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Winter driving safety tips for seniors scheduled

Posted: December 11, 2013 - 9:11pm

■ Little Falls Senior Center happenings

LITTLE FALLS — The Little Falls Senior Center will host its Christmas party Thursday, Dec. 19, with live music by Jerry Bierschbach.

Music for the party will begin at 2:30 p.m. and the meal will be served at 5 p.m. The meal will be glazed ham, au gratin potatoes, Prince William vegetables, dinner roll, dessert and milk. For the meal, make reservations by calling 320-632-8200 by noon the previous day.

The center’s monthly pancake, sausage and egg breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon on Jan. 5, 2014. Cost for breakfast is $6 for adults; ages 6-10 is $3 and age 5 and younger is free.

The center also will host its snowflake dance on Jan. 9, 2014, with music starting at 2:30 p.m. with Walt Monson and Friends. The meal will be served at 5 p.m.

The center has a fresh doughnut sale Thursday mornings and everyone is welcome to purchase them. Volunteer crews start making the doughnuts at 4 a.m.

For more information on the events or to become a member of the center contact Kathy Burgardt at 320-632-8200. Cost is $10 per year to become a member.

■ Winter driving safety tips
for seniors scheduled

Winter driving safety tips for senior citizens will be presented at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 in the lower level, meeting room 1 at the Land Services Building in Brainerd.

The presenter will be Sgt. Curt Mowers of the Minnesota State Patrol. Participants of the free presentaion also will take a Build-Your-Own Winter Car Safety kit home.

Seniors are asked to register by calling the Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office at 829-4749.

The presentation is sponsored by Triad of Crow Wing County. Triad is a three-way partnership between area seniors, law enforcement professionals and the community as a whole. The group’s focus is to reduce criminal victimization of the elderly through education and enhanced delivery of law enforcement services.