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September 2018
Ed & Vivian Foster

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This month we don’t just have one Volunteer to show kudos upon, we have two! Ed & Vivian Foster are our newest Thrift Store volunteers. They actually came to us thanks to Vivian who was a member. Once they retired following twenty-five years of retail experience, Vivian told Ed that they should help us out at the Thrift Store. That was all it took. They first started out by bringing in store shelves and then by arranging the stock. Now they work 1-2 days a week moving the items from our center to your house. Ed was originally from Fort Huron, Michigan, and came west to Long Beach thanks to the navy. It was fate that the two met at the Central City Mall (the Carousel mall to you youngsters) where they both worked, each taking turns as the other’s supervisor at various stores. They worked so well together they ended up with six kids, fifteen grandkids, and eight great-grandkids! Thanks to Ed & Vivian for arranging our store and for arranging your time to help us out.


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This month in celebration of May being Older Americans Month, the Highland Senior Center will host its annual Fitness After Fifty celebration from May 1st to May 20nd. Join us for a free week of aerobics (May 2nd - 6th), hot lunch (May 16th - 20th), and free swimming and water aerobics all month, weekdays from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Everyone who attends any activity from May 1st through May 20th will get a ticket for each and every activity they participate in. Then on the 20th we will celebrate a free b.b.q.

During the free B.B.Q. lunch, there will be a series of raffle drawing for all of those who earned tickets during the activities. So the more activities you attend, not only the better youll feel, but also the better your chances are to win great gifts. Please sign up for events and R.S.V.P. for the BBQ no later than the morning of May 20th. But remember: Working on getting or staying healthy through diet and exercise is something that isnt made to last a week or a month. It should last a lifetime. Also dont forget to celebrate the 18th annual Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 25th. This years theme is \"Make Fitness a Goal for Life!\" Thats a good theme for people of all ages.