The next trip to the Gandy Dancer Theatre is Saturday, October 22, 2022. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m., and show at 7:00 pm. The prices will be the same as the July trip. The meal for this show includes rotisserie chicken breast, BBQ pulled pork, coleslaw, parsley potatoes, baked beans, dinner roll, dessert, and beverage. If you have your own transportation the cost is $38 and if you want to ride on the van the cost will be $45. You may begin signing up and/or making payments any time now. The final day to make reservations or payments will be October 11, 2022.
We are trying to get more seniors involved in our Centers. We need to get more of the younger seniors to participate. We are asking for suggestions of activities we could include in our program. If you would like to have a dance class, chair exercises, tai chi class, more crafts (be rather specific), more speakers, or whatever you would be willing to attend, please call or write to Linda J Bonner at 304-478-2423 or Tucker County Senior Citizens 217 Senior Lane Parsons, WV 26287. Thank you in advance for your suggestions.
We have been discussing trips for next year. We have decided to offer the following long trips for consideration:
- Amish Theater Land Cruise in Ohio. 3 days/ 2 nights all-inclusive vacation. 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 nights at Berlin Encore Hotel, the Amish Country Theater shows, game shows, contests, trivia, bingo, swimming, etc., most of the things included on a regular cruise except you are on land, not water. There are even “shore excursions” for an additional cost.
- Cape Cod & Martha’s Vineyard 7 days/6 nights includes a seafood dinner, ferry ride & tour of Martha’s Vineyard, visit to Newport, RI, tour a historic mansion, and tour Hyannis.
- Savannah and Charleston 7 days/6nights includes hotel, breakfasts 1 dinner cruise with entertainment, 1 dinner at the Charleston Crab House, guided tour of Historic Charleston, visit the historic market, guided tour of Savannah, performance at the Historic Savannah Theater, guided tram tour of Jekyll Island, Tour of St. Simon Island, and visit to Famous River Street.
- Nashville 6 days/5 nights includes live show at the Grand Ole Opry, dinner show at Evening at Nashville Nightlife, scenic boat ride through Opryland Atrium, tour of iconic landmarks including backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry, 3 dinners—2 with entertainment breakfast.
These are short summaries of the possible trips. All trips include motor coach transportation, baggage handling, and gratuities. We are working on the pricing so keep posted for further details. When we have the pricing, you can begin voting for your top 2 favorites. Voting will close on October 13, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Thank you in advance for helping us decide.
We have already reserved tickets for Sight & Sound Theatre for next July (around the 19th or 20th) to see “Moses.” We do not know what else we will be doing on that trip yet or the pricing. We will let you know as soon as we decide.
The SHIP lady is due in the Parsons Senior Center on Thursday, September 15, 2022. If you have a question about Medicare, please call 304-636-4747 to schedule an appointment. Open Enrollment begins October 15th. If you have not scheduled an appointment for a review, I advise you to do it now. The appointment slots fill up very quickly. People have been making appointments for a couple of months.
Mt. Top Outpost will be on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. We have had a request to change your regular Outpost day to the second Wednesday of the month. This will occur next month since we had the newsletters already printed.
Pam Krushansky from the Attorney General’s Office will be in Parsons on Wednesday, September 20, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. She handles consumer complaints so if you have a complaint against a business, please stop in and talk to her.