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'ii 1 Page 4 . :bt lattubon twJ Thursday, September 29, urs J Ifyou are interested in being on the Bronco Football Ad, ] Medical Center I c,.00ndo, s0000oo, I Social Security News please contact The Clarendon News at 874-2259.  • I October 3-7 I I jyeys [ Breakfast ] by Jim Talbot, Social Security Manager At Amarillo " ] Monday: Cereal, Toast, ] Medical Center residents [ Juice, Milk I Baby Boomers Can Avoid Retlrement 'Sticker Shock, ThroughP ! "Ahave been kept busy this [ Tuesday: Pancakes, [ month with various activities. Sep- ] Juice, Milk [ Memo to baby boomers: it seems that major life transitions tember 2nd residents held their | Wednesday: Eggs, | Repeat Do Not, get any easier. monthly resident council meeting. | Toast, Juice, Milk [ According to a 1993 survey, 12 percent of newlyweds find the The meeting went well and they I Thursday: Pancakes, | sition from single life to married life difficult; 23 percent of new and they enjoyed fresh donuts | Juice, Milk I find the transition from being a couple to having kids difficult; donated by The Donut Shop. | Friday: Cinnamon | percent ofpeople aged 60 and over find that the adjustment from Charlotte Roan, RSVP Om- | Rolls, Juice, Milk | to retirement is difficult! budsmanwas present for the meet- | Lunch | The survey did not state the reasons for each, but common ' hag and assisted in serving refresh- | Monday: Corndogs, I might suppose that money is a factor in each case, i.e.- ments to the residents. | French Fries, Blackeyed Peas, | *two cannot live as cheaply as one; September 9th, residents | Cookie, Milk I *three/four/five cannot live as cheaply as two; and staff enjoyed a frosted coke | Tuesday: Tuna | stubs from*andg°lfcourseduesandex°tictravelcann°tbepaidf°rwithGrateful Dead concerts. social. Theres nothing like good [ Sandwiches, Carrot Sticks, | do 9 So what's a boomer with the Great American Retirement D company to go with all those I Potato Chips, Fruit, Milk | calories. September 14th, the fol- I Wednesday: BBQ | lowing residents celebrated their | Chicken, Hot Rolls, Cream | For a generation to whom CD is more likely to mean compact birthdays at the monthly birthday | Potatoes, Green Beans, Cake, | than certificate of deposit, the answer may not be welcome: sa,e. LE--'h' TT/"N party: willie Brandon, Dorothy |Milk | litfle something aside.  Hall, Myrtle Hay, Lillie Messer, | Thursday: Chalupe| Reeently, a series of focus groups was conducted across the co Buelah Maxey, Mary Miller, Katie | Supreme w/Meat, Cheese & | by the National Academy of Social Insurance. Among the findia Phillips, and Ruby White. I Beans, Salad, Peanut Butter & l this interesting fact: there was "deep disappointment from some Everyone enjoyed cake and punch | Graham Crackers, Fruit, Milk | that they had been led to believe that Social Security by itself woO ! after wishing them all a Happy | Fride.y: Hamburgers | sufficient to sustain them at tbe standard of living at which they were F_lly Birthday. There were 30 residents | w/Cheese, Pickles, Onions, I living. These participants had the notion that current earnings ' a present and many friends and | Lettuce, Tomatoes, French I completely be replaced dollar for dollar by Social Security benefit Sa ,0ay family. |Fries, Fruit or Fruit Cobbler, I It's definitely time for a reality check. September 20thin residents ] Milk | Social Security will form a solid foundation for most workers enjoyed the Senior Citizens I I ment plans, social Security retirement replaces, on average, 42 per Singers and on the 22rid they had , ,,,, i. a workers pre-retirement income. But Social Security is and was l]l00, 29 residents present for an ice Hedley Senior Citizens Menu intended to be part of a "three legged" financial stool for retiremen cream cone party to celebrate the Sept. Z9-Oct. 5 other two legs are private pension and savings/investment income. WOl'I t lLAgt birthday of ice eream cone. On the Thursday: Hot Dogs, However, less than 59 percent of all employees participate" yOU o, residents will have a Tator Tots, Onions, Pickle employer-spouscxed pension plan and only a little more than haft  U'.d t.-3[..i ... _ homemade ice cream party. It may Relish, Ice Cream, I-LD. Buns, people are actively saving for retirement. Some people are clearly., be nippy outside, but they never Milk, Tea, Coffee themselves up for disappointment-and another difficult life trang I turn down ice cream. Friday: Chicken Strips, Don't be among them. Begin planning early for retirement. morning. With the holidays just around the corner, staff and resi- dents will be very busy the next few months. The Medical Center is in need of bibs for the residents at meal times in order to keep their clothes clean and dry. If any in- dividual or organization would to make these bibs for the residents, please contact Tina Davis or Kathy Taylor at the Medical Center. Any assistance with this project will be great appreciated. i ii iii HOUSE OF SHADES & LAMP REPAIR 2613 Weifltn Ave. wama vma Amarillo, Tesas Phone # 1-800-783-5731 Channel #111 "Call now for inlemmlion about our $9.95 cable Installation ...Hurry, this offe¢ is kx a limited time'. CsamS00teaia Motor €.,q.)mpany Special Of The Week 1994 Chev. S-10 Extended Cab Pickup-4.3 V6, Auto Trans, SL Pkg. w/Power Windows, Power Locks, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, Mag. wheels, Red & Silver Customized paint, 47 K. w/Bucket Seats. Reduced to : 1 3,50().00 1989 Mercury Sable - 4 Door Sedan - V6, Auto Trans, Pwr. Windows, Power Locks, Tilt, Cruise, Nice Car at a Modest Price of Only $3950.1)0 1987 GMC Suburban - Nice older Vehicle for Family Use, All Power, Power and Air, W/350 V-8 and Auto Trans. Two:to00eBlu00 $5995.("J 1985 Pontiac Parissiane - 4 Door Sedan - Nice older Sedan at the remarkably LOW Price of only  1750.00. A Good buy, Runs Great! [] i Butt --e MOTOR COMPANY Clan"lon: 874..3,527 . 9 French Fries, Blackeyed Peas, Apple Rings, Brownies, Roll,  Milk, Tea, Coffee Monday: Baked Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Fried Okra, cabbage- Pineapple Salad, Baked Apple, Corn Mumn, Milk, Tea, Coffee Tuesday: BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Whole Kernel Corn, Potato Salad, Apricot Cobbler, Roll, Milk, Tea, Cof- fee Wednesday: Roast Beef, Steamed Cabbage, Macaroni & Tomatoes, Toss Salad, Banana Pudding Roll, Milk, Tea, Coffee Hedley School Menu Oct. 3-7 Breakfast Monday:. Asst. Cereal, Graham Crackers, Juice or iFruMak 'Taesday: Bacon & Egg Burrito, Juice or Fruit, Milk Wedaesday.Biscuit & Gravy, Sausage Patty, Juice & Milk Thm'sday: Potato & Egg Burrito, Juice or Fruit Milk Friday:. Asst. Cereal Toast, Juice or Fruit, Milk Lench Monday: Hot Dog French Fries, Baked Beans, Salad, Fruit, Milk A significant first step would be to know just how much yo expect from Social Security. You can get that information thro, Personal Earnings and Benefit Estimate Statement. Call Social Se toll-free number 1-800-772-1213 - for more information. Money in Your Pocket Today May Mean Social Security Belt Lost Forever the opportunity to receive a little more money today could de you and your family of protection you may need tomorrow. Many wot I m I ell I I I rV la! ";hr} n |ietl Irot don't realize this when they don't report their earnings for Social Se [ ans purposes, t lifo Some workers actually believe they're saving money when theysl an to have an employer pay their wages in cash and not report it fotJ purposes. For example, people often are tempted not to report from a second job. However, when wages aren't reported to S01 to Security, the workers are losing valuable insurance protection. because the amount of your Social Security benefits are based on amount of wages reported for you by each employer averaged over Y working life. It's important that all of your wages are reported to that you and your family will receive the Social Security. Earnings from part-time, seasonal, or temporary worlt increase the amount of future benefits for workers and their familie Real savings come when all your earnings are reported for S Security purposes. The benefits last for the rest of your life and amount to much !han : moneyyou paid taxes on. More¢ it comes at a timewhen your earnings and earnings capacity is genO reduced - a time when the extra benefits are most needed. To make sure you're getting proper credit for your work, that you check your earnings record at least once every three your request, we will provide you a Personal Earnings and Benefit timate Statement that shows year-by-year figures of the actual wages employers have reported to the Social Security Administration. statement also provides projected Social Security retirement benefits J estimates of what benefits you and/or your family may receive ff become disabled or die. You can call our toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213 at aw or night) to ask for a Request for Earnings and Benefit Estimate merit. Once you have filled out the form and returned it, you receive the information within 6 weeks. Tuesday: Fried Fish, French Fries, Salad, Rolls, Wednesday: Taco Salad, Mexican Rice, Fruit, Crackers, Milk Thursday: Beef Stew, Salad,Fruit, Crackers, Milk IF nglieb, tettiab anb -! II 00meritan :furnitnrt ! Amarillo Livestock Auction SPECIAL FALL CALF SALES BEGIN Tues. Oct. 4th 12:00 Noon EARLY CONSIGNMENTS Advertised Daily on K.G.N.C. Radio 6:55 a.m. ATTENTION BUYERS AND SELLERS Feeder Cable Will Sell One Hour Earher Every Tues. THE MARKET For STOCKER And FEEDER Cattle CAll 806-373-7464 Mgr. Charlie Alford - 806-358-4857 Asst. Mgr. John Graves