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January 2022
John Henry

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This month we’d like to shower kudos on John Henry. John Henry is a volunteer in our Bingo Program. He has been working for our Bingo program for off and on 10 years. He originally came here after he retired from 33 years with the Post Office. He worked the Wednesday Night Community Bingo Program for a while before retiring from that. Then, one of our old bingo callers got sick and needed to stop volunteering. Penny asked John to come back and has been here ever since. For years he worked all three bingo programs, but we are down to only one day a week and you can be sure to find him there calling bingo. While bingo is what originally brought him to us, he has branched out also helping us in the Walmart Food Program, picking up, sorting, and handing out the food. Whenever we have special events, such as our Luau, Thanksgiving Dinner, or Operation Senior Claus, you can be sure he is on hand to give us a helping hand. He is also a longtime member of our Board of Directors, where he served as President. Originally from Meridian Mississippi, he came out west to go to school. He went top East L.A. College, L.A. City College, and finished at the University of Redlands. Besides being a Postal worker, he also did a short stint in the military. When not working here he likes to visit with his two kids, his three grandkids, and his two greatkids, go fishing, or root for Michigan. Thanks John for being there when we need you.


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Our 9 passenger bus is ALMOST available to transport Folks to our daily lunch, bingo and other special events. AS WE REOPEN WE WILL BE RESUMING TRIPS TO THE SENIOR CENTER. Call 862-8104 to get a ride to the HSC.... space IS limited and you MUST call at least 2 days prior to the ride.

PLEASE USE OUR HAND SANITIZER STATION. Help avoid Community Spread of communicable diseases at the HSC by; 1. sanitizing your hands often 2. Sneeze into your elbow or a tissue 3. Avoid touching your eyes and nose 4. STAY HOME if you're coughing or have other symptoms

The Highland Senior Center is STILL doing food distribution on Monday & Friday….you MUST call the morning ‘of’ and we’ll provide food donations INSIDE our building. > We are STILL doing Grab-n-Go lunches AND dinners 5 DAYS PER Week…….call the day prior to be on the list. SEE MENU ON THIS SITE. > Our Thrift Store AND Trip Office is Open MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY from 9 AM to 12 noon. Call 862-8104 if you have any questions.

Aerobics is back !! Join Julia OR Penny and our Friends in the exercise room EVERY day promptly at 8:15 AM until 9:00 AM. Bring a mask & get moving !!

BINGO each Monday at 1:00 PM SHARP ! Space is limited and we will enforce mask wearing AND social distancing. Doors open at 12:15 and it's 'first come - first served.' GET OUT OF THE HOUSE !

Grab 'n Go lunches will be available through January 2022. You MUST; complete a meal benefit form and then call the day prior to the day you wish to receive a FREE lunch. Lunch is served M - F at 11:30 and we encourage you to come inside to enjoy your food. See the menu on this site to find out what is being served each day.

Come try our our BRAND NEW CLASS ! 'Drum-ba' takes place each Wednesday at 8:15 AM. $1.00 cost to our instructor, Julia, includes all necessary equipment. It's FUN.....come check it out.

YOGA !! Come join Yuki for Senior yoga every Wednesday & Friday at 10:00 AM in our exercise room. 1 hour that's session sure to improve your chi. Please bring a mask. Namaste !

Our monthly FREE bus pass event will take place on the 3rd MONDAY (in January it is the 5th Monday) of every month from 10:00 AM to noon. Come receive your FREE bus passes courtesy of the Department of Aging and Adult Services. The NEXT date is January, 31st.

Happy New Year ! We hope 2022 is as great for you as it's gonna be for us. The HSC is moving towards a full schedule of events, classes, activities and trips so watch your newsletter for what's happening here. Remember we give priority to our Members for trips, classes, activities, etc. so if you're not one......hmmmmm.......might wanna reconsider that idea because it's only $20. for a calendar year (or $25. if you use the swimming pool). See you soon.

THANKS to ALL our generous donors. Whether it's an ASC donation, a Wish List item or just a few bucks you felt the need to bless us with we are, and will remain, grateful for whatever you can give.....it's YOU who help keep this place going. THANKS !