Sioux City Lions support Active Generations in donating to support the cost of our Inhanced Fitnes Program. Thank you Lion Club for your support. Members, join us for this evidence-based group falls prevention and physical activity program developed specifically for older adults. The exercises have been packaged into a formal regimen focusing on four key areas important to the health and fitness of mature participants: low impact cardiovascular; dynamic/static balance work, strength training and stretching. See you There!
Thanks to Sioux City SCHEELS for donating to Active Generations. SCHEELS believes that It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. That is why SCHEELS is committed to giving back. Thank you Scheel for partnering with the organizations who help bring services to this commumity. Thank you for supporting he senior of this community.
Members, join the "Lap Dawgs", and walk laps here at Active Generations. Do you know how far a lap is? Do you know how many step are in a lap? Do you know how many calories you burn by walking a lap? Come check out our "Walk this Way" program and find out about the health benefits
Ugly Sweaters? All quite beautiful! Still, there needs to be a winner...
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...thanks to our amazing volunteers who decorated the Center
We thank Center members Martha Milhan & Nancy Means (shown in photo) and Elaine McCuddin for their knitted and crocheted donations of hats, mittens, scarves, afghans and headbands. 153 items will be divided and donated to: Jackson Recovery, Radiant Life Church and The Warming Shelter.
We thank Center members for their generous donation of nonperishable food items. This collection will be shared with those in need in the tri state area.
Young at Heart Line Dancers celebrating Christmas and wishing instructor, Sally Kimball, a Happy Birthday! Sally turns (a very young) 90, December 26! We love you, Sally!
Great minds think alike! No, this isn't Black and Red Day at the Center-but they do look sharp!
Over 900 neighbors and community partners attended this event. A Thousand thanks go out to our sponsors...
OReilly Auto Parts
CarQuest Auto Parts
Advanced Auto Parts
Rocket Auto Wash
Elevate Community Church
Jolly Time Popcorn
AND.... Individuals who have volunteered time, treats, etc.
Firefighters joined us as we celebrated family
Baked goods, pumpkins, and prizes were won in this fun activity
Every year the Follies brings in the crowds for an afternoon of song, dance, laughter, and all around FUN! Check back often to see our progress on our new site, as well as highlights from this and other Active Generations events and happenings.
Join us on Facbook and stop by to see more!
Come share your talents and skills with others. Join Active Generations today. Don't miss a minute of the FUN!!!
Our Golf Fundraiser was a success! Many thanks to all those who helped and/or participated. The annual Siouxland Senior Golf Classic was held Monday, Aug. 14, at the Sioux City Country Club; 20 teams participated. 1st Place honors went to Accura Health Care (60), 2nd Place went to Knoepfler Chevrolet (61), 3rd Place went to Kruse Financial (61); this was decided by scorecard playoff. Flag prizes went to Jon Foulk (Longest Putt), Steve Bull (Longest Drive), while Denny Smith (Hole 6), Shane Sanders (Hole 13) and Ben Oberle (Hole 16) won Closest to Hole Prizes. Winner of the 50/50 Raffle was Toni Tschann. Unfortunately, no one had a Hole in One, which would qualify use of a car for a year, sponsored by Knoepfler Chevrolet. We thank the following businesses for sponsoring this event: Avery Brothers Sign Company, CNOS, Foulk Brothers Plumbing & Heating, Gill Hauling, Great West Casualty, King, Reinsch, Prosser & Co., L.L.P., Knoepfler Chevrolet, Mills- Shellhammer-Puetz and Associates, Premier Bankcard, and Security National Bank. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Thanks to the following hole sponsors: Avery Brothers Sign Co., Bentson Pest Control, Bob Roe’s Point After, Brookdale Sioux City, Budget Motors, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, CNOS, Countryside Healthcare Center, Foulk Brothers Plumbing & Heating, Gill Hauling, Heritage at Northern Hills, Holy Spirit Retirement Home, Jensen Motors, Knoepfler Chevrolet, King, Reinsch, Prosser & Co., L.L.P., Liberty National Bank, Luken Memorials, Mills-Shellhammer-Puetz & Associates, Nic’s Fleet Service, Office Systems, Premier Bankcard, Record Printing, Ruehle Family Chiropractic, Rush Werks, Security National Bank, Siouxland Hearing Healthcare P.L.C., Siouxland PACE, Snow Doctors Lawn Care & Landscaping, Thompson Electric, Total Plumbing, Inc., Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s, Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services, and Vogt Lawn Care. Many businesses donated prizes and money for the tournament giveaways; we appreciate your support. Individuals who helped that day: Liz Blacknik, Lynn Doxstad, Judy Gibson, Jan Green, Cheryl Hansen, Tom Hildebrand, Janette Linden, Tim Jacobs, Carla Johnson, Sandy Kuntz, Kerry Ruehle and Toni Tschann. Special thanks to committee members: Rachel Byrne, Marc Christofferson, and Jeff Loffswold who were of great assist to Cheryl Hansen. Together, you made this tournament the successful event it was.
We held our first ever rummage and vendor fair in July. It turned out to be a great fundraiser and event. We even had a few special entrepreneurs show up to sell their wares.
Many local vendors showed up to showcase their products and services. Thanks to all who joined us and helped make the day a success.
Many goodies from pies to jam were offered at the bake sale. Once again, we could not realize success without the tireless support from our volunteers. You ROCK!
Week One - HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1554 Diana Underwood with a score of 111
SECOND PLACE Ticket #1608 Madaline Prescott with a score of 105 and 1211 yards
THIRD PLACE Ticket #1586 Ryan Luender with 105 points and 1586 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1728 Jesse Florke with a score of 99
LOW SCORE TIcket # 1107 Brott Ladwig with 10 points
Week Two - HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1158 Richie Hansen with a score of 116 and 1164 yards
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1158 Emma Vlahoulis with a score of 116 and 1101 yards
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1010 Angela Leclair with a score of 114 and 1175 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1535 Charlie Silvas with a score of 114 and 1134 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 2011 Jackie Nohr with 22 points
Week Three - HIGH SCORE Ticket # 2007 Lynn Johnson with a score of 118 and 1245 yards
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1124 Cregg Getman with a score of 114 and 1166 yards
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 2015 Doug Flom with a score of 112 and 1266 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1165 Betty Baker with a score of 112 and 1182 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1449 Marty Pottebaum with a score of 29 and 641 yards
Week Four - HIGH SCORE Ticket #1059 Tom Kimmel with a score of 129
SECOND PLACE Ticket #1159 Kellen Vlahoulis with a score of 122
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1823 Katie Johns with a score of 119
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1161 Andrea Vlahoulis with a score of 113
LOW SCORE Ticket #1140 Sandy Kuntz with 14 points
Week Five - HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1074 Mel Adema with a score of 108
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1555 Liz Blachnik with a score of 107
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 2031 Bev Zenor with a score of 103 and 1239 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1217 Ben/Jill Sitzman with a score of 103 and 1224 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1067 Donnette Hatch with a score of 30
Week Six - HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1592 Jeff Finken with a score of 118
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1712 Luke Lalley with a score of 116
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1322 Shirley Burns with a score of 115
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1850 Dean Chapman with a score of 113
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1162 Don Olson with a score of 40
Week Seven - HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1866 Alice Card with a score of 109
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1101 Danny Jungwirth with a score of 103
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 2018 Lori Meisner with a score of 102 and 1346 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1390 R.T. Wenzel with a score of 102 and 1277 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1464 Janet Gill with a score of 10
Week Eight - HIGH SCORE Ticket #1290 Davis Conway with a score of 112
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1164 Ken Baker with a score of 111
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1027 Cheryl Manchester with a score of 110
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 2034 Bev Zenor with a score of 108
LOW SCORE Ticket # 2032 Bev Zenor with a score of 15
Week Nine - HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1183 Kathy Johnson with a score of 129
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1777 Richard Rysta with a score of 122
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1533 Kellie Kriege with a score of 118
FOURTH PLACE Ticket #1535 Charlie Silvas with a score of 115
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1177 Linda Popken with a score of 32
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1398 Grace Anderson with a score of 133
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1052 Bruce Meyer with a score of 129
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1551 Kim Wood with a score of 126 and 1361 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1161 Andrea Vlahoulis wih a score of 126 and 1223 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1569 Mike Burke with a score of 32
Week Eleven -
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1433 Gregg Strong with a score of 130
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1230 Mary Schneiders with a score of 125 and 1347 yards
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1570 Jeremiah Cosson with a score of 125 and 1138 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1321 Dan Callahan with a score of 124
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1012 Ellen Christofferson with a score of 15
Week Twelve -
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1784 Steve Hansen with a score of 100 and 1235 yards
FIRST/SECOND PLACE Ticket # 2038 Bryan Gotschall with a score of 100 and 1235 yards
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1057 Steve Shadle with a score of 96 and 1198 yards
FORTH PLACE Ticket # 1183 Kathy Johnson with a score of 96 and 1159 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1061 Darlene Coulson with a score of 25
Week Thirteen -
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 2016 Doug Flom with a score of 114
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1731 Bruce Fey with a score of 110
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1527 Leisa Hilden with a score of 108
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1213 Peggy Rebstock with a score of 107
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1536 Charlie Silvas with a score of 23
Week Fourteen -
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 2037 Pauline Flannery with a score of 112 and 1488 yards
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1301 Jake Means woth a score of 112 and 1454 yards
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 2031 Bev Zenor with a score of 108
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1008 Adam Peters with a score of 106 and 1365 yards
FOURTH PLACE TIE Ticket # 1102 James Schager with a score of 106 and 1365 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1300 Jim Anderson with a score of 23
Week Fifteen -
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1103 Joseph Donavan with a score of 117
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1596 Rick Getman with a score of 107 and 1177 yards
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1805 Bill Foulk with a score of 107 and 1146 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1279 Miriam Clayton with a score of 107 and 1110 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1016 Frank Tenota with a score of 27
Week Sixteen -
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1469 Josh Caskey with a score of 110
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1786 Luigi TurLetti with a score of 108
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 2026 Steve Bradley with a score of 107
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1793 Karol Holton with a score of 104
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1825 Travis Colt with a score of 12
Week Seventeen -
HIGH SCORE Ticket # 1527 Leisa Hilden with a score of 100
SECOND PLACE Ticket # 1439 Joel Burther with a score of 97
THIRD PLACE Ticket # 1282 Jason Houser with a score of 96 and 1306 yards
FOURTH PLACE Ticket # 1279 Miriam Clayton with a score of 96 and 1198 yards
LOW SCORE Ticket # 1536 Charlie Silvas with a score of 16
FINAL....(drum roll please....)
GRAND PRIZE WINNER of $1,000.00...Ticket # 1728 Jesse Florke
LOW SCORE WINNER of $500.00...Ticket # 1540 Roger Friessen
Stay Tuned... for March Madness!
Since 1972, the Siouxland Center for Active Generations, has been offering programming in the areas of health, fitness, general well-being, recreation, education, and finance to all of our members. Today, we have over 1100 members ranging in age from 24 to 101. Our members come from a 60 mile radius to participate in our programs throughout the week. Your contribution will help us continue to provide over 65 weekly programs and activities in an environment that is courteous, safe, inclusive, and FUN for all of our members! Your gift certainly helps us fulfill our mission. We would like to invite you to visit our Center located at 313 Cook Street in Sioux City, IA. Please, come take a tour and to see how your dollars are being put to work. Again, THANK YOU for helping to make a positive difference in the lives of older adults.
Those giving $365.00 or more will be permanently recognized at Active Generations unless requested otherwise.