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Page 14 - "File Osage County Chronicle, Thurs., May 1, 2003 About Your Neighbors Auburn Loyal Chapter 176, O.E.S., Sil- ver Lake held a stated meeting in their Chapter room April 21. Chapter opened in regular form and the business was taken care of and Chapter closed in form. Tuesday, April 22, Freda Boggs went to Auburn to visit Mary Robinson. She also visited Alberta Breece. Alterta was planting some flowers ,outside her apart- ment. The ladies live at the Val- ley Springs retirement home. Kristen Franz and Phyllis Willard spent Easter with De- laine and Karen Willard and Justin. We are happy to report that Lyda Stowe is home from the hospital. The Jolly Janes met at the Old Country Buffet, West Ridge Mall in Topeka on Wednesday, April 23, for lunch and their meeting. Ruth Phillips, Mildred Lake, Ruth Carson and Eddie Engler attended Clarice Chapter 390. O.E.S., Wakarusa held a stated meeting Wednesday night at their Chap- ter room. Because of the rain there were only eight officers that attended. It was a very short meeting, We hope more are able to attend May 14: The Auburn Presbyterian Mary-Martha Circle met with Lois Brobst, as hostess. Those at- tending were Barbara Koci, Mar- jorie Thompson, Gladys Renyer, Ina Lou Sherrets Gertrude Bidweil, Corinne Robin- son and Judy Elrichs. A new les- son book was started, "Discovery the Church" a new community. They plan a brunch for the ladies in the Auburn community and the Presbyterian ladies at Wakarusa on Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. Shirlely and Cecil Potts ate supper with us Friday evening, April 25. Cecil had been helping his son on some rental house and he was too tired for a game of Skip-be. Another time will be bet- ter. Shirley Potts went with the Parks and Recreation group of Topeka to Parkville, Me. They left Topeka at 7 a.m. and returned about 6:30 p.m. She did have an enjoyable trip. Lois Succi and Ina Lou Sherrets visited Emma Hoppe Sunday afternoon here at Aldersgate Vil- lage. We extend sympathy to the family of Harold Burger. He passed away March 30. Our congratulations go to Wendy Dressler and Jasom Gray, their engagement was announced Easter Sunday and the wedding is set for Sept. 5, 2003. Wendy and her family were our neigh- bors in Auburn. We hope that you are giving out May Baskets this year. I remem- ber our children doing this many years ago and what fun they had. Have a wonderful week. Olivet Carolyn Sue Gilliland of Lyn- don, Dorothy Duncan and Lottie Davis enjoyed Sunday dinner at a local restaurant. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Jones of New Strawn, Helen Ross, Brian Ross and Erin Ross were Sunday din- ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny L. Ross of Overland Park. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Groff, Thelma Swanson of Lyndon, Rhonda Beets and Allison of near Melvern Lake, Audra Groff en- joyed Sunday dinner at a local restaurant. Charity Roelker, Brytania and Blyne spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Dale Browm Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Heit, Morgan and Rogue of I,yndon pent Sunday with the Browns. Russel and Lois Maine enjoyed an Easter dinner with several of their children at the home of Audra Croft Jerry and Mary Collins in Wa- verly Saturday. They ate out at a Topeka restaurant with Tom and Nancy Merrell, Joanna and Regina Mer- rell, Justin Evans, Ricky and Heather Merrell, Russel Merrell and Brandi Ross and Loretta Maine Sunday. Loretta Maine, Omaha, Ne- braska, was an overnight guest Saturday night with her parents, Russel and Lois Maine. Julia George, Shirley Ormsby and Billie Jo Doty were visitors of Lena Brown. Shirley Ormsby and Lena Brown visited with Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Ormsby in Osage City Sun- day. Julia George called on Audra Groff Friday afternoon. Lena Brown and Lois Maine were Monday morning visitors. Scranton As a rule, man's a fool, when it's hot, he wants it cool; when it's cool, he wants it hot; always wanting what is not.--Submitted by Minnie Smith. Walter Smith's cousins, George and Juanita Hedstrom of Topeka and Everett Frye of Los Angeles, Margaret Bodine Calif., visited the Smiths recently. Carol and Jack Vermillion and Alex Johnson of Topeka and Tyke Smith, were Easter guests of Wal- ter and Eleanor Smith. Dorothy Shoup was a Tuesday dinner guest of the Smiths. Kerry and Donna Bodine of OSAGE GRANITE COMPANY Granite and Bronze Memorials Call Chet Davis at 785.528.9112 i II I MORTON BUILDINGS Commercial, Agriculture, Suburban & Equestrian Sales: 785-364-4177 Info: 800-447-7436 .... I Affordable Excellence Since 1903 Enroll NOW for our Summer Sessions! 1st session begins June 2nd, 2nd session starts July 7th. /00tLLEN COUNTY DeSoto visited Margaret Bodine Tuesday. Phillip Bodine, who has made his home in Scranton this past year, has moved to Texas, a job transfer. Margaret Bardsley underwent cataract surgery Tuesday morn- ing. She is recovering nicely. Margaret and George Bardsley appreciated greatly the cards and telephone calls for their seventy- first wedding anniversary on April 14. They were married at the Christian Church in Topeka in 1932. Dorothy Shoup has returned from a lengthy trip by Amtrak via the "Southwest Chief', "Coast Starlight" and "California Zephyr" trains (which follows the first transcontinental railroad route). The purpose of her trip was to visit relatives in the Eugene, Ore- gon area. She reports viewing many beautiful sights, including the mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Easter dinner guests of Nellie Truelove, mother of Betty Lee and Peggy Bardsley, in Burlington were her children and grandchildren, Rodney, Kim, Dustin, Cody, Kylee and Cole Gardner of Wellsville, Mike and Antonia Truelove and Hannah of Olathe, Charles, Hallie and Hannah Lee of Ottawa, Chris, Luanne, Avery and Katelyn Lee of Quinter, Carl, Kristin, Zach, Maryan and Kylar Lee of Topeka, Wayne Bardsley and Tiffany Swank of Osage City, Aurora and Jefferson Swank of Quenemo, Peg Bardsley, Clay, Terri, Justin and Jason Lee, and Betty and Bernard Lee of Scranton. Seni0r Center Karen Briggs and Jan Ogleby We are out of the old Senior Center now, all activities have moved to our new Center at 604 Market Street, here in Osage City, We have already had sewing, ceramics, bingo, dance, card party and meals. We are enjoying our nice new Center, and hope you will also enjoy it. We are already taking reserva- tions for special activities here at the Center. Keep us in mind if you would like to use the Center for club, card party, receptions, birthdays, family gatherings, etc. We hope to use the Center a lot in the future. This is a county Senior Center, so it is open to the whole county. Please come and enjoy! I would again like to say thank you, to our volunteers here in Os- age County. Volunteers are very important to us, as well as others. Margaret Elmore has been un- der the weather for a while, we wish you a speedy recovery Mar- garet. We hope you have a very nice week, we will. Bus Schedule Tues., May 6: Overbrook to Center 8:30. Wed., May 7: Overbrook to Topeka 8:00. Thurs., May 8: Melvern 8:00, Olivet 8:15 to Topeka. Fri., May 9: Olivet 8:30, Melvern 8:45, Vassar 8:30, Quen- emo 8:45, Lyndon 9:00 to Center. Noon Meals Men., May 5: Tater tot casse- role, carrot raisin salad, bread, applesauce. Tues., May 6: Spaghetti, salad, Texas toast, pineapple. Wed., May 7: Pork roast, sweet potatoes, creamed peas, roll, pumpkin pie. Thurs., May 8: Fish, mac and cheese, spinach, wheat bread, fruit cocktail. Fri., May 9: Chicken and noo- dles, asparagus, roll, cherry jello with applesauce. Note: All meals served with milk. Kathy Smalley Hello everyone from all of us here at ONRC. We have had a very busy week. Our gals gath- ered for ladies Tea in the main dining room. There were many volunteers and friendly visitors that took the time to join us for coffee, donuts and small talk. Residents were pleased to have Katie Rezac in for entertainment as she shared her talents on her keyboard. We had 4 big prize winners in Bingo on Monday! Our residents want to thank our great volun- teers for taking the time to share. Tuesday was Earth Day, so the residents and I gathered around the Garden. We had a great time as we planted 3 different types of tomatoes, bell peppers, radishes, and red onions. Residents thought it was a great way to celebrate. Best score in uno this week was 47. We missed many non-partici- pating families during our 1st quarter of Family Council, maybe it was due to the Rainy day. Great thanks to Tim B. for being our Guest speaker. Residents want to thank our Thursday vol- unteers for taking the time to share with us and for overlooking our construction mess. It will come to an end some day. We'll get together and have an Open House Party when it does. We had a great time as we used the words "Puddle Splashing" for our Word Game Thursday. Resi- dents were able to spell out 105 new words in 20 minutes, they were really on a roll. Everyone enjoyed freshly popped popcorn Thursday afternoon. We had quite the experience during Men's Coffee. Our wonderful construc- tion workers were in the middle of tearing off wallpaper in the dining room as we were enjoying our tasty pastries. We tried to get them to take a break to join us, but they chose to stay on task. Residents shared time in the beauty shop with Rhonda, they had a good time talking about the new beauty equipment while get- ting their hair done. Ball exercise was held at the front of the dining room. Everyone still had a good time even though there was plenty of construction noise going [ i I I II II I v ,,ms hu= Wondering there h to see and do In Kans00 Find UUl II lhe |OOS hlSll huller Feslkul. Nq $ $ 4. Itiverside Perk Independence, gansns For nnore infomnlion, cull !-II00.1m24606 Or dsil mlW.klllSlmlgpkffflvll.cma I I Come Save $$$ With Me LarryWard () M M IJ N 11 C 0 1. f! (; E Check oJt our list of summer courses on the web at www. allencc, edu For more information, a schedule of classes or to enroll, call (620) 365-5116 ext 268. Come Celebrate May Days With Us! Burlington Motors 1120 S. 4th - Burlington, KS 66839 620-364-2127 (tele) - 620-866-1465 (toll free) - 620-364-5595 (fax) I I II II on. The weather was a little on the gloomy side Friday afternoon. We decided best to stay in out of the cool moisture and play a game of yahtzee. Winning score was 221 and 2nd best was 220. It was a very close game. Saturday residents enjoyed many families visiting. Solid Rock youth Group came in for a movie and popcorn. Residents say thanks to the younger generation for sharing their time with us. Residents give great thanks to the Amish Family their great mance Sunday Volunteers it's an thanks and reco who care. We thank for the many times you've shared. Happy National Week! From the ONRC. A volunteer is thing, come join in tht Kathy at 528-3138. Be someone you care! Hello from Peterson staff. We started are week off with a exer- cise class, what a work out. Then we had a great ladies teas with snacks and enjoyed chit chatting. In the afternoon we had bingo and piano with Lela Johnson it was very nice, thanks Lela. Tuesday we had a good game of ball toss, then the men went out on the patio for men's coffee. Then in the afternoon we had bingo, pi- ano with Lois Middleton. Wednesday we enjoyed the movie Family Tree. In the after- noon we planted flowers thanks to the help of Mary Hodgson, George Strunk, George Sausser. We ended are evening with God's Lighthouse. Thursday in the lobby we had a game of name that tune. Clarence Land and Bill Carson did a great job. Then there was ladies tea in the rec room along with mani- cures and the ladies loved it. Friday we had a great workout with exercise group. After exer- cise group, the men relaxed with a good men's social and a cup of coffee. We watched a good movie Anchors A Weigh with! and a glass of pop. Saturday we did cures and relaxed with U.S. Marshalls nice sound ing the keyboard. Sunday we had a come and relaxed lunch. Thanks to all Ladies and all the churches. Thanks to unteered. We sure do J all you help. George visit from Anna. burn saw James rer came in to see Lawrence and came to see Mina Carver, Wilbur Clarence Magers. Marie saw Lela Gayle and Rose Marie joyed seeing Ruby Miller visited Ethel olyn Nordling Magers. Ken and JaS came in to see Bertha Darrella and Eileen Mina Fisher. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Anthony K. Davis, son of Cheryl J. Crawford of Topeka and Scott G. Davis of Overbrook recently was promoted to his current rank while serving with Marine Corps Detachment, Monterey, Califi Davis was tained superior job and proficiency in his speciality. He is a 2002 graduate High School in Topeka the Marine Corps in The greatest ideas, the most profound thoughts, beautiful poetry are born from the womb of silence. --WilUJ Rentals Available Senior Citizen Housing in One and Two Bedroom Apartments Contact Dix Smith 785-654-2426 Farm Bureau Insurance Joe Getsinger, A 528-4111 Osage City Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. RYCKERT CONSTRUCT BUILDING & IMPROVEMENT Masonry Carpentry Painting Also Subcontracting Tile & Flooring Doors & Windows Siding Finish Carpentry Dr 785-528-4559 Leave message D. 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