What town usually has the most members at the Region ll & McHenry County Senior Citizen meetings? ANAMOOSE! We have had up to 17 members at an out of town meeting, & average about 13-15. Raynold Buchholz is the president of the McHenry County Commission on Aging & Janice is secretary/treasurer for the Region ll Council on Aging. Anamoose will host the next meeting of the McHenry County Commission on Aging in April. Bill Goodwin serves on the Tri-County Meals & Services. Phyllis Zimmerman is the Anamoose Senior Citizen president.
Friday evening was the annual Christmas party with a swiss steak meal, readings, singing led by the “Swinging Seniors”, gift exchange, door prizes, cards, dominoes-& eating again. Pictures 1 & 2. Seniors visiting & doing word puzzles after eating. 3. Richard Derrickson hugging the bear he won as a door prize. 4. “Swinging Seniors-Dorothy Thomssen, Angie Kesler, Reannie May, Janice Buchholz, Phyllis Zimmerman, & Stan Martin. 5. Lois Rott (Click on pictures to enlarge)
The Anamoose Seniors membership for 2010 is 74 with hopefully an increase in 2011 with the new year starting in January. Sunday Brunches held the first Sunday of the month are well attended. Dennis Zimmerman & Bill Goodwin are co-chairman & cooks along with LaDonna Goodwin helping get started early Sunday am. Socials are held the third Friday of the month. Some of the past socials have been movies, cakewalks, & playing cards & dominos.