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New members are added to the board

The members of the Friends of the West Linn Adult Community Center have spoken. Landslide victories were the norm for the four new officers elected by the membership about a week ago.

The new board of directors includes new officers in the positions of president, vice president, secretary and treasurer.

Scott Foster, a long-time volunteer in our kitchen, was elected to the presidency. He brings youth, energy and boyish good looks with which to lead the largely female membership.

Bill Barger, a kind of Man-Friday around the WLACC for the last four years, has accepted the position of vice president. Bill already drives our bus on our twice-a-month field trips around the area and he’s an excellent problem solver who is quick to implement a good idea.

Margaret Dejardin is our new treasurer. She also volunteers in our gift shop and has lots of bookkeeping experience from her years at West Linn’s old Thriftway store. She’s calm, smart and has a great smile.

Our new secretary is Irene Jones, a relative newcomer to the center who has become a regular participant in our walking group and card playing groups. Irene also helps out in the kitchen when needed.

Board members who will continue in their roles include Marge Russell as director of mailings, Rose Ek as the front desk volunteer coordinator and Barbara Handley as our membership coordinator.by: SUBMITTED - Elected to serve on the West Linn Adult Community Center board of directors for 2013-2014 are Margaret Dejardin, Rose Ek, Irene Jones, Marge Russell, Bill Barger, Scott Foster and Barbara Handley (not pictured).

Here are the upcoming week’s activities. Call the center at 503-557-4704 for specific times and possible fees. Also, all meals listed below are subject to change, but only for the better. Computer assistance is currently being offered by appointment between 9 a.m. and noon every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Friday, June 21

In the morning, we have the core strength class and the strength and balance class, the Peripatetic Walkers, aerobics class and the oil painting group. The whist card group will meet between 10 a.m. and noon. At noon we will serve beef and broccoli for lunch. From 12:30 until 3 p.m. the pinochle group will meet. At 1 p.m. the Texas hold’em poker group will deal.

Monday, June 24

In the morning we have tai chi, the Peripatetic Walkers, the wood carving group, aerobics class and hand and foot card game group. For lunch we will have pasta primavera. After lunch the bridge group and the exercise for all class will meet and the Pilates-inspired core strength class will meet (off site) at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25

Morning offerings include core strength class, strength and balance class and gentle yoga class. The Honoring Our Memories writing group also meets from 11 a.m. to noon. Our ukulele group will strum together at 2 p.m. and Luella Hunt will teach pinochle to new players starting at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26

The Pilates-inspired core strength class will meet (off site) at 9:45 a.m. Also in the morning, we offer the Peripatetic Walking group, chair aerobics class, core strength class, strength and balance class and the gardening club will meet. The line dancing class meets from 11 a.m. to noon. At noon, we will serve soup and sandwiches for lunch. The pinochle group will shuffle and deal from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Thursday, June 27

Our morning offerings include core strength class, strength and balance class and gentle yoga class. The knitting/crocheting group will convene at 10 a.m. and the bridge group meets at 10:30 a.m. The exercise for all class will meet at 1 p.m.

WLACC Gift Shop

Come visit the best-kept shopping secret in town — the WLACC Gift Shop. We have added many new donation and consignment items. For instance, we have beautiful bone china teacups and saucers, new scarves to complete any outfit and new spring and summer purses. Imagine your embarrassment if you were caught using a winter purse this time of year. Additionally we have new watches and jewelry and a whole tableful of sale items priced to move. The shop is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and accepts cash, checks and well-behaved children.

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