Active Adults: Pasta on the Lake success, announcements
November 13, 2008
It may be getting cold outside, but it warms the heart to see the how many of our community members turned out to support seniors in need by attending Pasta On The Lake on Oct. 25. Thank you one and all who attended and made this year’s event a great success. We hope you join us every year. Kids and grandparents alike had a fun evening out and a delicious spaghetti dinner. Our generous sponsors and donors, who are too numerous to mention in this letter, will be properly thanked in our thank you ad and by mail.
We would like to take this time to thank the many volunteers without whom Pasta On The Lake would not happen. Steve Coniglio, the Bard of Truckee for his unique and witty entertainment; Peter Thompson, Bingo Master Extraordinaire; Gary Meadville, David Walker, Carole Eichhorn, Sarah Williams, Tim Pavlian, Parise DeJean, Lois Childress, Keith Vogt, Jo Scott, Rita Holtebeck, Heather Smith, Susan Elliot, Marge Hartsfield, Dave and Jennifer Shelton, Matt Hewitt, Randy and Pammy Pomin, Tommy Doyle, Katie Murphy, Deverie Hewitt, Mike Acuff, Randy Doyle, Kyle Wickman, Lisa Dibasi, Jim Calkins, Bob Clark, and Ann Ajari.
Your help and support with Pasta on the Lake is greatly appreciated.
” The entire Sierra Senior Services Board of Directors
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The reasons clients turn to Meals on Wheels are varied, but the results are the same: home delivered meals and a link to the world outside their front door.
Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Seniors: 8 to 11:30 a.m., Truckee Donner Senior Apartments (TDSA), 10040 Estates Dr. The next monthly pancake breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels is Dec. 7 from 8 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Truckee Lions Club. Adults $7, children $3. Come early.
Monthly Roundtable: On the first Tuesday of every month. Discussion on the latest trips, programs, and special events during lunch at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartment’s dining commons, $3 to $7 donation. Next meeting: Dec. 2 from 12 to 1 p.m. Make a reservation for lunch at 550-7600 and join us for what’s up with the Active Adults scheduled through TDRPD and/or Sierra Senior Services. Call Susan Duffey Smith at 582-7766. See you there!
Free Blood Pressure Check: Last Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Truckee Donner Senior Dining Room. Stay for lunch! Make a reservation at 550-7600. Lunch $3 to $7.
Legal Services: Through a grant from the Area 4 Agency on Aging, Legal Services on Northern California is providing free legal assistance to Placer, Nevada and Sierra County residents age 60 or older. Services provided include legal information, advice, assistance with legal forms and documents, and certain limited types of legal representation. Call (800) 660-6107 or (530) 823-7560 and speak to a client advocate.
Lunch: New menus and special event lunches at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments. Seniors $3 and guests $7. Everyone is welcome ” great meal at a great price! Call ahead for reservations at 587-4611.
Weekly Bridge: Thursday games at the Truckee Community Center. Call 587-6980 for more information, but call ahead because it takes a few days to find a partner. $3 drop-in, bring your own lunch.
Ki Gong: A gentle, non-impact series of movements, breathing and meditation developed over many centuries to enhance well-being, strengthen the immune system, improve balance, expand breath and energize. Tuesdays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the Truckee Regional Park barbecue area, wear warm clothes. Inclement weather, class will meet in the Community Center gym. Evening class Thursdays from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at the Community Center. Call Rolf at 587-2557 for info.