January 2020 Newsletter

Warm holiday wishes to our Licking County Community Center Family! May your holidays be filled with joy and peace! 

 

We’re looking forward to 2020 and all that it will bring to our LCCC! Be sure to take a moment to read our January newsletter and join us for food, friendship and fun!

 

Please note that we are open on Tuesday, December 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed on Wednesday, January 1. 

 

Love to read? We’ve got you covered!
If you haven’t already, be sure to stop by our new LCCC Library! We’re hosting an Open House on January 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our gracious librarians, Dr. Judith Murphy and Dr. Laura Dennewitz are serving treats made with recipes from one of their favorite books. You can also check out puzzles, videos, magazines and more at our  library. 

 

One more literary note — we now have a book club! Be sure to ask about our newest club for literature lovers.

 

January 8 is going to be busy! In addition to our Library Open House, our LCCC Board of Directors will be holding an Open Forum at 12:30 p.m. to introduce our new LCCC Endowment.

 

It’s Membership Enrollment Time!

If you have not renewed your membership for 2020, January is the perfect time to do so! You won’t want to miss any of the programs and activities that we have planned in the coming year. The best part — 100% of your membership fee goes to support the programs and events that you enjoy each week! 

 

Ever Wonder What Goes on Behind the Curtain? 

You can find out at this month’s Meet, Eat and a Little Adventure when we take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Weathervane Theatre. Our first stop will be The Red Oak Pub for lunch on your own. 

 

Got Cabin Fever? We’ve Got the Cure!

Cabin Fever Fridays are cozy with friends, homemade soups and a day full of classes to start your weekend! 

 

For those who need to downsize and don’t know where to start — 

You’ll want to attend our 30 Minutes on Monday on January 6 at 12:30 p.m. when Garrett Vernau and Hugh Price share tips on downsizing and managing your home. 

 

The Sheriff is in Town! 

On Monday, January 27, Sheriff Karen Dunlap will visit the LCCC to tell us how to protect ourselves on the internet. This is info that we all can use! 

 

Commit to Get Fit in 2020!

Yoga, stretch, cardio-drumming, strength, tai chi, Zumba and more! We can help you get fit at your own pace in our wellness classes. We hope that you join our welcoming, thriving fitness community in 2020.

 

That New iPhone a Bit Confusing?

Our tech classes can come to your rescue! Our tech instructor is a former Apple Genius Bar Guru who offers tips and tricks for both new and experienced users.   

 

LCCC Gives Back

On the third Thursday of the month from 1-3 p.m., LCCC members volunteer at the St. Vincent dePaul Food Pantry which is part of the Licking County Food Pantry Network. We stock shelves, sort food and enjoy each other’s company. We hope that you will join us when you can. ​

These are just a few of the many activities and programs being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!

December 2019 Newsletter

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Friendsgiving Luncheon. We are grateful for our wonderful volunteers and members who make our LCCC Community warm, welcoming and a place for all to belong. 


You are Invited to an Open Forum for Our Newly-Established Endowment
On Wednesday, January 8 at 12:30 p.m, we are hosting an open forum to articulate what an endowment is, how it works, and what it means for our community center that we care so deeply about. You bring your questions, and we’ll bring the doughnuts and coffee. We are truly grateful for everyone who makes that LCCC such a special place to belong —and are so excited as we look ahead to the further growth of the LCCC.
— Licking County Community Center Board of Directors

It’s Membership Renewal Time — Stop by to  to renew your membership or to join the LCCC!
There are many benefits of annual membership, these are just a few —
• Discounted programs and activities many are FREE to LCCC Members thanks to our sponsors.
• Monthly newsletters mailed or emailed to you
• Delicious weekly meals to join friends and fun
• 2020 trip registration information and more!
Best of all, 100% of your $20 yearly membership fee supports our LCCC programs!

Granville Recreation District Holiday Party for the LCCC
Please join us for a lovely holiday dinner and gathering with friends on Saturday, December 14 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at St. Edwards Church in Granville. Our special guest holiday entertainment will most certainly put us all in the holiday spirit! Dinner and dessert will be prepared and served by the GRD Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers.

Granville High School’s Annual Holiday Concert and Lunch
This annual seasonal favorite will be held on Friday, December 13  from 11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. We will be treated to a homemade lunch, a Holiday Concert and a post-concert reception with coffee and homemade cookies following the performance. There is a limit 100 guests, so be sure to sign up soon!
FREE to LCCC Members and  the local Licking County Community
Call 740-587-1333 for reservations or sign up on your next visit to LCCC!  

Old Man Winter will Here Soon! Please Keep our Winter Weather Policy Handy. 
If Granville Schools close for the day, The LCCC will be closed, too. We will open if Granville has a two-hour delay. If Licking County is under a Level 3 Snow Emergency, the LCCC will close. For the most updated weather information, please check lickingcountycc.org or call us at 740-587-1333. In the case of a closure, we will send an email to members and also post on social media.

We’re closed on Wednesday, December 25 and Thursday, December 26 for the Christmas Holiday.

 

This is just a sampling of the many activities and programs being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!

To read our December Newsletter, please click below.

November 2019 Newsletter

Happy Thanksgiving!

We are closed on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Black Friday Fundraiser Tickets on Sale NOW at the LCCC!

We are selling tickets for $10 each or ten tickets for $90 for a chance to win $1,000!

Buy one for yourself, family members, friends, neighbors and pets! All funds raised support the wonderful programs that we all enjoy at the LCCC.  The winning ticket will be drawn at the “Friendsgiving” Luncheon on Tuesday, November 19. Winner need not be present to win.

 

Tickets may be purchased at these locations: 

The Licking County Community Center, Edward Jones - Adam Gibbs, Flint Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation, Granville Area Chamber of Commerce, HER Realtors, Home Instead Senior Care, Middleton Senior Living and Premier Home Health.

Veteran’s Day Red, White & Blue Patriotic Breakfast

Please join us for a FREE “Thank You” Breakfast on Monday, November 11 at noon. Our staff will be flipping pancakes and serving a Red, White and Blue Patriotic Breakfast — scrambled eggs, sausage links and fruit.

 

Few groups deserve our recognition, respect and gratitude more than the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military. On Veteran’s Day, we would like to extend our sincere thanks to veterans who have served selflessly. 

Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

It’s Membership Renewal Time! 

There are many benefits of annual membership; these are just a few — 

• Discounted programs and activities many are FREE to LCCC Members thanks to our generous sponsors. 

• Monthly newsletters mailed or emailed to you

• Delicious weekly meals to join friends and fun

• 2020 trip destination and registration information

Best of all, 100% of your $20 yearly membership fee supports our LCCC programs! 

To renew your membership, stop by the LCCC and complete your 2020 Membership Renewal. You can also call the LCCC at 740-587-1333 to have a Membership Form mailed or emailed to you. 

Noodle This!

This month, we’re Meeting, Adventuring and Eating at Palumbo’s Market to make homemade noodles. We will enjoy our handmade pasta for lunch. Join us as we make our lunch and eat it, too! ​
Sponsored by Park National Bank 

 

Have questions about Estate Planning? 

Mark your calendar for Coffee, Connection & Wellness Conversations on Wednesday, November 13 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.

Attorney Bethany Stickradt of Reese, Pyle and Meyer will be speaking on Elder Law and Estate Planning: Understanding how Long-Term Care Issues can Impact your Estate Plan. She will be available during and after the discussion to answer your questions about estate planning and other issues. ​

October 2019 Newsletter

We Now Have an Official LCCC Chorus!!
A grateful thank you to Bob Horvat for his generous donation which allowed LCCC to launch our much anticipated Music Program.
Please join our chorus — the only membership requirement is that you must be willing to have FUN! Reading music is NOT required. Our chorus will be directed by Kenneth Tubaugh. Kenneth began his musical journey nearly four decades ago on a “Magnus Chord Organ.” At the age of 13, he was too young to sing in the adult choir at his church, so he started a youth choir. He has decades of performance and teaching experience and is delighted to be part of the LCCC community. 
Stop by our Special Sight-Reading Session and Mixer on Monday, October 7 at 1 p.m. to meet Kenneth and learn more about his musical journey. Please note: This is not the first rehearsal.
Our first rehearsal will be held on Monday, October 14 at 1 p.m. with subsequent rehearsals scheduled on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 1 p.m. We hope that you will come by early at noon for lunch with homemade dessert! $3 donation. Please call us at 740-587-1333 to reserve your place for lunch and to sign up for our chorus.
Who Wouldn’t Like $1,000 to Spend at the Holidays?
Our Popular $1,000 Cash Black Friday Fundraiser is Back!
We’re kicking off our annual fundraiser during our Fall Gathering around the Fire on Tuesday October 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m.! This menu features fall favorites sure to delight all —  smoked pulled pork and beef brisket, baked beans, green beans, corn casserole, and coleslaw topped off with s’mores and other sweet treats! 
LCCC favorite Drew Allen will provide a musical serenade. Sign up now! This event is limited to 60 guests.  
Sponsored by Flint Ridge
Taking Care of You!
Our Annual Health Fair is a morning filled with information about taking care of you! We’ll have 20 Licking County vendors specializing in services and offerings for 60+ adults and try-its for wellness, arts and programs. You might just unlock your inner artist or find a fitness class that fits your schedule and style. Bring your Medicare Card and get your flu shot.
This wellness event will be held on Wednesday, October 30 from 10 a.m. to noon and is free and open to the community. There will be a FREE LUNCH immediately following the event at noon. 
Sponsored By Licking Memorial Health System
Just in Time for Halloween —  A Spooky Adventure for You!
On Thursday, October 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Meet, Eat & A Little Adventure dines at Sandy Hollow Speakeasy and then takes a Spectacular Spooky Adventure!
Join Elisha and Lisa for lunch and a Spooky Adventure at the Licking County Historical Jail!
Sponsored by Park National Bank
 
LCCC Gives Back to Licking County! 
Our goal is to help local nonprofits fulfill their mission by connecting civic-minded 60+ adults seeking passion-driven volunteers with opportunities to give back to our Licking County community.
To accomplish this, we will be volunteering at the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry; we hope that you will join us on the third Thursday of each month from 1 - 3 p.m. Our next visit is on Thursday, October 17 from 1 - 3 p.m. 
 
For questions or to be added to this volunteer group, please contact Elisha Rose at elisharosegsc@gmail.com or 740-587-1333.
“Trek Together: A LCCC Event” 
On Thursday, October 24 from 5 - 9 p.m., Trek Brewery will donate $1 from every pint poured to the LCCC as part of their Trek Together Program which allows local service organizations a chance to highlight their mission and interact with the community in their taproom. Have an evening of fun with your LCCC friends while supporting the LCCC!
 
Aunt Suzy’s Teapot Just Might be Valuable!
You can find out at our very own Antiques Roadshow!
The professionals from Appletree Auction will be at the LCCC to share their appraisal skills with us. Join the fun and gather two items for the specialists to examine. A verbal approximation of the of value of the item will be given to you. 
This special Coffee, Connection & Wellness Conversations is taking place on Wednesday, October 23 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. There is no charge for the event and the community is invited.
Sponsored by Licking Memorial Health Systems
We welcome Carolyn Cobel Hamstead to our Wellness Staff
As a skilled yogi, she brings over 30 years of experience to the LCCC. Please invite a friend and get fit with Carolyn and our class of yoga-goers on Mondays from 10 to 11 a.m.  
We’re hosting a Military Roundtable on Tuesday, October 8
from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Join your fellow veterans and share your knowledge on the topic for the month from your experiences in the military. Historians are welcomed and encouraged!  
This month, we’re discussing “Technology and the Role it Played in Each War.”
FREE to LCCC Members & Guests
These are just a sampling of the many activities and programs being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!

September 2019 Newsletter

We’ll be rounding third and heading home for our "Seventh-Inning Stretch” Baseball Tailgate! on Wednesday, September 11 from noon - 1 p.m. Be sure to stop by the Concessions Stand Lunch for subs, sloppy joes, walking tacos and more!  
 
Dance the Night Away at our Annual Fall Gala 2019!
Bryn Du Mansion will be filled with the sounds of big band dance music by Sentimental Journey on Friday, September 27 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Put on your dancing shoes for an evening of entertainment and fun with friends.
The Story of You! 
Give a treasure to your family and sign up for “The Telling of a Life Story.”
This class will be held on four consecutive Mondays in September. 
Writing through the Decades with Jello Salad, Meatloaf, Chiffon Pie and other Delicious Favorites!
As the “Story of You” Classes revisit different decades, we are pulling out our vintage Betty Crocker Cookbooks. Each Monday at lunch, the generation that the Writing Life’s Stories is focusing on will be featured at lunch.
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We’re having a Recipe, Food Adventures and Cookbook Swap!
Bring that cookbook that no longer sparks your tastebuds and SWAP it for one that piques your interest and your appetite! Pumpkin, cider, chili — what is your favorite fall recipe? We’d love to know. Please bring a copy to share with others at this event. We’ll be talking about our Foodie Adventures to come! 
Each year, 240 million bushels of apples are picked in the USA! YOU can add to that number by going on this month’s Meet, Eat and a Little Adventure to Lynd’s Fruit Farm. 
We’re stopping by Olde Town Cafe & Inn for lunch and then heading to Lynd’s Fruit Farm for apple picking and a wagon ride. Be sure to sign up for this afternoon of seasonal fun! Apple pie? Applesauce? Apple cobbler? What will you make with the apples that you pick?
The American Red Cross wants to install a FREE smoke detector in your home!
Do you have a working smoke detector? Does your detector require batteries? Do they last 10 years? In 10 years, The Red Cross will contact you and replace the unit for FREE. Call 1-844-207-4509 for more information or visit the “Sound The Alarm” Booth at our Health & Wellness Fair on October 30.
We’re looking for Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine veterans to share their stories! 
To kick off the NEW Military Roundtable Discussions, Lisa Crock will be hosting the first roundtable. American Legion Members, Veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts are encouraged to join us. 
 
Find Your Fit(ness)! 
Each month, we offer 13 fitness classes. From yoga to cardio-drumming, we are sure that you will find your perfect fit!
NEW! 30-minutes on a Monday! Wellness Series
This new program will be held every Monday from 12:45 - 1:15 p.m. starting on Monday, September 23. The focus of the NEW 30-Minutes on a Monday! Wellness Series is to expand our wellness programs to touch many areas of one’s life beyond just physical health — which we know makes a tremendous difference!  For our first gathering, we have invited Home Instead staff member, Becky Reese, to discuss rewarding, flexible purpose-driven opportunities with their company.  
 
Applications for Disability Placards, (Disabled Parking Identification Permit) are now at the front desk. Each application comes with a printed application and set of instructions.
 
These are just a few of the many activities and programs being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!

August 2019 Newsletter

Happy 100th Birthday to Ann!
We celebrated Ann’s birthday milestone and congratulated her on becoming a centenarian! We also honored all of our members who have July birthdays! Happy Birthday to all!
 
Concert on the Green at The Bryn Du Mansion and Our Annual Ice Cream Social
On Sunday August 4 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Bryn Du Mansion, you can hear the sounds of The Moonbats performing classic rock and roll from the 1960s. They will be playing all your favorites as part of the Granville Recreation District’s Concert on the Green Series.
Sponsored by Home Instead and The Granville Recreation District
 
Annual Ice Cream Social at The Licking County Aging Program on Thursday, August 15 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Great food, beverages, plenty of ice cream, basket raffles, and live entertainment — all to benefit a great cause — the Licking County Senior Services Levy.
Reservations are not required.
 
“You say tomato, I say tomahto.” We’ll all say delicious at the Granville Tomato Tasting!
Saturday, August 17 from 8:30 a.m. - noon at Granville’s Farmers Market will be the place to be to sample tomatoes from local farmers to determine Granville’s tastiest tomatoes! Be sure to cast your vote!
Sponsored by The Granville Chamber of Commerce
Aloha from LCCC!
Dig out your Hawaiian shirt from your closet and join us at our Annual Summer Luau on Tuesday, August 20 from noon - 1:30 p.m. Tropical, toes-in-the-sand tunes will fill the air, so sit back, relax and enjoy! Our special luau event will host only 100 islanders so be sure to sign up to reserve your spot.
Sponsored by Granville Recreation District and Flint Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation
Coffee, Connection & Wellness Conversations
This month’s Coffee, Connection & Wellness Conversations features a casual conversation with Jayme McDonald of The Carol Strawn Center who will discuss community resources available to caregivers and the benefits of Adult Day Services on Wednesday, August 28 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Licking Memorial Health Systems
We’re Bringing Bellbottoms Back! Throw Back to the 70’s! Lunch
On Wednesday, August 28 from noon to 1 p.m., we’ll be serving that old favorite — Johnny Marzetti with salad and garlic bread. Join us for this famous dish from your childhood which is sure to bring back memories from around the dinner table!
Catered by Heritage Catering $3 for LCCC Members
Sponsored by Licking Memorial Health Systems
The Telling of a Life Story — Penning the Past: Writing Your Life Story
with Instructor Kurt Essenmacher
Four-Week Series
Session I - Monday, September 9, 16, 23, 30 from 1 - 3 p.m.
For more information, please contact Instructor Kurt Essenmacher at kurtessn06@yahoo.com or at
614-551-0287 (Please leave a message and wait for a return call from Kurt.)
Applications for Disability Placards, (Disabled Parking Identification Permit) are now at the front desk. Each application comes with a printed application and set of instructions.
These are just a few of the many activities and programs that are being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!

July 2019 Newsletter

Special thanks to our members and friends who joined us as we welcomed the Pataskala Area Chamber of Commerce to our 54th Birthday Celebration and Ribbon Cutting. 
We’re CLOSED on Thursday, July 4.
But —  you will find LCCC staff, members and friends under the tent in Opera House Park for a night of laughter to benefit your Licking County Community Center! 
Please join us at our Annual 4th of July B-I-N-G-O on Thursday, July 4 from 6 -10 p.m. and on Saturday, July 6 from 6 -10 p.m. The more, the merrier on a night of fun with friends! It’s 25 cents a game — when we play, we all win!
 
Want to volunteer? Please check the signup sheet or give us a call at 740-587-1333. 
Special thanks to The Granville Recreation District for their annual support!
Aloha from LCCC!  
Save the date for our Annual Summer Luau on Tuesday, August 20 from noon - 1:30 p.m. Tropical, toes-in-the-sand tunes will fill the air, so sit back, relax and enjoy! Our special luau event will host only 100 islanders so be sure to sign up to reserve your spot.
Sponsored by Granville Recreation District and Flint Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation
Thanks to our Gardening Crew, we have a bountiful garden.
If you were at lunch last week, you probably tasted some of the delicious produce from our community garden. Not only do we serve our “just-picked produce” at lunch, but we also share it with our members, so be sure to stop by the bright red garden cart to take some home. 
Want to help keep our garden happy? Please call or stop by the Front Desk to be put on the “green thumb” gardening crew. 
Vitamins, Amino Acids, Minerals, and More!
Learn the latest findings on nutrition from Dr. Suzette Hamilton, who is a professor of Nutrition at The Ohio State University at Newark and a practicing local chiropractor. She will be our guest speaker at Coffee, Connection & Wellness Conversations on Wednesday, July 24 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. to share her knowledge. Bring your questions with you and join the conversation — we’ll have the coffee brewing!
Sponsored by Licking Memorial Health Systems
Is your birthday in July? We want to sing to you!
Share a birthday cake and birthday wishes with all of your July LCCC birthday friends on Thursday, July 18 from noon to 1 p.m. This lunch is in your honor and is FREE to LCCC Members with July birthdays and their special guest. 
Sponsored by Granville Community Foundation
Lunch & Learn with Columbus Museum of Art Docent Jackie O’Keefe
Please join us for a delightful lunch at the Schokko Cafe on Tuesday, August 20 from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Following lunch, we will take a docent-guided tour of  In a New Light: Alice Schille and the American Watercolor Movement Exhibit.
This exhibition honors the Columbus native’s 150th birthday and her contribution to the American watercolor movement. In addition, the illuminating exhibition explores Schille’s travels, support of the women’s suffrage movement, and technical virtuosity in the watercolor medium. Her subjects were often beach and harbor scenes, landscapes and city marketplaces, painted in pure-wash watercolor with modern compositions.
Questions? Please contact Jackie O’Keefe at 740-587-4129.
Save the Date  
The Telling of a Life Story — Penning the Past: Writing Your Life Story
with Instructor Kurt Essenmacher
Four-Week Series
Session I - Monday, September 9, 16, 23, 30 from 1 - 3 p.m.
For more information, please contact Instructor Kurt Essenmacher at
kurtessn06@yahoo.com or at 614-551-0287 (Please leave a message and wait for a return call from Kurt.)
Please Note: 
Instructor Jackie Beach is going on V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N! 
There will be NO Strength or Cardio Drumming on Wednesday, July 3 
and NO Line Dancing on Friday, July 5.
Applications for Disability Placards, (Disabled Parking Identification Permit) are now at the front desk. Each application comes with a printed application and set of instructions.
These are just a few of the many activities and programs that are being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!

June 2019 Newsletter

Keeping you safe at home and away! Sheriff Deputy Karen Dunlap is our featured speaker for Coffee, Connections & Wellness Conversations this month. She will share tips on how to keep safe both at home and in the community. Bring your questions with you and join the conversation — we’ll have the coffee brewing!
Our monthly Tech Class is a big hit — last year, 321 individuals learned to use their iPhone to connect with friends and loved ones. Want to do more with your phone or other device? Sign up and soon you will be using FaceTime with your family both far and near! 
Applications for Disability Placards, (Disabled Parking Identification Permit) are now at the front desk. Each application comes with a printed application and set of instructions.
Planning your Fourth of July holiday?
Pencil us in for Fourth of July B-I-N-G-O!
Join the fun with LCCC staff, members and friends under the tent in the Opera House Park on Thursday, July 4 from 6-10 p.m. and on Saturday, July 6 from 6-10 p.m. All proceeds benefit your Licking County Community Center! Special thanks to The Granville Recreation for their annual support. 
We’re honoring our military veterans at a 4th of July Summer Celebration with a BBQ Potluck Lunch on Friday,  June 28 from noon to 1 p.m. For this special luncheon, we will be hosting Pete MacKenzie of Honor Flight who will share stories and details of the Honor Flight Program with our beloved Vets. We are grateful for their service.
My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. – Claude Monet
Calling Volunteer Gardeners! Please help us to make our garden a beautiful masterpiece! Contact Lisa to learn more about our fabulous community garden. We even serve the veggies that we grow at our lunches and we share extra with our members, too! 
New on our interest wall — bowling! If bowling is right up your alley — dust off your lucky bowling ball and join LCCC friends at the lanes! Other new interests from our members include Walking Club, Scrabble, a choir and more! “Interested” in adding something to the Interest Wall? Let Elisha know and we’ll post it!
These are just a few of the many activities and programs that are being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!

May 2019 Newsletter

Save the date!
Happy Birthday to us! We’re turning 54!
Help us celebrate with Birthday Party Luncheon on Tuesday, June 18. Middleton Senior Living and Song Bird Transitions are helping us  throw our birthday bash!
We’ll be celebrating the 145th Run for The Roses at our Kentucky Derby Southern Potluck on May 6. Bowties, fancy hats and sweet desserts welcomed and encouraged! We’re keeping our fingers crossed for a pecan pie!

 

We’re welcoming summer with our Indy 500 “Ready to Race” Summer Kickoff BBQ with grilled brats and hot dogs and delicious summer sides and salads!  
Don’t get a yellow flag! Be sure to sign up to reserve you spot!
 
New to our card and tile-based game line up is Rummikub. This tile-based game blends elements of both Rummy and Mahjong together for a game of fun with friends. It is on this month’s Interest Board — so be sure to check it out!  Please call us at 740-587-1333 to reserve your spot.
 
Looking for some toe-tapping fun? Country tunes will be playing at our “Lunch on the Farm” Monthly Lunch featuring Country Fried Steak, mashed potatoes and green beans and biscuits. Monthly lunches are back! 
 
Strength Class with Silver-Sneakers-Certified Instructor Jacki Beach is a perfect class for every level of flexibility and ability. Warm up with Strength Class and stay for Cardio Drumming. It’s a wonderful way to get strong and start your day with energy.
 
Want to learn about Advanced Care Planning? We’re featuring Jeff Smith of Licking Memorial Health Systems as our guest for Coffee, Connections & Wellness Conversations on Wednesday, May 22 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.  Jeff will talk about the three items that are part of ACP discussions including The Living Will, the Healthcare Power of Attorney, and Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) protocols.
These are just a few of the many activities and programs that are being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!
 
Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to see all of the latest happenings at your Licking County Community Center.

 

 

April 2019 Newsletter

Lunch + Learn — We’re Hosting a Progressive Tour sponsored by Middleton and Kendal
We’re starting the afternoon with a Lunch + Learn at the Licking County Community Center from noon to 1 p.m. Join us for a delicious Cobb salad served with Luck Cat Bakery focaccia bread followed by guided tours of Middleton and Kendal. Learn about VA  Aid and Assistance with Christy Annarino of The Veterans Service Officer of Licking County Veterans Service Commission.
 
On our tour, Middleton will be serving wine, assorted meats and cheeses and Kendal will be treating guests to desserts, coffee, and tea. Guests will visit both Kendal and Middleton during the tour. Reservations required.
 
Save the date!
Happy Birthday to us! We’re turning 54!
Help us celebrate with Birthday Party Luncheon on Tuesday, June 18. Middleton Senior Living and Song Bird Transitions are helping us  throw our birthday bash!
 
Want to learn more about living your best life?
You’re invited to a Family-Style Fiesta Luncheon where you’ll learn about a variety of resources available locally to help in planning your future. Whether you’re considering your finances, moving, staying put and/or finding new ways to spend your time – this luncheon highlights all these options for living your best life. Sponsored by Simplifare
 
This month,  Meet, Eat and a Little Adventure dines at Frankie and Sammies and visits The Works for a glass-blowing demonstration and a glass-fusing activity. Everyone will make their own piece of glass art to take home with them! 
Lunch is on your own, but the adventure is FREE! This adventure is limited to 20 participants.
Sponsored by Park National Bank
 
If you find it interesting, so we do we — and your LCCC friends will, too!
Our LCCC Interest Wall is new for 2019! Are you interested in trying, learning, doing or exploring something new?
Here is what is up on our LCCC Interest Wall right now — an LCCC choir, Euchre, yoga, Tai Chi and a sewing club. Be sure to contact Lisa Crock at the LCCC at 740-587-1333 with your new ideas. We can wait to hear what you are “interested” in exploring and learning!
 
“It is very meditative, and I feel so peaceful and energized after a drum session.” — Dayle Huffman 
You, too, can feel both the peace and the energy of African drumming with Dayle on Wednesday, April 10 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. No prior drumming or musical experience is necessary. Dayle will provide all instruments that participants will be using. 
 
If you are a fan of card and tile-based games you will be happy to know that we are “lucky” to have seven games from which to choose. Be sure to check out the listing of dates and times, pick the ones that you would like to join and give us a call at 740-587-1333 to sign up!
 
Summer’s coming, and that means summertime potluck dinners and gatherings with family and friends!
Green Chef Kitty Leatham can help with the menu! This month, we’re exploring Cooking with “Clean” Carbs for a Potluck and preparing healthy dishes to share. This class is limited to 15 participants, so sign up soon!
 
These are just a few of the many activities and programs that are being offered this month at your Licking County Community Center. Please view our newsletter to see more new classes, special events and fitness options. Pick your favorites and sign up today!
 
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3825 Columbus Road

Building D

P.O. Box 257

Granville, Ohio 43023

Tel: 740-587-1333

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