We are on a “high” at the center. We have been getting one wonderful surprise after another and this is one of the best. We have a new executive director. She will be introduced at the membership meeting on Tuesday, June 8. Please come and meet her and welcome here into our center community.{p style=”margin-bottom: 0in;”}At the meeting, we will also be introducing the candidates for the board. Elections will be at the July business meeting. Absentee ballots will be available soon after the the meeting. Members must be in good standing with dues paid to vote. The procedure for voting will be explained at the meeting by the board chair.

Calling all footsies and toesies. Your pampering awaits you. The Foot Clinic will be at the Center on Wednesday June 9, 18 and 23. Call 748-1731 for an appointment.

Sorry, ladies. Men only. The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Monday, June 14. Doors open at 8 a.m. Serving starts at 8:15 a.m. Feast on pancakes, sausage (or bacon), juice and coffee. A speaker will be introduced at about 8:45 a.m. Members, $2; nonmembers, $3. Open to the public. Bring your friends so they can get away from the chores, too. Great food, lousy service.

The kitchen volunteers have had their batteries charged up and are ready to prepare the meals for Tuesday and Thursday.{

Tuesday, June 8: Baked Beans, Hot Dogs. Roll, Homemade Cole Slaw, Dessert. Membership meeting at 1 p.m.

Thursday, June 10: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Garlic Bread, Vegetable and Dessert.

Good old fashioned home cooking. Get those bibs out. Call 543-5998 to reserve your meals. Take out only. Pick up-11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Wave to or visit with friends.

The blood drive will be held on Monday, June 21 from noon to 5 p.m. You have been so generous during these difficult times. Every drop is appreciated by someone in need. Call 1-800-REDCROSS for an appointment. Bring a friend.

Remember, Tuesdays and Thursdays are open for activities from 6 to 9 p.m. There are a lot of activities available to do and always a friendly group of people to help you. Give us a try.

We can keep you busy at the center all week and sometimes on the weekend, too. Can you hear the music? No? Then you’re not at the center. Join us for our concerts this summer. The first will be on July 3. East Bay Jazz Band will entertain. Thank you to Crown Point Cabinetry for sponsoring this music. Strawberry Shortcake will be available. The second concert will be on Aug. 6, where Firehouse 6 will be in our house. Thanks to Roz Caplan for sponsoring. Ice cream sundaes will be on the menu. Drinks will also be available. Both concerts will be held 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bring a chair and relax with friends. Open to the public.

The Car Show meeting was informative with chairpersons and volunteers attending. The process has started. It is going to be great show. If you have a couple of hours, come see the show as a volunteer. We would love to have you. Call 543-5998 for more information.

Well, that’s it for this week. We are looking ahead to opening up all week, but we still need half day persons for the front desk and Bingo helpers. Not hard work in either venue. Call us for a look see. Don’t forget the membership meeting on Tuesday, June 8 at 1 p.m. See ya next week. Enjoy the weather.

Thought of the week: If you want to be happy, practice compassion. It will make you feel so good.

Hours: Monday, noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Closed Friday. Game Nights are Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Fully recommended vaccination; no mask required. Not fully vaccinated, masks, shields required. All must sign in.

Laughter and good conversation always welcome.

Claremont Senior Center is located at 5 Acer Heights Rd., Claremont. For more information, call 543-5998. Mask rules apply.

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