Normally I would have a volunteer subject to write about but circumstances have had me up against a wall in order to find someone, interview them and then get it into the newsletter in time.This volunteer letter will be about myself, not out of ego but time. I have been at the Center about 4…

On April 6, we held our annual Fashion Show and Tea. Once again, it was a lot of fun and overall a very successful event. Here are some pictures from the day, with thanks to Arturo Guillen and Lisa Basalto for photographing the occasion!

by Lela Cesna Listed below are possible day trips. Please notify me (Lela) if you are interested. I am new at this and need ideas of what you would like to go or do. Possible Day Trips are: Spirit Mountain Casino Local Wine Tasting and Lunch Movies and Lunch BBQ/Picnic at a Local Lake Upcoming…

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. Here are some fun facts about the holiday from our newsletter editor Donna Avina! Did you know…? Blue was the original color associated with St. Patrick, not green. St. Patrick’s Day is the traditional day to plant peas. Cabbage seeds should also be planted today, while you wear your nightclothes;…

by Donna Avina Investment in technology for older Americans has almost tripled since 2017. Every company who makes wheelchairs wants to reinvent the wheel — or the wheelchair, with tech, including WHILL, which has a new Autonomous Drive System (ADS), which makes it self-driving. It was originally designed to be rented to travelers who want…

As you may know, today is Groundhog Day. But what is the history of this strange holiday? Find out in this story reprinted from our February newsletter! by Donna Avina February 2 is Candlemas Day. For centuries farmers in France, England, and Germany studied the habits of animals such as bears and badgers, to help…

by Arlene Williams Recently I took a bus tour with Oregon West to Tacoma and Victoria B.C. In Victoria a guide was hired to give our busload a tour of the city. She was very animated as she told about the eccentricities of Victoria. There are several precinct-type divisions of the city. Each has its…

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