On Friday, November 8 at 11:45a.m. the Bellingham Senior Center will host a salute to Veterans of WWII, Korea, Viet Nam, and the current conflicts in the Middle East.
On Friday, November 8 at 11:45a.m. the Bellingham Senior Center will host a salute to Veterans of WWII, Korea, Viet Nam, and the current conflicts in the Middle East. There will be a catered luncheon followed by Frank Riscetti , a retired history teacher who has collected the original recordings of all the eras, playing them for your enjoyment, he will also talk about the performer, the times and allow for enjoyment of the music. He will be followed by Bellingham’s Veterans’ Representative, Ray Richards, who will explain what services may be available that you were not aware of. Following that presentation, Marjorie Turner Holmann will explain her Vets Project that she is preparing for the Library of Congress. All in all a very full afternoon. Oh yes, all vets are asked to bring a copy of a photo of him or herself when in active service. Please bring it in during the week prior to the event. We are having an Honor Wall built. The function is free for the Vet and $5.00 for guest(s). Reservations close on Wednesday, November 5 at noon. Call the Center to reserve your place.
On Thursday, November 14, Mr. Ed Roth from SHINE will be at the Center at 7:00p.m. to discuss the changes in the health care system for January 1, 2014. If you didn’t have a chance to come to the afternoon program, and want to know what changes are in store, please attend. The sign up is open currently. Just call the Center and reserve your place.
COOKING FOR ONE
The November offering from Whole Foods will be held on NOVEMBER 21 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The program is limited to 10 participants. This hands on program is designed to help single seniors prepare affordable, tasty meals for one person using alternative types of vegetables and grains. It is designed for individual living on a limited budget. The participants will work with Dawn Berthelette to prepare their own dinner and then sit down and enjoy it. The foods are designed using the My Plate balance of meats, grains and vegetables. There is no cost for this program. It is offered each month and is limited in the number of participants as a result of the limitations of space. Call the Center to reserve your space early.