People Happy Anniversary Croziers celebrate 60 years together Mr. and Mrs. Harold (Aleathea) Crozier will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Aug. 23.
After graduating from Cincinnati Christian University, Aleathea went from Kentucky to First Christian Church of Long Beach to be the secretary for Reuben Anderson, the minister. During this time she met Harold Crozier, a student at Long Beach City College and a singer in the church choir.
They were married Aug. 27, 1954, by Mr. Anderson.
Before retiring, Harold owned Crozier Printing Company in Long Beach and was later employed by Kelly Paper Company.
Aleathea was employed by Parkcrest Christian Church until she retired.
The celebration will be hosted by the couple’s children, Brian (Teresa) and Timothy, two grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The Croziers are volunteers at Biola University in La Mirada.
They reside in Mutual 9.
PEO, Chapter RT
Monthly luncheon, card party is slated for Aug. 27
PEO, Chapter RT’s Card Party Club and luncheon on the fourth Wednesday of the month will begin at noon on Aug. 27 in Clubhouse 2. Everyone is asked to be seated by 11:45 a.m.
All Leisure Worlders are invited. PEO Club membership is not required. Gentlemen are welcome. The cost is $9 for a catered lunch of deviled chicken, fruit salad, roll, éclair and coffee, tea or ice tea. There is no additional charge for tax or tip. It is an opportunity to meet new people and have fellowship with others.
Call Jan Krehbiel 431-8240 by Aug. 22 to make a reservation for Aug. 27.
To cancel a standing reservation, call Jan by the Friday before the party. Those with standing reservations that are not cancelled will be charged $36.
Japanese class resumes Sept. 2
The beginning Japanese class taught by Kuniko Okamoto and sponsored by the Nikkei Club will commence from 1-2:30 p.m on Sept. 2 in Clubhouse 3, Room 7.
The class covers pronunciation and introduces syllabary language, beginning primary (Katakana) and intermediate (Hiragana), writing, counting, descriptive words, nouns, verbs, a few polite simple greetings, phases and words used while dining including ordering food and ingredients.
There will be a $5 monthly charge for materials and two text books required.
The Clubhouse 3 room varies from week to week. The first, second and fifth Tuesdays of the month class will be held in Room 7; the third Tuesday in Room 6; and the fourth Tuesday in Room 5.
For more information on the class call 594-4270.
Photo— American Latino CLUB President Maria Rodriguez (left) and Amy Walker-Lamberti invite all to the “Mexico’s Independence Day” celebration at noon on Sept. 5 in Clubhouse 4. Tamales, salad, desserts and a non-alcoholic Mexican drink will be served. Reservations, $10, must be made by Aug. 29 to Maria, 430-3405; Amy, 280-0209; or Carmen Edwards, 431-4257.
Tickets on sale for annual anniversary luau
The Filipino Association of Leisure World (FALW) finalized the preparation for its anniversary luau at the Aug. 10 meeting. The luau will be held from 5-10 p.m. on Sept. 6 in Clubhouse 2.
President Ren Villanueva solicited the members for menu suggestions. The majority agreed to offer an authentic tropical cuisine to go with the luau motif. A whole roasted pig will be the centerpiece, as before. It is a guest favorite.
Pacific Island dances will be performed by members’ grandchildren and FALW dancers, as well as an exotic dance by men.
A five-member band will provide music of all genres to satisfy the guests’ listening and dancing pleasure.
Tickets are available by calling call Myrrha Villanueva, 493-1406; Ric Dizon, 446-0485; or Ren Villanueva, (323) 854-6209.
24-hour nurse is guest tomorrow
Health Care Center 24-Hour Nurse Susan Fisher, R.N., will be the guest speaker at the Sunshine Club at 10 a.m. on Aug. 22 in Clubhouse 3, Room 2.
Many residents know that there is a nurse on duty 24 hours a day, but are unfamiliar with how to utilize the service.
Susan has worked as an HCC 24-hour nurse since 2004. One of her duties is telephone triage. She ensures the provision of emergency or urgent care by assessing, evaluating and triaging the needs of the residents. She also answers questions from callers and provides information. Patient interaction may take place in the Health Care Center, at the residence or over the telephone.
This is an opportunity to meet Susan and ask questions about the service, find out the costs and how it is handled by medical insurance.
On Sept. 5, Dominic Rutigliano, president of the Rolling Thunder Club will share a story about the club he started with several friends and neighbors to help others who own golf carts. He will tell about the how much fun members have each time they gather compare and help to repair their “toy” carts.
The Sunshine Club will have its annual rummage sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sept. 11 in Clubhouse 2. Anyone who would like to donate items to club for the sale is asked to bring items between 2-8 p.m. on Sept. 10 to Clubhouse 2, or call 301-5339 for pick up by club volunteers. Most proceeds will be returned to the community to benefit shareholders.
Sunshine Club meets from 10 a.m.-noon Fridays in Clubhouse 3, Room 2 or 8. All shareholders are welcome to attend; membership is not required. Refreshments are served.
Computer intro class held Monday
The Friendship Club’s computer classes in Clubhouse 3, Room 7, are open to all Leisure Worlders and their guests.
An introduction to the personal computer will be held at noon. on Aug. 25, followed by a question-and-answer session at 1 p.m. about computers, iPads and tablets. Bring a device and ask questions. Questions about how to find a Windows 7 PC can be addressed also.
Maxine Smith teaches a separate question-and-answer forum, “Let’s Talk eBay,” at 2 p.m. Participants do not need to attend the computer class to attend the eBay class.
Wireless Internet is available.
Light refreshments are served. The cost is $5 for one or both classes. For information, call Jeff Sacks, (714) 642-0122.
LW Social Club
Luncheon/card party is tomorrow
The Leisure World Social Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 22 in Clubhouse 2 for its luncheon/card party. Lunch will be pork roast and scalloped potatoes.
All shareholders are welcome to call Marj Earls, 799-8449, to reserve a table. Members lunches are automatically ordered unless canceled.
Remember to cancel the table if unable to attend or the person with the reservation will be liable for the cost of luncheons.
Every month substitute players are needed. Anyone who would like to play occasionally should call Marj to be placed on the substitute list.
Bridge, canasta and Hand and Foot are played.
Paws, Claws and Beaks
Picnic is Sept. 10
The Paws, Claws and Beaks’ annual potluck picnic starts at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 10 at Clubhouse 1 picnic area.
All Leisure World residents are welcome; pets, too.
For information, call Flo Dartt, 799-3841.
Meeting critiques its recent show
Multicultural Council of Leisure World (MCC) will meet at 9 a.m. for a social period followed by a meeting at 9:30 on Aug. 26 in Clubhouse 3, Room 9. This will be a potluck breakfast meeting to celebrate the Amphitheater Saturday show and to critique its success. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Bring a dish to share that serves four to six people.
The MCC thanks the Recreation Department for its support and the opportunity to host an Amphitheater show.
Granddaughter receives video award
Vic and Sue Kambe, Mutual 11, were happy to have their daughter and granddaughter visit from Austin, Texas, last week.
Their granddaughter, Sarah Holland, was in Los Angeles for the No Bull Teen Video Awards. Sarah was one of 15 winners.
Sarah won the Public Service Announcement of the Year for her video “Someone Cares.”
The event was the culmination of a four-month-plus global video contest, where teens from around the world compete for awards promoting digital responsibility, leadership and social change.
PHOTO— RELATIVELY SPEAKING—Dori E. Richardson, Mutual 12, was excited to have a visit from her nephew Fred Enriquez of San Diego, whom she had not seen in many years.
Saturday Amphitheater show exhibited international flavor
MCC show demonstrated
song, dance from six cultures
The Multicultural Council shared the diversity of Leisure World during its Saturday night Amphitheater show on Aug. 16.
Six cultural groups from the council performed songs and dances from their native countries to the delight of the audience.
The Hui-O-Hula of LW opened the show with three hula, demonstrating the culture of Pacific Island countries and Hawaii.
The LW Cloggers performed three American folk dances. The dancers began slowly and ramped up the intensity.
The Vietnamese culture was represented by two dances, “The Hat Dance” and “The Umbrella Dance.”
Bollywood dances were performed by DEVIS showing the culture of India.
The Korean-American Club performed three dances featuring fans and drums.
The Filipino Association’s dancers and chorus closed the evening with dances and songs from their native country.
To close the evening the chorus led everyone in singing “My Country ’Tis of Thee.”
PHOTOS— Doug Cox, Golden Rain News photos
Emcees Anna Derby (left) and Ellen Brannigan introduced the evening’s entertainment.
Dancers from the Vietnamese American Club performed the Hat Dance in traditional dress of Central Vietnam. The dance is a favorite of girls.
DEVIS performed three Bollywood-style dances, demonstrating the culture of India.
Volunteers need to help schools
The Los Alamitos Education Foundation (LAEF) is looking for volunteers to help support its causes. Volunteer needs include administrative/office support, classroom support, fundraising/event support, liaisons to school sites, guest speakers, and much more.
LAEF raises funds for specific Los Alamitos Unified School District needs, such as technology improvements and building the Los Al High School Performing Arts Center.
Its Summer Enrichment Institute provides coursework to continue student academic engagement and avoid the summer learning loss. Due to the program’s success, LAEF has expanded to include after-school classes and weekend workshops.
To volunteer or to find out more about the program, visit www.LAEF4Kids.org, or 10293 Bloomfield St., Room 7, Los Alamitos; email to info@LAEF4Kids.org; or call 277-6876.