Senior Center News

The Ava Senior Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 3:30 p.m. and lunch is served from11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Salad bar is available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at no additional charge. If you would like to request a menu substitution please call the center at 683-5712, before 10:00 a.m. to request a substitution for that day.

We appreciate each and every person who donated fruits and vegetables to the center for the salad bar and the homebound meal clients.

Menu for the coming week is:

Monday 10/21/13: Biscuits & gravy, sausage, hash browns, egg and fruit.

Tuesday 10/22/13: Ham & cheese sandwich, broccoli soup, salad, cake.

Wednesday 10/23/13: Pepper steak, rice, cheesy cauliflower, pudding.

Thursday 10/24/13: Frito pie, Mexican corn, refried beans, baked potato bar, fruit crisp,

Friday 10/25/13: Ham, sweet potato, green beans, roll, Jell-o with fruit.

Winners of the Pinochle tournament were:

Pat Murray 1st place, Hulda Tipton 2nd place, and Mary Lee Myers 3rd place.

Line dancing is every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. in the basement led by Karen Brown.  If you would like to learn to dance come and join the group.

Tai chi classes are on Tuesday and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Tai Chi and qi gong are considered to be low-impact exercise. They center on mindfulness and feature sequences of flowing movements connected to change in mental focus, breathing, coordination and relaxation.  It is believed that these exercises help relieve conditions of the heart and lung disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and tension headaches.  It is also believed to relieve signs of major depression late in life. Hulda Tipton is the Tai chi instructor and has several loyal participants who enjoy the classes on Tuesday and Friday.