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Seed catalog inspires until spring

DIXON — A very happy 2013 to us all. Doesn’t it appear that New Year’s comes around more often these years? It seems like a long stretch until spring. Some of us received a Gurneys seed catalog before Christmas, so we have some inspirational reading. Congratulations to Joyce and Don Siers on their 60th wedding anniversary, Dec. 15. This couple is so important to our center, helping out in any way they can. They were married when Joyce was 18 and Don was 31; and “they” said it wouldn’t last. More happy news includes the visit of Jim Barnes’ granddaughter Sarah McCullough, back for a Christmas visit from college in Nebraska. It seems like she ju...


Imagine: 2013 just around the corner

RONAN — Welcome to December. Just think, in less than a month we will be into 2013. I am sure that you are, with the rest of us, wondering where the year has gone. Thanks to all of our volunteers. We couldn’t get everything done around here with out your help. We have hired a new cook to he...


Christmas party games on tap at Dixon center

DIXON — December is upon us; how quickly it came this year. There are many activities to enjoy this time of year; I just hope we can get transportation to enjoy some of them. One social event will be the Dixon Senior Center annual Christmas party after lunch, about 1 p.m., on Thursday, Dec. 13. Bring a...


One holiday down, next one happening soon

RONAN — I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving and are almost done with your Christmas shopping (I wish I were). Monday, Dec. 3, is the board meeting at 10 a.m. The birthday dinner is this Friday, Nov. 30. Come join us for a great roast beef dinner, at noon. The cost is only $4 per person. (Also...


See’s Candies available for purchase

POLSON — The holidays are fast approaching and See’s Candies are for sale  at the center. They make a wonderful gift for someone who is a little hard to buy for. There are one-pound boxes of Assorted or Nuts-N-Chews that sell for $16.75 a box.  Be sure to stop by, they are going fast. ...


Center closed over holiday

ST.IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center will be closed Nov. 21 through Nov. 26, except for those persons picking up commodities on Nov. 21.  In December, Stuart’s Cenex in St. Ignatius will feature full gas up and car wash services for seniors on certain days. On the first a...


Donations for silent auction welcome

ARLEE — Activities are picking up for the fall and winter at the Arlee Senior Citizens Center. A silent auction is scheduled to begin Nov. 24, during the Saturday evening meal. Members are asked to bring to the center over the next week, new or lightly used items for auction labeling and set-up. New it...


Ronan seniors celebrate Thanksgiving

RONAN —Thank you to all who worked at our spaghetti fundraiser last Saturday. Those who came to eat and those who donated to the center are also appreciated. We did not have as good a turnout as we had hoped for, but we had a great time. The center will be closed on Thursday and Friday of this week,...


Let’s count our blessings

DIXON — We’re having an interesting fall/winter mix lately. This is my kind of snow; on the ground but not the roads. I’m glad for forced time indoors, to accomplish what I put off during outdoor weather. There are a lot of pre-Christmas activities going on in our area; take advantage of th...


Bingo enjoyed in Polson on Fridays

POLSON — If you haven’t had the chance to come in and play bingo with us on Friday nights, you are missing a lot of fun. The doors open up at 6:15 p.m. and we begin play by 7 p.m. There is a $100 guaranteed blackout for our last game.  It is $5 minimum for four hard cards and the flimsies ar...


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