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Heisman Trophy Fast Facts

CNN Library (CNN) — Here’s some background information about college football’s Heisman Trophy. Facts:The Heisman Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to the “most outstanding football player in the United States.” December 9, 2017 – University of Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is named the 2017 Heisman trophy winner. About the Trophy:The Heisman Memorial Trophy is […]

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Georgia men’s lacrosse looks to continue fall season success into upcoming year

After a season without playoffs, Georgia men’s lacrosse is looking to get back to its winning ways after a successful fall season. Head coach Billy O’Haire is heading into his fifth season of coaching at Georgia with high expectations for his team. He has been improving the program year to year throughout his tenure and […]

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Peter Lee ’17, a 2016 Rhodes Scholarship Finalist, Wins Thomas Tam Scholarship

Lee’s ethnographic photo project looks at the reasons some Chinese seniors travel to casinos to redeem vouchers as a way of living.  http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/new_2017news/171208_PeterLee_94x84.jpg Dec. 8, 2017 By Jamilah Simmons Peter Lee with Brooklyn College President Michelle J. Anderson Peter Lee ’17 has received the 2017 CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship for demonstrating creativity in the communication […]

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Nebraska students travel to Taiwan | KTIC Radio

LINCOLN — Two Nebraska high school seniors are traveling to Taiwan next week to represent the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) as part of a student exchange program. Selected by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), the students will learn about Taiwan’s agricultural industry and how Nebraska ag exports benefit Nebraska and Taiwan. “This long-standing […]

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Softball collegebound: Daniel Boone senior chooses Villanova

Reading Eagle: Lauren A. Little | Sydney Hayes, Daniel Boone Article source: http://www.readingeagle.com/sports/article/softball-collegebound-daniel-boone-senior-chooses-villanova

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SIOUXLAND ATHLETE: Last year’s seniors, off-season wrestling push DeJong to success

Sibley-Ocheyedan’s Hunter DeJong powers his way through Missouri Valley’s Jack Winchester on his way to a pin in 17 seconds at 195 pounds Article source: http://siouxcityjournal.com/sports/high-school/wrestling/siouxland-athlete-last-year-s-seniors-off-season-wrestling-push/article_9b44a9ca-fa81-54e3-892d-f64ac9d7663a.html

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Reality Check: HomEquity Bank Research Highlights Surprising Holiday Spending List for Canadian Seniors

The survey, which posed questions about spending habits, home ownership and supports to children and grandchildren, was conducted at the 2017 Toronto Zoomer Show. The survey of 682 participants was undertaken on October 27 and 28, 2017. The research indicates that over a third (36 per cent) of those surveyed would take a vacation, if […]

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Princeton seniors Hanley and Silver; Oxford graduate student Barnett, named Sachs Scholars

Princeton seniors Hans Hanley and Jennifer Silver, and University of Oxford graduate student Samuel Barnett have been named recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of Princeton University’s highest awards. Hanley was named Sachs Scholar at Oxford’s Worcester College; Silver, Sachs Global Scholar; and Barnett, Sachs Scholar at Princeton. The […]

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Seniors secure plans in last semester

Speaking from experience, Aikta Rajput has some pretty simple advice for Pitt undergrads — be positive. “Don’t sweat anything. Don’t be upset for more than five minutes, don’t fight with your friends, don’t take anything too seriously because it goes by so fast,” she said. “You’re going to regret wasting any time doing anything negative.” […]

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Beyond the Cruise

There is no doubt that selling a cruise and booking a hotel or resort for a client can be lucrative to a travel agent’s bottom line. But travel advisors who consider that initial cruise sale as just the first step in a process are likely to benefit even more. Destination tours and activities—such as shore […]

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Five Seniors Named 2019 Schwarzman Scholars

Five Harvard seniors and six University affiliates were named Schwarzman Scholars on December 4, according to the scholarship’s press office. Crimson news editor C. Ramsey Fahs ’18, Charles S. Krumholz ’18, Jae Hyun Lee ’18, Cristina S. Parajon ’18, and Justus E. Uwayesu ’18 will join the 16 previous recipients from the University. Harvard Business […]

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Girls Basketball Preview: Enfield Loses Key Player To Broken Leg

Enfield had three top players returning to its girls basketball team this season after advancing to the state semifinals for the third straight year. But the day after she signed her letter of intent to attend Central Connecticut to play basketball, senior guard Danielle Delano, a 1,000-point scorer, broke her leg in a state tournament […]

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Purdue honors seniors at football banquet

Typically, Purdue’s MVPs are revealed at its postseason banquet. But the Boilermakers still have one game to play, accepting an invite to the Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 27, and those performances will factor into the awards, chief of staff Greg Brohm announced during the annual banquet Sunday. So the suspense of just which players […]

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European Senior Tour Signs Title Sponsorship Deal With Travel …

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Brightening the season for seniors: Program seeks to alleviate holiday loneliness, isolation

“We do have a lot of focus on kids during Christmas,” said Deb Cranny, executive director of the Brainerd location of Home Instead Senior Care, which runs the Santa program. “There’s kids shows and things to go to, and the light shows and all of these things. But the seniors get ignored just a little […]

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Extra points

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Kentucky football captain Nick Haynes not with team for Music City Bowl – The Courier

CLOSE UK recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow previews early signing period, talks about effect of coaching carousel on recruiting. Jon Hale/The Courier-Journal Kentucky guard Nick Haynes talks with an assistant coach during warmups before an NCAA college football game against Florida, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. Florida won the game 14-9.(Photo: David Stephenson, AP) […]

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Bohannon expects good things from Ada wrestlers

With a mixture of experienced seniors and some rising and promising underclassmen, Ada High School head wrestling coach Kyle Bohannon is excited about getting his guys out on the mat for the 2017-18 season. “I think we’ll put a pretty strong team on the mat. I hope our success on the football field will carry […]

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Fortuna football looks to keep good times rolling in NorCal bowl game against Bear River

Fortuna senior running back Scott Sederberg scored one of the Huskies’ six rushing touchdowns in last Saturday night’s North Coast Section Division IV championship game against Hercules. José Quezada — For The Times-Standard Fortuna Playing into the second weekend of December and seeing their team’s number of games start to resemble that of an NFL […]

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No. 18 Mountaineers travel to Pitt

But, it won’t take any of them very long to learn about it when the universities, which are separated by less than 80 miles, take to the court at the Peterson Events Center for their 8 p.m. tipoff Saturday on ESPN2. “We’re going to try and tell them just how intense it is for the […]

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Seniors look beyond commencement

WSU soon-to-be graduates look into careers in finance, research and space engineering Close Former orientation counselor, Pi Beta Phi member and ASWSU senator struggled to find a balance between academic and extracurricular activities. RYAN PUGH | The Daily Evergreen RYAN PUGH | The Daily Evergreen Former orientation counselor, Pi Beta Phi member and ASWSU senator […]

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Dryden library: Space travel starts here

CLOSE Scientists have found the oldest supermassive black hole ever recorded. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Buzz60 Christmas countdown: Where to celebrate holiday magic Have you always dreamed about seeing the blue ball of earth from space? Maybe your dream isn’t so far-fetched.  The Southworth Library will help to make that dream a reality […]

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SPECIAL: Senior backcourt has Arrows on target

It’s been a solid start for Ty Drake and the Sullivan Golden Arrows. Through three games, Sullivan picked up road wins at South Knox — a 20-win team in 2016-17 — won at Western Indiana Conference rival Northview and then topped Shakamak by a score of 59-45 in its home opener. Last year, the Arrows started 0-3 […]

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Nicolet Senior Spotlight: Jenna Bruss, Fox Valley Lutheran

Buy Photo Fox Valley Lutheran’s Jenna Bruss, left, drives to the basket against Katelyn Roesler of Menasha during a game earlier this season in Menasha.(Photo: Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)Buy Photo APPLETON – Jenna Bruss has been a significant contributor to the success of the Fox Valley Lutheran girls basketball team for several years. The playmaking guard […]

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European Senior Tour Signs Title Sponsorship Deal With Travel Insurance Provider Staysure

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Masters champion Sergio Garcia named 2017 European Tour Player of the Year

LONDON – Sergio Garcia has been named Hilton European Golfer of the year for 2017, the first time the Spaniard has picked up the prestigious award. Garcia defeated Tommy Fleetwood in a close vote by a panel of members of the golfing media. He’s the second Spaniard to win the award following Seve Ballesteros, who […]

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‘Meals on Wheels’ drivers needed in Wickliffe – News

The Lake County Council on Aging announced its “Meals on Wheels” program is in critical need of volunteer drivers to deliver meals and help pack meals in the Wickliffe area as the need for this service continues to climb. Every weekday, volunteer drivers deliver lunchtime meals to home bound seniors between 10:30 am and noon. […]

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Seniors: Week of Dec. 6

Fitness Westminster Recreation and Outreach Center at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, offers the following fitness classes for seniors 55+: • Strong Bodies – Strong Bones, 9 to 9:50 a.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 13. • Tai Chi, 11:15 a.m. to noon Wednesdays through Dec. 13. • Gentle Yoga Morning Evening Classes from 6 to […]

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Cass wrestling loses tough battle on senior night

RANDY PARKER/THE DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS Defending state champions Tripp Breeden and Seven Richards got pins on their senior night, but a late comeback fell just short for Cass wrestling Wednesday in a 42-30 loss to North Hall. “It was going wrong there for a while, and to bring it back 36-30 going into the last match, we would have […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ in Melrose this year

  While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home Instead Senior Care office serving Melrose […]

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Queen Anne set to close tea house permanently, reopen as prime rib house

After 10 years in business, the owners of the Cañon City Queen Anne are swapping out their teacups and lace tablecloths for silver carts filled with reverse-seared prime rib. The teahouse and fine dining restaurant, located at 813 Macon Ave., is celebrating its 10th anniversary today and has plans to permanently close the tea service […]

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Ellicottville school’s senior trip ‘in limbo’

GREAT VALLEY — The Ellicottville Central School’s senior class trip is in danger of falling through for a third straight year as a movement for a potential alternative trip amongst the class has impacted the cost of the original plan. Superintendent Bob Miller on Tuesday told the school board only 18 students turned in a […]

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Resources help seniors navigate Medicare options | News …

PLATTSBURGH — Medicare Open Enrollment closes Thursday. If seniors 65 and older want to switch from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage Plan or vice versa, the time is now. “When it’s open enrollment, anyone can change for any reason,” said Marisa S. Pers, services for the aging specialist at the Clinton County Office for the […]

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VRHS Students Travel to Haiti to Teach Robotics

Friends of Jenifer Grant say that she likes to “go fishing” to find people with common interests that might be relevant to her philanthropic efforts. When the Sister Cities Essex Haiti project library needed help with a new robotics initiative at the library for the children in Deschapelles, Haiti, Jim Myslik of Chester responded to […]

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NEAD to open ‘The Magi-Tour Traveling Show’ this weekend

OSCODA – The Northeast Academy of Dance (NEAD) celebrates the opening of its 21st season on Saturday with “The Magi-Tour Travel Show,” a light comedy program which encompasses many dance styles and features 20 NEAD students, under the direction of Giuseppe Canale and Scott Heinrich. Show dates and times are Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 […]

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A rink of their own: Hockey players find new home in Brandon

Buy Photo Treyson Boesch, PeeWee, practices goalie with his team Wednesday, Nov. 21, in Brandon. The Squirts, Pewee, Mini Mites, Mites and JV hockey teams all use the rink for practice.(Photo: Briana Sanchez / Argus Leader)Buy Photo The rise of hockey in South Dakota is a positive development, with the addition of the Scheels IcePlex […]

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Be a Santa to a Senior program brings comfort, cheer to seniors

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home Instead Senior Care office serving Riverside and […]

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Recent News

Haley Oliver of Louisville, Kentucky, recently was awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Oliver is one of 25 students nationwide to receive the award. Currently a senior majoring in psychology at Georgetown College, Oliver […]

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Florence Huskies hold on for 43-41 win against Pueblo Centennial

FLORENCE — The Florence Huskies girls edged the Pueblo Centennial Bulldogs on Monday night, 43-41, at home. The Huskies were led by senior Kim Okinedo, who produced 14 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks. Other seniors contributing were Erica Little with 10 points, Elle Eagle, 8, and Haleigh Leibel, 6. The Huskies started quickly in […]

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Watertown Senior Center events for Dec.

The Watertown Senior Center is at 31 Marshall St. For information, call 617-972-6490; or visit http://ci.watertown.ma.us. Some of our September 2017 events include: December notes from the director Season’s Greetings! Before we say farewell to 2017, we have some great programs scheduled for December that you won’t want to miss! On December 5th we welcome […]

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Deadline approaching for seniors to choose new insurance plan

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Muskingum County seniors have just three days left to make a selection to their Medicare supplement plan after Genesis Hospital announced MediGold would no longer be in-network. Starting January 1st, Genesis will no longer accept MediGold Advantage Plans leaving many seniors in the county uncovered. This will mean that any senior with Medigold […]

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Iowa State ready for another de facto road game against Memphis

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Be A Santa To A Melrose Senior

The following is a press release MELROSE, MA — While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the […]

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Full Sterling High School wrestling team returns 4 state qualifiers

Sterling Wrestling Schedule Tuesday, Dec. 5 @ Fort Morgan 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 @ Res. Christian 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 @ Columbine Thursday, Dec. 14 vs Wray 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 @ Sidney/Bridgeport 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19 vs. Yuma 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 @ Legend Invite Thursday, Jan. 11 @ […]

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ISU football: Cyclones prepare for another road game

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COMPANY, CONVERSATION Senior Companions provide social outlet for lonely seniors

“Bev comes every Thursday afternoon and I have something to look forward to,” Rosemore said. Rosemore and Haugen are part of Lutheran Social Services Senior Companions, a program that pairs senior volunteers with senior citizens who identify as lonely, homebound, isolated or disabled. Andrea Lang, the eastern program coordinator for Senior Companions, said the program’s […]

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ISU football: Cyclones prepare for another road game

AMES – When Iowa State football’s schedule first came out, the Cyclones had six road games on it. After it was announced on Sunday that Iowa State is playing Memphis in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee, on Dec. 30, the Cyclones got another de facto away game on their schedule. “You’re going to […]

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Bi-County Nutrition has been providing food for seniors for 44 years

Editor’s note: This is a series of stories featuring United Way of Harrison County agencies. NUTTER FORT — Bi-County Nutrition served more than 116,000 meals to people in need in Harrison and Doddridge counties last year. The agency has been providing healthy food and companionship to senior citizens for over 44 years. Bi-County receives $80,000 […]

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Susan Crosby: Planes, trains and automobiles – Lodi News

Posted: Sunday, December 3, 2017 4:30 pm Susan Crosby: Planes, trains and automobiles One of the pleasures of the holidays is being with family and friends. Sometimes it’s the only visit all year. However, travel can also be confusing and exhausting for those dealing with dementia. Travel is unpredictable, which can agitate and bewilder anyone, […]

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Op-Ed — Medicare and seniors: keep the free market alive

When it comes to healthcare, there are a few things that are important for Oklahoma’s seniors: quality, expediency, and prices. Our senior population relies heavily on Medicare for all of these things, and it’s important that we maintain a system that can deliver them, specifically when it comes to Medicare Part D, the prescription drug […]

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Bunnies brighten seniors’ days

The best visitors are the kind with twitching noses. “I wouldn’t pass them up, because they’re just so precious,” said Verna Evanoff, cooing at the black-and-white bunny hunkered down on her lap. Peering down at the sleepy-looking Oreo, she added with a laugh, “As you can see, he likes attention.” On this day, Oreo, Suede, […]

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How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you’ve never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you’ve certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is the tool travel agents have used for decades to help clients find the best possible fares. Rather than sifting through a dizzying array of flight search engine […]

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Calvin men’s swimming & diving takes third at Winter Invite

Calvin College Athletics  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The No. 17 ranked Calvin men’s swimming diving team finished the 2017 Calvin Winter Invitational with a successful Saturday. The Knights finished the three-day Calvin Winter Invitational in third place with 1180.5 points. The Knights defeated teams from NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and the NAIA. “I […]

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Christmas presents not all child’s play — be a Santa to a senior

Kimberly Watley Correspondent ROCKFORD — When it comes to getting presents from Santa, the first thought may be of excited, twinkly eyed children waking up to something special on Christmas morning. Imagine the same joy and wonderment in the eyes of senior citizens. Be a Santa to a Senior is doing just that, said Robyn […]

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OHS students travel to water treatment plan

OAKMAN — Oakman High School environmental science students recently made a trip that opened their eyes to the intricacies of receiving water. Twenty-five Oakman juniors and seniors traveled to the Jasper Waterworks and Sewer Board’s Laye-Williams Water Treatment Plant in November to learn about the process of water eventually making it to homes in the area. […]

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Education Briefs: Amarillo High grad named Oklahoma State Senior of Significance; Dumas ISD to participate in Hour …

Micah Gillezeau, a biochemistry and molecular biology and Spanish major from Amarillo, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University Senior of Significance for the 2017-2018 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association, according to a news release. Gillezeau is an Amarillo High School graduate and the son of Marco and Yolanda Gillezeau. He is […]

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Seniors need Santa, too

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home Instead Senior Care office serving Surry and […]

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FVOAS wraps up a year of travel and kicks off 2018

Becky Lueken, Fox Valley Older Adult Services trip director, is pictured with her merry travelers. SANDWICH – Are you thinking about fun times on the road, either for a day trip or a whole week of travel? Becky Lueken, trip director at Fox Valley Older Adult Services, and her merry travelers have had a blockbuster […]

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Corona del Mar High students raise $60000 to purchase water wells for countries in need

After a decade of fleshing out a new curriculum focused on international studies, Corona del Mar High School history teacher Laura Mayberry is seeing her passion project come to fruition. Nearly 200 of her students enrolled in the Academy of Global Studies at CdM raised $60,000 over four years to do their part in helping […]

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Corona del Mar High students raise $60000 to purchase water wells for countries in need

After a decade of fleshing out a new curriculum focused on international studies, Corona del Mar High School history teacher Laura Mayberry is seeing her passion project come to fruition. Nearly 200 of her students enrolled in the Academy of Global Studies at CdM raised $60,000 over four years to do their part in helping […]

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High school craft fairs draw shoppers — and big bucks

There’s a reason craft fairs pop up at area high schools between October and December: They can be huge moneymaking endeavors for drill teams, student councils and parent-teacher groups. The Keller High Indianettes, whose show is this weekend, aim to earn as much as $40,000. The L.D. Bell show also is this weekend. A newer […]

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High school craft fairs draw shoppers — and big bucks

There’s a reason craft fairs pop up at area high schools between October and December: They can be huge moneymaking endeavors for drill teams, student councils and parent-teacher groups. The Keller High Indianettes, whose show is this weekend, aim to earn as much as $40,000. The L.D. Bell show also is this weekend. A newer […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program Provides Comfort, Companionship …

Submitted by Tacoma Home Instead Senior Care While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program Provides Comfort, Companionship …

Submitted by Tacoma Home Instead Senior Care While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home […]

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Transient family of crooks target Macomb County residents

WARREN, Mich. (WJBK) – Scammers in Oakland County are targeting senior citizens and families in Warren and are ripping people off of millions of dollars in some cases. Police say transient criminals have no permanent address, they travel the country, and are currently targeting families in Warren. Three men all dressed in pink shirts knock […]

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Senior spotlight: Leadership role falls on Rapids’ lone senior Breally Kautzer

CLOSE Breally Kautzer is taking a young and inexperienced Wisconsin Rapids girls basketball team under her wing as the lone senior on the Raiders roster. Scott A. Williams/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Buy Photo Wisconsin Rapids forward Breally Kautzer will be counted on to provide leadership for the Raiders girls basketball team this season as the lone […]

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Next wellness event set for Dec. 20

The Senior Center has a pilot program expanding health and wellness services to Archuleta County seniors. The program includes wellness and blood pressure monitoring, or allows individual area seniors to discuss two subjects of their choice. The next wellness event will be Wednesday, Dec. 20. There is no charge for Medicare enrollees. Participant IDs will […]

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Check in, help out: Socially conscious hotels give back to the community

When opening a property in a new city — for instance, Chicago — Ace Hotel forges relationships and collaborates with community organizations. (Ace Hotel) You don’t have to be a full-on voluntourist to give back while traveling. Today, philanthropy may be as simple as booking a certain hotel or using a particular travel site. Altruism […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program Provides Comfort, Companionship and Cheer to Local Seniors

Submitted by Tacoma Home Instead Senior Care While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home […]

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FVOAS wraps up a year of travel, kicks off 2018

Becky Lueken, FVOAS trip director, and her merry travelers. Are you thinking about fun times on the road, either for a day trip or a whole week of travel? Becky Lueken and her merry tripsters have had a blockbuster of a year on the road and more fun is scheduled for 2018. ‘); // SHOW […]

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New-look St. James boys basketball team excited for upcoming season

By Chris Duderstadt November 30, 2017 Email Post a comment Print Article source: http://www.shawneedispatch.com/news/2017/nov/30/new-look-st-james-boys-basketball-team-excited-upc/

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Nine lettermen return for Lady Warriors

There will be no lack of experience for the Carrollton girls basketball team this upcoming season. The Lady Warriors return eight seniors that finished last season with an overall record of 6-17 and 3-11 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. “The girls have been working hard,” said head coach Craig Rodgers. “Our goal is always to […]

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Seniors: Week of Nov. 29

Holiday bazaar Concordia of the South Hills (CHS) will host a holiday bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5, in the Retirement Living Commons Area, featuring a variety of vendors, basket auction and bake sale. Selections at this free event will include jewelry, fashion accessories, ornaments, art work and holiday decorations. All proceeds […]

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Grants fund 22 Cornell teams, community partners

Connecting researchers to federal and state policymakers. Supporting children affected by the opioid epidemic. Sending students to the United Nations climate conference. Offering disaster workshops to regional animal shelters. Collaborating with cooperative businesses for experiential learning. These are among the 22 projects that received fall 2017 Engaged Opportunity Grants. Open to all faculty and staff, […]

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‘The Magi-Tour Travel Show’ to showcase NEAD talent

OSCODA – The Northeast Academy of Dance will present “The Magi-Tour Travel Show” on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9-10, on the Mary Anne Bartels Auditorium stage at Oscoda High School. Tickets are $13 for adults, $11 for seniors and $6 for students and  will be available at the door. Curtain time on Saturday is at […]

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Senior Travel Done Right

Last year, AARP’s 2017 Boomer travel trends report showed that almost all seniors will travel for leisure, with about half traveling internationally. “Seniors are traveling more and more every year,” said Lori Wall from Destinations to Explore in Hyde Park, New York. Because they are traveling more, Wall suggests seniors leave a complete itinerary to […]

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90 percent of senior drivers don’t make vehicle adjustments that can …

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 29, 2017) – Nearly 90 percent of older drivers do not make inexpensive adaptations to their vehicles that can improve safety and extend their time behind the wheel, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Common vehicle adaptations like pedal extensions, seat cushions and steering wheel covers can […]

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Be a Santa to a Senior Locations include Roseville, Sacramento and more

Program Provides Comfort, Companionship and Cheer to Sacramento Area Seniors Roseville, CA – While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This […]

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Mass transit lesson for seniors becomes an odyssey

CLOSE New Jersey Travel Independence Program at Rutgers is helping senior citizens understand and use the bus system to travel around the area independently. Tariq Zehawi/NorthJersey.com Rachel Lawrence, 82, of Teaneck reads the bus route information at the Garden State Plaza mall bus stop after taking the bus from Englewood.(Photo: Tariq Zehawi/NorthJersey.com) When Joyce Strom […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program Provides Comfort, Companionship and Cheer to Broward County Seniors

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home Instead Senior Care office serving Broward County is […]

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90 Percent of Senior Drivers Don’t Make Vehicle Adjustments That Can Improve Safety

“While many seniors are considered to be safe drivers, they are also the most vulnerable,” said Dr. David Yang, executive director of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. “Our research suggests that most senior drivers are not taking advantage of simple and inexpensive features like steering wheel covers that can greatly improve their safety and […]

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Hampton seniors help decorate state’s DC tree

Amanda Wallace, a Hampton artist, knows first-hand the therapeutic benefits of creativity — and she enjoys passing those benefits on to others. Last month she worked with almost three dozen residents at the Coliseum Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Hampton on a special crafts project. The residents designed and created ornaments that will adorn Virginia’s […]

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Senior Briefs

We want to hear from you. To send information to be included in Senior News, email to editorial@registerstar.com; mail to Register-Star, Atten: Senior News, One Hudson City Centre, Suite 202, Hudson, NY 12534; fax to 518-828-3870. We would like the information at least two weeks in advance if possible. Health Care presentation OLD CHATHAM —“Health […]

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One mistake seniors can’t afford to make

Attention, seniors: Here’s one mistake you can’t afford to make in 2017Retirees should ensure that they take their first required minimum distribution from their tax-deferred retirement account in the year they reach 70 1/2, according to this article on Motley Fool. That’s because they will face a 50% penalty on top of taxes if they […]

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Pa. website helps seniors and people with disabilities find services

Gov. Tom Wolf has announced the launch of the Pennsylvania Link to Community Care website, www.carelink.pa.gov, which connects older Pennsylvanians and individuals with a disability or behavioral health need to services and support available in their community. The Pennsylvania Link to Community Care website provides users with a wide variety of resources including a home […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ to bring comfort and joy to isolated

Be a Santa to a Senior gifts will be delivered with kind words to remind seniors that their community cares about them.(Photo: CONTRIBUTED BY STEPHANIE KOLISCH/HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE) PORT ST. LUCIE – The Home Instead Senior Care office serving St. Lucie and Martin counties invites the community to bring some comfort and holiday cheer to 250 local […]

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Ask Hutch: Why does the city allow prairie dogs in Hutch? And the Red Kettle campaign has started

Amy Bickel @KansasAgland We’ve cooked Pronto Pups, ran carnival rides and sold African baskets to name a few of the quests Kathy Hanks and I have been on together in our time at The News. On Tuesday, Kathy and I will embark on another adventure – as Salvation Army bell ringers. The army’s Red Kettle […]

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Boyd sheriff launching new program to help seniors

CATLETTSBURG Boyd Sheriff Bobby Jack Woods is developing a program he hopes will save elderly citizens from preventable death. The program is called Check On A Senior Today, or COAST. Woods said it’s a duplicate of a program, created by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Department, he learned about during the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association conference. “From […]

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NU students take second in Smith Travel Research competition

Four students from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management earned a second place finish at Smith Travel Research’s annual Market Study Competition. Niagara seniors Matthew Bell, Jacob Carriero, Jeffrey Rector and International University of Applied Sciences exchange student Lorena Kleideiter, also a senior, spent two months preparing a comprehensive analysis of market research […]

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Ask Hutch: Why does the city allow prairie dogs in Hutch? And the Red Kettle campaign has started

Amy Bickel @KansasAgland We’ve cooked Pronto Pups, ran carnival rides and sold African baskets to name a few of the quests Kathy Hanks and I have been on together in our time at The News. On Tuesday, Kathy and I will embark on another adventure – as Salvation Army bell ringers. The army’s Red Kettle […]

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Be a Santa to a Senior program offers gifts, visits for elderly – Scranton Times

Article Tools     Anyone can play Santa Claus this year. Home Instead Senior Care in Clarks Summit is holding its annual Be a Santa to a Senior program. The program benefits needy seniors who don’t have loved ones locally and delivers gifts and a visitor during the holiday season, said Jessica Blomain, director of […]

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‘Time to give back': Seniors volunteer to give other seniors care, companionship

CLOSE The annual Free Flu Shot Day held at six Knox County high schools on Saturday, September 16 provided over 3,000 flu shots and raised over $13,000 for the Empty Stocking Fund. Andrew Capps Buy Photo Senior Companion Ella Neal and her client Mary, who is deaf and has dementia, enjoy each other’s company Tuesday, […]

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BHS Beavers headed to state football championship

BLUEFIELD — For the first time since 2009, Bluefield High School is preparing this week to play for a state football championship. The 13-0 Beavers whacked Bridgeport Friday night 37-14 at Mitchell Stadium and will travel to Wheeling to play Fairmont Senior Friday night for the Class AA title. The 12-1 Polar Bears beat Mingo […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ program provides comfort, companionship and cheer

MOUNT AIRY — While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home Instead Senior Care office […]

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Liza Horvath, Senior Advocate: Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

By Liza Horvath Senior Advocate Q: I love your column and I am hoping you can give me some advice. I am the oldest of three siblings and was the executor of our mother’s estate when she died 5 years ago. She had a trust and she was cremated, as she had wished. However, she […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ provides cheer

how to help Find senior-specific wish lists and drop off all gifts at Christmas trees found at these locations: • Shop the World • Sonic Drive-In in Victoria, Port Lavaca and Hallettsville • First Convenience Bank located in Walmart and H-E-B • For more info, visit BeaSantaToaSenior.com or call 361-433-0330. The holidays can be a […]

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Tigers Score 70 On Senior Day, Go Unbeaten In Liberty Bowl For First Time

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis Tigers (10-1, 7-1 AAC) finished the regular season with a 70-13 win over East Carolina on Saturday, capping off the team’s first unbeaten season at the Liberty Bowl since it opened in 1965. The winningest class of seniors in program history was celebrated with senior day. Riley Ferguson completed 9 of 13 […]

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Sheldon grad Ivan Faulhaber to be honored with UO seniors – The Register

After having to give up football due to an injury, Ivan Faulhaber will join his classmates when Oregon recognizes its seniors before Saturday’s Civil War. The Sheldon graduate is finishing up his fifth season with the Ducks while serving an internship under Trae Hackett, Oregon’s associate athletic director for football player engagement. “I’m helping guys […]

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Don’t forget elderly this holiday – News

Upon entering Cosentino’s Price Chopper in St. Joseph, you may notice a Christmas tree by some of the registers, adorned with paper ornaments. Standing next to it is a sign for the “Be a Santa to a Senior” program. Home Instead Senior Care has teamed up with the grocery store to help seniors who may […]

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EIU women travel to tourney in Philly – Journal Gazette and Times

EIU women’s basketball Eastern Illinois (1-2) at St. Joseph’s Thanksgiving Tournament Saturday: EIU vs. St. Joseph’s (3-0), 1 p.m. Sunday: EIU vs. Delaware (2-2) or Saint Peter’s (2-2) Radio: Hit Mix 88.9 FM TV: A10 Network (PPV and Saturday only) Live stats: www.sjuhawks.com Article source: http://jg-tc.com/sports/basketball/eiu-women-travel-to-tourney-in-philly/article_fc32a767-3cae-54da-b03f-8c8480067e72.html

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