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On the cover George Sluhan, of Toledo, Ohio, photographs the retired Air Force One Boeing 707 at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on Oct. 21, 2005. Page 10
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Why Easter chicks make for loud presents By Terry Turner
Last month we all celebrated another Easter. Today Easter has a much deeper and spiritual meaning for me but back when I was a kid it was different. Back then, even though our whole family got dressed in our best clothes and went to church, Easter also meant presents for us kids, like stuffed bunnies, Easter eggs and candy. But one Easter my brother and I each got an unusual present. We each got a pastel dyed Easter chick. And these were not made of candy. They were the real thing. Back then, those colorful baby chickens were everywhere. They were in hardware stores, variety stores
and grocery stores. They were so cute and cuddly who could resist picking up a few for the kids. Our mother couldn’t resist. So that Easter morning my brother and I were each presented with a pastel chick. We were thrilled. We kept them in a small box and faithfully gave them food and water and, of course, cleaned the box when needed, which was quite often. It wasn’t long before that small box could no longer contain the rapidly growing chickens. My brother and I went to work constructing a suitable cage for our now half-grown chickens. We found some appropriately named chicken wire and constructed a cage against
the house in the backyard. The new home for our chickens was next to our driveway and not far from our neighbor’s house. That location was to prove to be disastrous for our new pets. We continued to feed and care for the two birds and they continued to grow. Then it happened. One morning I woke to a strange and totally unfamiliar sound. It was the sound of a rooster crowing. That soon changed to an early morning duet between the two birds crowing at the top of their rooster lungs. My brother and I didn’t mind the predawn crooning by our beloved pets and the constant clucking, but our neighbor didn’t
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feel the same. One day after school when we were caring for the now very large roosters, our neighbor, a rather gruff old man, came over and let us know in no uncertain terms that he did not like being awakened by our birds. We tried to explain we really didn’t have any control over their crowing and clucking but he wasn’t satisfied. He gave us an ultimatum that went something like, “Either get rid of those birds ... or else!” We told our mother about our encounter with the cranky neighbor but being a former farm girl, she stood her ground. “The chickens stay,” she countered. All seemed to be going well with no more encounters with the
neighbor. Then one day I woke to silence. I couldn’t figure out what was wrong at first then I realized there was no crowing. I woke my brother and we ran outside. The cage was empty! Our adored birds were gone. We split up and scoured the neighborhood. We searched every yard and alley. I even got my buddies Mike and Russell to help but those chickens were no where to be found. Later that afternoon as we sat on the back steps wondering what had happened to our pet roosters, we both noticed a distinct odor. At first I couldn’t decide what it was. I looked at my brother and he looked at me. We both came to the
same realization at the same time. We looked at each other and said in unison, “Fried chicken!” And it was coming from our neighbor’s house. Now we never could actually prove our neighbor rustled our chickens and had them for dinner but the circumstantial evidence was very strong. Later that day my brother and I took down the wire and cleaned up the area that once served as a cage for our beloved birds. My advice to anyone thinking of getting their kids some of those cute little chicks: don’t. That is, unless you can get your neighbor to invite you over for dinner. Terry Turner is a Prime writer who can be reached at email@example.com
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parenting, along with stress on the job, are among top concerns for workers he deals with, said McClure, a chaplain with corporate chaplain provider Workplace Chaplains. “We’re feet on the floor, ears to the ground” said McClure, whose current duties take him as often as three times a week to the Hammond, Ind., location of PacMoore, a contract manufacturing company. The ministry can take the form of listening to workplace issues, such as getting along with colleagues or with management. Chaplains are in demand more and more, said Valerie Storms, a chaplain at H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and president of the 4,200-member Association of Professional Chaplains. “The need is greater,” in an increasingly
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CORE, W.Va. | Marie Jones was a minute or so into the history of the handmade quilt she was showing a visitor when her daughter, Lois Dittman, made a discovery. “Right there,” Lois said, jamming her finger into a purple square of fabric with a flower design in the middle. “That’s from the curtains in my room. I knew it looked familiar.” If Lois had looked keenly enough through the mountain of quilts on the living room couch, she probably would have recognized other needle-and-thread artifacts. Fabric from an old Easter dress, maybe. Or another pattern Marie made for a cloth purse a little girl had to have for dress-up day at school. Marie, 92, is softspoken and smiles easily, but don’t let her fool you. She was a sewing machine commando, wielding that Singer like a submachine gun as she made dresses and outfits for her and her six kids. “Back then, you did what you had to do to get by,” Marie said. “You had to be resourceful.” If curtains or clothes were needed, she made them. She hardly ever used sewing patterns, she said. Her house is the one she was born in, grew
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up in and raised a family in. “I go back seven generations,” she said. “In this living room.” She went back 75 years with her late husband, Robert. Robert, who drove a school bus and worked the 60 or so acres of farm that’s home to the house Marie was born in, battled a heart condition off and on, but he always recovered. He died in 2012. “When he went to the hospital that last time, I never dreamed he wouldn’t be coming home,” Marie said. “I still haven’t been to his grave. I don’t know if I can go.” Grandkids and great grandkids got her into the quilting business. It was 1991, and Marie was hobbled with a broken foot. There were no
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Mike Nelson, from left; his two children, Susan Rite and Matt Nelson; his wife, Sherry Nelson; his grandchildren, Jordan Rite and Ethan Rite; and his mother-in-law, Audine McGahan; have dinner at their home in St. Charles, Mo., on March 6. The Nelsons recently purchased a new home which better met the needs of their multi-generation family.
Home is where the family is home features an open floor plan with three bedrooms on the main ST. LOUIS | Take a look around your neigh- level and two bedrooms on the lower level — borhood. You’ll probone oversize and one ably find a home down the street, up the street standard. A large family room on the lower or even next door with level offers a kitchenthree or more generaette with a refrigerator, tions living under one microwave and a fullroof. size bar, plus a walkout Houses that can to an in-ground pool. accommodate more Michael and Sherry than one family are share their home with becoming more and their son, Matt, 18, their more in demand. daughter Susan Rite, 34, According to a National Association of her two kids, Jordan, Realtors profile in 2013, 11, and Ethan, 5, plus Sherry’s mother, Audine 14 percent of recent McGahan, 81. buyers purchased a The four-generahome for a multigeneration family divides tional household. expenses. Audine pays In today’s tough ecothe electric bill and nomic times, it’s not helps with groceries uncommon for parents with kids to move back and household items. Michael and Sherry in with grandparents. take care of the mortAging parents, divorce gage and other utilities. and other factors also They also divide contribute. household chores. Michael and Sherry “We usually get home Nelson bought a 4,500around 5:30 p.m. and try to 5,000-square-foot home in St. Charles, HOME, page 9 Mo., last year. The
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from page 8 to have dinner together,” says Sherry. Tammy Mitchell Hines, owner of Tammy Mitchell Hines & Co. in Columbia, Ill., has sold three multigenerational
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homes over the past few years and in all cases, one generation eventually moved out, once they got on their feet or went to assisted living. “Afterward, the one generation is left with a home that was purchased with the other
family member(s) in mind,” says Hines. “Many times the person making the financial investment ends up with more house than they need.” Extended families purchasing a home together should con-
sider signing a written contract outlining everything from finances to chores and child care. “Each family should assess their situation individually and find a plan that works best for them,” adds Hines.
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The Air Force One used during the Ronald Reagan administration sits in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. The facility chronicles the history of the 40th president.
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President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan wave following the inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20, 1981. His presidential library is northwest of Los Angeles.
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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. | Sitting high atop a hill on a 100-acre site offering a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains, valleys and Pacific Ocean is the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. The museum, located 45 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, tells the story of Reagan’s life journey from his humble Midwestern beginnings to becoming president of the United States. Ronald Wilson Reagan was born Feb. 6, 1911 in the small town of Tampico, Ill. His father, John Edward “Jack” Reagan, nicknamed him “Dutch” because as
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a baby his father said he resembled “a fat little Dutchman.” The name stuck with him throughout his life. The young Reagan lived in several towns in Illinois, following his father to several jobs, until they settled in Dixon in 1920, where Jack opened a shoe store. While in high school, Reagan’s mother encouraged his interest in acting and he performed in several school plays. He also worked as a lifeguard during summer vacations. The future president graduated from Dixon High School, where he was a star athlete and student body president, in 1928. Reagan enrolled in Eureka
The entrance to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif.
College in Illinois on an athletic scholarship and majored in economics and sociology. While in college, he played football, participated in track, captained the swim team and served as student council president. Reagan continued his interest in acting in several school productions. He graduated from Eureka College with a bachelor’s degree in economics. His first job after college was as an announcer with WOC Radio in Davenport, Iowa. That job led to the start of a film career for the young Reagan. In 1937, he was sent to Southern California to cover spring training for the Chicago Cubs. A friend in Los Angeles introduced him to an agent who arranged a screen test. A few days later, a telegram arrived offering Reagan a contract with Warner Bros. Over the next 30 years Reagan appeared in more than 50 films. Among his most famous roles was that of Notre Dame football star George Gipp in the 1940 biopic “Knute Rockne, All American” and as an accident victim in the 1942 film “Kings Row.” In 1940, Reagan married actress Jane Wyman. The couple had a daughter, Maureen, and an adopted son, Michael. They divorced in 1948. But while serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1947 to 1952, Reagan met actress Nancy Davis. The two were married in 1952 and had two children, Patricia and Ronald. In 1954, Reagan began hosting a weekly TV series “The General Electric Theater.” Part of his duties with the show was to travel the country doing public relations for
General Electric. Reagan later said that experience led him to become probusiness and to speak out against excessive government control and wasteful spending, which would become central themes in his future political career. U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz., heard Reagan give a speech at the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and was so impressed with his ability to capture an audience he asked Reagan to be his California manager for Goldwater’s 1964 presidential campaign. Reagan was elected governor of California in 1966. He served two terms and decided not to run for a third and left the office in 1975. Then in November 1979 he announced his desire to run for president of the United States. He carried 44 states and was elected president in 1980. He served two terms as president and left office in 1989. Reagan died June 5, 2004. Visitors to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum walk through more than 200,000 square feet of displays in 24 galleries, including Air Force One. The museum features a replica Oval Office and an interactive display to let visitors experience what it is like to give an inaugural address. The Air Force One pavilion houses the plane used by Reagan and six other presidents. Visitors can walk through the “Flying White House” and have their photo taken at the door of the plane. Also on display in the pavilion are the cars that accompanied the president, Secret Service and Air Force One wherever they traveled.
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Visitors walk through a replica of the Oval Office.
Ronald Reagan poses in his lifeguard uniform in the summer of his sophomore year at Eureka College in Peoria, Ill., in 1931.
One of the 24 galleries in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum tells the story of Reagan as governor of California.
If you go What: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Where: 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, Calif. Admission: $16 for adults, $13 for 62 or older, $9 for 11-17 and $6 for 3-10. More info: 805-522-2977.
The license plate on Ronald Reagan’s presidential limousine reflects one of his most famous movie roles as George Gipp in the 1940 biopic “Knute Rockne, All American.” Terry Turner
Through May 4 Making God Laugh, LAMB Arts Regional Theatre, 417 Market A family comedy that takes place in four scenes, each ten years apart, set at various holidays. 7:30-9 p.m. $21/$18/$13. 712-255-9536. www.lambtheatre.com. Through May 20 Look again: It’s not a ‘Strat’ but a ‘Star’, National Music Museum, 414 E. Clark St. Vermillion, S.D. On display are novelties like a Jolana ‘Star V’ electric guitar, circa 1963, from Czechoslovakia. This 50-year-old electric guitar shows the clear influence of the famous American Fender Stratocaster. 9 a.m. -8 p.m. orgs. usd. edu/nmm/. Through June 1 Still and Silent Places: Paintings by J. F. Goff, Sioux City Art Center, 225 Nebraska St. Jim Goff (1920-2007) was one of the area’s most beloved art instructors best known for his landscapes. 712-279-6272. www. siouxcityartcenter.org. Through June 15 ‘Rural Schools of Nebraska’, Betty Strong Encounter Center, 900 Larsen Park Road. An exhibition of 28 blackand-white photographs by Charles W. Guildner,
through June 15 9 a.m. -8 p.m. 712-224-5242. May 6 West Side Story, Orpheum Theater, 528 Pierce St. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time. 7:30 p.m. Box office, 712-279-4850. broadwayattheorpheum. com. May 8–May 18 August Osage County: Sioux City Community Theatre, 1401 Riverside Boulevard, Sioux City, Iowa, 51109. AUG. : Osage County is set on the plains of modern day, middleclass Oklahoma. The Weston family members are all intelligent, sensitive creatures who have the uncanny ability of making each other absolutely miserable. When the patriarch of the household mysteriously vanishes, the Weston clan gathers together to simultaneously support and attack one another. 7:30-10 p.m. $15. 712-233-2719. www. scctheatre.org. May 9–May 18 X-STACY, LAMB Arts Regional Theatre, 417 Market Street. Do you know where your kids are? Margery Forde’s powerful play centres on
the rave culture and illicit teenage drug use and asks tough questions about family, friends and mutual responsibilities. A must-see for teens and their parents 7:30-9 p.m. $17/$15/$12. 712-255-9536. www. lambtheatre.com. May 16 Centennial pARTy, Marina Inn, South Sioux City. Celebrate 100 years of the Art Association of Sioux City, Founders of the Sioux City Art Center! Join us for an evening of magnificent food and drink, community art projects and special recognition of individuals and groups that have made the Art Center what it is today! With your help, we are able to plan for our next 100 years! 6-10 p.m. $100. 712-279-6272. www. siouxcityartcenter.org.
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www.siouxland.net. May 17 Walk MS: Sioux City Walk, TBD. This community event raises critical funds to support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Join friends, family and your community and walk to create a world free of MS. For more information and to register, visit myMSwalk.org. 800-5825296.
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Calendar May 30 S. T. A. R. S. 4th Annual Charity Golf Classic, Whispering Creek Golf Club, 6500 Whispering Creek Dr. Foursomes can register for the 1 p.m. shotgun start followed by an awards reception. midnight $300 per team. 712-239-5042. ww. scstars.org/events.
SUMMER 2014, Morningside Lutheran Church, 700 S. Martha St. Aerobic dance choreographed to uplifting Christian music in many different styles. Everyone works at their own fitness level. So much fun it doesn’t feel like a work-out. Burn between 400–600 calories one hour! 5:30 p.m. -6:30 Classes & Lectures in p.m. donation. 712-202May 2 5052. zoechristianservices. Camping Kickoff com. Weekend at Woodbury May 6 County Parks, Woodbury Severe Weather Spotter County Parks, Iowa. All Training, Western Iowa registered campers during Tech Community College this time will receive a Cargill Auditorium, 4647 coupon for one night of free Stone Ave. Members of camping to be used at a the public who want to later date this summer. $18protect lives and property $20 a day. 712-258-0838. are encouraged to attend, www.woodburyparks.com. as are volunteer police, Welcome to Medicare fire, emergency medical, Seminar, Connections emergency management, Area Agency on Aging, and construction personnel. 2301 Pierce St. This free, Located in Cargill unbiased, informative 2Â½ Auditorium/D103. Use hour seminar for new parking lot 4, door 14. Medicare beneficiaries No registration required. is held the first Friday of Presented by the National every month from 1:30 Weather Service. 6 p.m. -10 to 4 p.m. Pre-registration p.m. Steve Ebsen, steve. is required as space is ebsen@witcc. edu, 712-274limited. To register, or for 8733 ext. 1232. more information, contact May 8 Connections AAA at 712Live Animal Lunchtime, 279-6900, 800-432-9209. Dorothy Pecaut Nature 1:30 p.m. -4 p.m. Center, 4500 Sioux River May 4 Road. Want to watch a Wildflower Walk, Fowler snake eat? Come out today Forest Preserve, 0. 5 and learn more about our mile west of Smithland, live animals and watch them Smithland, Iowa. Celebrate eat their food. Free! 4:30Wildflower Month by 5:15 p.m. 712-258-0838. searching the hills for www.woodburyparks.com. spring wildflowers. We May 14 will take a leisurely walk Nature Playtime for Tots, through the trails at Fowler Dickinson County Nature Forest. Please wear sturdy Center, 2279 170th St. walking shoes. Free! 2 p.m. Okoboji, Iowa. This series -3:30 p.m. Dawn Snyder, of programs is geared to firstname.lastname@example.org, promote sensorial activities 712-258-0838. www. using natural materials woodburyparks.com. over a variety of science May 5 topics for toddlers to POWER PRAISE 1st grade. Please call to AEROBICS SPRING/ register. 10:30 a.m. 712
336-6352. www.Dickinson CountyNatureCenter.com. May 15 Baby boomers and beyond seminar, College Center, 1001 College Way, South Sioux City. Come join the fun at the Baby Boomers and Beyond day at the College Center! Sessions on Technology, Travel/ Leisure, Genealogy, Bucket Lists, Social Media, Estate Planning, Investments, Long Term Care Insurance, Mind Activities, Health and Wellness and much more. Free to participants with lunch provided. Preregistration is required. Limited to first 150 to sign up. Complete and mail the registration form to reserve your spot. 9:30 a.m. -3 p.m. 402-241-6400. collegecenter.org. May 27 Library Tech Talk, Sioux City Public Library, 529 Pierce St. Demos and oneon-one assistance with tech devices. Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month, or call 255-2933 x 221 to schedule a consultation at a time convenient to you. 6 p.m. -7:30 p.m. 712255-2933 x 221. www. siouxcitylibrary.org.
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May 3 Bill Cosby: The Far From Finished Tour, Clay County Regional Events Center, 800 W 18th St. Spencer, Iowa. One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby, has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best selling books. 7:30 p.m.
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Honoring Those Who Served Comfortable, well-lit, welcoming showrooms; attention to detail and honesty and truthfulness when serving customers has always been the vision of the Luken Memorials business. In addition to designing, fabricating and installing fine quality granite and bronze cemetery memorials, Luken Memorials has been responsible for the design and installation of many Veterans’ Memorials in area communities, including— Siouxland Freedom Park in South Sioux City, Nebraska. Siouxland Freedom Park will include a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veteran’s memorial which is located in Washington, D. C. The South Sioux City memorial will stretch to nearly 250 feet in length and will be constructed by Luken Memorials of the same Raven Black granite as the Washington, D. C. memorial. It will contain the more than 58,000 names of those American soldiers killed in the Viet Nam conflict. Luken Memorials will begin the installation of the granite in early May. The Siouxland Freedom Park wall is scheduled for dedication in late May of 2014. Luken Memorials is a family owned business that established its home base and carving center in Yankton, South Dakota over sixty years ago, and traces its roots in the granite memorial industry to before the turn of the 20th century. Expansion to other areas led to a total of four main stores and two “satellite” stores including the recently opened Onawa Memorials in Onawa, Iowa. Locations and contact information for all six Luken stores can be found at www.lukenmemorials.com.
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Calendar Danish Jews during World War II is recounted in this traveling exhibit consisting of 36 text panels featuring photographs, maps and illustrations on loan from the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa. Additional Sioux City Tolerance Week activities are planned for April 28–May 2. 10 a.m. -5 p.m. 712-279-6174. www. siouxcitymuseum.org. Through May 18 Sioux City History Projects Exhibits, Sioux City Museum, 607 4th St. The 23rd annual exhibition of 4th grade projects showcasing the student’s knowledge of local history. 10 a.m. 712279-6174. Through May 31 Nieuport 11 display, Mid America Transportation & Air Museum Mid America, 2600 Expedition Ct. The Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation is featuring the Nieuport 11. The aircraft is patterned after the French Nieuport 11, which were flown by American volunteers in World War I. The air museum showcases a scaled down version of the original French Nieuport 11. Bob Heath, of Sioux City, constructed the plane from plans drafted by Graham Lee of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 712-252-5300. May 1 Cookout and Food for Veterans, American Red Cross, 4200 War Eagle Dr. For veterans and military family. Free hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and refreshments starting at 5:30 p.m. with free massages provided by Main Street Massage! We will also distribute free groceries and hygiene items starting at 5:30 p.m. Please provide your proof of service. 5:30-7 p.m. www. supportsiouxlandsoldiers.com. May 3 Free Comic Book
Day, Acme Comics and Collectibles, 1622 Pierce St. ACME Comics and Collectibles in Sioux City is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form. Over 2. 7 million comic books will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the wonders of comic books! Noon-4 p.m. 712-2586171. www.facebook.com/ acmefirst. May 6 Family Storytime–Perry Creek, Perry Creek Branch Library, 2912 Hamilton Blvd. Shared storytime experience for children not yet in school, and their parent/grandparent; holiday hours may vary. Every Tuesday. 11:15-11:45 a.m. 712-255-2926. www. siouxcitylibrary.org. May 7–Oct. 29 Sioux City Farmers Market, Tyson Events Center Suite Parking Lot, corner of TriView Avenue and Pearl Street. Enjoy the bounty of the locally grown produce, delicious baked goods and beautifully hand crafted items. 8 a.m. -1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday. 712-224-3350. www. siouxcityfarmersmarket.com. May 7 Family Storytime– Morningside, Morningside Branch Library, 4005 Morningside Ave. Shared storytime experience for children not yet in school, and their parent/grandparent; holiday hours may vary. Every Wednesday. 10:30 a.m. -11 a.m. 712-255-2924. www.siouxcitylibrary.org. May 10 Pet Fest 2014, Marina Inn Conference Center, 385 E 4th St, South Sioux City. Vendots, seminars and activities throughout the event. Animal adoptions and animal “red carpet” fashion
show. Hosted by Clear Channel Radio. 11 a.m. -3 p.m. 712-279-6968. sioux city animal rescue.com. May 12–May 18 Remember Our Fallen Exhibit, Scheels, 4400 Sergeant Road Remembering Our Fallen Exhibit “Remembering Our Fallen” was created to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Its legacy will be that these men and women will never be forgotten and that their names will be remembered and spoken of. Exhibit available during store hours. 712-252-1551. www. scheelscommunity.com/ events. May 16 Dance Siouxland Center for Active Generations, Siouxland Center for Active Generations, 313 Cook Street. Dance to Shirley’s Big Band Sound. 1 p.m. -3:30 p.m. 712-724-6136.
May 9 Winger, Warrant, Firehouse and Jack Russell’s Great White, Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Drive. Catch your favorite 80â€²s hair bands LIVE at the Tyson Events Center. Tickets are available at the Tyson Events Center Box Office, online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. 7 p.m. $29. 50 or $39. 50. tysoncenter.com/. May 10 Gerardo Ortiz, WinnaVegas Caino Resort, 1500 330th St, Sloan, Iowa. 8 p.m. -11 p.m. Advance tickets $45 / Day of $55 (General Admission). 1-800468-9466. www.winnavegas. biz/entertainment. May 17 Air Supply, WinnaVegas Casino Resort, 1500 330th St, Sloan, Iowa. 8 p.m. -10
p.m. Advance tickets $35/ Day of Show $45 (Reserved Seating). Webmaster, webmaster@winnavegas. biz, 18004689466. www.winnavegas. biz/ entertainment. May 30 Fridays on the Promenade, Fridays on the Promenade, Historic 4th & Virginia Streets. Enjoy live outdoor music around the Roth Fountain including blues, rock, bluegrass, reggae, zydeco and more. Bring a lawn chair. 6-8 p.m. $3. 712. 255. 7903. www. fridaysonthepromenade.com.
Shows & Festivals
May 15–May 17 Orange City Tulip Festival, Downtown, Orange City, Iowa. Founded by Dutch settlers, Orange City’s citizens sought a way to keep their prominent heritage thriving. What began in 1936 as a small celebration led to more than 70 years of what is now known as Tulip Festival. 712-707-4510.
Sports & Rec
May 3 Elk Point Early Bird, Elk Point Country Club, P. O. Box 777, Elk Point, S.D. midnight May 3 TeamMates sixth annual golf tournament, Covington Links Golf Course, 497 Golf Rd, South Sioux City. Teams can start registration at 8 a.m. Golfers will have a 10 a.m. shotgun start to begin the 4 person scramble. Teams will golf 18 holes. A silent auction and prizes will conclude the tournament. Register and pay at Covington Links pro shop 402-494-9841. Funds raised locally will benefit the TeamMates program in South Sioux City. 8 a.m. Register, 402-494-9841. www.teammates.org.
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Local and Government listings Siouxland Directory of Elderly Services
Sioux City Better Business Bureau: 1-800-222-1600 City Hall: 405 Sixth St., 279-6109 Department of Human Services: 822 Douglas St., 255-0833 Elder Abuse Awareness: 1-800-362-2178 Emergency: 911 Fire Department: 279-6314 Police Department: 2796960 (general) Post Office (Main): 214 Jackson St., 277-6411 Connections Area Agency on Aging: 2301 Pierce St., 2796900. Information and referral services, case management. Senior Advocacy Program, Chris Kuchta, program director Social Security Office: 3555 Southern Hills Drive, 255-5525 South Sioux City City Hall: 1615 First Ave., 494-7500 Department of Social Services: Dakota City, Neb., 987-3445
Emergency: 911 Fire Department: 494-7555 Police Department: 701 West 29th St., 494-7555 Post Office: 801 West 29th St., 494-1312
Adult Day Programs
Adult Day Program: Alzheimer’s Association, 420 Chambers St., 279-5802. A safe, nurturing group environment for functionally impaired adults who need supervision. Available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Catholic Charities: 1601 Military Road, 252-4547 Heartland Counseling Service: 917 West 21st., South Sioux City, 494-3337 Lutheran Social Service: 4240 Hickory Lane, 276-1073 Mercy Behavioral Care Center: 801 5th St., 279-5991 Siouxland Mental Health: 625 Court St., 252-3871 Vet Center: 1551 Indian Hills Drive, No. 204, 255-3808
Employment and Volunteer Service RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program): Center for Siouxland, Johnalyn Platt, 2521861, ext. 21 Senior Community Service Employment Program: 2700 Leech Ave., Cindy Thomas, 274-1610 Experienced Works: Siouxland Workforce Development Center, 2508 Fourth St., assistant; Faye Kinnaman, 233-9030 ext. 1020 Senior Companion Program: 4200 War Eagle Drive, (712) 577-7848 or (712) 577-7858
Commission of Veterans Affairs: 702 Courthouse, 2796606 Iowa Department of Human Services: 822 Douglas St., 255-0833 Salvation Army: 510 Bluff St., 255-8836 Social Security Administration: 3555 Southern Hills Drive, 255-5525 South Sioux City Community
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Financial, Insurance and Tax Counseling
Consumer Credit Counseling Service: 715 Douglas St., 2521861 ext. 47 Siouxland Center for Active Generations: 313 Cook St., 255-1729, tax counseling SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program): Information available from either Mercy Medical Center, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, or The Center Center for Siouxland: 715 Douglas St., 252-1861. Conservatorship service, provides money management and protective payee services Woodbury County Extension Service: 4301 Sergeant Road, 276-2157
Iowa Department of Human Services: 822 Douglas St., 255-0833 Meals on Wheels: Siouxland Aging Services, 2301 Pierce St., 279-6900, deliver noon meals, suggested donation $3.72 per meal
Salvation Army: 510 Bluff St., 255-8836 Mid-City SHARE: Center for Siouxland, Johna Platt, 2521861, ext. 21, (Distribution Site: Mary TreglIowa, 900 Jennings St.) Siouxland Center for Active Generations: 313 Cook St., 255-1729, congregate meal site Siouxland Tri State Food Bank: 215 Douglas St., 2559741 South Sioux City Community Action Center: 2120 Dakota Ave., 494-3259 South Sioux City Senior Center: 1501 West 29th St., 494-1500, congregate meal site St. Luke’s Heat-n-Eat Meals: 2720 Stone Park Blvd., 2793630, Karen Bergenske Center for Siouxland: Food pantry, 715 Douglas St., 2521861 Community Action Agency of Siouxland: 2700 Leech St., 274-1610
Health Care Information
Alzheimer’s Association: 420 Chambers St., 279-5802. Referral and information about Alzheimer’s disease, support groups and respite care Dakota County Health Nurse: 402-987-2164
Iowa Department of the Blind: 1-800-362-2587 Lifeline: Personal emergency response system: St. Luke’s, 279-3279; Mercy Medical Center, 279-2036 Mercy Medical Center: Community Education, 2792989 Siouxland Community Health Center: 1021 Nebraska St., 252-2477 Siouxland District Health: 1014 Nebraska St., 279-6119 or 1-800-587-3005 St. Luke’s Health Professionals: 279-3333
Home Health Care
Boys and Girls Home and Family Services: 2101 Court St., 293-4700 Care Initiatives Hospice: 4301 Sergeant Road, Suite 110, (712) 239-1226 Geri-Care: Transit Plaza, 276-9860 Home Instead Senior Care: 220 S. Fairmount, 258-4267, non-medical home health Hospice of Siouxland: 4300 Hamilton Blvd., 233-4144, nursing care, home health aide/ homemaker, social services Mercy Home Care: 801 Fifth St., Suite 320, 233-5100, 1-800-897-3840, home health aides/homemaker services,
Local and Government listings NorthPark Senior Living Community: 2562 Pierce St., 255-1200. 48 independent living apartments, 57 supervised living apartments and three respite apartments Northern Hills Retirement Community: 4000 Teton Trace, 239-9400. Studio, onebedroom and two-bedroom apartments Northern Hills Assisted Living: 4002 Teton Trace, 2399402. Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments Oakleaf Property Management: 1309 Nebraska St., 255-3665, contact leasing department. Martin Towers, 410 Pierce St.; Shire Apartments, 4236 Hickory Lane; Centennial Manor, 441 W. Third St. This is subsidized housing, rent is based on income. Prime Assisted Living: 725 Pearl St., 226-6300. Affordable, spacious one-bedroom assisted living apartments for persons 65 and older. Income guidelines apply. Accept all sources of payment including Title 19 and private pay. River Heights: 2201 Hospitals Gibson St., 202-2733. This is Mercy Medical Center: 801 subsidized housing that is not Fifth St., 279-2010 St. Luke’s Regional Medical handicapped accessible. Siouxland Aging Services Center: 2720 Stone Park, 279Inc: 2301 Pierce St., 279-6900. 3500 This is subsidized housing, rent Siouxland Surgery Center: 600 Sioux Point Road, 605-232- based on income. Evergreen Terrace, 2430 West St., 3332 258-0508; Riverside Gardens, 715 Bruner Ave., 277-2083; Housing Fairmount Park Apartments, Sioux City 210 Fairmount St. Bickford Senior Living, Sunrise Retirement Assisted Living & Memory Community: 5501 Gordon Care: 4020/4022 Indian Hills Drive, 276-3821; 64 one- and Drive, 239-2065 or 239two-bedroom ground level 6851, Nicole Gosch, director. homes with attached garage, Family owned and operated, some with den and sunroom. individualized “level of care”, War Eagle Village respite (short stay) welcomed. Apartments: 2800 W. Fourth Countryside Retirement St., 258-0801, subsidized Apartments: Lilac Lane, 276housing based on income 3000 Community Action Agency Floyd House: 403 C Street, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, (712) 943- of Siouxland: 2700 Leech 7025, Affordable, multiple levels Ave., 274-1610. Carnegie Place Apartments, Sixth and Jackson of care, studio, one-bedroom, sts. respite South Sioux City Holy Spirit Retirement Autumn Park Apartments: Apartments: 1701 West 25th 320 East 12th St., 402-494St., 252-2726 5393 Maple Heights: 5300 Stone Dacotah House: 316 East Ave., 276-3821, contact 16th St., 712-274-9125. Jennifer Turner. This is subsidized low-income housing Subsidized housing, you must be over 62 or handicapped. with rent based on income therapy services REM Health of Iowa Inc.: 2212 Pierce St., Suite 200, 233-5494, skilled nursing care, home health aides, homemaker services, waivers Siouxland District Public Health Nursing: 1014 Nebraska St., 279-6119, skilled nursing care in home, home health aide, homemaker services St. Luke’s Home Care: 2905 Hamilton Blvd., 279-3279. In-home nursing, therapy, home medical equipment and supplies, lifeline program Tri-State Nursing Services: 621 16th St., 277-4442, skilled nursing care, Home Health aide services, services ordered by a doctor Synergy Home Care: Kim Kreber, 600 Stevens Port Drive, Suite 102, Dakota Dunes, S.D., (605) 242-6056 Home Maintenance Siouxland Aging Services: 2301 Pierce St., 2796900, CHORE service, yard maintenance, heavy cleaning (Riley Fields)
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Senior activities Nutrition program
Persons 60 years and older, and their spouses may participate in the elderly nutrition program in Siouxland. In Sioux City, meals are served Tuesday-Friday at Riverside Lutheran Church, 1817 Riverside Blvd. ; on Monday at Riverside Gardens’ Community Room, 715 Bruner Ave. Fairmount Park, 210 S. Fairmount St. and Centennial Manor, 441 W. Third St. A suggested contribution is $3. 75. Reservations are required a day in advance by calling the Sergeant Bluff site at 943-4669 or the Connections Area Agency on Aging nutrition office at 279-6900 ext. 25. For more information about other available meal sites, call 279-6900. The Meals on Wheels program is looking for volunteer drivers for this winter. Call the Connections Area Agency on Aging for more information at 279-6900.
11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Chinese Classic Mah Jong, 12:30 pm Canasta, 1:00 pm Men’s & Women’s Social Group, “Come & Go” Bridge, Inter. Line Dance, Woodcarving, Bridge Group, Cribbage, 2:00 pm Ping Pong, 3:00 pm Cribbage Lessons May 2: 8:30 am Exercise Plus 50, 9:30 am Fitness, 10:00 am Beginners Ping
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Dance, 9:00 am Walking Off Pounds, Beginning Bridge, 9:30 am Drum Circle, 9:45 am Beg. 2 Line Dance, 10:00 am Senior Yoga, Men’s Club, Intermediate German, 11:00 am Beginning German, Sioux City History Group, Advanced Line Dance, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm
Chinese Classic Mah Jong, 12:30 pm Canasta, 1:00 pm Men’s & Women’s Social Group, Inter. Line Dance, Woodcarving, Bridge Group, Cribbage, 2:00 pm Ping Pong, 3:00 pm Cribbage Lessons May 9: 8:30 am Exercise Plus 50, 9:30 am Fitness w/Dixie of Northern Hills, 10:00 am Beginners Ping Pong, Blood Pressures, 10:30 am Pool Shooting For Women, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Basic Tap, Bridge Group, 1:00 pm Open Craft Time, Bridge, 500, Scrabble, Friday Dance May 12: 8:30 am Yoga with Suzi, Exercise Plus 50, 9:00 am Wii Practice, 9:30 am Strength Class, Tap Class, 10:00 am Knitting & Crocheting, 11:30 am Duplicate Bridge, Lunch, 1:00 pm Birthday Party, American Mah Jong, Pinochle, Woodcarving, 2:30 pm Super Strong Seniors with Kelly May 13: 8:30 am Penny Bingo, 9:00 am Senior Yoga, Mexican Language/Culture, 9:30 am Painting Class, 10:00 am Creative Writing, Walking Off Pounds, 10:30 am Crafts, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Tap Practice, 1:00 pm Painting Class, Pitch, 2:00 pm Ping Pong May 14: 9:00 am Chorus, Intermediate Spanish, Senior Yoga, 9:30 am Painting Class, Novice Dup. Bridge Game, 10:00 am Chess Group, Beginner Tap Practice, 3 Mile Walk, 10:30 am Talk Show, 10:45 am Guitar Practice, 11:00 am Drama Group, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Choreographed Ballroom, Karaoke, 12:30 pm Bridge, 1:00 pm Painting Class, Scrabble, 500, 2:40 pm 1 Mile Walk Warm Up, 3:00
pm Fitness with Kelly May 15: 8:30 am Penny Bingo, 8:45 am Beg. 1 Line Dance, 9:00 am Walking Off Pounds, Beginning Bridge, 9:30 am Drum Circle, 9:45 am Beg. 2 Line Dance, 10:00 am Library Book Club, Senior Yoga, Men’s Club, Intermediate German, 11:00 am Beginning German, Sioux City History Group, Advanced Line Dance, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Chinese Classic Mah Jong, 12:30 pm Canasta, 1:00 pm Men’s & Women’s Social Group, Inter. Line Dance, Woodcarving, Bridge Group, Cribbage, 2:00 pm Ping Pong, 3:00 pm Cribbage Lessons May 16: 8:30 am Exercise Plus 50, 9:30 am Fitness, 10:00 am Beginners Ping Pong, Blood Pressures, 10:30 am Pool Shooting For Women, 11:15 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Basic Tap, Bridge Group, 1:00 pm Open Craft Time, Bridge, 500, Scrabble, Friday Dance May 19: 8:30 am Yoga with Suzi, Exercise Plus 50, 9:00 am Wii Practice, 9:30 am Strength Class, Tap Class, 10:00 am Knitting & Crocheting, 11:30 am Duplicate Bridge, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:30 pm Movie, 1:00 pm American Mah Jong, Pinochle, Woodcarving, 2:00 pm Fitness with Kelly May 20: 8:30 am Penny Bingo, 9:00 am Senior Yoga, Mexican Language/Culture, 9:30 am Painting Class, 10:00 am Creative Writing, Walking Off Pounds, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Tap Class, 1:00 pm Painting Class, Pitch, 2:00 pm Ping Pong May 21: 9:00 am Chorus, Intermediate Spanish, Senior Yoga, 9:30 am
Senior activities Painting Class, Novice Dup. Bridge Game, 10:00 am Chess Group, Beginner Tap Practice, 3 Mile Walk, 10:30 Talk Show, 10:45 am Guitar Practice, 11:00 am Drama Group, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Choreographed Ballroom, 12:30 pm Bridge, 1:00 pm Painting Class, Scrabble, 500, 2:40 pm 1 Mile Walk Warm Up, 3:00 pm Fitness with Kelly May 22: 8:30 am Penny Bingo, 8:45 am Beg. 1 Line Dance, 9:00 am Walking Off Pounds, Beginning Bridge, 9:30 am Drum Circle, 9:45 am Beg. 2 Line Dance, 10:00 am Senior Yoga, Men’s Club, Intermediate German, 11:00 am Beginning German, Sioux City History Group, Advanced Line Dance, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Chinese Classic Mah Jong, 12:30 pm Canasta, 1:00 pm Men’s & Women’s Social Group, Inter. Line Dance, Woodcarving, Bridge Group, Cribbage, 2:00 pm Ping Pong, 3:00 pm Cribbage Lessons May 23: 8:30 am Exercise Plus 50, 9:30 am Fitness, 10:00 am Beginners Ping Pong, Wii Practice, Blood Pressures, Card Design Class, 10:30 am Pool Shooting For Women, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Basic Tap, Bridge Group, 1:00 pm Open Craft Time, Bridge, 500, Scrabble May 26: Closed for Memorial Day May 27: 8:30 am Penny Bingo, 9:00 am Senior Yoga, Mexican Language/Culture, 9:30 am Painting Class, 10:00 am Creative Writing, Walking Off Pounds, 10:30 am Crafts, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Tap Practice, 1:00 pm Painting Class, Pitch, 2:00 pm Ping Pong
Join Paul and Elaine DeJong on these 2014 SUMMER AND FALL MOTOR COACH TOURS ExtEndEd tours California Gold Coast ....July 30 - Aug. 11
nEW onE dAY EsCAPEs Capitol City Highlights............. June 25
Canyonlands of the Great Southwest ........... September 6 - 16
New England Autumn ...... Sept. 23-Oct. 4
Iowa State Fair.............................August 13
Smoky Mountains Music, Majesty and Praise.............. October 10-19
Music, Wine and More.........September 19
Call today for our new 2014 catalog of tours. So many new tours! Call for details today. Send us your email for regular updates to email@example.com. All tours have a Sioux City departure.
1201 Albany Place SE • Orange City, IA 51041
For more information call Paul & Elaine De Jong, travel reps.
Call (712) 737-2116 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
May 28: 9:00 am Chorus, Intermediate Spanish, Senior Yoga, 9:30 am Painting Class, Novice Dup. Bridge Game, 10:00 am Chess Group, Beginner Tap Practice, 3 mile walk, 10:30 am Talk Show, 10:45 am Guitar Practice, 11:00 am Drama Group, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Choreographed Ballroom, 12:30 pm Bridge, 1:00 pm Painting Class, Scrabble, 500, 2:40 pm 1 Mile Walk Warm Up, 3:00 pm Fitness with Kelly May 29: 8:30 am Penny Bingo, 8:45 am Beg. 1 Line Dance, 9:00 am Walking Off Pounds, Beginning Bridge, 9:30 am Drum Circle, 9:45 am Beg. 2 Line Dance, 10:00 am
Senior Yoga, Men’s Club, Intermediate German, 11:00 am Beginning German, Sioux City History Group, Advanced Line Dance, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Chinese Classic Mah Jong, 12:30 pm Canasta, 1:00 pm Men’s & Women’s Social Group, Inter. Line Dance, Woodcarving, Bridge Group, Cribbage, 2:00 pm Ping Pong, 3:00 pm Cribbage Lessons May 30: 8:30 am Exercise Plus 50, 9:30 am Fitness, 10:00 am Beginners Ping Pong, Blood Pressures, Card Design Class, 10:30 am Pool Shooting For Women, 11:30 am Lunch, 12:00 pm Basic Tap, Bridge Group, 1:00 pm Open Craft Time, Bridge, 500, Scrabble, Friday Dance
Welcome to the new Akron Care Center
Akron Care Center
991 Hwy 3, Akron, Iowa • 712-568-2422
May 2014 | 19
EXPERIENCE To get you home again. We know that your first choice is to return to your own home when you finish rehab. Our experienced therapy and nursing staff can help you reach your goals after an injury or surgery. • Physical Speech Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Spacious Suites • Emergency Call System • Complete Dining Service • Housekeeping & Laundry Service
• Van Transportation to Shopping & Appointments • Beauty Shop • Exercise Classes • Complete Activities Programing
Come see how our facility can meet your need for a quality lifestyle. 3501 Dakota Ave. • South Sioux City, NE. • 402-494-4273 20 | Prime | www.siouxlandprime.com