Isanti Dining provides wonderful opportunities for seniors

Helen Remmers
Volunteer and Sub. Site Coordinator

There is a wonderful opportunity for Seniors in Isanti who can gather together on Monday and Wednesday to receive or contribute to some of the best opportunities in the area at the Isanti Community Center at 11 a.m.

Gathering together for fellowship with friends, meeting new friends, sometimes receiving educational opportunities regarding health, nutrition, information regarding services available in our area for Seniors, Bingo and other entertainment, with a nutritional meal served at noon by faithful volunteers.

Presently we are in need of additional committed volunteers willing to spend an hour or two helping to achieve our friendly atmosphere as we work together to serve the needs to fulfill this worthy time with other Seniors. Any questions regarding these opportunities can be answered by calling Edie, 763-689-5992.

Many thanks to Tammy Cramer, Legal Aid, for her presence and information in January.

The first Wednesday of each month is “Pie of the Month” Day.  Come join us to start February with Apple Cherry Pie for dessert on Wednesday the First.

Monday, Feb. 6: Bingo. Thanks to volunteer Florence, who willingly, faithfully, and efficiently calls Bingo. Bingo is free, starts at 11 a.m. Winners choose from assorted prizes.

Monday, Feb. 13: Celebrate Valentines Day and bring a friend to enjoy a meal together which will be served at 11:45 a.m. on this day.  Angie and Blood Pressure Day  also. Please be sure to note change in time for lunch which is due to Lu Ann Carlson with another demonstration on her Rag to Rugs like Grandma used to make. This will be held after our early lunch.

Monday, Feb. 20: Nutritional Bingo with Ruth Thunstrom.

Wednesday Feb. 22: We welcome back Tony Jambor and Ben Holden with their great old time Music.

Dates not shown have not been designated at this writing.  Programs are subject to change.

Suggested contributions for person 60+ and volunteers is $3.50 – $7. Guests under 60 pay $7. Any questions or to reserve a meal call Edie at 763-444-6100.  She can be reached on Monday and Wednesday between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. (this time and days only). Otherwise she can be reached at 763-689-5992.

The best angle to approach any problem is the TRY angle.  Put on your smile and come join us. We will smile back and that may help your problem also.

Partially funded under contract with Central Minnesota Council of Aging as part of the Older Americans Act and Administered by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud.

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