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Can you believe that Easter is just a few short days away? While it is a fun-filled day of wearing our Easter “best”, bonnets and all, chocolate bunnies, colored eggs and children “hunting” for little treasures, don’t forget the real meaning of the Easter season!

Please Be Safe

With all the rainy weather we’ve had lately, one important thing to remember is to never drive through water on the roadways. Even a shallow depth of fast-moving flood water can produce more force than you can imagine and can sweep your vehicle off the road and into dangerous water. You cannot tell how much of the road may already be washed away! Flood waters can rise rapidly and can quickly sweep the car (and its occupants) away. Many deaths have resulted in attempts to drive through or try to move stalled vehicles. Be smart and re-route!!

Bentonville Banquet

The annual Bentonville Anti-Horse Thief Banquet will be 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Burning Heart Campground Cafeteria. This is always a relaxing family fun-filled evening with good food and fellowship. For tickets or more info call (937) 549-3360.

Art Show

Get out those paint brushes, dust off the camera, put on your thinking caps, and design your masterpiece to get ready to enter the 32 annual Senior Citizens Art Show/Photography/Essay/Poetry Contest sponsored by Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc.! This year’s show will be held on May 27 – May 30, and June 2 –June 6, 2014 at the Esther Allen Greer Museum and Gallery on the campus of the University of Rio Grande. The Artist’s Tea will be held on Friday, June 6th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. We have all the rules, regulations and entry forms at the Senior Center that you may pick up at your convenience. All entries must be in our office by April 21, 2014. Adams County has had some really BIG winners in the past and we are looking forward to more this year! For more information call at (937) 544-3979 (please leave a message).

Temporary Location

Please be advised that we have moved out of the former hospital building on Wilson Drive but unfortunately, we are not ready to move in to our new facility at this time. While our staff is still currently working from our temporary site at the former Instant Tax Service building located at 25 Willow Drive, West Union, Ohio 45693 the date is approaching when we will be able to complete our move to the former West Union Flower Shop. We will post information regarding this upcoming date as soon as possible. Thank you for your continued patience and support. Also, the current numbers for our agency will be working but only for taking messages which will be retrieved at various times daily. Otherwise, we will utilize cell phone numbers for your convenience as follows: Main Agency (937) 779-7862; Secondary Agency (937) 779-7909; Homecare (937) 779-2081; Transportation (937) 779-7375; and H.C. Billing (937) 779-7373. We ask your continued patience as we will work very hard to accommodate the needs of our consumers. Thank you, Administration.

Just a Thought

Older minds are a lot like old horses: you must exercise them if you want to keep them in good working order.

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