AUSTIN EDITION -- COL Senior royalty crowned Tuesday

By Paulette Anderson

Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. the mayor will be at the Mower County Senior Center to crown the senior king and queen. The new royalty will be in the Fourth of July Parade and introduced at the Parade Awards ceremony.

A picnic lunch will be served after the coronation consisting of hamburger on a bun, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and milk.

The Senior Center will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the holiday. This will give our employees an opportunity to enjoy the Austin Freedom Festival and all the wonderful activities that are planned.


One of our board members, Madelon Collette, is in Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester and we wish her a speedy recovery.

The writing class will be resuming at 10 a.m. July 9. Gail Dennison of Austin has offered to help with the class on writing your family history.

Volunteers are always needed for the craft room, and Bev is looking for projects that you may help complete. So if you embroider, knit, crochet or sew, call or stop down and talk to Bev and see where your talents can be put to good use.

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. Here's what's on the menu for next week:

Tuesday -- Picnic lunch.

Wednesday -- Chicken pasta salad.

Thursday -- Closed.

Friday -- Closed.


July 8 -- Pork chop.

Card tournament results

Friday cribbage: first place, Dorothy Peterson; second place, Addie Cocklin; third place, Mildred James; fourth place, Mildred Hays; door prize, Eunice Perau.

Daily pinochle winners: Dorothy Schloo, Florence Lenoch, Donna Schara, David Solomonson, Nellie Evenson, Jaynard Johnson and Bert Maus.

Weekly whist: first place, Donna Wickstom; second place, Ann Voeltz; third place, LaVern Leidall; door prize: Loretta Prantner.

Weekly bridge: first place, Olga Kellogg; second place, Loretta Nelson; third place, Joan Daigneau; fourth place, Jean Schupp.

Weekly cribbage: first place tie, Eunice Perau and Lynn DeRemer; second place, Mildred Ballantyne; third place, Loretta Prantner; door prize, Grace Nybo.

Weekly 500: first place, Willard Ballantyne; second place, Leona Walburn; third place, Bernice Thompson.


Tuesday night 500: first place, Irma Mueller; second place, Virginia Christiansen; third place, Vernon Mueller; fourth place, Donna Wickstrom.

Tuesday night bridge: first place, Nellie Evenson; second place, Loretta Nelson; third place: Vandy Newman; fourth place, Pat Swenson; door prize, Dave Solomonson.

Paulette Anderson is director of the Mower County Senior Center.

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