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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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Can you spare a few hours a day? How about a week? The Highland Senior Center Nutrition Program is looking for volunteers to help out in the kitchen. Helpers wont be cooking. The food is all cooked off site. We are looking for people to help set up the dining room, serve the food, and then clean up.

It only takes a few hours a day. You can volunteer one day a week, or several days. If we could get several people to help out it would lighten the load even more. So if you are willing to help serve your fellow seniors, or if you have some questions, please see Timi or Penny.