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Immanuel Baptist pastor, Ray Green, spoke at Sayre Christian Village‘s recent prayer breakfast.

 

Morning Pointe hosted auditions Morning Pointe Foundation Seniors Got Talent. The grand finale is at the Lexington Opera House, November 19, 7pm. Click here or more details.

 

Senior Living: a woman holding somethingLiberty Ridge hosted Family Bingo night that raised money for the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Liberty Ridge presented Dave Smith / Lexington Area Parkinson’s Support Group Board Member a donation check for LASPG from the silent auction proceeds at the 6th Annual Liberty Ridge Classic Car Cruise-in.

 

HAPPY 100

Dorothy “Dot” Banta Masters turned 100 years old on October 22. Her friends helped her celebrate at the Lexington Senior Center. Dot loves to play cards, especially Bid Euchre and Bridge. She plays cards at least 3 days a week.

Dorothy Louise Banta was born October 22, 1919 in Millersburg, Bourbon County, Kentucky. In her 100 years, she has been through The Great Depression, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and a tragic auto accident.

Dot and her husband, O’Neil Masters owned and operated a gas station in
the 70s located on Versailles Road at Parker’s Mill Road. It was known for the banana grove next to the station. Dot has one grandson, Travis McConathy and one great-granddaughter, Abigail Rose McConathy.

Friends say Dot always has a smile and will always keep you on your toes when playing cards. She loves watching all sports — especially UK Basketball and the Cincinnati Reds.

 

Volunteers Wanted

If you drive and want to help others in your community, the Lexington Senior Center is looking for additional drivers to help deliver their commodities food boxed once a month. This is a small volunteer task that makes a big impact. Contact Jennifer Garland at 859-278-6072 if interested.

 

EVENTS

Nov 5      Lunch and Learn Series: Diabetes, 12:30 pm, Lexington Senior Center

Nov 6      Sayre Christian Village presents Downsizing & De-cluttering, 10 am, Baunta Apartments

Nov 7       Dine out for Sayre Christian Village, 11 am – 9 pm, Moe’s (Rojay Dr.)

Nov 8       Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 10 am, The Lantern at Morning Pointe

Nov 19     Seniors Got Talent presented by Morning Pointe, 7 pm, Lexington Opera House

Nov 20     Caregiver Support Group, 11:30 am, Liberty Ridge

Nov 22     Thanksgiving Dinner, 11 am, Lexington Senior Center

 

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This article also appears on page 15, 16, and 17 of the November 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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