The Meadows Meet Your Neighbors…

Meet Your Neighbors…
Stan & Helen Amadon
Helen was born in Concord, VT where she lived for
a whole 10 days! Helen spent the rest of her time
growing up in Lyndonville, VT. Stan was born in
Lyndon Center, VT, right across the river from
Lyndonville. Stan and Helen met during their high
school years. While in the work force Helen worked
at a Town Clerk’s Office and School
Administration; she retired after working at
National Life. Stan graduated from Lyndon State
with an Education Degree. After college he worked
in numerous positions, ranging from Principal, Elementary School Teacher, Director of Guidance, and
working for the Department of Education in Vermont. Stan and Helen have 2 sons; Clark, who lives in
Moretown, VT and Kyle, who lives in Grapevine, TX. They also have 2 granddaughters and 2 greatgranddaughters. In Helen’s free time she enjoys decorating, and shopping. Stan enjoys working with
organizations, he has spent many years in Rotary, he represented Rotary District 7850 in Singapore on the
international three year conference, at which time women were able to be voted into Rotary. He also has
worked with the Red Cross, Boy Scouts, and even refereed football for 40 years. Stan and Helen lived in
Waterbury, Vermont since 1970, before moving to Westview Meadows. So far their favorite thing about
Westview Meadows is the friendly people working, and living here. Welcome Stan & Helen!
Pumpkin Carving Contest
Monday, October 27th – Friday, October 31st
Main Dining Room
Westview Meadows will be holding a pumpkin
carving contest! Show off your carving skills and get
in the Halloween spirit. We will be accepting
pumpkins from Monday, October 27th through Friday,
October 31st. We will announce the winner’s during
our Halloween party. There will be prizes for 1st,2nd,
and 3rd place.
October Activities
October 1st- Lift Ride: Sugarbush Mountain
October 1st- Art Reception
October 2nd- Ginny Fry: Grief Counselor
October 3rd- Book Fair
October 3rd- Flu Clinic
October 8th- Presentation on Compassion and Choices
October 9th- Foot Clinic
October 13th- Westview Meadows Office Closed
October 14th- Jane Richmond Arm Chair Travels
October 15th- Gary Home Luncheon
October 15th- Church Services
October 15th- Word Weaver with Lois Liggett
October 17th- Washington County Legislative Candidates
October 21st- Young at Heart Singers
October 23rd- Sing-a-Long with Pat Mayhew
October 24th- “This is Your Life” Stan Amadon
October 26th- VT Philharmonic Annual Opera Gala
October 27th- Blood Pressure Screening
October 28th- Foot Clinic
October 28th- Entertainer Corey Gottfried
October 29th- October Birthdays
October 31st- Halloween Party
The Meadows
October 2014
Westview Meadows* 171 Westview Meadows Rd. * (802) 223-1068 * Fax: (802) 223-3233*
Talk About Prescriptions Month
Flu Clinic
Friday, October 3rd
Country Kitchen
9-10:30 am
Spinning and
Weaving Week
October 6–10
Balloons Around
the World Day
October 1
Handbag Day
October 10
Miriam Brin
October 3rd
Morgan Gosselin
October 8th
Linda Isham
October 8th
Chelsea Otis
October 15th
Tammy Maxham
October 16th
Natalie Higgins
October 18th
Mason Wilder
October 29th
For times & locations refer to calendar
Katherine Paterson
October 31st
With flu season steadily approaching us, Westview Meadows
will be hosting a Flu Clinic. Get your flu shot so that you will be
all set for whatever the flu season has in store for us. Make sure
to have your paperwork filled out ahead of time and bring your
Medicare card with you. This will make the whole process much
faster and easier for everyone involved.
Presentation on:
Compassion & Choices (Act 39)
Wednesday, October 8th
Main Dining Room
2 pm
Vermont State Director, Linda Waite-Simpson will be here to
have a conversation about End of Life Care services and Act 39,
Vermont’s Death with Dignity Law. She will be discussing
different topics, and then ending her presentation with questions.
South Central Washington County Candidates Forum on
Elder Issues
Friday, October 17th
Main Dining Room
8-10 am
COVE and Westview Meadows will be hosting the South
Central Washington County Candidates forum on elder issues.
Meet your State Senate and Washington Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4
House candidates. They will be here to speak candidly about
issues most important to elders. There will be a light breakfast
October 2014
Books Are Fun
Book & Gift Fair
Friday, October 3rd
Main Dining Room
9 am- 2 pm
We will be hosting our annual Books Are Fun Book
& Gift Fair! There will be books for purchase, along
with games and other assorted nick-knacks.
Lift Ride:
Sugarbush Mountain
Wednesday, October 1st
11:30 am
This is the perfect afternoon out for all of you opera
fans. The Barre Opera House will be showcasing its
annual Opera Gala. There will be a live orchestra as
well to provide the music for the singers.
Corey Gottfried
Tuesday, October 28th
Main Dining Room
1:30 pm
Corey Gottfried will here with his guitar to sing us
songs. He takes requests, and knows almost any
song your heart desires. Come and sing along with
It’s fall and the colors are changing to yellow, red,
and orange. The autumn season has reached its peak
on Sugarbush Mountain. See all the beautiful colors
while going up the mountain on a lift. Once up at the
top take in the moutains beauty. We will be providing
a bag lunch at the bottom of Sugarbush Mountain.
Westview Meadow’s Halloween Party
Friday, October 31st
Main Dining Room
3 pm
Young at Heart Singers from:
The Barre Senior Center
Tuesday, October 21st
Main Dining Room
2 pm
The Barre Senior Center’s Young at Heart Singers
are a group that meets weekly at the Barre Senior
Center. Led by Christine Litchfield, they choose and
perfect a live musical to perform to different senior
facilities in the area.
Signs of New Life
Vermont Philharmonic:
The Annual Opera Gala
Sunday, October 26th
Barre Opera House
1 pm
$ 12.00
Westview Meadows will be holding their annual
Halloween party! We ask everyone to dress up and
get into the festivities. There will also be a costume
contest; we will have winners in several different
categories. Hor’derves and drinks will be served
along with spooky background music.
(Three Haiku)
The Great Blue Heron
With patience stalks, watching
For signs of new life.
Westview Meadows will provide transportation to
and from these events on the following dates:
Wednesday, October 1st
Montpelier Senior Activities Center
1:30 pm
Where Do You Get Your Ideas?
An authors response to her most-asked questions
Kathryn Davis, award-winning novelist, senior
fiction writer at Washington University in St. Louis
Watchful, we wondered
Would the residents survive
Draining the pond?
The Heron, no doubt,
Knows what we have come to knowWestview is new life.
Wednesday, October 8th
Montpelier Senior Activities Center
1:30 pm
Wednesday, October 15th
Montpelier Senior Activities Center
1:30 pm
Animal Investigators: Wildlife CSI
Laurel Neme, science writer, radio host, expert
consultant on crimes against wildlife.
by Alban Richey 9/14
Wednesday, October 22nd
Barre Aldrich Library
1:30 pm
The Search for New Worlds: Looking for signs of life
in the cosmos
Bobby Farlice-Rubio, science educator, Fairbanks
Museum and Planetarium.
Wednesday, October 29th
Barre Aldrich Library
1:30 pm
Looking Back at Vermont: Farm security
administration photographs, 1936 to 1942
Nancy Price Graff, writer, historian, author of books
for adults and children.
September Birthdays
(From Left: Robert G., Gordon, Helen Jean,
and Alban)