Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

May 13, 2014

Date set for annual Music of the Cumberlands show

CROSSVILLE — On Friday, May 9, the 127 Senior Center gathered together for their weekly fun of bingo and dominos. Bingo numbers were called by Helen Lord, and the gifts were provided by Bob Folger, State Farm Insurance agent.

Lucy Elmore, acting president, opened the general meeting, with the opening prayer by Bob Jones and Harold Moyer leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Lucy stated that Fred is recovering quite well.

Jan Neitzke announced the remaining trips for 2014. The Tennessee River Gorge Boat Ride in Chattanooga will be July 10 instead of July 9. Money was due May 9. Anyone who does not pay by Friday, May 16, will be taken off the list. The train ride from Chattanooga to Chickamauga, GA, will be Aug. 16. There are two seats available.

The Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine trip will be Sept. 20-28. The balance monies are due on June 1. This trip is sold out. Oct. 8 will be the trip to the Bush’s Beans Museum and Visitor Center plus the Mast General Store. Nov. 5 will be the trip to the Country Tonight Theater Show in Pigeon Forge, and the last trip of the year will be Dec. 13 to Christmas in the Valley at Renfro Valley, KY. For more information, call Jan at 788-3667.

Jan Neitzke showed the beautiful quilt that the Quilters Guild furnished the center in lieu of their rental agreement. Thank you very much to the Quilters Guild.

Nancy Fincher, sunshine lady, updated members on the conditions of Fred Zoeller, Carl Brooks, Brenda Williams, Jean Delfrate and many others who are recovering from surgery, illness and falls. Nancy asked that they keep them in their prayers and to not forget the brave men and women in the military.

Lucy announced guests Terry Lauer and Wanda Whittenburg, who were welcomed by all the members. Lucy also advised that the Corridor Sale is coming in August — bring in items or call and arrange for larger items to be picked up.

The Bluegrass Band, which is held on Thursday evenings, will be on the first and third Thursday evenings only through the summer months. The next one will be May 22. Connie Tyler read an adorable story in honor of Mother’s Day. June 20 will be their fundraiser at the Palace Theatre called Music of the Cumberland’s. Tom Fincher is the chairman. Tickets will be $10, which are being sold by the Palace.

Wonderful entertainment of music and great stories were performed by Jack Melling and Rob Baker. Thanks, gentlemen! After the dinner prayer, delicious chicken and dumplings prepared by Anna Cox, with her helpers Sallye Sykes, Gladys Butler and Janice Clingerman, were served along with the side dishes furnished by the members. Have a wonderful and blessed week.

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