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April 2021
Leisa Alexander

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This month we’d like to shine the light on someone few of you may have seen, but may have benefited from her volunteering. Lesia (pronounced Lisa) Alexander has been helping us out since 2020. During that time she has helped serve meals for Thanksgiving, Operation Senior Claus, and most recently, the Grab-n-Go dinners Monday thru Friday she can be helping out her sister, Mae Lucero, getting the dinners from the local restaurants, then helping to distribute them to seniors at the center. However, Leisa doesn’t just come here help to serve food. All that work can wear a person out, so when she’s not volunteering, she enjoys coming to the center’s Aerobics Program to boost her cardio. Originally from Meridian, MS, she and her two siblings came out Calif., to live with, and be raised by their big sister Mae, when their mom passed away. After she grew up she went to work for the Dept. of Corrections where she worked for 27 years before retiring. During that time she raised a son, who in turn, gave her a grandchild. Thanks Leisa for helping to ensure that our senior don’t go hungry.


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Get ready to get bowled over as the Highland Senior Center prepares to host its very first Wii Bowling Tournament. Bowlers from all over the county are being invited to descend upon the HSC Lanes for two weeks of single game elimination bowling.

Sign ups take place on Sept. 11th between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. All you seniors are invited to sign up for this 4 person team tournament. The actual bowling gets underway on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 9:00 am with the championships being held on Wednesday, Sept. 25th.

Instead of wooden lanes and pins, bowlers will hit the virtual lanes using Nintendos Wii game system, currently one of the hottest video games systems in the country. Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams, as well as the top bowler. Tournament shirts will be provide to everyone who bowls. All this fun and a shirt for only $5! For more information you can call us at (909)862-8104 and ask for Mike.