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2019 February CISS Newsletter
General News · 29th January 2019
Breaking news: Local association offers cure for mid-life crisis

50 is the new 40!
Therefore, joining the Cortes Island Seniors Society (membership age: 50) is a sure cure for a mid-life crisis.
So, join us, even if you do not feel “senior.” Get involved in networking with the elders of our island. Help coordinate or just come along for the ride. Talk to one of our board members for more information:

Sue Ellingsen (President)
Brad Betz (Treasurer)
Peter Elliott (Secretary)
Elinore Harwood (contact person for Seniors Helping Seniors)
Elizabeth Anderson (liaison to Housing Committee)
Peter Henbury (welcome Peter!)
Judy Malek, Carolyn Howson, Wilson Baker

Carina Verhoeve (250-935-6792) Seniors Helping Seniors coordinator.

We would like to thank Jenn Stevens (stepping out from the board) for her work.

Here is the calendar summary for February 2019:

Valentine's Day Dream Cuisine
• Co-op Cafe, Thursday, February 14, 5:30 or 7:30 p.m. Book at the Co-op.

Walking Group
We meet every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. sharp, Manson’s Hall parking lot. We walk 30 to 90 min, then enjoy coffee and conversations in the Co-op or Manson’s Cafe. Everybody welcome.

Seniors’ Lunches, all start at 12:00 noon (contact Carina6792):
• Wednesday, February 6 – Andy Vine, 739 Hague Road
• Wednesday, February 13 – Raven Farm
• Wednesday, February 20 – Pioneer Room, Manson’s Hall
• Tuesday, February 26 – Co-op Café

Literary Afternoon with writers Elinore Harwood, Yvonne Kipp, Nassau, Irene Blueth, and Emilie Wapnick. (last in this season)
• Sunday, February 17, 2 – 3:30 pm, at the Museum, 957 Beasley Road

Memoir Writing (contact Carina).
• Thursday, February 14, 1:30 p.m.
• Thursday, February 28, 1:30 p.m.

Carpet Bowling (contact De0305)
• Wednesdays, Manson’s Hall, 1:15 p.m.

Meals on Wheels
Ironwood Place Independent Living offers a variety of frozen meals to seniors. You can choose from their selection of standard classic meals that are prepared daily on-site and flash-frozen.
If you, or someone you know, could use prepared meals – drop by the front desk, 1351 Ironwood Street in Campbell River any day during public hours (but NOT between 11-2) and pick some up! $6/pkg. Cash and carry.
If you’re interested but can’t pick them up yourself, contact Carina6792.

High Tide Quilters’ Guild
Would you be interested in High Tide Quilters’ Guild that gets together about once a month? Please contact Ruth6478.

I would like to thank Mae Sherwood and Monica Nawrocki for their continuing input to our Newsletter.

For February Newsletter (in pdf format) see attachment below.
Also attached is the CISS signup form. Yearly membership is $10.
To sign up for the newsletter, click on this link:

Happy Valentine's Day!
Beautiful Valentines available in the Cortes Museum
Beautiful Valentines available in the Cortes Museum
January walk
January walk