Hollis Seniors Newsletter
52 Nevins Road
Hollis, NH 03049
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Seniors meet every Thursday at the Lawrence Barn Community Center. Gathering
starts at 11 AM and Meals on Wheels is usually brought in at noon. A program
usually follows the meal or members stay and socialize, playing games of their
Hollis Seniors web site:
Email group: Hollisseniors@yahoogroups.com
The month of April turned out to be a busy as
well as an interesting month for us. We started with our monthly movie, “The
Blind Side” which was a hit.
Our next activity was a spinning demonstration
given by Heidi Cadwell. She brought her spinning wheel with her and showed us
how she produced beautiful yarn from sheep’s wool. We all enjoyed this
program. Heidi educated and entertained us.
Officer Tracy Dunn presented an excellent
lecture on senior safety at our next meeting. This covered both home safety and
drug safety. Officer Dunn also announced that on 30 April, from 10AM to 2PM,
there is a free drug “take back” program being held at the Hollis Police
Station. This is an opportunity to for everyone to dispose of any old or
As a final note, we are getting ready to take a
”chocolate trip”. I believe just about all the seats are already taken, but you
can check in with Nancy at 603-465-7822 for any open seats. Looks like we have
a bunch of “chocolate lovers”!
And check out our web site for recent activity
The business meeting was held on 28 April 2011.
Activities for the month of May:
5 May: MOW + Blood Pressure+ Movie: “Secretariat”
10 May: Film and lecture on Lyme Disease at 6:30PM at the HBMS
11 May: Trip to the “Chocolate Factory” in Manchester
12 May: MOW + demonstration by Beltone hearing aids plus hosting an
ice cream social
17 May: School lunch at the HBMS. Time is 12:15 and cost is
19 May: MOW + TBA
26 May: MOW + monthly business meeting
May Birthdays: Rita DiClemente, Robert Frank,
Phyllis Houle, and Madelyn Monahan
The Hollis Seniors now have a gateway to post cancellations on WMUR
TV, airing 15 and 45 minutes past the hour on Channel 9. If the weather
looks bad, check Channel 9 and the Hollis Channel 12.
We have a business meeting the last Thursday of every month (except
Thanksgiving). Be sure to attend.
The SVTC bus service is off to a good start. If you have any
questions, call Nashua transportation at 880-0100 Ext 1. And you can visit
the SVTC web site at
And if you have not registered with the “blue bus”, please do so by calling
the above number.
Future Senior Activities of interest.
A trip to the Chocolate Factory in Manchester, in May 2011. See
Nancy Bell for specifics or call her at 603-465-7822
How about a trip to the NH State House to see and hear our State Reps
at work? (We now have one of our own as a State Representative)
How about having a TV weather person come and speak to us?
We are going to investigate the possibility of combining some future
events with the Nashua Seniors group.
Look into upcoming classes at RISE. Some great programs are offered.
Check out the Hollis Library for upcoming seminars on subjects of
On June 9th, Hunt Community Center will be sponsoring our
Our summer picnic is scheduled for 23 June 2011, and Langdon Place
will cater our lunch. The Boot, Scootin’ Boomers” will be the
On June 30, “Service Link” will present what their organization does
Please let me know your comments and wishes.