Our Mission:

AARP enhances the quality of life for all as we age. We champion positive social change and deliver value through advocacy, information, and service.

We meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday, Social time 9:15, meeting 10 AM to 11:30 AM at the Campbell Community Center. In the Roosevelt room, which is Q80.

President’s Message … Margaret Schieck

Welcome to September, although the weather still feels like August.  At least we have Labor Day as a three-day weekend and Grandparents’ Day on September 10th to anticipate.  Let’s also remember that school is back in session, so drive carefully and be extra alert. We have many upcoming events to look forward to.  The next Senior Safari at Happy Hollow will be on Thursday, September 28th.  Arrive between 9:00 and 9:55 a.m., and Admission and Parking are free.  In August, Ken and I saw two other Chapter 5151 members at the Picnic Basket where we happened to stop for a coffee break.  It’s worth the trip just to see the Giant Anteaters and to hear the zookeepers’ informative talks. Saturday, September 30th, will be the next Lions Club glasses-sorting event. This takes place at the VISTA Center at 101 Bascom Ave. in San Jose near San Carlos. It starts at 9:00 a.m. and goes until 2:00 p.m. with a free lunch included.  It’s an easy way to earn 5 hours of volunteer activity. We have received a grant from National AARP to reprint and update the trifold recruitment brochures.  We are working with ENCORE Printing in Campbell to get this accomplished.  Ken was the primary grant

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“Happy New Year!”…Angie Jaggars

Chinese:  Chu Shen Tan       Dutch:  Gullukkig Niuw Jaar French:  Bonne Annee          German:  Prosit Neujahr Italian:  Buon Capodanno       Spanish:  Felix Ano Nuevo Vietnamese:  Cung-Chuc Tan-Xuan

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Pondering…Joy Walsh

The rabbit is always jumping up and down, but it lives for only two years.  The turtle, that doesn’t exercise at all, lives 400 years. 

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