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WESCO SENIOR CENTER NEWS LETTER FOR MAY 2018

 

WESCO SENIOR CENTER NEWS LETTER FOR MAY 2018

LET US JOYFULLY BEGIN BY SAYING “HAPPY MOTHERS DAY “TO ALL OF OUR MOTHERS, GRANDMOTHERS AND GREAT GRANDMOTHERS . WE HOPE YOU HAVE A SAFE, FUN FILLED, AND HAPPY DAY WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS ALIKE. AS ALL CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW HOW THANKFUL AND APPRECIATIVE THEY SHOULD BE FOR HAVING THOSE MOTHERS WHO ARE STILL LIVING AND CAN BE ENJOYING FAMILY TIME ON THEIR SPECIAL DAY. WE DO WANT TO REMEMBER THOSE WHOM HAVE PASSED ON TO A BETTER PLACE AND BE SORRY THAT THEY CAN NOT BE HERE TO ENJOY THEIR DAY WITH FAMILY MEMBERS AND OTHERS. WE ARE SORRY FOR ALL OF YOU THAT HAVE TO BE IN THOSE SADDEN MOMENTS EACH AND EVERY YEAR AT THIS TIME.

THE WESCO PRESIDENT, OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OF THOSE WHO TOOK ANY PART IN  MAKING THE YARD AND BAKE SALE SUCH A GOOD SUCCESS.WE DO APPRECIATE THE TIME ALL OF YOU TOOK TO BAKE AND DONATE ITEMS FOR OUR BAKE SELL THAT WAS HELD ALONG WITH THE YARD SALE. IT WAS HOWEVER A VERY BUSY WEEKEND WITH OTHER ACTIVITIES GOING ON ALL AROUND TOWN AND THE BLUE ANGELS WAS HAVING EVENTS GOING ON AS WELL.  WE HOPE THAT ALL VENDORS DID WELL WITH THEIR TABLE RENTALS OF NO LONGER WANTED OR NEEDED ITEMS OF THEIR OWN. WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT AND ALL OF THE DONATIONS TO OUR THRIFT STORE AFTER THE SALE WAS OVER. WE WILL BE HAVING ANOTHER YARD AND BAKE SALE IN SEPTEMBER. HOPEFULL IT WILL BE ANOTHER SALE OUT OF TABLE RENTALS . PLEASE DON’T WAIT UNTIL THE DAY OR WEEK BEFORE THE SALE TO SIGN UP, WE HAVE LIMITED SPACE AND TABLES AVAILABLE. WE APPRECIATE ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT. ANOTHER YARD AND BAKE SALE WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 1ST. RESERVE YOU TABLES EARLY DUE TO LIMITED SPACE AND TABLES. HOWEVER, THERE WILL BE NO RFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS OR NO SHOWS AS IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN IN THE PAST. PRE PAY ON SIGN UP.

WE WILL BE HAVING A FIVE DOLLAR CLOTHES BAG SALE PLUS TAX COMING UP ON JUNE 3OTH. IT WILL BE IN THE MAIN HALL AREA, AND THE CENTER WILL PROVIDE THE BAGS FOR THE SALE. IT WILL BE A LARGE BLACK LAWN AND LEAF BAG THAT YOU CAN FILL FOR THE ONE DAY ONLY SALE.IT WILL BEGIN AT 7:00 A.M.  THIS WILL BE ANOTHER FUND RAISER FOR OUR CENTER TO ASSIST WITH FUNDS FOR THE SENIORS AND ITS MEMBERSHIP NEEDS FOR WESCO.

WE HOPE EVERYONE WHO WENT TO BILOXI HAD A FUN FILLED DAY WITH ALL OUR MEMBERSHIP FOR A SENIOR DAY OUTING. HOPEFULLY SOME OF US WON ALONG WITH HAVING A GOOD LUNCH AND SOCIAL TIME BOTH GOING TO BILOXI AND RETURNING TO OUR CENTER.

THE THRIFT STORE IS STILL IN NEED OF FURNITURE FOR OUR FURNITURE ROOM. IF ANYONE HAS ANY THEY WOULD LIKE TO DONATE. WE APPRECIATE ALL DONATIONS, AND WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE IT BROUGHT TO THE CENTER, SINCE WE DO NOT HAVE THE VOLUNTEERS THAT WE USE TO HAVE TO ASSIST WITH PICK UPS FOR FURNITURE DONATIONS, AND SOME OF US LADIES CANNOT PICK UP HEAVY ITEMS DUE TO HEALTH ISSUES AND ETC. THE THRIFT STORE IS OUR MAIN SOURCE FOR FUNDING OUR CENTER. WE ARE CLOSED ON FRIDAYS IN THE THRIFT STORE AS OF NOVEMEBR FIRST OF 2017. THE OTHER DAYS MONDAY- THURSDAY ARE 8:30-11:00 A.M. THE THRIFT STORE IS IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO FILL IN OVER THE SUMMER AT TIMES DUE TO SOME WANTING VACATION TIME TO SPEND WITH THEIR FAMILIES WHO LIVE OUT OF TOWN. PLEASE CHECK WITH MARY NEWBERRY OR SARAH DEMARS FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ETC.

WE ARE SORRY TO HEAR THAT ONE OF OUR MEMBERS AS WELL AS MANAGER OF THE MYRTLE GROVE VILLIAS FOR THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS WILL NO LONGER BE THE MANAGER FOR SEVERAL OF OUR MEMBERS WHO RESIDE AT THE CENTER OF RETIREMENT LOCATION. WE WANT TO WISH HER(KATHY KLETT) MUCH SUCCESS AT HER NEXT CHAPTER IN HER LIFE AND WE KNOW THAT THOSE RESIDENCE WHOM HAVE BEEN THERE FOR SEVERAL YEARS WILL SURELY MISS HER AND ALL THAT SHE HAS DONE FOR THEM THROUGHOUT HER YEARS AT THE VILLIAS.SHE WILL HOPEFULY CONTINUE TO BE ONE OF US  AS A MEMBER AT WESCO. WE LOVE AND WILL MISS YOU KATHY.

OUR SICK LIST OF MEMBERS FOR MAY IS STILL IN NEED OF PRAYERS FOR SEVERAL WHO ARE STILL HAVING DIFFICULT TIMES AND ETC. WITH THEIR HEALTH PROBLEMS. BILL JAMES IS STILL RECOVERING FROM BEING IN THE HOSPITAL DUE TO BLOOD PROBLEMS AND MORE. HE IS NOW HOME , HE ATTENDED THE BOARD MEETING IN APRIL ON A WALKER AND REPORTED THAT HE IS DOING BETTER BUT IS STILL RECOVERING FROM HIS HEALTH PROBLEMS. SUE BEY IS IN THE HAVEN DUE TO HAVING BLOOD CLOTT ISSUES AND CANNOT WALK, SHE WANTS EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT SHE IS IN A VERY MUCH SAD MODE OF MISSING AND NOT GETTING TO BE WITH EVERYONE SHE IS IN THE HAVEN REHAB FACILITY AND WOULD BE GLAD AND APPRECIATIVE TO HAVE VISITORS. WE MISS YOU AS WELL SUE AND PRAY FOR YOU TO GET WELL SOON.PAM ROHAN AND HER HUSBAND HAS JUST RETURNED FROM BEING AT A CANCER FACILITY OUT OF TOWN WITH HIS ISSUES, WE WISH HIM WELL. SHIRLEY HOFFMAN IS STILL HAVING ISSUES WITH HER CANCER AND RECOVERY CONCERNS. WE LOVE AND MISS YOU SHIRLEY AND WILL KEEP BOTH YOU AND ALL OF OUR OTHER MEMBERS IN OUR DAILY PRAYERS FOR A SAFE AND SPEEDY RECOVERY SO YOUR LIVES CAN RETURN TO NORMAL.WE MISS ALL OF OUR MEMBERS WHO WE NO LONGER GET TO BE WITH ON A DAILY OR WEEKLY VISIT. CLAYTON PEACOCK IS STILL DEALING WITH CANCER ISSUES, PRAYERS ARE STILL APPRECIATED FOR HIM TO IMPROVE AND GET BETTER SO HE CAN ONCE AGAIN FEEL BETTER. PAST WESCO QUEEN BRENICE SHIRES HAD A FALL ON EASTER SUNDAY WHILE HAVING LUNCH WITH SOME CHURCH MEMBERS AND WAS TRANSPORTERED TO THE HOSPITAL, BUT WAS RELEASED AFTER BEING CHECKED OUT FOR ANY SERIOUS ISSUES OR FRACTURES FROM THE FALL. THANK GOODNESS, AS WE WERE REPORTED TO THAT SHE IS HOME AND RECOVERING FROM BEING A BIT ON THE SORE SIDE. WE ARE SORRY TO REPORT THAT BERNICE HAD ANOTHER FALL IN APRIL AT HOME AND HAD TO BE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL, SHE WAS THERE FOR A FEW DAYS DUE TO SOME TEST BEING DONE TO TRY AND FIND OUT WHY SHE IS HAVING SO MANY FALLS. SHE WILL BE WEARING A BRACE TO ASSIST WITH HER BACK AND SHOULDER PROBLEMS CAUSED FROM THE FALLS. CARDS AND PRAYERS ARE APPRECIATED,FOR HER WHILE SHE RECOVERS FROM HER FALLS. WILLIAM MORRSEY IS STILL RESIDING AT ASHBURY PLACE ASSISTED LIVING ON MOBILE HIGHWAY, AND APPRECIATES ALL VISITORS WHO STOP IN TO SEE AND VISIT WITH HIM. PHYLLIS AND JESSE LAUGH HAS A VERY ILL SON AND APPRECIATES ALL PRAYERS FOR HIM TO IMPROVE. SUE SINOPLE IS STILL OUT RECOVERING FROM HER HEALTH RELATED ISSUES AND HOPES TO BE ABLE TO BE BACK WITH US AT THE CENTER BEFORE TO LONG. SANDRA MEADOWS HAS A SON –N-LAW WHO HAS BEEN DEALING WITH SOME HEALTH PROBLEMS AND THE FAMILY WOULD APPRECIATE ALL PRAYERS FOR HIM TO IMPROVE AND NOT HAVE TO CONTINUE WITH ANY FUTURE HEALTH PROBLEMS OF THIS NATURE THAT HE HAS BEEN DEALING WITH. WE ALL KNOW THAT PRAYERS AND OUR MASTER FROM ABOVE ARE THE BEST CURE FOR ANY ILLNESSES THAT MAY OCCUR TO ANYONE. LOLA CHURCH HAD A FALL AT HOME AND HAS A FRACTURED VERTABRAE.SHE DOES NOT WANT TO HAVE VISITORS AND PHONE CALLS AT THIS TIME SO THAT SHE CAN RECOVER FROM THE FALL. PLEASE KEEP MS. LOLA IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AS WE DO ALL OF OUR OTHER SICK MEMBERS. HARRY MYERS HAD TO BE ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL DUE TO HIM BEING CHECKED OUT FOR A MINI STROKE, THAT THEY THOUGHT HE MIGHT HAVE HAD. WE WISH HIM A SAFE AND SPEEDY RECOVERY. HE IS NOW HOME AND DOING SOMEWHAT BETTER AND HAS TO WEAR A HEART MONITOR FOR A FEW DAYS.MARY ANN PATTERSON HAD A MINI STROKE AND HAS BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL, WE WISH HER A SAFE AND SPEEDY RECOVERY.MARY GRENN WAS IN THE HOSPITAL DUE TO HAVING CHEST PAINS, AND IS NOW HOME. HER HUSBAND HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER. PLEASE KEEP THEM BOTH IN YOUR PRAYERS AS WELL. DEBBIE MORSEY HAS A DAUGHTER WHO HAS SOME HEALTH ISSUES AND THE TREATMENTS THAT SHE IS RECEIVING ARE NOT WORKING FOR HER, SO DEBBIE WOULD LIKE TO REQUEST PRAYERS FOR HER DAUGHTER TO OVER COME THE ISSUES AND RECOVER FROM HER HEALTH PROBLEMS. DAVID KERSEY HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE SPECIALITY CARE CENTER ON PINE FOREST ROAD TO THE ARCADIA REHAB FACILITY ON NINE MILE ROAD.WE HOPE HE CAN SOON BE BETTER AND RETURN HOME AND GET BACK TO HIS WAY OF BEING COMFORTABLE AT HOME WITH HIS LOVELY WIFE. YVONNE MCCOMBER HAS BEEN DIAGNOISED WITH BREAST CANCER, PLEASE KEEP YVONNE IN YOUR PRAYERS FOR A SAFE AND CANCER FREE PROCEDURES.

THIS IS JUST ANOTHER REMINDER THAT OUR PICK NICK COMING UP IN JULY IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER AT LEAST 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE LUNCHEON (JULY 14TH.) TO ATTEND. EVERYTHING FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE CENTER.IT WILL BE FUN, FUN FUN,FOR ALL AS IT ALWAYS IS.

WE WILL HAVE ANOTHER MISSION IN MOTION PROGRAM ON MAY 23RD. AT 9:00 – 11:30 A.M. THEY WILL BE DOING BONE DENSITY TEST AND MORE. FIRST COME ,FIRST SERVE, BASIS. PRE SIGN UP IN MAIN HALL AREA.

THE CENTER WILL ALSO BE CLOSED ON MAY 28TH. FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY. NO ACTIVITY AT THE CENTER, SO THAT ALL CAN ENJOY THE DAY WITH THEIR FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

WE STILL HAVE SOME WESCO COOK BOOKS FOR SALE. THEY ARE $11.00 PLUS TAX. THEY ARE RECIPES FROM THE MEMBERSHIP OF WESCO. THIS IS ONE OF OUR FUND RAISERS FOR OUR CENTER. THEY MAKE GREAT GIFTS FOR FAMILY OR FRIENDS AND ALSO AS A SUVENIOR FOR ANYONE TO CHERISH AS A FUN TIME AT WESCO . WE ALSO HAVE 2018 POCKET CALENDAR BOOKS THEY ARE $3.75 PLUS TAX.THEY HAVE THE WESCO NAME,ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER ON THE COVER.

WE WANT TO THANK THE ENTERTAINMENT FOR OUR APRIL LUNCHEON OF WHO WE ENJOY, CURTIS HALL AND THE WESCO BAND. THIS MONTH WILL BE THE SOUTHERN REVIVAL BAND. WE ALWAYS ENJOY THE MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT THAT WE HAVE EACH MONTH AT OUR LUNCHEON.WE APPRECIATE THEIR TIME OF DOING ENTERTAINMENT FOR OUR LUNCHEONS, PARTY’S AND FRIDAY NIGHT PIC AND GRIN EVENTS.

 

 

UNTIL NEXT MONTH,

LOVE, FAITH AND LAUGHTER TO BRIGHTEN EVERYONES DAY.

WESCO SENIOR CENTER