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St. Ignatius seniors for Aug. 20, 2023

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ST. IGNATIUS — Be careful leaving your house in the evening … bears are out and about. We had a Grizzly in our orchard this week.

We will hold a rummage sale on Sept 22 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are also, raffling a basket that has a Pendleton outside blanket, coffee beans, a coffee grinder, coffee cups and two hooded shirts.   Tickets are $1 or six for $5. We will hold the drawing on Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. The basket was donated by the St. Ignatius Valley Bank. We extend a big “Thank You” for their donation.

The AARP Driving course will be held on Oct. 27. Call 406-745-4462 and leave message if you want to attend.

The Lake County Health Department will offer flu immunization on Oct. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. Please bring your Medicare card and your prescription card.

We had a good turnout for bingo on Saturday, Sept. 9, with a $100 blackout. Our next bingo game will be on Oct. 14 at 2 p.m.

The St. Ignatius Senior Center is looking to hire a Site Manager. The work is for two to three days a week for 6-8 hour a day. If you are interested in the position, call 406-745-4462 for more information.

People that come and eat our meals have commented on how tasty the local fruit and vegetables are.  We continue to welcome fresh produce from gardens and orchards.

We invite everyone to come and enjoy one of our meals or call for a take-out meal. Call 406-745-4462 by 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays and by 2 p.m. on Wednesdays. Mealtimes are listed below. Menus for the month are available in the entryway of the center.

 Friday, Sept. 15: noon - tuna cakes, carrot/vegetables salad, dessert

 Tuesday, Sept. 19: noon - chicken chili, fresh vegetables, cornbread, plum dessert

 Wednesday, Sept. 20: 5:30 p.m. - roast turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberry-kale salad, pumpkin bars

 Friday, Sept. 22: noon - grilled ham, cheese sandwiches, homemade tomato soup, brussels sprouts salad, apple tortilla 

 Tuesday, Sept. 28: noon – spaghetti, meatballs, spinach salad, garlic bread, cheesecake

We invite you to become a member of the St. Ignatius Senior Citizen Center for a fee of $10 a year.  You can join us at any age.

The Foot Hill Club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. for snacks and cards.

Gently Yoga is on Wednesdays at 1 to 2:15 p.m. If you are interested in the class call Bonnie Kiser at 406-253-0177. Her rates are five sessions for $60.

We have walkers, a commode, a shower chair, a wheelchair, a high-rise toilet seat, 4-prong canes, regular canes and a transfer bench to loan out.

Our St. Ignatius Senior Center is available to be rented. If you are interested, call 406-745-4462 and leave a message.   

The center has a computer that is available for use by the public. If interested, come in on Tuesday or Friday between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or call and leave a message and we can plan for a different time.   

If you need help with other areas of your life such as: transportation, respite, home health services, or  other information, call the friendly people at Lake County Council on Aging in  Ronan at 406-676-2367.


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