DOWN THE ROAD
October 3, 2020
submitted by Arlette Solom
"The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances." Martha Washington
The following is from the Four Seasons Senior Center newsletter written by director, Thora Halvorson. "The Four Seasons Senior Center provides a place for senior citizens of Roseau and the surrounding areas to enjoy educational, social and recreational activities. The center also provides opportunities for seniors and volunteers their talents at various activities; to provide nutritional meal preparation site for congregate and home-delivered meals for seniors and the disabled, and to provide meeting room facilities for community groups and family gatherings on a rental basis."
"A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband, be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight." Bess Truman
The annual membership meeting will be on Tuesday, October 13th at 9:00 a.m. As a member of the center you are welcome to attend to be informed about the 'year in review' and what the plans are for the future. You will need to wear a mask and social distancing will be set up.
"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." Eleanor Roosevelt
Mark your calendar! Donut Day will be Monday, October 12th.
"I am not a 'yes' person. No matter who you are married to, you still need to lead your life." Melania Trump
The center is having a quilt raffle to help raise money for new flooring. The drawing will be on Wednesday, November 25th. Tickets can be purchased at the center.
"We have too many highsounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them." Abigail Adams
Beltone Hearing will be at the center Wednesday, October 7th and 21st. Please call for your appointment.
"I am a woman above everything else." Jackie Kennedy
A trip with Diamond Tours to the Mackinac Island is planned for September 19-25, 2021. Several people have already signed up. Call Thora at 463-1331 for more information.
"Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid." Lady Bird Johnson
A special thank you to the volunteers who pick up the noon meal and deliver Meals-On-Wheels. There are more volunteers who step up to do tasks when the center is in need.
"Ike runs the country, and I turn the pork chops." Mamie Eisenhower
LSS continues to provide Meals-On-Wheels Monday-Friday as well as take out 11-12 noon. If interested in reserving a meal to be picked up call 463-1331 before 9:30 a.m. Twin's Cafe of Badger prepares the food and it is picked up by center volunteers. Check the Roseau Times-Region weekly for the menu.
"You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through." Rosalynn Carter
Lola Hearing will be at the center Friday, October 23rd. Please call for an appointment.
"I'm not the one who was elected. I would never do anything to undermine my husband's point of view." Laura Bush
Thank you to all who have donated treasures to Unique Boutique, our rummage room. Clothing, household goods and much, much more are awaiting your visits.
"Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own." Michelle Obama
Have you visited the craft area at the center lately? Come and see what beautiful handmade items are on display. Wall hangings, potholders, table runners, quilts, dish towels and more can be found.
"I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out." Nancy Reagan
The current hours of the center are Monday-Friday 8-1 p.m.
"To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there." Barbara Bush
Due to COVID-19 no other activities are scheduled for the month of October.
"Forgiveness is a way of opening up the doors again and moving forward, whether it's a personal life or a national life." Hillary Clinton
Thank you, Roseau Times-Region, for printing the news from the center.
"The search for human freedom can never be complete without freedom for women." Betty Ford
SEE YOU DOWN THE ROAD!