Senior News

Virgel Collins peered over clouds to look at his longtime homestead residence. A smile graced his face as he recalled fond memories of tinkering with plane engines and soaring the skies. The Korean War U.S. Air Force veteran spent his days in the late 1950s as a plane mechanic, and he was able to relive [...]

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The Cambridge ACT on Alzheimer’s group held an informative community event Wednesday, June 25, at the new SAC’s Senior Enrichment Center in Cambridge. Giving an update on the effort were Debbie Richman from the Alzheimer’s Association, Lori Vrolson of the Central Minnesota Council on Aging and several local community leaders and volunteers who said they [...]

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Enjoy a delicious meal while supporting SAC’s Enrichment Center efforts to complete its new kitchen. The Senior Activity Center will host a Turkey and Potato Sausage summer fundraising feast Thursday, July 17, with 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. seating times. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at SAC’s, 140 Buchanan St. N., Suite [...]

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GracePointe Crossing care center veterans will soon have patriotic quilts for their beds as a thank you for their service, from the Isanti County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon group. This group pictured, plus many other folks, commit time every Monday to assemble and sew for our troops and our veterans. The group in the picture, [...]

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Cambridge High School Class of 1974 will celebrate their 40th reunion Saturday, July 26 at Captain’s on Long Lake in Isanti. They need help locating: Scott (Duncan) Anderson, Brian Johnson, Laree O’Dell, Debbie Streich and Kenneth Wicklund. For more information email sjhchs1974@gmail.com

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Click on any photo to begin the slideshow found at the end of the article. Photos by Urmila Ramakrishnan or submitted. Orvel Johnson invited 160 people to his birthday bash. The Bartlett, Minn. native, who now lives in Cambridge, celebrated his 90th birthday with family, friends and other veterans at American Jane’s Bar & Grill [...]

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