QUESTION: Before I moved from the area I enjoyed taking part in Senior Concerns Love Run each spring. Now I have returned to Ventura County and wonder if the Love Run is still an annual event?
ANSWER: Welcome back and yes the Love Run is still an annual event. The Ladin Subaru 25th Annual Love Run, which benefits Senior Concerns Meals on Wheels program, is scheduled for Sunday June 3rd. The event will take place at 3011 Townsgate Road in Westlake Village.
This year’s run will feature five events – three timed events, a love/hate half marathon, a 5K and a 10K run. There will also be a one mile fun Run/Walk and a virtual race for those who can’t participate but still want to help.
Registration will begin at 5:30 am with the half marathon (timed) at 6:30 am, the 10K (timed) at 7:00 am, the 5K (timed) at 7:30 am and the one-mile run/walk starting at 9:30 am.
You can pre-register on-line at www.LoveRunWestlake,com, in person or by mail at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road in Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 or on the day of the race. For more information call (805) 497-0189.
Pre-registration fee for the half marathon is $90 until May 31 then $100; for 10K and 5K runs $45 until May 31 then $50 and the 1-mile walk/run is $35 until May 31 then $40.
Awards will be given for top 3 male and female finishers in all age groups, custom finisher’s medals for all distances and goodie bags for all participants.
The day will include a pancake breakfast and much more. Mark the date on your calendar and join the fun.
JUST A REMINDAR:
Beginning June 2, 2018 you must start using the new dialing procedures for all calls – even for local calls. If you don’t your calls will not be completed and a recording will instruct you to hang up and dial again using the new procedure.
From landline phones you will have to dial 1 + area code + telephone number.
From cellular or mobile phones callers may dial area code + telephone number or 1 + area code + telephone number.
You can still just three digits to reach 911.
SATURDAY – May 19 – 6:30 to 10:00 pm – Ballroom Dance – at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. Doors open at 6:00 pm; dance lessons (country two step) 6:30 to 7:20; dance (theme Western) 7:30 to 10:00. Tickets are $9 and available at Goebel’s front desk.
SUNDAY – May 20 – 1:30 pm – History Comes Alive – “Take a Trip thru Time” with Ed Lawrence and past photos of the Conejo Valley – at Goebel Adult Community Center – 1385 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. Tickets are $5 and available at Goebel’s front desk.
TUESDAY – May 22 – 4:00 to 5:30 pm – Seminar – Path to Positive Aging Series – “20 Questions to Ask When Hiring In-home Help” – at Senior Concerns Day Care Center, 401 Hodencamp Road in Thousand Oaks. For reservations call (805) 495-0189.
WEDNESDAY – May 23 – 8:00 am to 12:00 noon – Wellness Expo 2018 – “For the Health of It!” – at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi in Simi Valley. For information call (805) 583-6363.
WEDNESDAY – May 23 – 1:30 to 3:00 pm – Diabetes Class by Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurses Association – at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. No reservations are required.
WEDNESDAY – May 30 – 10:00 to 11:30 am – 2018 National Senior Health & Fitness Day – “Active Today — Healthier Tomorrow” – at CLU Community Pool – have fun with water exercise followed by a BBQ lunch. Must pre-register – call the Goebel Center (805) 381- 2744 or sign up at Goebel’s front desk.
Betty Berry is a senior advocate for Senior Concerns. The advocates are located at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 or call 1 + 805 + 495-6250 or e-mail email@example.com (please include your telephone number. You are invited to submit questions on senior issues.