About Town 2-12-14


New driving class for seniors offered

Kona Palisades Association is sponsoring an AARP driver safety class Feb. 24 at the Palisades Recreation Center on lower Kaiminani Drive. Offered will be the new “Smart Driver,” a revised and improved refresher class for older drivers that does not include driving or written tests. It covers all of the subjects that may affect drivers as they age, such as hearing, eyesight, reflexes, safety rules, road rage, rules of the road, problems at intersections, drinking and driving as well as other subjects, with updated information and geared toward the learning attitudes of older drivers.

Some automobile insurers offer a discount following completion of the class.

For more information or to register for the class, call Reni and Roy Damron at 325-5422. Class size is limited.

Marine Corps League meets Saturday

The Camp Tarawa Detachment 1255 of the Marine Corps League meets Saturday at Banjy’s Paradise Bar &Grill at the Waikoloa Village Golf Course. A no-host lunch begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 1 p.m. All Marines and Navy corpsmen and their spouses are invited to attend. Dress is resort casual.

For more information, call Jim Browne at 883-0069.

Overeaters group meets Saturdays

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program that views compulsive overeating as a physical, emotional and spiritual disease that can be arrested but not cured, meets at 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Unity Church sanctuary, 75-5722 Hanama Place, Kailua-Kona. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins.