#Senior Center

Thomas J. Riley Senior Center closing; Westwood working to meet the need

WESTWOOD—The borough is working to see how it can fill gaps in service after the board of trustees of the nonprofit Thomas J. Riley Senior Center at Westwood House announced that the center is closing this fall — permanently. The multi-purpose center —established in 1981 in the heart of Westwood...
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Salmon Run kicks off Lake County Sesquicentennial celebration

BALDWIN — The Salmon Run has become a beloved Lake County tradition over the years — celebrating the rivers and streams that bring tourists and recreationists to the area and providing racing events for participants — all in support of the community. This year, the event kicks off a week...
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Chicopee COVID-19 testing center to re-open Monday

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The City of Chicopee announced they will be reopening their COVID-19 testing site at the River Mills Senior Center. The testing center will reopen at the senior center at 5 West Main Street on Monday for Chicopee residents and city employees. The drive-thru testing site will be located at the upper level of the senior center. Cars can enter on West Main Street and follow signs to the site.
Black Hills Pioneer

Month of Caring underway in Sturgis

STURGIS — Volunteers are tackling projects throughout Sturgis as part of the United Way of the Black Hills Month of Caring. The event is an opportunity to do large and small projects throughout the community. Month of Caring volunteers have helped by doing lawn work for local seniors, painted at...

Seniors fish for fun and prizes at Denison festival

DENISON, Texas (KTEN) — Dozens of Texoma seniors cast their lines at Waterloo Lake Regional Park Friday morning at the 28th Annual Tri-County Senior Fishing Festival. Hosted by the Sherman Senior Center, this event gives seniors from Grayson, Cooke and Fannin counties a chance to make some big catches... and to win prizes.
Niles Daily Star

Buchanan Area Senior Center raising funds to convert porch into sunroom

BUCHANAN — A local organization is raising funds to allow itself to grow and better care for area seniors. The Buchanan Area Senior Center is currently raising funds to convert its porch into an enclosed sunroom. According to Adam Burck, executive director, converting the porch will provide additional space for center programming, as well as light and natural ventilation.

TriCounty Active Adult Center raffle winners announced

POTTSTOWN — The winners of the 2021 TriCounty Active Adult Center cash raffle were drawn on Sept. 8. This was the 24th year of the raffle, which raises money to provide meals and programs that help older adults stay active and independent. This year’s big winners are:. • $5,000 Edward...

BINGO! at the Johnston Senior Center

Bingo games have returned to the Johnston Senior Center. At 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, Johnston Senior Center members can try their luck on the Bingo cards again. During the pandemic, the games had ceased, and were badly missed. Last week, a successful Dress-Down fundraiser resulted in free Del’s Lemonade for participants.

Court pushes back on fed vax orders

Ellis County Commissioners reacted against last week’s presidential declarations regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements with a strongly-worded resolution during their regular bi-weekly meeting on Tuesday. The court’s unanimous resolution opposes any vaccine mandates on individuals proposed by any government, and opposes the use of county resources to enforce any government mandates...

Leeds Senior Center Update

This past week we had such a great time creating beautiful Fall “artwork.” How could things get any better? Well, this week in addition to our regular schedule, we will be cooking with the Fire Department! See the details below. This is the perfect week to come and see all that’s happening.

Gulfport’s Scout Hall and Senior Center in Repair

Both the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center and Gulfport’s Scout Hall are undergoing repairs, but at the moment, only Scout Hall is shuttered to the public. Scout Hall, at 5315 28th Ave. S., which is used by local Scout troops and as a community meeting place, closed after city employees found a “severe” roof link on Wednesday, September 15.

Utah confirms 1,885 new COVID cases, 15 deaths Thursday

Vehicles line up outside of a COVID-19 testing site at the Mount Olympus Senior Center in Millcreek on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. People wait approximately two hours to get tested. ( Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Utah health officials reported 1,885 new COVID-19 cases and 15 additional deaths on Thursday.

Tri-Lakes Board of Realtors to host annual trivia night

The Tri-Lakes Board of Realtors and Community Outreach Committee are hosting the 2nd annual Trivia Night fundraiser in support of the Good Neighbors Fund. According to the Facebook event, this year’s hosts are Jason & Desta Pritchett. The cost is $50 per person or $400 for an eight person table.
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Medicare Check-up Day set for Sept. 24 at Station Break Senior Center

COLUMBUS – As the 2022 Medicare open enrollment period approaches, the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will conduct a free Medicare Check-up Day event on Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. at Station Break Senior Center, located at 160 Howard St. in Mount Vernon. OSHIIP, a division of the...

Bernardston voters approve 4 articles in swift Town Meeting

BERNARDSTON — Just over 30 residents attended a Special Town Meeting at the Bernardston Elementary School on Wednesday where they voted to approve all four articles on the warrant in less than 15 minutes. The meeting was called to order at 7:02 and concluded at 7:16 p.m. The four articles...

Community Matters reaches Powhatan seniors

POWHATAN – When Richard Hillard’s wife Frances initially suggested they attend a session of Community Matters, a weekly senior gathering in Powhatan, he said he resisted. There wasn’t any big reason – it just wasn’t something he thought he would normally attend. But she prevailed, and several months ago, the pair showed up for the first time.