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Diane Engel: Senior Activity Center welcomes new board of directors

The Senior Center would like to welcome our new board members, Ben Miller, Max Boyer and Paul Arneson, who agreed to a three-year term. Our new officers are Dave Knudson as president, Winnie Pelawa as vice president, Ben Miller as treasurer and Dick Robinson as secretary. Also on the board are Yvonne Wolfe, Clarice Amundson, Ralph Brose, and Rick Kohler. We would like to wish them all the best of luck during their time on the board and we thank them for their service. Thank you to board members who are ending their term of service: Tony Nicholson, Yvonne Barry, and Helen Russell who will serve one year as past president.

Russian Delegates Visit

Six Russian Delegates visited the Senior Activity Center in October to find out how they can implement similar services in their own country. They were especially interested in how our Gift Shop works.

Senior Creations Craft Show

The Senior Creations Craft Shop will host a Craft Show, Bars and Coffee and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Senior Activity Center, 216 3rd Street NW, Bemidji.

Closed for Thanksgiving

The Senior Activity Center will be closed on Nov. 28-Nov. 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please have a safe holiday.

Coming Soon

Watch for our Christmas Gift Wrap at the Paul Bunyan Mall starting Dec. 13 and our Christmas Light Tour on Dec. 18.

Wish List

The Senior Activity Center is in need of white copy paper, coffee, postage stamps and monetary donations. If you are able to donate, please drop it by the front desk as it will be greatly appreciated. You can receive a receipt for tax purposes.

Be sure to stop by the Senior Creations Gift Shop, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or on the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Check out what’s new or stop and buy a handmade card.

The Senior Activity Center is located at 216 3rd Street NW, Bemidji.

DIANE ENGEL is the Executive Director of the Senior Activity Center.