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Thankful for faithful perennials at Dixon Senior Center

   DIXON — Did anyone notice how “long” May seemed to be this year? I am so looking forward to uninterrupted dry time to get my plants going in the summer sun. Thank goodness for faithful perennials, which come up, bloom and multiply without care. My favorites of the moment are my 12 year-old bleeding heart, three gorgeous peonies, and of course the ever-ubiquitous Shasta daisies, which spread all over the yard. These are special if you put them in different food colorings and watch how they change colors, a possible science lesson to try with your youngsters or by with yourself. We were treated to the happy chatter of Harvey and Marge Gould’s sweet grea...

Golf tournament nets generous donation for Polson

POLSON — The Polson Senior Center would like to thank Farmers Insurance for the $1500 donation from the Senior Golf Tournament held in May. Local agent Tracy Dooley did a wonderful job and we can’t thank him enough. This money will go a long way to help with every day needs here at the center. Al...

Ladies do wonderful job on luncheon

RONAN — A thanks to all of the ladies from the Council on Aging for doing such a wonderful job on the ladies luncheon last Saturday. As usual they did a wonderful job and everyone had a great time. The foot clinic is this Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m.-noon. You don’t need an appointment for ...

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 ...

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. ...

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