Tax season is just around the corner. We will have AARP Tax Service available at the

Citizen’s Center starting February 2nd. Please call 897-2139 and ask Sandy to make you an appointment.

The “42” tournament winners on January 21st were: 1st place Veda Gosdin & Nancy Moore; 2nd place Floyd Flanary & Dortha Beck; 3rd place Royce Stacy & Dorothy Holder; 4th place Eddie & Billie Flanary. The other teams competing were: Loveda Swaim & Grady May; Dorothy Jo Osborn & Ila Verne Stull; Don Baker & J. D. Armstrong; Pat Thompson & Jeff Parker; Zula Hunter & Cora Harkins; Janelle Gartrell & Alice Lance; Trey Welch & Gail Chisholm. Thanks Mary, for serving as tournament judge.

It is so important for everyone, and diabetics especially, to take good care of their feet. Last week Guardian Home Health held a foot screening. Several of our participants took advantage of the screening and claim to be back next month when it is offered again. Check this article and we will let you know when Guardian is planning another foot screening.

Barbara Milner from Texas Neighborhood Services will be at the Citizen’s Center on the 5th of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. She will assist anyone who is low income and meets the guidelines with utility assistance. Barbara will continue the visits until Somervell County’s allotted funds are utilized.

Gary Marks will be at the Citizen’s Center at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 4 to give a program on the forming of a hospital district in Somervell County.

The Citizen’s Center will be closed on Monday, Feb. 16 for Presidents Day.

The Community Resource Network met last week at the Citizen’s Center. There were a total of 49 people in attendance. We agreed to meet at the Citizen’s Center every third Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. The next meeting will be on February 17th. The goal of the group is to educate each other on services and resources for Somervell County residents. Anyone is welcome to attend. For more information you may call the Citizen’s Center at 254-897-2139 and ask for Pam or Beverly Greenhill at 254-897-2289.

Activities at the Center beginning on February 2nd are: “42” and AARP Tax assistance on Monday; needlework, ceramics, hearing screening and Tops on Tuesday; “42” tournament and hospital district program on Wednesday; Tops, energy assistance, Agri Life and David’s grocery shopping on Thursday; bingo with Lori, quilting and Brookshire’s grocery shopping on Friday.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Roy Mercer and his family on the loss of his sister.

Menus for the week of February 2nd are:

February 2 BBQ riblet sandwich; baked beans; roasted potatoes; banana pudding; milk

February 3

Taco soup; tossed salad; cornbread; lemon tarts; milk

February 4 Baked chicken; new potatoes; peas & carrots; roll; apple crisp; milk

February 5 Frito chili pie; pinto beans; tossed salad; fruit/Jell-o; milk

February 6 Chicken salad sandwich; tomato soup; cookies; milk