4361.jpg Match August garden tasks to plant biology

    During all seasons in temperate climates like ours the greenery around us is changing. New shoots appear and leaves pop out of swollen buds after spring rains.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo