AUSTIN EDITION -- COL SENIOR COLUMN Bev Bothun joins staff at Senior Center

By Paulette Anderson

Well, I survived my daughters graduation and my 50th birthday! One of the nice things about going to graduation parties is that I don't have to cook.

I would like to wish Marge Hallman our craft room supervisor good luck on her retirement from her position here at the center. She had given many years of service here and will be missed. We will be planning a party for her in the near future.

Due to Marge's retirement, we have a new employee here at the center. Bev Bothun has joined us as the craft room supervisor. We also had a position open in the kitchen and she has agreed to be our afternoon cook, too. She is experienced in both areas and it is great to get two positions filled with one capable individual. She has some great ideas for different craft items and soon well have them available for sale.


Speaking of the craft room, did you know that we have those wonderful embroidered dish towels that your mom or grandmother used? They are the nice white flour sack ones with an assortment of designs. Peg does an excellent job of keeping our supply stocked. Anyone who would like to volunteer in the craft room, please contact Bev to see how you may be able to help.

Just a note to anyone who brought material to be made into rugs: You will be contacted in the next few weeks to make sure you still want us to make them up for you. There are several ready to come off the loom and be finished. 

; There will be AARP 55 Alive classes held this week here at the center. If you are interested in attending one of them, please contact the Adult Community Education Office at Woodson School or call 433-0971 for more information.

Join us from 11:30 a.m. until noon, Monday through Friday, for Semcac Dining. This is open to the public of all ages. The cost is $2.50 for those 60 years of age and older and $4.25 for those younger than 60. Coffee is additional. The menu for next week: 

; Tuesday -- Barbecue rib pattie.

Wednesday -- Roast beef.

Thursday -- Barbecue beef.

Friday -- Breaded pork steak.


June 17 -- Meat loaf.

Card tournament results

Friday cribbage: first place, Leo Bushlack; second place, Mildred Hays; third place, Loretta Prantner; fourth place tie, Fran Kolb and Clifton Vick; door prize, Millie James.

Daily pinochle winners: Nellie Evenson, Arnie Lang, Dave Solomonson, Dorothy Schloo, Mildred Ballantyne, Hilton Henschen, Florence Lenoch, John Allen

Weekly whist: first place tie, Laverne Leidall and Idore Larson; second place, Millie James; door prize, Clayton Kearnes.

Weekly bridge: first place, Loretta Nelson; second place, Arnie Lang; third place, Nate Weis; door prize, Joan Daigneau.

Weekly cribbage: first place, Addie Cocklin; second place, Lynn DeRemer, third place, Donna Wickstrom; fourth place, Leo Bushlack; door prize, Vi Hughson;

Tuesday night 500: first place, Ray Monsoor; second place, Leonard Johnson; third place, Lorraine Kyllo; fourth place, Ann Miller; door prize, Marion Zimmerman.


Tuesday night bridge: first place, Eleanor Montigney; second place, Idore Larson; third place, Ella Rouhoff; fourth place, Millie Seiver; door prize, Loretta Nelson.

Paulette Anderson is director of the Mower County Senior Center.

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