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Page 8 Special People August 19, 1982 I I SENIOR SERVICES IN SPOKANE COUNTY EMERGENCY NUMBERS Cheney Police .................................. 235-6233 Medical Lake Police ........................... 299-5122 Spokane County ............................... 456-2233 Cheney Ambulance Service .................... 235-4458 ML Ambulance Service ........................ 299-3333 Cheney Fire Dept ............................. 235-6236 ML Fire Dept .................................. 299.3333 Fire Dist. No. 3 ................................ 235.6677 Spangle Fire Dept ............................. 245-3251 Spangle (Spokane) Police ...................... 456.2233 INFORMATION information and Assistance (For older adults) .... 458-7450 Senior Scene Newspaper ...................... 276-5047 Dept. of Social and Health Services (DSHS) ..... 456.4404 State Bureau of Aging ................... 1-800.562-6028 Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) ....... ,, ............................... 838-3577 PLANNINGIADVOCACY Eastern WashingtOn Area Agency on Aging ...... 327-334 Catholic Charttles *- Office on Aging ............. 456-7155 Long.Term Care Ombudsman : ........... 1,800-562-6088 DSIS Nursing Home Complatn..: ...... 1,800-562-6078 or 456-3115 LEGAL FOOD Che Nutrition Program ....................... 235-5104 Senior Nutrition Program ...................... 456-3630 ............................ 458-7450 ......................... 624-3231 .................... 458-2530 ) -SL JOseph Cam Center .... ,.. 747-1174 Health Luke's Home Health Care .................. 838-7824 ......... 456-2943 ....... 838-4651 Health DistriCt.: .... ...... .... 4,56-3630 ....... .... 624-2171 ........................... 455-711B = ..... 456.7110 ......... 458-7450 Assistance ........................ 458-7450 Services (DSHS) ......... ; ...... 456-4285 Reassurance) ..., 456-71.63 (Counseling Terminally I!1). 325-2536 .................. ... 327-1559 ..... ; ................. 235-6280 Center, St. Charles ........ 327-8510 ......... .. .... 838-3577 .................................... 456-264,1 BCks-By, Mail ................................. 487-1241 Clleney Public Library ......................... 235-4164 Spokane Public Ubrary ........................ 838.3351 ML Public Library ............................. 299-4891 924-4122 Spokane Count Libra ,.  ,.;.. -,,c.--;--'-' .............. -  " The Wrenns show off their small, but compact garden. They Mso enjoy the birds Gardeners that visit their birdbath. Wrenns keep busy in Cheney which were used in the those "back East". She said Con't. from front down a diseased elm on the corner of his property, only to discover that the tree actually was on his neigh- bor's property. Thus, be has begun to relocate a rock wall between the two properties. One shrub also remains to be moved, he added. A rainy day, however, doesn't seem to bother the Wrenns. who also listed numerous indoor activities. "I love to read historic novels, things with truth to them," said Earnest. Eleanor noted she had just finished Sandburg's Lincoln. Classical music also is big on their list of entertainment, with some of their specialties being the Boston Pops, the Philadelphia Orchestra and select organ music. Earnest said two things he tried to impress upon his daughters were "good music" and "not to sit around and mope". Christmas is an important time for the Wrenns. Eleanor noted she once made 2,4{)0 note cards in one year from old Christmas cards. She also has done knitting, quilting, Russian embroidery, tatting, quilling and needlework. On Sept. 11, she will give a demonstration on tatting at the Calico Cat store in Che- .ney, which also sells some of her items. Eleanor has worked on the family geneology and also enjoys traveling with her husband. They have traveled throughout the west, taking pictures and movies. They also were on their way to Moses Lake on May 18, 1980 (the eruption of Mt. St. Helens). "You never saw a guy come back so fast," said Earnest. However, the Wrenns were able to get some photos of the drifting ash cloud, some of Trip planned Senior citizens' camp, sponsored by the Spokane Parks and Recreation De- partment, will be held Sept. 14-18 on Lake Coeur d'Alene. Registration deadline is Aug. 28. Call 456-3860 for more information and to register. Spokane Imax show. she enjoyed Cheney from the "I always carry my start, but thatit took Earnest camera with me,'" said some gettinguse to as he had Earnest, saying he watches always lived in a large city. for photos that son-in-law (The two of them met. they Gene may be able to use at said, on a street car.) EWU. Eleanor has been a All of Earnest's slides, member of the Four Lakes films and photos are carefully HUB Club for four years, filed and catologed, saying it has helped her to "'I'm not perfect," he said, meet new friends and to see saying he didn't want to many local attractions. sound like he was "too good", Both Eleanor and Earnest 'But, I do like things sens- said that they are too busy to hie." spend much time with the Eleanor said she especially local senmr citizen group thought the people of Cheney because of all their home- were more friendly than made activities. COUPON Cheney Free Press SENIOR CITIZEN SUBSCRIPTION OFFER 1 Lb. Scratch Pads when you renew. 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