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December 15, 1994

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services held " Llstennan I- Johnny Wade ENI 73, died Friday, at Stillwater at 2 p.m. : " ' ........... 12, at Strode Our Center was saddened this week by the death of our the Rev. Charley president, John Listerman. Our sympathy goes to all of his officiating, family. We were honored to serve the dinner for the family of the family will at the Center. eulogy. Inter- Thanks to Jewel Mahar for Coordinating the donations of held at Paradise food. She did an excellent job, and thanks to all who brought east of Coyle un-food and also to those who worked in the kitchen and then of'Strode stayed to get ready for Monday night music. Over 80 people came to listen to our "Little Branson" was born Feb. music and were treated to cake and pumpkin pie which was to Myrtle left from the dinner. Capitolia Bennie Russell sang and played the organ at Johnts ,u- He lived neral and she sang and dedicated a song on Monday night. his early life Our Vice-president, Elsie Grant, will be our president until from Coyle our regular election in March, 1995. in 1938. He Last Saturday night, Claude and Mildred Cash, Newell Strokes on Reynolds, Ernistine Hughes, Alpha Bower, Olga Tomlin- 1939, in Payne son, Guy and Cleta Rivers, Wayne Allen, Edith Cretsinger, Elsie Grant, Goldie Bean and Jewell Mahar spent the evening school gradu- snacking, playing Rumikub and dominoes. aoved to Califor- If you are sitting hoe alone on Saturday night, the center he lived until his is a fund place to go for fun and fellowship. in 1991 when he The musicians who came and entertained us so well on to Oklahoma and Monday night were Ival Hesser, Allen Cain, Vic Metzger, Perkins. While inNorvil Cole, Jim Music, Evelyn Havel, Harvey and Dixie plant man- Preston, Alvin Jones, Bud Smith, and Alvy Stevens. States Bas- M.K Stidham came from Chandler for the first time and he worked for 35 then Dale Wells stopped by and sang and wished us all a Merry Christmas. World War II, he This Wednesday we will have our regular potluck and the U.S. Army in then on Thursday we go by chartered bus to Guthrie to see Theater. He the lights, ride the trolley and have dinner This "is spon- of the Perkins sored by the Payne County Bank. at the time On Friday, December 16th, it is our regular birthday din- Fie was also a ner. Come and join us! The Center is decorated so pretty for )f the Ingalls Ma- the holiday season. If you have not stopped by to see it, you No. 128 and the should do so. Your regular reporter should be back next week, but I do I was predeceasedenjoy writing for you when Goldie is not available. his wife and ", ii -- in ....i ...... 'Ors include his Listerman of Calif; two sons, Carter Listerman, Valley, Ca- Coleen Joan Gray Oaks, Calif., and of Houston, fiancee, Cloris one brother, of Phoe- nirLe grandchil- great grandchil- grandsons and served as 8 bad day by Joan Lres of Isabel by tea party by Lyn dolphins by sharks by Jane Shamu by by Deborah Craft fun by Beth by Derek Hall by Nick Fast Quality Service 402 South Main Stillwater, OK 74074 405-372-0644 I ,,, i 3 ,' ' ,Lights .,Garlands -Bulbs Tops Offer good while quantities left Hardware & Appli 111 S. Main Perkins 547-2477 Diabetes Education This four-session class offers instruction in the basic care and management of diabe- tes. 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: Jan 3, 1 O, 17 & 24 Sat: Jan. 7, 14, 21 & 28 Time: Tues: 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Sat: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Cost: Free Note: Must pre-register Adult CPR (Heartsaver) In this class you will learn when and how to perform CPR on people over eight years old using the standards of the American Heart AssociaUon. Participants will receive certifica- tion. Date: Jan 16 Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Cost: $15 per person Infant/Child CPR Leam the life-saving techniques of infant/child CPR which are d' ferent from adult C3 R. This program, tat ht by a registered nurse, also covers important techniques necessary to assist a choking infant or child. Certification is available. Date: Jan. 25 Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m Cost: $25/couple or $15/single I Ill I I Call 742-5794 to register for any of the classes listed in this section. Please call 48 hours in advance. CPR Instructor Course (Recertlflcation) Partricipants must have taught four classes in the last 12 months. Must bring course book to class. Data: Dec. 15 Time: 1:00 - 5:00 Cost: $45 p.m, 742 $794 Call - to register for any of the classes listed in this section. Please co//48 hexers in advance. The Ute Weigh A weight control program using a practical approach by helping participants evaluate their food choices and learn healthy cooking skills This six-week session includes weekly nutrition counseling, a low-impact exercise session and behavioral counseling Date: Dec 15, 22, 29, Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Cost: $60 Jan. 5, 12 & 19 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: Jan 12 & 17 Time: 7:00 p.m Cost: Free Childbirth Preparation This is a program taught by registered nurses for first-birth families or experienced families who want more in- depth information than what the refresher program provides. You will learn about the labor and delivery process, various relaxation techniques, anesthesia choices and cesarean births. This program may be taken anytime during pregnancy, but it is recommended during the last three months. Date: Men: Jan 9, 16 & 23 Thurs:/an. 12, 19 & 26 Time: Men: 7:00 pm & Thurs. Cost: $30 per couple 7:15 p.m. Sibling Class This class is rec for siblings three years old and up. The children will get to practice holding a life-like doll, watch a film about a big sister, and geta tour of the hospital to see where morn and baby wgt be sta ng. They win even get to make a bib for the new baby Date: Jan.11 Time: 7:00 pm. Cost: Free Infant/Child CPR Leam the life-saving techniques of infant/child CPR which are cr e nt from adult CPR. This program, taught by a jistered nude, also covers important techniques necessary to assist a choking infant or child. Certification is available. Date: ]an. 18 Time: 6*ib0:9:06 b m: .... Cost: $25/couple or $15~single . 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 Ups for parents. Date: Dec 14 & Jan 25 Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free Refresher for Experienced Families This program, taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, will provide you informa- tion on the most current labor and delivery options. They will also review breathing and relaxation techniques This program may be taken at any time during your pregnancy. Date: Dec 13 & Jan 24 Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: $25 per couple Breasffeedlng Weekly Session Topics Wk 1: Let's Get Started Wk 2: Holiday Nutrition Trivia Game INk 3: Behavior Modification Wk 4: Planning Healthy Menus In 1995 Wk 5: The Behavior Chain A certified breastfeeding instructor will teach Wk 6: Tomorrow's Kitchen you the "bows" and "whys" of breastfeeding .... You'll learn about the anatomy and physiology Call 742-$456 to for an), of the dosse5 of breasffeeding and how to recognize and listed in this section. Please c~# 48 hours in odvonce. prevent potential difficulties. The benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby will also be discussed along with tips on breast pumps; storage of milk and breastfeeding as a working 1st Friday, Especially for Women mom. This class is designed to be taken Designed to address women's health issues, this during the last two months of pregnancy. free program is offered at noon on the first Date: Inn. 10 Friday of each month. Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: Inn. 6 Cost: $15 per couple Time: 12:15 p.m., concluding before 1:00 p.m. Place: Stillwater Public Library, Programming Birth Consultation Room (1 st floor, North Building) Cost: Free " f ,, " zrzdat/ Call 742-5720 to register. Check out the many opportunities to improve and preserve your health and the health of those you love. To schedule CPR, Breast Health or other classes at a time convenient for your club, business or industry, or for information and development of other health. education classes not listed, call Joella Francis, Community Education Director, at 742-5794. A Birth Consultation gives the expectant mother a unique opportunity to meet with a n istered nurse prior to her labor and delivery to develop a personalized birth plan. During this consultation, the mother will imam about different options she has concerning her medication and medical care which affords families a feeling of control in the birth process. Call Women's Resources at 742-5738 to set up an appointment. II Call 742-5738 to register for any of the classes listed in this section. Please call 48 bouts in advance.