Did you grow up in the early sixties?
If so, you surely remember Yogi Bear and his little
friend, Boo-boo. My New Year’s Eve excitement was watching the movie,
“Yogi,” in the company of lots of grandchildren.
There is always something for inspiration in a
children’s movie. In the current situation, Jelly Stone Park was being
sold off by the mayor of the town to pay off his debts. The park ranger
discussed the problem with his two picnic snatching friends and told
them, “If you are passionate about something, you will fight for it.”
They didn’t just sit around and complain, they started their fight
We are hearing rumors about the Committee on Aging.
The public was invited to attend its board meeting on Tuesday and ask
questions. Only eight people attended, not counting the six board
members and two Chronicle reporters.
The new executive director, Rick Poling, was
introduced to the group. He seems to be passionate about his new
position. Poling is also passionate about growing up in Calhoun County
and also about Calhoun County as a place to grow old. He met with the
staff on Tuesday morning and they laid plans for their fight for an
active, responsible, enthusiastic staff and involved senior
His initial information to the citizens of the
county appears on page one of this issue.
Former director Mike Ritchie deserves our thanks
for making the senior center a friendly place to enjoy many activities.
We wish him well in his new position of county clerk.
All of us are either aged or aging. We will need
the Committee on Aging services.
Rick Poling has asked for your questions and
Don’t just sit there, speak up, be passionate!