NEWS

ANOTHER THANK YOU!!

“THANK YOU” COULD NEVER SUFFICIENTLY EXPRESS OUR GRATITUDE TO ALL WHO MADE OUR FUNDRAISING EVENT ON MAY 5TH AT RITCHIE HALL SUCH A HUGE SUCCESS!! TO ELAINE AT THRIVE OUTREACH, WHO DONATED THE CHICKEN WE THOROUGHLY ENJOYED, TO KAY READ, WHO GAVE TAYLER THE HONOR OF WEARING HER HUSBAND’S WORLD WAR 11 AIR FORCE UNIFORM IN OUR FASHION SHOW, TO VALUE VILLAGE FOR DONATING THE PERIOD CLOTHING, TO THE MODELS WHO THRILLED US WITH THEIR TALENT AND MADE US LAUGH, TO THE DRAMA CLUB FOR THEIR WONDERFUL CREATIONS THAT ADORNED THE WALLS AND TABLES IN THE HALL, TO THOSE WHO MADE EVERYONE FEEL WELCOME AS THEY ARRIVED, TO THOSE WHO GREETED EVERY WOMAN PRESENT WITH DORIS CHOMOKOVSKY’S HAND-MADE CORSAGES, TO THOSE WHO LABORED IN THE KITCHEN, TO ROB FOR THE LOVELY PERIOD MUSIC TO WHICH WE TAPPED OUR FEET OR DANCED IN OUR CHAIRS, TO THE BOARD, MEMBERS, STAFF, AND NEIGHBORHOOD FRIENDS WHO SO GENEROUSLY DONATED EVERY SINGLE THING THAT WENT INTO MAKING A SUCCESSFUL DAY, AND TO THE MEMBERS OF THE MILLWOODS LIONS BREAKFAST CLUB WHO ATTENDED AND OFFERED US WARM WORDS OF ENCOURAGMENT, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! WE THINK IT IS SAFE TO SAY THAT EVERYONE PRESENT HAD A TREMENDOUSLY GOOD TIME.

SENIORS WEEK!

CELEBRATE THE AWESOMENESS OF BEING A SENIOR!! JOIN US AT RITCHIE HALL FOR A BARBEQUE, FUN, AND PRIZES ON THURSDAY, JUNE 6TH AT 12 NOON. THE COST IS $10 AND WE WILL MAKE SURE IT’S WORTH EVERY PENNY BECAUSE YOU ARE ALL WORTH SO MUCH MORE THAN THAT!

FIELDTRIP SEASON HAS BEGUN!!

WE ARE IN THE MIDST OF PLANNING VARIOUS FIELDTRIPS WITH OTHER SENIORS CENTERS SO THAT WE END UP WITH NICE FULL BUSSES! SOME OF THE TRIPS WILL BE BY SCHOOL BUS BUT OTHERS WILL BE BY COACH. WATCH YOUR CALENDAR THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER MONTHS! HERE ARE TWO THAT WE HAVE PLANNED FOR JUNE:

EDMONTON ZOO, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12TH, $10. THE KENILWORTH BUNCH IS INVITING EVERYONE TO JOIN THEM ON A TRIP TO THE ZOO. LOIDA, WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE KENILWORTH BOARD AND OFTEN JOINS US AT OUR MONTHLY FUN AT KENILWORTH HALL IS ORGANIZING THE TRIP, INCLUDING RAISING FUNDS TO PAY FOR THE BUS AND SUBSIDIZE ADMISSION TO THE ZOO. HENCE THE LOW COST OF THIS TRIP!! THANK YOU LOIDA!! SCONA WILL PR0VIDE THE PICNIC LUNCH AS USUAL. THE BUS WILL DEPART KENILWORTH HALL, 7104-87 AVENUE, AT 9:30 A.M. AND RETURN BY 2:00 P.M. IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ALL THE RENOVATIONS AT THE ZOO, YOU ARE IN FOR A VERY PLEASANT SURPRISE! PLEASE CALL SCONA ASAP IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND.

PEACEFUL VALLEY, FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH. WE WILL BE TRAVELLING BY COACH COURTESY OF THE EDMONTON SENIORS CENTER. YEAH!! THE BUS WILL DEPART RITCHIE HALL AT 10:00 A.M. PEACEFUL VALLEY IS JUST EAST OF PIGEON LAKE AND THE SCENERY IS BEAUTIFUL. WE WILL HAVE A LOVELY BARBEQUE AND PLENTY OF FUN WITH A REALLY NICE BUNCH OF PEOPLE! THE COST IS $25. PLEASE CALL SCONA ASAP IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND AS THE BUS WILL FILL UP QUICKLY!! THIS IS ALWAYS A WONDERFUL TRIP THAT YOU WON’T EASILY FORGET!

BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR CALENDAR FOR ALL THE OTHER ACTIVITIES OFFERED BY SCONA AND PLAN ON GETTING TOGETHER WITH THE MANY FRIENDS WHO HELP TO KEEP YOU HAPPY AND WHOLE!! SEE YOU SOON!