AUSTIN EDITION SENIOR CALENDAR Estate planning set; volunteers needed

The Mower County Senior Center will be the site for an estate and will advice clinic April 5.

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Inc. will answer questions about wills, probate, personal planning and life estates. Appointments are needed and are 20 minutes long.

Do you like to answer phones and help people? We occasionally need someone to staff our receptionist desk from noon until 4 p.m. The center always is looking for volunteers to help us with fund-raisers, such as the pancake and Hormel retirees' breakfasts or our craft sales. We also need a volunteer or two to work the Unique Boutique and Food Pantry from noon until 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

If you are interested in helping, call 433-2370 and get your name on the list. Specify what you would like do while volunteering so we can match you with the right opportunity.

Easter is only a couple of weeks away, and we still have handcrafted baskets and other Easter decorations at a reasonable cost. The Craft &; Gift Shoppe is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. We also will open it other times during our regular business hours.


Speaking of Easter, the center will be closed Easter Monday. The day after will be our Hormel retirees' breakfast April 13. Tickets are available in advance for $4. The menu will be scrambled eggs and corned beef hash with all the fixings.

Semcac Senior Dining serves 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 there, and reservations are desired so they have enough food. On the menu next week are: Monday, hamballs; Tuesday, hot turkey sandwich; Wednesday, beef vegetable soup; Thursday, spaghetti; Friday, baked cod; and March 15, meatballs in gravy.

Card tournament results

Cribbage: first, Lorraine Low; second, Hilton Henschen; third, Dale Ramlo; door prize, Clifton Vick.

Pinochle: Dorothy Schloo, Hilton Henschen, Mildred Ballantyne, Loretta Nelson.

Weekly whist: first, Clifton Vick; second, Betty Oelkers; third, Clayton Kearns; door prize, Grace Nybo.

Friday bridge: first, Lorraine Lippert; second, John Allen; third, Joan Daigneau; fourth, Dick Hansen; door prize, Nellie Evenson.

Monday bridge: first, Vandy Newman; second, John Allen; third, Arnie Lang; door prize, Pat Swenson.


Weekly cribbage: first, Lee Ashley; second, Dorothy Peterson; third, Jack Curran; fourth, Loretta Prantner; door prize, Lynn DeRemer.

Tuesday night 500: first, Dorothy Stern; second, Leone McKee; third, Lois Anderson; fourth, Patty Andrews.

Tuesday night bridge: first, Arnie Lang; second, Jean Schupp; third, Ron Peters.

Paulette Anderson is director of the Mower County Senior Center.

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