Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

May 27, 2014

127 Seniors welcome new members

CROSSVILLE — On Friday, the 127 Senior Center gathered to socialize with coffee, goodies and chit chat. They played dominos and bingo, which was called by Helen Lord, and the gifts were provided by M. Stewart Galloway, ophthalmologist.

Lucy Elmore, vice president, opened the general meeting with Bob Jones saying the opening prayer and Phyllis Jones leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Jan Neitzke gave her report on the remaining trips for this year. The remaining money for the New Hampshire and Vermont trip in September is due on June 13. All the other trips are posted in the meeting room, or call Jan for more information at 788-3667.

Do not forget to sign up for the picnic, which is July 18. Next week for lunch, the center will furnish the soup and the members will furnish sandwiches, salads and desserts. Nancy Fincher, the Sunshine Lady, reported on all the sick and or recovering members. They all are wished a speedy recovery and are in all their prayers. This weekend is Memorial Day. Please keep your military men and women in your prayers. Also, a big thanks goes to all the veterans who made it possible that we live in a free country. God bless every one of our brave military women and men. And remember all the military who gave their life for you and your country.

The two new members, Shirley Whitaker and Wanda Whittenburg, were welcomed to the center.

There was a birthday singing for Dottie Bickel’s birthday and all enjoyed the lovely birthday cake that was furnished by Dottie’s children. May you have many, more, Dottie.

Tom Fincher presented the entertainment, Southern Pride Band and “Cowboy Bob” (Bob Johnson). All enjoyed their songs from country, gospel and rock- n- roll. Thanks, guys.

After the dinner prayer a delicious pork roast was prepared by Denise Acquista with her helpers, Anna Cox, Rita Varney and Phyllis Jones. The members furnished the side dishes and desserts. Have a blessed and safe week.

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