The Staples Senior Citizens were busy this past week, with their regular monthly board meeting on Feb. 8, the regular monthly birthday party on Feb. 9 and their Valentine’s Day party held Feb. 10.
Celebrating their birthdays at the Feb. 9 party were members, Erma Pavlacky, Dorothy Balken and Jean Medley. A small decorated cake and card, along with the Happy Birthday song was enjoyed by the birthday gals. Special prize drawings were held, followed by the noon meal which was enjoyed by the 16 members that were present.
Twenty-five seniors enjoyed the special Valentine’s Day party held Feb. 10. Tables were decorated with special centerpieces made by Kathy Crews. President Doreen Scott and other members assisted in the party preparations. Gift bags of decorated cookies and filled nut cups were given out to each person. Twelve free games of bingo were played, with winners receiving special prizes. The final game was ‘blackout’ with the winner receiving a special bag containing several items. Rose Hoemberg was the bingo caller, assisted by Joan Doll and Doreen Scott. A door prize drawing was held which was a basket of fruit won by Jeannie Huebner.