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PAGE-13 -THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1996 ,r Citizens News Johnson Geraldine Allen, "secretary of the ior Citizens Center, chose Prairie's and Grill, 102 South Main, as the Senior Mystery Diner. has recently opened, replacing the ~, Baker's Drygoods, generally known a very successful mercantile ven- pioneer times as well as a larger part Bakers was operated by Mr. and laker, along with their children Flo- ) Holbrook and John. We also remem- clerks Pearl Freeman, Alpha Ray Mote, Margaret Coate, and I Fagan. Dukes has renovated, redesigned the building in essentially Victo- Colors used are those of the Pioneer paint. The wall- g design with coordinating walls, using green, mauves, and round oak tables are used The round tables were cov- damask cloths--appointed with silver. Some of the period pieces iques. as a counter especially used s (fabrics) and other stock items in the centered with a large ice cream stools, chairs and tables. metal insets enclose frosted globed overhead fans that coordinate Frosted French doors separate the dining ar- door leads to the service area and windows in the front facade. Era- the winding stairs, graced by d newel posts that led to the Party or ballroom area. metamorphoses has transpired-- offers a spectacular array of food from 7 to 11 a.m.: bagels, rolls (homebaked). Sand- kids corral, soup, salads, appetizers, beverages; desserts: ice cream, shakes. Steak and stuff are served after 5 p.m. only. Also Little Italy. Our table was comprised of six guests having: chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes, gravy, green salad and a Kaiser roll; Range Reuben; two Cimarrons; Payne County burger and Roundup burger. The service for the evening was quiet, swift, courteous and the food was delicious. We shall be back soon. We are happy that a Perkins landmark is back in business in "all its splendor." we congratulate proprietor Jerrel Dukes and as- sistant Dollye Bloodworth for an immense en- deavor completed and a job well done. We wish you every success and all your dreams come true. CURRENT EVENTS Music every_ Monday Evening. 7 to 9:30 p.m. March 7--Stew and Bean Supper, 5 to 7 p.m. Adults $4 and children $2 (includes drinks and desserts) March 15--Triad Eye Clinic for cataracts, glau- coma-10 a.m. to I p.m.; Birthday Luncheon; Election of Officers April 12--Azalea Festival--S15 each Every Wednesday. the Center is open from 1 to 4 p.m. **** Saturday Night Revelers--Well! They are at it again--burning the late evening lights, playing, TVing, eating until all hours. Guess I'll have to check that a little more thoroughly. I might be missing something important. Jeanette Owens, Edith Cretsinger, Alpha Bower, Mildred Cash, Claude Cash, Guy Rivers, Cleta Rivers, Jewell Rivers, Wayne Allen, Geraldine Allen, Olga Tom- linson, Esther Ham, Jim Ham, Elsie Grant. **** Musicians--how sweet it is to be ale to see and hear such beautiful sounds. These talented mu- sicians consistently amaze me with all their won- derful songs and music. Thank you again for en- tertaining us: Evelyn Ha,vel, Jimmie Dodson, Jimmie T. Ham, Chet and Lorayne Smith, all of Perkins; Ival Hesser, Stillwater; Al Jones and Louise Acord, Chandler; Jim Music, Murl Rhodes, Alvy Stevens, Odell Stevens, Garnett Sadler, Carroll McGuiness, all of Cushing; Willie Mouser, Mulhall; Howard Henderson, Stillwater; Harold Stamper, Mark Murcheson, John Murcheson, Bud Smith, all of Crescent; Bernie Felton, Drumright-- **** these people were really swinging this Monday Happy Birthday to Martin Ransford and night--boy, they were really fantastic. Ye-Haw! Imogene Ransford--that's really neat to have Hostesses--fun in the kitchen, yep, and also lots birthdays so close you can celebrate together; Vcryl of goodies, thanks to Erma Thomas, Lois Porter, Wanda Chapman, Bill Cox, suppose we'll McKaughan, and extras from Edith Cretsinger find out how old Billy Jack is? Probably not. and Norma Bentley. Mucho Gracias! **** **** One reason experience is such a good teacher is Potluck on Feb. 28--Edith Cretsinger, Elsie it doesn't allow dropouts. Grant, Gertrude Ishmael, Dora Mercer, Betty Kind words are like honey enjoyable and health- Trimble, alga Tomlinson, Jeanette Owens, Walter ful. Proverbs 17:24 **** Davis, Ron Rodgers--good friends, good times, good food--can't beat that, can you? Sports scramble--TESO'OEKGNITHS **** **** Anne Brown of Crescent donated a beautiful Hope to see you soon--till then "I wish you peace and love." jacket with Southwestern motifs, the raffle pro- ceeds were $85. Norma Bentley was the happyTo Have The Journal Mailed To Your recipient. Thanks, Anne, this will surely help the Residence, please see old kitty. Thank you!!! coupon on page 2. Help the Perklns-Tryon Band represent Oklahoma at the Austria Millennium Celebration! / / 6 p.m. at P-THS Gym prepared by Part , er ', Steakl use Sponsored by the Perkins Masonic Lodge #9: Entertainment Provided By the P-T Jazz Band Tickets are only $4 per person iiiiii!ii:ili: FOR A HEALTHY LIFE Diabetes Education This four-session class offers instruction in the basic care and management of diabetes. It also provides information about prevention of long-term complications and what to do on sick days. This class is taught by a certified diabetes educator. Date: Tues: Mar. 5, 19, 26, Apr. 2 & Sat: Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6 &l 3 Time: Tues: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Cost: $6.00 Note: Must preregister. 9 Adult CPR Health Car Provider Course In this class you will learn how to use CPR on infants, children and adults using the standards of the American Heart A.ssociation. Participants will receive certification. Date: Apr.6 & May 4 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Cost: $30 per person Registration Fee noon Book $11 plus Fee: American Heart Association Card American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety This course includes adult CPR, infant/child CPR, basic first aid techniques and emergency rescue procedures which will aid an injured person until medical help car~ arrive. Date: March 16 Time: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Cost: $35 Call 742-5488 to register for any of the classes listed in this section. Please call 48 hours in advance. I st Friday Especially For Women 1st Friday is made especiall forwom womn'~ ; ......... Y en and Frida" O~ eve~~" =t IS ottered on the first y ry month. Date: April 5 Time: 12:15 p.m., concluding before 1:00 p.m. Place: Stillwater Public Library Programming Room (1 st floor, North Building) Cost: Free Stop Smoking Class Information is provided on the chemical addiction of smoking, withdrawal symptons, and stress management. Each class is made up of group discussions, not lectures. Designed to help people stop smoking for life. Date: To be scheduled Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $75 Registration Fee Required Call 742-$488 to register. Please call 48 hours in advance. Weekly Session Topics Wk 1: "Let's Get Started" Wk 2: "Shop & Cook the Low Calorie Way" Wk 3: "Out of Sight, Out of Mouth" Wk 4: "Fiber: The Rough Stuff = The Right Stuff" Wk 5: "Getting Social Support" Wk 6: "Easter Recipe Makeovers" CHILDBIRTH AND INFANT CARE Hospital Tour You will get a firsthand look at where your baby will be born and cared for. You will also get to preview the journey you will make from admission, to labor and delivery, postpartum care, and discharge. Date: Mar. 14 & 19 Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free Childbirth Preparation This is a program taught by registered nurses for first-birth families or Newborn Care Learn. techniques ..... to promote the healthy and safe development of your newborn. Discussion includes baby care basics such as feeding, diapering and bathing your baby, as well as the physical appearance of newborns and practical tips for parents. Date: Mar. 27 & Apr. 24 Time: 7:00 p.m~--,~ Cost: Free ~7~.- L~ Refresher - for Experienced Families This program, taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, will provide you information on the most current labor and delivery options. They will also review breathing and relaxation techniques. This ..... experienced families who want more ilill program may be taken at any time during MANAGEMENT in-depth information than what the !ilyour pregnancy. The Lite Weigh refresher program provides. You will leam ! Date: Mar. 26 & Apr. 23 A weight control program using a about the labor and delivery process, Time: 7:00 p.m. practical approach by helping participants various relaxation techniques, anesthesia evaluate their food choices and learn choices and cesarean births. This program Cost: $25 per couple healthy cooking skills. This six-week may be taken anytime during pregnancy, il Breastfeedlng iiiii session includes weekly nutrition i~i~ but it is recommended during the last ii!iiA certified breastfeeding instructor will fill counseling, a low-impact exercise session .... three months,i :::::il teach you the "h(~ws" and "whys" of :i:: !~ii!i and behavioral counseling, ii~ Date: Weds: Mar. 1 3, 20 &~27 breastfeeding. You'll learn about the ~i:!::i~i: Thurs: Mar. 14, 21 28 anatomy and physiology of breastfeedinO !:ili!:i:iiii!~ii~ Date: Feb. 22, 29, Mar. 7, 14, 21 & 28 ' ........... Time: Weds: 7:00 p.m. Thurs. 7:00 p.m. and how to recognize and p'revent iiii!i!iiiiii!i )otential difficulties. The benefits of ..... Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Cost: $30 per couple breastfeeding for mother and baby will Cost: $60 Sibling Class also be discussed along with tips on breast This class is recommended for siblings pumps, storage of milk and breastfeeding three years old and up. The children will as a working mom. This class is designed get to practice holding a life-like doll, to be taken during the last two months of pregnancy. watch a film about a big sister, and get a Date: Mar. 12 & Apr. 9 tour of the hospital to see where morn Call 742-5456 "\ \ to register for The Lite Weigh program. Please call 48 hours in advance 'Call 742. ".57. 2.0. t.0 r ister for !St Friday. ,.k3 "Send Check or Money Order To: .... Stillwater Medical Center Education Department PO Box 2408 Stilwater, OK 74076 Course Title: Date of Course: Deposit Sent: $ For more information, ca//(405) 742-5488 and baby will be staying. They will even Time: 7:00 p.m. 4l get to make a bib for the new baby. Cost: $15 per couple Date: Mar. 1 3 & Apr. 10 Birth Consultation Time: 7:00 p.m. A Birth Consultation gives the expectant Cost: Free mother a unique opportunity to meet Infant/Child CPR with a registered nurse prior to her labor and delivery to develop a personalized Learn the life-saving techniques of infant/ birth plan. During this consultation, the child CPR which are different from adult mother will learn about different options CPR. This program, taught by a registered she has concerning her medication nurse, also covers important techniques and medical care which affords families necessary toassist a choking infant orchild, a feeling of control in the birth process. Certification is available. Call Women's Resources at 74 2-5 7 38 Date: Mar. 20 & Apr. 1 7 to set up an appointment. I III I I I Time: 6:00 p.m. Call 742-$738 to re,lister for any of the Cost: $25/couple or $15/single classes listed in this section. Please call 48 Book $9 plus American Heart hours in advance. Fee: Association Card