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Widowed support group gets new facilitator

Dr. Chyrelle Martin will lead the monthly group


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO   - Dr. Chyrelle Martin is the new facilitator of the widowed support group at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. The group meets the first Wednesday of each month.

The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center’s widowed support group returns this fall and welcomes its new facilitator, Dr. Chyrelle Martin. Martin brings her experience in psychology and specializing in older adults and groups.

The widowed support group will be meeting Nov. 6 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Cedar room. Participants are encouraged to join in a warm and safe place to share their experiences and gain support. Support groups at the center provide a service to the community with no fee or registration required.

For information about groups, classes and to make lunch reservations call 503-635-3758. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and better and $5 for all others.

Here is what is coming up at the LOACC:

Friday, Nov. 1

Join us for lunch served by Lake Bible Church. Entrée is pork with tomatoes and mushrooms. At 1 p.m. enjoy the Woodman Chronicles presentation of “Babes in Arms.”

Monday, Nov. 4

The Computer Users’ Group meets in the Alder room from 9:30 to 11 a.m., contact the Center for information on weekly topics and presenters. LO Weekly Walkers meet at 9:15 a.m. in the lobby prior to departure. Contact Krstl Robbins at 503-635-0041. This is a free event and occurs Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Lunch is served by Our Lady of the Lake Church; entrée is baked cod.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

The Lake Oswego Respite Program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Acorn room. The program costs $30 per participant each day, and is held both Tuesday and Thursday ongoing. Contact the ACC for more information.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Our widowed support group meets the first Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. No cost and walk-ins are welcome. Lunch is served by Helping Hands; entrée is barbecued beef. The weekly supervised computer lab runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Alder room. Everyone is welcome.

From 1 to 3 p.m. experienced pinochle players meet in the Willow room. Call in advance to let us know you are coming so that the pinochle group can coordinate play. American mahjong for experienced players happens between 1 and 4 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 7

The Creative Hands group meets in the Dogwood room from 9:30 a.m. to noon to work on handicraft projects benefiting various charities in the community. Come and join us. Scrabble is played from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Willow room. Drop-ins welcome. The Lake Oswego Respite Program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Acorn room. It is held both Tuesday and Thursday on an ongoing basis. Contact the ACC for more information.




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