Cheryl Otis’ African violet takes top honors at fair

Congratulations to Cheryl Otis on taking top honors at the fair. Her African violet won first place and was awarded reserve champion in horticulture. This African violet was handed down from her mother.

Picnic in the Park

Our last Picnic in the Park for this season is on Friday, Aug. 15. We will be serving smoked riblets, baked beans, coleslaw, tossed salad and carrot cake.

Senior trips

On Saturday, Aug. 23, a group of our seniors are going to Creede for a fun day to watch “Annie Get Your Gun” at the theater. Then, on Friday, Aug. 29, a sightseeing tour with lunch is scheduled for Ghost Ranch near Abiquiu, N.M. Remember, that these ASI special trips are at a reduced price, and are on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be prepaid. Please check and confirm that your name is on the list as we can only accommodate a limited number.

Sign up in the office if you are interested in trips to Sky Ute Casino.

Memberships

Senior discount club memberships are offered Monday through Friday.

Menu

Did you know that the Pagosa Springs Senior Center Community Café has a wonderful salad bar? The salad bar is $6 for anyone under 60. If you are a senior (60 years and older), you are eligible for a hot meal, drink and salad bar for only a $4 suggested donation.

All meals include our salad bar. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 8 — Salmon with lemon, rice pilaf, butternut squash, fruit parfait and whole wheat roll.

Monday, Aug. 11— Chicken Alfredo, steamed beets, fettuccine, cran/apple sauce and melon.

Tuesday, Aug. 12 — Italian sausage and peppers, oven-browned potatoes, tomato salad and focaccia bread.

Wednesday, Aug. 13 — Chili/chicken stew, cornbread, asparagus and cobbler.

Reservations and cancellations are required. You can make a reservation by calling 264-2167 by 9 a.m. the morning of the day you would like to dine in the Community Café. For your convenience, you can make your reservations in advance or have a standing reservation on days you know you will always attend. Please cancel if you cannot attend on your standing reservation days.

This story was posted on August 7, 2014.