On Friday, Nov. 30, the Cumberland County Senior Citizens of 127 South met for fun and games. Helen Lord and Arlene Simmons called the bingo numbers with Life Care furnishing the prizes.
Jan Neitzke, president, opened the regular meeting with Mary Brown giving the prayer and Gene Brown leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
Jan read the treasurer's report for October. Nancy Fincher, sunshine lady, gave her weekly updates on those ill and recovering. First responders, military and firefighters need prayers always.
The election for officers and board members will be Dec. 7 with installation the first Friday in January.
Dues can be paid now and if you want your name in the new books for next year, you have until Dec. 16 to pay.
Jan will need a deposit of $75 by Feb. 22 if you are planning to go to Nova Scotia.
Keep bringing in items for the corridor sale, check your Kroger receipts for credit on your purchases and bluegrass music is every Thursday from 5:30-7:30. No bluegrass on Dec. 27. Game day will be Dec. 12 so see Helen Lord if interested.
The Christmas dinner will be Dec. 21, catered by Beef and Barrel, and the cost is $8 per member and $9 for guests. Choice of meat is pot roast or ham. See Marietta, Sallye or Velma to sign up and pay.
Leonard Hollender told the ditty for the day.
Members were introduced to the past Ms. Senior Cumberland County pageant title holders and they are very talented. Tennessee's Senior Beauty of 2018, Dr. Terry Hall, was in attendance and also performed. The center’s own Sheila Johnson is the current Ms. Senior Cumberland County and everyone is so proud of her. Thank you ladies for all your time put into this program.
After the dinner prayer by Bob Jones, everyone enjoyed the fifth-Friday meal of soup, sandwiches, salads and desserts. Thanks everyone for helping in the kitchen. Installation day in January will be Anna Cox's day to make chicken and dumplings.
Until next week, be good to one another.