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Monday, March 2, 2015

Deb Helms

We hope you enjoy today’s Profile 2015

Today’s Oxford EAGLE includes a special treat for readers and advertisers — a closer look at our Lafayette-Oxford-University community, its character and some of the “characters” that make this such a special place. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at Profile 2015, today’s special section that includes feature stories and pictures for figures around the city, county and campus. (February 22, 2015, Page 4A)

OPC considers small expansion to activity center

As talks continue with city leaders on a new activity center, the Oxford Park Commission is considering building a small expansion on the current facility to help with growth problems. (February 13, 2015, Page 1A)

Moving closer to a new activity center

EAGLE Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at the value and importance of the Oxford Activity Center and also at plans for a new activity center that would include lots of options for local citizens to enjoy. (December 21, 2014, Page 4A)

OPC’s senior program to remain free

The Oxford Park Commission voted Wednesday to allow Oxford’s Leisure Lifestyle program to remain free for area senior citizens for at least another year. (September 11, 2014, Page 1, 14)

Helping our retirees

“Our View” takes a look at budget needs of the Leisure Lifestyle program that could require senior citizens to contribute monthly, and calls for local leaders to step up to help the growing retiree population that brings so much to the community. (August 27, 2014, Page 4)

UM Outreach spends morning playing pickleball

It’s a combination of three familiar games and it’s regaining popularity after being reintroduced in the LOU community. To read more about pickleball, see the story in today’s Oxford Living section. (July 18, 2014, Page 1B)

Leisure Lifestyle now for those 40 +

Leisure Lifestyles opened their programs to folks 40 years old and up recently. (March 10, 2014, Page 1)

Making space for active adults

Leisure Lifestyles of Oxford, a senior citizen recreation group, will soon have its own space inside the Oxford Activity Center. Work to convert the old karate room is expected to be complete at the end of the month. Plans for the expansion of the John Leslie Tennis Courts are also picking up speed. Read about both projects in today’s EAGLE. (January 11, 2013, Page 1A)

OPC brings home program awards

The Oxford Park Commission received two awards from the Mississippi Recreation and Parks Association recently for its yoga classes and Get Outdoors event. (October 11, 2012, Page 2)

Senior program aims to challenge participants

Leisure Lifestyles offers challenging but fun activites throughout the year. The popular water exercise class will end next week. Fall programs will include yoga and dancing. See today’s Oxford Living to learn about this program for those 50 and over. (July 27, 2012, Page 1B)

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