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Diabetes support group to hold special meeting Jan. 8

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Chef Perry P. Perkins will share tips on cooking for diabetics Jan. 8 at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.

The diabetes support group at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is designed to assist those with diabetes and their family members to self-manage the disease.

The group’s January meeting will have a double program with Chef Perry P. Perkins speaking on easier diabetic meal planning, shopping and cooking with sample dishes offered. Following that portion of the program, certified diabetes instructor Janet Meirelles will present “Making Food Choices Based on Blood Sugar Tests.” This informative meeting takes place 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 8. No registration is required.

Call the center at 503-635-3758 for more details, register for other classes and make lunch reservations. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and older and $5 for all others.

Friday, Dec. 27

Quilters in Stitches, the center’s quilting group, meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. working cooperatively on various quilting projects. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to join the group. Lunch is served by Marge and Friends; entrée is roast pork.

Monday, Dec. 30

The computer users group meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; LO Weekly Walkers meet at 9:15 a.m. in the lobby prior to departure. Contact Krstl Robbins at 503-635-0041 for more information. Join us for our special New Year’s luncheon, featuring spinach salad, ham with maple ginger sauce, orzo, black eyes peas, mixed vegetables, baked fresh rosemary rolls and pecan pie. Lunch is served promptly at noon by Lake Oswego Rotary volunteers. Reservations are a must for this holiday feast; call 503-635-3758. Play competitive duplicate bridge from 1 to 4 p.m. Call Jeanette Roberts at 503-620-5036 for details. No cost but ACC membership required. The mixed media group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Bring a media of your choice to work on in a supportive and social setting.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

The center closes at noon and will reopen Thursday.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

The center is closed in observance of New Year’s Day. The staff wishes all a safe and happy New Year.

Thursday, Jan. 2

The Creative Hands group meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon to work on handicraft projects that are given to various nonprofit charities in the community. Projects are made from donated materials. Newcomers always welcome.

Play Scrabble from 1 to 3 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. The bridge and social group meets from noon to 3 p.m. for open play.




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