The House Committee of Kinsloe House will host the program luncheon on May 22, 2013 at the Kinsloe House. The committee consists of Lynda Green and Shirley Nussbaum, co-chairs with Carolyn Krejci, Marsha Banks, Barbara Erwin, Paula Jones, Jan Moore, Sharon Richards, Ruth Scott, Theresa Shugart, Pearl Skewes, and Arlene Stewart as members of the committee. The program will be presented by Sandra Mahood, executive director of the Warehouse Living Arts Theatre.
Sandra will be giving a delightful book review of “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society.” This is a delightful book by Mary Ann Shaffeer and Annie Barrows which relates the facts and happenings on the Isle of Guernsey during the occupation by the Germans in World War II. Those of us who have memories of that period in history will remember things that happened in WW II.
Members are reminded that reservations and cancellations are due in by noon May 20 by calling (903) 874-7591. This will be a delightful outing for members of Kinsloe.
NRH Senior Circle
Connie Beal of Navarro Regional Hospital and 78 Senior Circle members traveled to New Orleans in April.
From strolling down the River-walk to riding a Streetcar to the French Market; eating a beignet at Café du Monde; Riding down the swamp and holding an alligator; walking down Bourbon Street; touring a plantation home and the city of New Orleans; Shopping in the French Quarter; visiting the cemetery; enjoying a riverboat cruise down the Mississippi on the steamboat Natchez; doing the hokey pokey; sang with a Jazz band; saw a mime; strolled around Jackson Square and much more. Our travelers had lots of fun and made many new friends. For more information on Senior Circle – contact Connie Beal at (903) 654-6892.
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