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Carroll County Senior Center News

It’s hard to believe that school is back in session. This summer is going by in a hurry.

Band night with the Trailblazers is Thursday, August 9 at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Civic Center. The night begins with a finger food meal, so please bring something to share with the group. Admission is free, however we do take up a free will offering for the band. Everyone is invited to attend.

As many of you know we play Bingo every Wednesday at 1 p.m. On August 8, the State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) will sponsor Bingo. On August 15 the Office on Aging will call Bingo. Huntingdon Health & Rehab on August 22 and Baptist Home Health & Hospice on the August 29. Please join us for Bingo on these days.

This month, the add-a-dish luncheon is Thursday, August 16 at 11:30 a.m. If you enjoy good home cooked food you should join us for lunch. Just bring a favorite dish or if you don’t cook you can buy something and bring. After lunch you might want to spend the afternoon with us playing Rook.

Northwest Tennessee District Brain Games competition is Friday, August 17 at the Gateway Sr. Center in Martin. This is a trivia competition between the senior centers in the Northwest Tennessee District which covers nine counties. We are practicing each Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. preparing our team for the competition. Last year the team from Carroll County came in third place. If you would like to join us for these practice sessions just be here at 2:00. There is no need to call and sign up.

Senior Olympics begin Monday, August 27 with golf. Other events include swimming, shuffleboard, bowling, table tennis, horseshoes, washers, track & field events, cornhole, and basketball. We have the schedule of events and the registration forms at the senior center. If you are interested come by and pick up one. Entry forms must be submitted no later than August 17.

To help beat the August heat we will be serving ice cream sandwiches on Wednesday, the 29 at 2 p.m. If you would like to join us for a cool treat please sign up by no later than Monday, August 27.

If you would like to sign up for our activities or have any questions give us a call at 986-1985. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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