Alamosa Seniors: Thanks for supporting Evening of Elegance

I am late in extending our gratitude to the following folks for all of their help in making our first Evening of Elegance such a wonderful experience…

Thanks to Kelly Gurule for all of your support and advice in planning, executing the plan & donating dishes. Thanks to the wonderful plating and serving team of Michelle Gay, Diann Martinez, Lindsay Meredith, Zach Masterson, Tennie Masterson, and Tom Masterson. Thanks also to Mark Lara for cooking the prime rib to perfection! I don’t know what we would have done without you all! Thank you Corliss Taylor-Dunn Crabtree & Randy Macy for sharing your sublime gifts and talents. Thank you Nadine Gurule, Cletus Rinebarger and Judy Wiescamp for help with setup, food prep and clean up and Monica Wolfe for being such a gracious hostess. Thank you to Chief Liquor for donating the wine and to the Monte Vista Potato Growers Association for donating the potatoes. Thank you to Cattails Golf Course for the loan of glasses and mugs, Candace Knowlan for taking photographs and Dawn Krebs for the excellent press release! And a huge thank you to all of those who participated! We are so grateful for you! I’m looking forward to next year!

The Alamosa Senior Citizens are excited to offer a tour to the stunning area of Mackinac Island, Michigan. The trip runs from June 21st - 27th.  Cost is $1,949 per person for a double and $2,449 for a single. A $500 deposit is required by March 15th. It’s been said that there are few jewels in the world like Mackinac (pronounced Mackinaw) Island. It’s a place where time stands still, tranquility fills the air and it seems as though you have left the worries of the real world behind. I think that sounds heavenly! Please call to sign up and to receive more detailed information!

Beginning Monday, March 5th at 10 a.m. Lyn Johnson will conduct a Tai Chi Class here at the Center. According to Harvard Health Publishing, Tai chi is often described as “meditation in motion,” but it might well be called “medication in motion.” There is growing evidence that this mind-body practice, which originated in China as a martial art, has value in treating or preventing many health problems. And you can get started even if you aren’t in top shape or the best of health. Please call if you are interested in attending. 

The following weekly activities are for all seniors whether you are a member or not.

* Billiards Play.

* Puzzle construction.

* Line Dancing with Karen Stills Tuesdays @ 10 a.m.

* Dime Bingo, M-Th from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Free to members. $2 fee for non-members.

* Free 5 point ear acupuncture each Tuesday, @ 9:30 a.m. for veterans and seniors 50 & over.

* Knitting/Crocheting group meets each Wednesday @ 11 a.m. and the Mah Jongg group @ 1 p.m.

* Linda Falkenthal is here each Friday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. helping with your computer, smart phone or tablet needs. Call to sign up for a session.

* Dominoes - Fridays @ 12:30 p.m.

* Chair Yoga on Fridays @ 10 a.m.

* Daily transportation is available for seniors from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Please call ahead at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a ride for errands, doctor visits, grocery shopping, dining at the Center, etc.

* If you are not yet a member, please consider joining us! Regular annual membership is $30 per person or for an Ambassador membership $100 per person. We are located at 92 Colorado in Alamosa adjacent to Cole Park. Hours of operation are: M-Th 8 a.m.-3 p.m. & Fridays 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 719-589-3277.


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