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AUSTIN EDITION SENIOR COL Volunteer drivers keep seniors mobile

With the price of gas on the rise, it is nice to know that you have a loyal senior who is still willing to give his or her all.

We have a volunteer driver program. These volunteers take seniors to medical appointments and to do errands.

The only reimbursement that the volunteer drivers receive is for mileage, which covers only a portion of their costs. If it applies, the senior center will bill your medical insurance for you.

We want to thank the 16 drivers for their loyalty and dedication to this program.

To try the program, or to thank our drivers, call Tessa at 434-2188.

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Upcoming events

Wednesday -- 6 p.m. Texas Hold 'em tournament.

Thursday -- $1 for a movie and popcorn; "Mr. Deeds" starts at 3:30 p.m. Running time is 136 minutes.

July 18 -- Wellness Clinic, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sign-up for a 10-minute hand massage or chair massage. Call 433-2370 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Weekly card results

Pinochle -- David Solomonson.

Bridge (June 30) -- Ray Schmidt, Bob Lewis, John Allen, Mary Johnsen.

Cribbage (June 30) -- Marge Williamson, Marion Zimmerman, Loretta Prantner.

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Cribbage (July 5) -- Lottie Seira, Elliot Larson, Donna Schara.

500 (June 30) -- Lois Anderson, Willard Ballantyne, Dave Solomonson, Bernice Thompson.

Semcac daily meals

Tuesday -- Swiss steak, mashed potatoes.

Wednesday -- Baked chicken, baked dumpling with gravy.  

; Thursday -- Meatloaf, oven browned potatoes.

Friday -- Baked ham and sauce (alternate: baked fish with sauce).

Sara Schaffer is the director of the Mower County Senior Center.

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