Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


July 31, 2012

127 Senior Center ready for yard salers

CROSSVILLE — The Seniors of 127 South met July 27 for their regular bingo and other games. The numbers were called by Wendell Lester, and Dr. Galloway furnished the gifts.

President Fred Zoeller opened the regular meeting, with Lu Bullard giving the prayer and Bill Bullard leading the pledge to the flag. The guest for the day was Norma Lawless, and they welcomed new member Ray Roberson.

Nancy Fincher gave the sunshine report asked everyone to keep the following in their prayers: Kathleen Zuk, Dot Conklin, Pat Mount and Marietta Dion.

Jan Neitzke gave the trips report. The next trip will be Aug. 16 to Nashville for a tour of the RCA Studio B and the Country Music Hall of Fame. The bus will leave the center at 7:30 a.m. There are a few seats still available. Cost is $50.

The September trip will be to McMinnville for a dinner and show at Falcon Rest. Seats are available for this trip. Cost is $50. October will be the big trip to the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam. November will be the trip to Nashville to see the Grand Ole Opry (it is full at this time). Dec. 11 will be the trip to Pigeon Forge to see the Christmas show Smoky Mountain Opry, and there are a few seats available for this trip.

Rose Garchow reminded everyone of the upcoming Music of the Cumberlands, which will be held Aug. 7 at the Palace Theatre. Cost is $10. This is a fundraiser for the 127 Senior Center.

Annie Lewis went over some of the 127 sale information regarding the kitchen and the menu. The center will serve two meals a day during the sale, and the food is always delicious. Breakfast and lunch will be served Thursday through Saturday.

Other announcements by Fred were: no regular meeting Friday due to the 127 sale; no bluegrass music on Thursday due to the sale; and keep buying Kroger coupons.

The speaker for the day was Travis Hague from Cornerstone Senior Services who brought up some very interesting facts for seniors regarding their future investments, insurance, taxes, etc. Everyone learned something from him.

After the table blessing, Brenda Williams and her kitchen helpers served baked chicken and sides brought in by members.

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