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The Spectator gets printed every other week; please submit articles by Monday prior to the next issue. Residents may receive a bi-weekly copy of The Spectator and a weekly copy of the Dining Room menus via email. If you wish to receive these documents via email, please contact Melissa at email@example.com. You may add or remove your name at any time.
Wednesday, July 3 - Visual Arts Committee - 1:30pm - Painting Studio
Wednesday, July 10 - Dining Services Committee - 1:30pm - Dining Alcove
Wednesday, July 10 - Bliss Expansion Meeting - 2:30pm - Auditorium
Thursday, July 11 - Operations Committee - 9:30am - Education Center
Friday, July 12 - Residents Association Meeting - 10:30am - Auditorium
Friday, July 12 - MC Resident & Family Council - 10:45am - MC Activity Room
Friday, July 12 - Medical Services Committee - 2:00pm - Education Center
Tuesday, July 23 - Finance Committee - 9:30am - Education Center
Please Note: All residents are invited to attend and participate in any Residents’ Association, Council and committee meetings. Your involvement makes us a stronger community! Minutes of Council, Residents, and MRA meetings are available in the Library. Minutes of recent Council & Residents' meetings also available at Reception.
FROM THE CASA CLINIC
Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 3:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Closed for lunch 11:30 am to 12:00 noon
The Clinic Phone Extension is x8060
Clinic Physician Schedule:
William Koonce, M.D. - Tuesday & Friday 2:00 - 5:00pm / 1st & 3rd Monday of the month 2:00 - 5:00pm
Todd Fearer, M.D. - Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00 pm & Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm
John Dexter, M.D. - Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Joseph Pineda, M.D. - Last Thursday of the month 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
L. Mae Chandler, D.P.M. - 2nd Thursday of the month 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION MEETING
Friday, July 12 - 10:30am - Auditorium. Please plan to attend to hear Brian McCague, CEO, present an update of the Bliss Expansion and other campus issues. We will also have presentations and updates about Bocce and resident-led fundraising programs that support our amazing Casa staff. Please contact any Council member with questions or issues you would like addressed at this or any Residents Association meeting. Your participation is important and valued!
JULY/AUGUST BIRTHDAY LUNCHEON
Invitations to the Birthday Luncheon on Wednesday, July 17, to all residents who have birthdays in either July or August, will be placed in their mail box at Reception by June 27. If you do not receive your invitation, please call Melissa at 805-969-8087.
OPEN PAINTING STUDIO - EVERY TUESDAY 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to drop by and try something new. Kim will be on hand at open studio sessions for beginners and experienced painters. If you are a beginner, she will introduce you to the studio and art supplies, plus show you various techniques to help you get started. Bring your current projects, or begin a new one. Studio supplies include Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel, Pencil, Charcoal and Ink, to name a few, all mediums are welcome. No cost for Open Studio sessions – just come and enjoy.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SANTA BARBARA ZOO
Are you interested in animals, people, nature, and conservation? Do you enjoy learning and teaching others? Would you like to make new friends and professional contacts? Do you want to have fun? If so, the beautiful Santa Barbara Zoo is seeking volunteers to donate a few hours on a regular basis to give tours and/or provide information about the animals to Zoo guests. If you'd enjoy the socialization of being a volunteer, as well as staying active on the Zoo grounds, this might be something you'd like to consider. If interested, please sign up on the list in the Mail Room.
CASA BEAUTY SALON
Casa offers a beauty salon on campus, next door to the Auditorium. Elva Sanchez is our beautician and is experienced in hair color, haircuts, permanents, comb-outs and styling, and for a short time, she will take drop-ins. Hours are as follows: Tuesday open all day 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; Thursday mornings only (Elva is serving Personal Care residents in the afternoon). Friday all day from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.