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Chinook Senior Center

Well this winter has been very strange; we go from freezing temperatures to balmy temps in the 50’s. It’s been nice but we will need some moisture soon. The ten absolutes of communicating through Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Never argue, instead...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Raffle tickets for 1\2 pig (processed) are on sale for $5 for one ticket or $20 for five tickets. Tickets are available from Center Board Members, or at the Senior Center, 1st Bank of Montana, Shore’s Floral, Arlene’s Cut & Style, The Shop,...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Happy New Year! Hope everyone is ready for a new year to start. The center will be closed on Friday January 1st for the holiday. Don’t miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for 1\2 pig. Tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00. Drawing date will...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Don’t miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for 1\2 pig. Tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00. Drawing date will be announced when all the tickets are sold. There are only 1000 tickets available. So please support the Senior Center and buy a...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Don’t miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for 1\2 pig. Tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00. Drawing date will be announced when all the tickets are sold. There are only 1000 tickets available. So please support the Senior Center and buy a...

 

Chinook Senior Center

I have to say this is the longest autumn weather that we have had in years. The ice on the walks and streets could go away, I’m sure nobody would miss it. While it may be windy, nothing new to us, the temperature has been pretty agreeable on most d...

 

Chinook Senior Center

December is here and the year is almost over. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. The weather is actually behaving like fall is here. Wind could give us a bit of a break, but that’s Chinook for you. Hopefully 2021 will see our doors open...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Have you noticed that you can’t hear people quite as well as you used to before everyone wore masks? Chances are that you have been compensating for any hearing loss by being able to read lips while someone was speaking to you and now that we have...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Many folks may have experienced boredom at some point, and in this time of pandemic, many may experience prolonged boredom leading to feelings of isolation and signs of depression. Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings. Life changes suc...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Well the snow sure fell this last weekend. There are drifts anywhere from a foot to 8 feet tall. It is also very slick and icy under the snow, so please be careful when walking. There is more snow on the way so stay warm. Our condolences to the...

 

Chinook Senior Center

It’s cooling off and getting colder at night, days are getting shorter so we must be getting into the cold months of the year. Before you know it Halloween will be here then Thanksgiving and then it will be winter. Thank you to Candace Dunbar for...

 

Chinook Senior Center

It looked like there was a nice turn out for the Sugarbeet Festival this last weekend. There were a lot of people out and about for all the different activities. The weather for the next week should be really nice too. Some wind but warm enough to...

 

CHINOOK SENIOR CENTER

Well it’s officially autumn, yay. I really like the cooler weather that comes with fall, as well as all the wonderful colors that come with the season. If you need your hearing checked or your hearing aids adjusted, Pat will be in Havre at the...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Well the weather still cannot decide what it wants to do, be cool, be hot… how about somewhere just in the middle for a while. That would be nice for a change. The Hearing Clinic will be on Thursday September 17th. If you would like a meal to pick...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The weather has been pretty nice, although really dry. Looking for a really nice rainstorm to cool things off and wet it all down. Keep those fires from starting. I hope everyone is doing well, and we miss seeing you at the center. We have a new...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The weather sure has been up and down, if it’s not HOT it’s sprinkling or raining or just making a lot of noise. But for the most part it’s been pretty nice out. I hope everyone is doing well, and we miss seeing you at the center. We are...

 

Chinook Senior Center

We have 2 new board members after the election on Friday July 17th. Steve Edwards and Peggy Perry will be joining Tom Tilleman, Ken Schubert, Lorraine Mulonet, Terry Grabofsky, and Kathy O’Brien. I was out of town visiting friends a couple of...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Cook Wanted: Jean is retiring at the end of July if you are interested or would like to know more about the job, give me a call at 357-2648 and we can discuss it. We are still unable to open to the public; the word I have gotten is it won’t be...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Cook Wanted: Jean is retiring at the end of July if you are interested or would like to know more about the job give me a call at 357-2648 and can discuss it. We are still unable to open to the public; the word I have gotten is it won’t be until...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Just a reminder for you to renew your membership, cost is $10 a year. We have 2 seats on the Center Board that will need to be filled at the Annual Meeting on July 17. You must be a paid up member to vote. To be eligible to vote dues must be in by Ju...

 

Chinook Senior Center

It is officially summer now, and the weather has been very nice between rain showers and sunshine it’s looking really pretty around town with all the green grass and flowers. Just a reminder for you to renew your membership, cost is $10 a year. We...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Even though we are closed to the public, it hasn't stopped us from getting to see some of our patrons at least once a week. The 9:00 a.m. coffee crew has been getting to meet for the last couple of...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The weather is getting nicer, and with people starting to open their businesses again, it makes for a nice change to the isolation we have been experiencing for the last 2 months. We are still closed to the public until sometime after Phase 3...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The weather is getting nicer, and with people starting to open their businesses again, it makes for a nice change to the isolation we have been experiencing for the last 2 months. We are still closed to the public until sometime after Phase 3...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Here it is Week 6 of our self-quarantine; so far there are no cases of Covid – 19 in Blaine County. I hope everyone is practicing social distancing and keeping each other safe. I also pray everyone is well and taking care of themselves and their...

 

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