AUSTIN EDITION COL Capitol tour was an impressive trip

I had an opportunity to tour the state Capitol buildings and see the House of Representatives pass a couple of bills. My last time there was when I was in sixth grade, and things have changed some. It is still a very impressive and beautiful building, and the governor's office was breathtaking. If you have an opportunity to go, please take it, and it is a great place to take your grandchildren. Rep. Jeff Anderson welcomed us, and his parents did an excellent job being our tour guides.

Craft items for sale

Happy Easter! We still have some Easter craft items for sale, and they would make a nice addition to anyone's basket. Just a reminder that the center will be closed next Monday and will reopen at 8 a.m. April 13.

Hormel breakfast April 13

The Hormel Retirees Breakfast is April 13. Tickets are available in advance for $4. The price for tickets at the door is $5. On the menu will be scrambled eggs, corned beef hash, muffins, fruit cup, juice and coffee.


Nurses needed

I have been asked by our blood pressure nurses to see if there are some other nurses out there who would be willing to put their name on the list as a substitute to call if we need you. If you have these skills, your help would be appreciated.

Summer clothes needed

Our Unique Boutique and Used A Bit Shoppe is in need of good, clean spring and summer adult clothing. When you are cleaning out your closets, keep us in mind for a donation of clothing and small bric a brac.

Easter dinner on Thursday

Semcac Senior Dining will be celebrating Easter at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The cooks serve meals each day at 11:30 a.m. for a suggested donation of $2.75 for those 60 and older. You do not need to be a senior citizen to eat here, and reservations are desired so they have enough food. Here's the menu for the week ahead.

Monday: Tator tot hotdish.

Tuesday: Pork roast.


Wednesday: Barbecue rib pattie.

Thursday: Ham or beef steak.

Friday: Tuna seashore.

Card tournament results

Cribbage: First, Clifton Vick; second, Millie James; third, Leone McKee; door prize, Dale Ramlo.

Pinochle: Willard Ballantyne, Mildred Ballantyne, Dave Solomonson, Ron Peters.

Weekly whist: First, Jaynard Johnson; second, Loretta Prantner; third, Dick Hansen; door prize, Millie James.

Friday bridge: First, Lorraine Lippert; second, Shirley Knowlton; third, Mary Lou Hubbard; fourth, Loretta Nelson; door prize, Doris Hemmer.


Monday bridge: First, Loretta Nelson; second, Lorraine Lippert; third, Jean Schupp; door prize, Doris Hemmer.

Weekly cribbage: First, Lorraine Low; second, Dorothy Peterson; third, Mildred Ballantyne; fourth, Caroline Lewis; door prize, Marge Williamson and Leane McKee.

Tuesday night 500: First, Florence Carroll; second, Ann Voeltz; third, Virginia Christensen; fourth, Dorothy Stern.

Tuesday night bridge: First, Dave Solomonson; second, Linda Lagenoek; third, Jean Schupp; fourth, Eleonor Montigney; door prize, John Allen.

Paulette Anderson is director of the Mower County Senior Center.

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