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Part Time work - Grounds Maintenance Tech

                                                                                            NAI FMA Realty is                duties at commercial
                                                                                      searching for 1-2 depend-              properties in Lincoln.
                                                                                         able, self-motivated                15+ hours per week,
                                                                                           people to provide                   flexible. Call Scott
                                                                                        grounds maintenance               Vyskocil at 402-441-5800.
                 Course Titled They Called Us ‘Roosians’!
                                                                                       Veterans Memorial Garden Renovation
                At one time, one quarter of     aspects of these immigrants’
             Lancaster County residents         lives including their Faith,             A renovation and improve-       limited during construction.  The
             were of German Russian             Families, and Folklore.               ment project at the Veterans       installation of the new monu-
             descent.  The German Russians         Classes on Tuesdays, April         Memorial Garden in Antelope        ments and bricks is expected to
             made a profound influence on       7,14, and 21 from 9-10:30 am          Park will begin in March.  The     be completed by Memorial Day.
             the city of Lincoln due to their      Location:  International           multiphase project will replace       The Bricks of Honor program
             excellent work ethic, frugality,   Headquarters of the American          the Bricks of Honor monuments      at Lincoln Parks Foundation
             and love for their new country.    Historical Society of Germans         with new stands and bricks that    offers the opportunity to honor
                The German Russians             from Russia, 631 D Street,            are more attractive and durable.   any veteran (living or deceased)
             brought with them a rich cultural     Register through OLLI at           The project is being funded by     who received an Honorable or
             heritage.  The course will focus   https://olli.unl.edu/                 the Lincoln Parks and              General Discharge.  Brick sale
             on some of the main important         Maximum Enrollment: 35             Recreation Department and the      proceeds are dedicated to the
                                                                                      Lincoln Parks Foundation.          improvement and maintenance
                                                                                         Johnson said that after nearly  of the Veterans Memorial
                                                                                      30 years, many of the monu-        Garden.  Additional information
                        UNL-Tabitha Memory Workshop                                   ments are showing their age.  In   regarding the Brick of Honor pro-
                      Begins June 10 at Barkley Center                                2019, the Department conducted     gram can be found at lincol-
                                                                                      a thorough condition assess-       nparks.org.
                An eight-week memory           there are things you can do            ment of the structures in the         For more information on the
              workshop begins June 10 at       now to live and be inde-               Garden.  Based on the results,     project, contact J.J. Yost, Parks
              the Barkley Memorial Center      pendent as long as you                 the Department will replace the    and Recreation, at 402-441-
              on East Campus. The class-       can,” Harvey said.                     monuments in most need of          8255 or jyost@lincoln.ne.gov.
              es are designed to help             The workshop costs $80              repair: the World War II and Pre-  More information on Parks and
              adults develop strategies to     per person. Each participant           1900 Bricks of Honor monu-         Recreation is available at
              maintain sharp memories as       is allowed to bring a signifi-         ments. Garden access will be       parks.lincoln.ne.gov.
              they age. Participants learn     cant other, family member
              about one topic or memory        or friend for free. Sessions
              strategy each week during        are limited to a total of 16
              the workshop.                    individuals in order to allow                       Casino Royale, Rx For Hope!
                 The weekly sessions are       the workshop to be person-
              facilitated by Judy Harvey,      alized, and encourage dis-                We are thrilled to invite you   4,000 underserved and unin-
              assistant professor of prac-     cussion and interaction.               to Casino Royale ,  the Rx for     sured patients. The annual Rx
              tice and speech-language         Workshops are held three               Hope Gala which will be held on    for Hope gala is our biggest
              pathologist at the Barkley       times each year. The sum-              Friday, April 17, 2020 at the      fundraising event of the year,
              Clinic, and Abbe Davis,          mer sessions will be held              Scottish Rite Masonic Center in    bringing together our philan-
              speech-language patholo-         June 10, 17, 24 and July 1,            Lincoln!                           thropic friends and engaged
              gist at Tabitha.                 8, 15, 22, 29                             Revel in “casino royale” fes-   community in support of people
                 The workshop is open to          For more information                tivities with good friends and     in need. We appreciate and
              individuals diagnosed with       about the UNL-Tabitha                  supporters of Clinic with a        thank you for your support.
              early stages of memory           Memory Workshop, includ-               Heart at the newly remodeled          We get a lot of volunteer
              loss, as well as those who       ing a link to register for the         Scottish Rite Masonic Center.      interest! Last year 251 people
              are simply interested in         summer session, visit                     Enjoy dinner by Venue. Take     completed applications via our
              learning about memory and        https://go.unl.edu/memory.             a chance and win big at games,     website to serve as volunteers.
              aging. “Our message is                                                  auctions and raffles, and delight  "A free healthcare clinic offering
                                                                                      in a night of fun and philanthro-  Medical, Dental, Physical
                                                                                      py! Wear your dancing shoes,       Therapy, Chiropractic, Mental
                                                                                      we’ll hit the dancefloor with      Health, Vision, Hearing and
                          Enjoy the Vibrant Life                                      tunes from golden oldies to        Spiritual Care. Patients are seen
                                                                                      disco. We hope you’ll join us for  on a first-come, first-serve basis.
                                    in Lincoln !                                      a ‘casino-royally’ great time to   Our clinic doors open at 4:00
                                                                                      raise funds for Clinic with a      p.m. on clinic days." Visit at
                                                                                      Heart!                             1701 South 17th Street or Call
                                                                                         This year Clinic with a Heart   402-421-2924
                      Medicare.gov and Blood Pressure                                 will provide free healthcare to

                    medicare dot gov            ney failure. The only way to
                If you haven't had your blood   know if you have high blood
             pressure checked lately, now's     pressure (or hypertension) is to        Keystone Award Luncheon May 21 Honors Service to Seniors
             the time. About 1 in 3 U.S.        have your blood pressure tested.
             adults have high blood pressure       Do you know your blood                 The Seniors Foundation’s         Past recipients of the
             — and you could be one of          pressure numbers? Medicare             Keystone Award will be pre-      Keystone Award, originally
             them. High blood pressure usu-     covers blood pressure checks           sented during a luncheon         called the Community Service
             ally has no signs or symptoms,     during your yearly "wellness"          scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1   Award, include Helen Boosalis,
             but it can lead to a higher risk of  visit and "Welcome to Medicare"      p.m. Thurs. May 21 at the        Gil Savery, Lela Shanks, Jerry
             heart disease, stroke, and kid-    preventive visit at no cost to you.
                                                                                       Country Club of Lincoln, 3200    Joyce, Joe Hampton, Harland
                                                                                       S 24th St. The Keystone          Johnson, R. David Wilcox,
                                                                                       Award recognizes an individ-     Dayle Williamson, Dorothy
                              Durham Museum Photos                                     ual, couple or group who has     Applebee, Coleen Seng, and
                                                                                       provided a lasting legacy that   David Rusk.
                Pulitzer Prize Photographs      story of how the photographer          enhances the quality of life for    Luncheon tickets are priced
             now through May 3rd -              captured the moment.                   older adults in Lincoln. The     at $65 per person, $750 per
                This exhibition features more   Interactive touchscreen kiosks         winner of the 2020 Keystone      table of 10, and may be
             than 80 large-format framed        explore recent Pulitzer Prize          Award will be announced in       ordered on the Seniors
             photographs, expanded so that      winners through more than              April. The deadline to submit    Foundation website
             visitors can explore every detail  1,000 images and 15 hours of           nominations is March 30.         www.SeniorsFoundation.org.
             of the gripping images. Each will  video interviews with the photog-         Guest speaker for the lunch-  Ticket purchase deadline is
             be accompanied by the dramatic     raphers.                               eon will be Marilyn Moore,       May 14. Call 402-441-6179 or
                                                                                       retired president of Bryan       email
                                                                                       College of Health Sciences and   seniorsfoundation@seniors-
                                                                                       retired Associate superintend-   foundation.org with questions.
                               The Lincoln Coin Club                                   ent for Instruction for Lincoln
                                                                                       Public Schools.  MC is Mark         The Seniors Foundation
                The Lincoln Coin Club will      exhibits, Raffle Prizes, and free                                       supports Aging Partners, Area
             have their annual Coin Show        coins for kids.  Free Admission        Feit.                            Agency on Aging, an organiza-
             March 14, 2020/9:00 A.M. - 4:30    and parking.  Shrine Center,              The Keystone Award lunch-     tion that works to ensure the
             P.M.   Largest Coin Show i         Roca, Nebraska.  1050 Saltillo         eon is an annual fundraiser      independence and full life of
             Nebraska with 20 dealers and       Road (Saltillo Road and Hwy.           hosted by the Seniors            the senior and aging partners
             32 tables full of coins,bullion,   77).  For more information, con-       Foundation, a nonprofit in       they serve.
             tokens and old paper money.        tact Barry Nowak, 402-261-             Lincoln that supports Aging
             There will be Educational          4938.                                  Partners.



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