The Johnstown Breeze
Johnstown 55 +
1. Friday (April 19), exercise, 8:30 a.m.; yoga, 9:15 a.m.; book club, 1:30 p.m.
2. Sunday (April 21), Colorado Rockies game vs. Arizona. We’ll leave the center at 11:30 a.m.
3. Monday (April 22), Zumba, 9 a.m.; shopping trip to Wholesale Foods, 1:30 p.m. Next week’s trip is canceled.
4. Tuesday (April 23), chair yoga, 8:15 a.m.; Sewflakes, 9 a.m.; yoga, 9:15 a.m.; chair exercise, 9:30 a.m.
5. Wednesday (April 24), Zumba, 8:30 a.m.; senior lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bingo 1 p.m.
6. Wednesday meal (April 24) menu: grilled chicken breast, Quinoa salad, Brussels sprouts with malt vinegar, sugar-free gelatin with diced pears, fudgy brownie, 2-percent milk, coffee.
7. Next Thursday (April 25), gentlemen’s breakfast, 8 a.m.
Johnstown Senior Coordinator
Milliken Senior Center
1. Friday (April 19), pool tournament, 9 a.m.; senior meal, 11:30 a.m.; Pitch, 12:30 p.m.
2. Menu for Friday (April 19), Salisbury steak with brown gravy, baked potato with sour cream, California vegetable medley, whole-wheat roll, margarine, strawberries and bananas, milk, coffee.
3. Saturday (April 20), 9Health Fair, 7 a.m. to noon, at TRPR, 110 S. Centennial Dr., Milliken.
4. Monday (April 22), pool games, 10 a.m.; senior meal, 11:30 a.m.; Pitch, 12:30 p.m.
5. Menu for Monday (April 22), black bean and lentil soup, whole-wheat crackers, tuna salad sandwich on whole-wheat bread, lettuce and tomatoes, chilled mixed fruit, milk, coffee.
6. Tuesday (April 23), lunch bunch and a movie, 10:30 a.m.
7. Friday, April 26, Grace Point presentation, 10 a.m.; senior meal, 11:30 a.m.; Pitch, 12:30 p.m.
Milliken Senior Coordinator
Note: Weld County Nutrition Meals are served at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays in Johnstown and 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays in Milliken. Please call to make reservations by 8:30 a.m. the day before the meal.
Cheerful Learners met at the home of Virginia Morris on May 20. Jean Hoffman served as her co-hostess. The meeting was opened by Barbara Sloan, president, with the pledge to the flag and the club collect.
Ruth Nelson, program chairman for this meeting, introduced Pat Betz from the Glenn A. Jones Library. She told of the summer reading program planned for this year. Its theme is “Dig into Reading.” Last summer they had 1,500 kids in the program. It is divided into three levels of reading. She also explained some of the new things to come and explained how we were related to the High Plains Library District.
Twelve members responded to roll call with their plans for summer. The treasury balance was given. A letter from the Weld County Fair Board asked for $80 to be used as prizes. This is $5 higher than normal. The group voted to add the $5 to our regular amount. They also voted to give $50 to the summer reading program. This also carried.
It was announced former member Ruby Pixler had passed away.
Next meeting (June 17) will be the salad luncheon at the home of Kelly Portz, with Anne Thomas serving as her co-hostess. Members are reminded this is when we give our secret sisters a birthday gift.
The July picnic will be held July 15 at 4 p.m. at the home of Ann Hughes.
News Briefs 5-23-13
Communities planning Memorial Day activities
JOHNSTOWN/MILLIKEN – Like Americans across the country, residents here will relax and recreate this coming long weekend but also take a moment to reflect on and honor the ultimate sacrifice some paid in defense of our country.
At 10 a.m. Friday, in Milliken, a memorial service is scheduled at the Milliken Veterans Memorial located at the Milliken Police Station and Meeting House, 1201 Broad.
At 11 a.m. Monday, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2585 will conduct their annual ceremony at Johnstown Cemetery.
Afterward, a free and public pot luck will be held at the J-M Post Club, 104 S. 1st Pl., in Johnstown.
VALE funding available for victim support programs
GREELEY – Using money from penalties paid by convicted criminals, the Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (VALE) Board is taking requests for funding.
With the availability of $35,000, agencies providing direct benefits to victims or witnesses of crimes in Weld County can now apply for a maximum of $7,000.
Applications are due to the Weld County District Attorney’s Victim/Witness Program by 3 p.m. June 5. They can be mailed (P.O. Box 1167, Greeley, CO 80631 attn: JoAnn Holden), or delivered (915 10th St, 2nd Floor).
For more information, or to request an application or announcement of funds, call Holden at 356-4010, ext. 4747.
Weiner dog race to benefit low-cost spay/neuter clinic
FORT COLLINS – Dachshund owners may already be a wiener.
The 2nd annual Running of the Wiener dachshund races, to benefit the Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic, are scheduled for June 1 at the Big Beaver Brewing Co., 2707 W. Eisenhower Blvd., in Loveland. Also sponsoring the event is the brewery’s neighbor, Blue Sky Animal Clinic.
Event registration is free, but there is a 25-pound weight limit. All dogs must be current on their rabies vaccinations and be kept on a leash.
For more information, visit www.BigBeaverBrew.com. For more information about Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic, visit www.FCCRSNC.org. Registration forms are also available at the cat shelter, 2321 E. Mulberry St. No. 1, Fort Collins, CO 80524.
‘Making Colorado’ initiative calls for prep senior applicants
DENVER – One senior-to-be from each of Colorado’s 64 counties will form the Making Colorado team. Applications are due June 6.
Youth ambassadors will be selected to serve on the Making Colorado Brand Council, a group comprised of influential professionals at Colorado companies and organizations.
Throughout the summer, team members will participate in webinars to learn about marketing and social media strategy.
For more information about the program, and to obtain an application, visit www.makingcolorado.gov.
Sports Scoreboard for 5-23-13
In this week’s Online Scoreboard: What’s happening in our world of sports in the Johnstown-Milliken area? Go ahead, access this Online Scoreboard and see all there is … results from the Colorado High School State Track & Field Championships, at which Roosevelt High School athletes rounded up a collection of medals. … Then, there’s more information on Roosevelt sports and other high school state activities, followed by summertime schedules for the Roosevelt J-M Post 70 baseball teams and those of the Northern Colorado Toros (who will play home games at Nelson Farm Park in Johnstown), and GoJo Sports and the Greeley Grays (each team featuring some Roosevelt players, including the Grays, who are managed by Jerry Hildreth). … Then, at this bargain price, keep on scrollin’ and access information about Colorado Ice indoor football, University of Northern Colorado baseball, the Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, the entire 2013 National Football League schedule, and also the ECHL Playoffs, from which the Colorado Eagles were a part of. … Each week, we put together an Online Scoreboard containing information about RHS athletics. If you have a suggestion about what runs here, email us at email@example.com.To read more, a subscription is needed: Click here to subscribe
Johnstown 55 + Scene Calendar
1. Today (May 23), trip to wildlife sanctuary and lunch, 10 a.m.
2. Friday (May 24), exercise, 8:30 a.m.; all levels of yoga, 9:15 a.m.
3. Monday (May 27), center is closed for Memorial Day; tour of USPS main plant.
4. Tuesday (May 21), chair yoga, 8:15 a.m.; yoga, 9:15 a.m.; chair exercise, 9:30 a.m.
5. Tuesday (May 21), Sewflakes Shop Hop to Estes Park, Lyons, and Longmont. We’ll leave the center at 10 a.m. and eat lunch at noon at the Estes Park Senior Center. Lunch is $7. The menu includes meaty lasagna, salad, and dessert. Call me to make a reservation.
6. Wednesday (May 29), Zumba, 8:30 a.m.; Living with Loss with Georgia, 11 a.m.; senior lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. (Be at the center by 12:45 p.m., so we can start earlier).
7. Wednesday meal (May 29) menu: krautwich on whole-wheat bun, seasoned black beans, chilled carrots, broccoli and celery with red pepper hummus, chilled pineapple, Mandarin oranges and apricots, cookie, 2-percent milk, coffee.
8. Next Thursday (May 30), help make pies for our booth and the pie-eating contest on June 1 during Johnstown BBQ Day.
Johnstown Senior Coordinator
Milliken Senior Center
1. Today (May 23), walking club, 10 a.m.
2. Friday (May 24), Memorial Day ceremony, 10 a.m.; senior lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Pitch, 12:30 p.m.
3. Menu for Friday (May 24), stuffed green peppers, carrot-raisin salad, chilled melon and strawberries, lemon-raspberry muffin, margarine, margarine, milk, coffee.
4. Monday (May 27), center is closed for Memorial Day; no senior meal.
5. Tuesday (May 28), outing: lunch bunch and movie.
6. Next Thursday (May 30), Bunco, 10 a.m.
7. May 31, senior lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Pitch, 12:30 p.m.
Milliken Senior Coordinator
Note: Weld County Nutrition Meals, catered by the University of Northern Colorado, are served at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays in Johnstown and 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays in Milliken. Please call to make reservations by 8:30 a.m. the day before the meal. Donation of $3 suggested for people 60 and over and $7.25 for anyone under 60.
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