‘Nifty Over 50’ Presentation Planned



Photo courtesy of Lynda Murphy

Author and lecturer Lynda Murphy will be guest speaker at the Lunch and Learn Oct. 27.

“Edu-tainer” Lynda Murphy will be speaking at the Oct. 27 Lunch and Learn at the Senior Circle. Her topic “Nifty over 50” provides informative tips on how to avoid common make-up, hairstyle and fashion mistakes women make as they age.

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old” is a saying made famous by the late George Burns.

With 42 years of speaking experience, Murphy brings warmth and enthusiasm to audiences large and small at conferences, retreats, seminars and special events.

She has been active in the image business for more than 40 years, starting as a model. Her experience led her to open a fashion, modeling and charm school where she developed a self-improvement program and a Christian summer camp for teens.

Dedicating her life to help women and teens overcome a poor self-image, Murphy is the author of Total Image Personal Development Inside and Out and the co-author of Style.

Murphy and her husband live in Payson.

Murphy’s presentation will also include the latest fall fashion trends and how to make your current wardrobe more versatile by adding a jewelry or a scarf, etc.

Sign up now for this free event. A light lunch will be served. Please make reservations by calling (928) 472-9290.

Book sale this weekend

The Rim Country Literacy Program will be holding its 2010 Book Fair this weekend, Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17 at the Senior Circle building, 215 N. Beeline Highway, Payson.

Senior Circle members donated hundreds of books in support of the book fair and thousands have been collected throughout the community.

The Rim Country Literacy Program is to decrease the rate of illiteracy through one-on-one and small group instruction, RCLP volunteers logged over 3,499 hours to tutor 49 adult students in 2009.

Senior Circle is proud to partner with them this year supporting them with their book donations, use of the Senior Circle facility and volunteers to help. Anyone interested in volunteering to sort books Friday and help with the book sales on Saturday and Sunday can call Christy at the Senior Circle, (928) 472-9290.

Senior Circle members are invited to a VIP Pre-Sale Event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15. Refreshments will be served and the RCLP will be offering door prizes. Please RSVP to the Rim Country Literacy Program at (928) 468-7257.

Full house welcomes new doctor

The Lunch and Learn for Dr. Gillette, the new cardiologist is full. More than 85 people have signed up for the event. Overflow parking will be to the south in the Bashas’ shopping parking lot (west side). We ask that you allow people who may have difficulty walking to park inside the Senior Circle parking area and encourage carpooling. The Lunch and Learn will also be auditorium style to allow ample seating. Due to such a large turnout, we will ask Dr. Gillette to return at the first of the year.

Appointments with Dr. Gillette may be made by calling Payson Healthcare Specialists at (928) 472-3478.

Tonto Gym renewals due

It is time to sign up for or renew November, December, January membership at the Tonto Apache Gym. Dues should be in to the Senior Circle office by Oct. 25. The cost is $52 for the three-month period. Tonto Gym offers an excellent water aerobics class Monday through Friday both in the morning and evening.

Senior Circle welcomes Pearson & Associates to its Merchant Discount Program. It is a financial and health care planning specialist, which offers services to those who need financial assistance with medical expenses, medications and long-term care. It is located at 1000 S. Ponderosa in Payson. For details, call Gil Pearson at (928) 210-2060.

Pearson & Associates offers a 10 percent discount on their services and additional discounts may apply depending upon individual needs.


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