Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

April 2, 2013

Seniors to visit Memphis, Tunica

By Elaine Mumme
Chronicle contributor

CROSSVILLE — The members of the 127 Senior Center had another good time playing bingo and dominos March 29. Bingo was called by Wendell Lester. Emil Neitzke opened the meeting, with Lucy Parrott giving the prayer and Ray Roberson leading the pledge to the flag.

Emile announced that the bluegrass music on Thursday evenings will be playing only on the first and third Thursdays at the center at 6 p.m. Come and join the fun.

Jan Neitzke gave her trip report. The next trip will be to Memphis/Tunica April 15-19. The bus will leave from the center at 8 a.m. The May 18 trip to the Sutton General Store is sold out, and monies are due by April 12. The June trip to England, etc. is also sold out. There are some openings for the July 9 trip to the Day Lilly Farm. The cost is $50 and is due June 1. The August trip to the Jack Daniel's Distillery is sold out. The September trip to Mackinac Island on Sept. 22 has two vacancies. The Oct. 8 trip to Dollywood is also sold out. November will be the trip to the Cumberland County Playhouse. They will meet at the center to carpool and dinner will follow at the Gondola restaurant. The December trip to see the Rockettes is also sold out. Call Jan regarding any of these trips at 788-3667.

Emil reminded everyone to bring in items for the 127 Corridor Sale and to keep buying Kroger coupons.

Sunshine Lady Nancy Fincher reported on members who are not doing well at this time, and prayers were requested for their speedy recovery. They were also notified that Pat Weaver, an out-of-town member, passed away Jan. 9.

Rachel announced the next game day will be April 23. Come join in the fun.

On Saturday, April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be an AARP Safe Driving Course at the center. To attend you must pre-register by calling Leonard Stark at 456-1994. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-AARP members.

Tom Fincher is preparing for the coming musical program June 8 at the Palace Theatre. He is needing some volunteers. The entertainment was provided by Tom Fincher and Cowboy Bob, who was quite jolly. After dinner prayer, the wonderful kitchen staff made delicious soups and members brought in a variety of sandwiches.