Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Lively Luau Entertainment Captivates Cypress Seniors

The Cypress Senior Center held their annual Luau on Friday, August 13, 2010. More than 200 attended the event which was sponsored by AssistaLife Home Care. The gala celebration included entertainment by ukulele and guitar players from Cypress Church. The musical group included J. P. Del Mundo, Matthew Chai and Mike Chai. There were also three hula dancers who performed many traditional Polynesian routines including the Rope Dance.

The Luau event was planned and coordinated by the staff of the Cypress Senior Center. The Cypress Church Community Service Team assisted with decorations, serving and clearing. Guests were treated to an exotic menu that included Teriyaki chicken, Hawaiian rice, chef cut veggies and tropical fruit salad. Unique suckers with cake on the inside provided an unexpected treat. Many special gifts were awarded to event participants during the door prize drawing.

The Cypress Senior Center is located at 9031 Grindlay Street and provides many activities and services for area residents. The next special event is the Country Hoedown planned for Friday, September 10th. Recreation Coordinator Teena Tomlinson reports that the Hoe Down is already 50% sold out. Information about activities for seniors is available at (714) 229-2005. Information about AssistaLife non-medical home care for those with special needs is available from Jeannie Gann at (310) 337-7095.

Cypress Church serves the northern Orange County area including the cities of Cypress, Buena Park, Los Alamitos, Anaheim, Seal Beach and La Palma. Volunteers are available to assist local non-profit organizations. The church campus is located at 6143 Ball Road just east of Valley View. Sunday worship is at 8:45 am and 10:30 am. More information is available at (714) 952-3001 or on the internet at http://www.cypresschurch.net/

Photo Caption #1: Musicians Matthew Chai, Mike Chai and J. P. Del Mundo from Cypress Church entertained guests at the Cypress Senior Center Luau held on Friday, August 13th.

Photo Caption #2: Cypress Church members (Left to Right) Duane Walker, Dot Slagle, Janice Doe, Clayton Slagle, Mary Beth Walker, Victoria Jereza and Norman Edds served meals at the annual Luau Celebration held at the Cypress Senior Center.

Cypress Church - 6143 Ball Rd. - Cypress, CA 90630 - Phone: (714) 952-3001 - www.cypresschurch.net

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