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October 2021
Don Harper

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This month we’d like to shine the light on Don Harper is one of our longtime Transportation Assistance Program (TAP) drivers. Don has been a member for about 7 ½ years, and has been driving for 5 ½ years. During that time he has become one of our go-to drivers driving multiple times a week, and sometimes several trips in one day. He first heard about the center from his mother-in-law, who is a Wii Bowler. She got him a membership and he came and joined the Wii Bowling league. He then remembered then Outreach Director, Holly Andrade, talking about TAP and how they needed drivers. He gave it a test drive, enjoyed it and has been doing it ever since. He loves driving, and loves the people. He thinks of this as his job, but a job he enjoys. The clients love him too and has clients who ask for him. Originally from Fort Worth, TX, his mom brought him out here when he was two. He inched his way over from Blythe, to Beaumont, to Highland. We are thankful that his travels brought him closer to us. Thanks Don for driving that extra mile for us!


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Mark your calendar and get ready to dosey doe as we host our annual Fall Hoedown & Crafters Fair. The event takes place on Saturday, October 5th, from 11 am and carries on until the cows come home...or 1 p.m., whichever comes first! Admission is free, but you need to get tickets beforehand.

Once again the Wemberley Blue Grass Band will be on hand to provide live entertainment and to get people to kick up their boots on the dance floor. There will also be a line dance area outside for those so inclined. If dancing isnt your thing, you can also find a great deal or early Christmas gift at our Crafters Fair.

After a few hours of dancing or shopping, or both, our guests might be a tad bit hungry. Thank goodness our friends from the Gas Co. will be on hand with their mobile gas bbq. They will BBQing up some mouth-watering grub.

So break out your buggy, saddle that horse, or load up that surrey with the fringe on top and make your way over for a rootin tootin good time. Heck you can even skip to my lou. Just make sure you make it down here! The shin-dig is sponsored by our good friends at the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the Gas Co. and Leisure Pointe. For more information call us at (909)862-8104.