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Polson seniors woo card players

POLSON — I see that some of our snowbirds have returned and are looking like they wintered pretty well. We are glad to have you home again. If any of you are interested in cards, we have bridge on Tuesdays and Fridays and pinochle on Thursdays. They both start at 12:30 p.m. and we would like to see if there are any cribbage players out there also. Call the center at (406) 883-4735 and we’ll get you a spot at a table.  It’s garden planting time, so to all of you gardeners out there, if you have the room, please plant a row of fruits or vegetables for donating to the Polson Senior Center nutrition program. We love nothing more than receiving fresh, locally grown prod...


Brunch enjoyed in Dixon

DIXON —We once again enjoyed brunch for lunch, featuring quiche and biscuits and gravy, a real favorite in this part of the country. Jerry Hamel tried his first quiche, which met with his approval. I’m hoping this will be a monthly menu item.  Menu for May will be: • Thursday, May...


Ham dinner set for Mission seniors

ST. IGNATIUS —Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. May activities: • Wednesday, May 15: baked ham dinner, 5:30 p.m. • Thursday, May 16: quilters • Friday, May 17: soup and sandwiches lunch • Tuesday, May 21: board of directors, 10 a.m.; taco cas...


Signup needed for St. Ignatius drivers’ class

ST. IGNATIUS —An AARP sponsored drivers’ training course will be held in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on Thursday, May 23. The course is suited for senior citizens trying to refresh their driving skills. Persons taking the course are eligible for a state-mandated deduction in their ins...


Breakfast brunch on tap in Arlee

ARLEE — The May Breakfast Brunch at the St. Ignatius Senior Center is May 11, 9 a.m.-noon. Menu includes biscuits and gravy, egg casserole with hash browns, fruit, cinnamon rolls, coffee, juice, and milk. Everyone is welcome. The brunch takes the place of dinner this second Saturday of the month. The f...


Seniors help seniors

POLSON — A week or so ago, I mentioned the fourth annual “Senior Open Golf Tournament” sponsored by Farmers Insurance. This year the proceeds will go to our senior center. It is open to all amateurs age 50 years and older and will take place at the Polson Bay Golf Course on Saturday and Sun...


Last chance to purchase luncheon tickets

RONAN — Hopefully spring is finally here and now it is time to get busy with the yard work. Thanks to Al, Jim and Moe for trimming back the shrubs here at the center. It sure looks a lot better. If you haven’t bought your ticket for the Ladies Luncheon of Saturday, Wednesday is your last chance. ...


Ready for flowers and spring delights

DIXON — Hasn’t this been a wild April? I am ready for some calming May flowers and all the delights brought on as spring continues. The greenhouses are having open houses and we just need the ground to warm up.  I took a week to tour the rainforest of the farthest western shore of the 48 ...


Luncheon tickets selling quickly

RONAN —Time is running out and the tickets are going fast for the Lake County Council on Aging’s annual ladies luncheon on Saturday, May 11. Call the LCCOA at (406) 676-2371 to get your tickets and make your reservations. The card players met here on April 15, with 22 people present. Peg Johns...


Cook, assistant, hostess make wonderful meals

RONAN — Come in and meet our new cook Kim Bauer and her assistant Brandie; they have been making some wonderful meals for us to enjoy. (I enjoy them even more since I no longer have to do the cooking). Lynette is our hostess and she also delivers meals to our homebound clients. We are so pleased with t...


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