AUSTIN EDITION SENIOR CALENDAR Don't have to be Norwegian to make lefse

This past week I had the opportunity to learn how to make lefse from one of the best lefse makers in Austin.

It's true, a girl of German and Danish ancestry can learn to make this Norwegian delicacy with the right teacher.

We are now on the lookout for used lefse grills and other equipment so we can make it here at the Center closer to the holidays as a fund-raiser. 

; I think it would be fun to get a bunch of our staff and volunteers together and have a lefse-making party in the kitchen. Yah, sure, you betcha! 

; Today is the last day for advance ticket sales for the Hormel Retirees Breakfast. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. and will consist of sausage gravy on homemade biscuits, a fruit cup, juice and coffee. The cost is $4 in advance and $5 at the door.


We can always use volunteers to serve and clean up, so if you would care to help, it would be greatly appreciated.

We have had a great number of calls concerning flu shots this year. Due to the limited amount of vaccine available, it might be difficult to get a flu shot this year. The Senior Center has not had a shot clinic for the past four or five years.

If your doctor has recommended you have your blood pressure checked on a regular basis, we offer blood pressure checks on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. 

; We are always looking for substitute nurses. If you are interested, we'll put you on our volunteer list.       

; The first in a series of Brain Gymnastics sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

We will be having our Halloween Dance on Oct. 28. Look for more information in next week's column.

Semcac Senior Dining will be having an evening meal on Tuesday. Due to the flood, the Kitchen Band is unable to perform, but Yvonne will find other entertainment for your enjoyment. The fun starts at 4 p.m., with the meal at 5 p.m.

The daily meals start at 11:30 a.m., and reservations are desired. The cost is a donation of $2.75 for those age 60 and older and $4.50 for those younger than 60. The meals are open to the public. Now, let's see what's on the menu for next week: Monday, beef rice hotdish; Tuesday, pork steak; Wednesday, hamburger on bun; Thursday, oven baked chicken; Friday, BBQ meatballs.


Card tournaments

Friday Cribbage: First place, Don Bailey; second place, Madelon Collette; third place, Clayton Kearns; door prize, Clifton Vick.

Pinochle: Florence Lenoch, John Allen, Dorothy Schloo, Willard Ballantyne.

Weekly Whist: First place, Millie James; second place, Marlys Anderson; third place, Grace Nybo and Laverne Leidel (tie).

Friday Bridge: First place, Lorraine Lippert; second place, John Allen; third place, Betty Jorgenson; door prize, Marge Blazer.

Monday Bridge: First place, Lorraine Lippert; second place, John Allen; third place, Arnie Lang; door prize, Joyce Crowe.

Weekly 500: First place, Lucille Hanson; second place, Willard Ballantyne; third place, Virginia Christensen; door prize, Margaret Larson.

Weekly Cribbage: First place, Caroline Lewis; second place, Ethel Hoffman; third place, Lorraine Low; door prize, Willard Ballantyne.


Tues Nite 500: First place, Ann Voeltz; second place, Darlys Hirsch; third place, Lois Anderson; fourth place, Les Hoffman.

Tues Nite Bridge: First place, Dick Hansen; second place, Vandy Newman.

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