Young at Heart elects new board members, senior menu

Staff Reports

Young at Heart Senior Citizen's Club elects new board members each August, who serve two-year terms. The 2009-10 Young at Heart Board is Paul Lockwood, president; Esther Hildebrand, vice president; Howard Althouse, treasurer; Barbara Campbell, secretary; senior advisory board representatives are Gene Abrahamson, Annette Muller, Andrea Schaffer, Carolyn Tobias, Maryann Vido, Bob Cook; Travis Lee, senior services supervisor; Scott Morgan, community services supervisor; Karen Perry, community at large member No. 1 and Cindy Petersen, community at large member No. 2.

Membership drive

The annual member drive for the Young At Heart Senior Citizens Club has reached record membership of more than 400, thanks to the efforts of Annie Smutnak and returning and new members. New memberships to Young at Heart are still being accepted with the hope to bring in new members through the end of the year.

Annual dues are $3, and membership is open to anyone age 55 or older. Funds raised by Young At Heart are used throughout the year for projects including gift bags for the holidays, repairs and upkeep at the Douglas County Senior Center, fundraising for a new center, and comminity events.

Sign up 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at the Young At Heart gift shop in the senior center lobby. Information, 783-6455.

Senior menu for the week

The menu for the week of Sept. 21-25 at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville, 783-6455.

Monday. Liver and onions, tomato, onion and cucumber salad, scalloped potatoes, green peas, lemon bar

Tuesday. Polynesian pork chop, white rice, stir-fry vegetables, apple walnut slaw, ice cream

Wednesday. Lasagna, spinach salad, Italian vegetables, garlic bread, cherry cheesecake

Thursday. Chicken Caesar salad with lettuce, tomato, egg, cheese and croutons, dinner roll, watermelon

Friday. Italian sausage and pepper, pasta casserole, French bread, pears, garden salad, chocolate cream pie


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