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                     Improve Your Memory
                     Class Reunion

In November 2017, SAIL sponsored a special training offering related to “Improving Your Memory”. It was a highly successful class facilitated by SAIL Member Bill Carrigan.

Bill Carrigan

Two of the class members - Marianne and Duane Alexander - recently invited other class attendees to a “Class Reunion” type gathering at their home in Shepherdstown. “Eat Healthy” was the Pot Luck Dinner Theme.

Duane and Marianne Alexander

A healthy and fun evening was had by all.

Bill Brown and Eleanor Finn
Jack and Martha Young flank Wendy Moseley
Tom Lewis

Susan Kern
Diane Steece and Suzanne Patrick

Carolyn Rodis and Jane Tuckerman

                              Brown Bag Lunch
                          July 2018

SAIL’s July Brown Bag Luncheon - A Huge Success !
More than forty(40) members and guests attended the Luncheon which featured Dr. John Splaine, Associate Professor Emeritus, addressing the topic of “Media Literacy”.

Dr. John Splaine

Dr. Splaine invited several guests to attend and participate in the presentation and discussion. Two of the guests traveled from Montgomery County, MD.

Justin and Rick Gross
Jeffrey Grim and Justin Gross with Dr. Splaine

As SAIL Members themselves, John and wife, Pamela, brought local flavor to the lively presentation and discussion. Audience participation and involvement in the presentation kept the interest level high!

Everyone Got Into The Act

Attendees were high in expressing their appreciation for the successful luncheon.

               Computer Related Question?

Following the BrownBag Luncheon on Friday, July 20th, SAIL’s own “computer guru - Tom Lewis” answered computer related inquiries from SAIL members Winnie McGarty and Suzanne Patrick.

Winnie McGarty - Tom Lewis - Suzanne Patrick

Pot Luck Dinner
June 22, 2018

June Potluck Attendees

SAIL Quarterly Pot Luck Dinner - A Salad Bonanza - was held on Friday , June 22nd, at the Fellowship Hall of Trinity Episcopal Church.
Thirty SAIL members and friends attended the festive and highly successful event. The food - a wide variety of salads and desserts - was delicious!!
Following the meal, Jack Young challenged attendees to “put on their thinking caps” and participate in a challenging “Trivia Contest”. The lively competition was enjoyed by all - as five (5) Table Teams scrambled to answer the sixty “brain teasing questions”.
All in all it was an enjoyable and “mind challenging” evening! Attendees expressed their appreciation to Martha Young and her Party Committee for another successful and delicious culinary event!

June Potluck Cake

Lunch Bunch July Outing
July 10, 2018

Marty, John, Jack, and Melinda

On Tuesday, July 10th, Luncheon Coordinator John Burns arranged for 10 SAIL members to gather at the Blue Moon Restaurant in Shepherdstown. The weather cooperated and the group was able to enjoy a delicious meal in the “outside seating area”. It proved to be a very enjoyable luncheon. Another Luncheon is scheduled for August at a restaurant in Middletown, MD!

Ted, Diane S, Diane and Paul K

Diane and Paul Kradel
Helen and John

Sail's Creation

SAIL's creation is rooted in the "Village Movement", a neighbor helping neighbor system developed around the country by seniors who are assisted by other members of their community.  SAIL provides members with help going to and from the grocery store and appointments, with simple home repairs, with access to reliable service providers, with organized outings to cultural events, and fun activities such as walking groups, board game and card groups, and more.  SAIL membership is open to anyone interested in its services who lives in the 876 and 870 telephone exchanges.

 “Keeping the wind in our sails!”

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Shepherdstown Area Independent Living
PO Box 2091
Shepherdstown, WV 25443