At the Newton site, located at First Presbyterian Church, 701 N Main Ave, Newton: Jan 9, Bowling at Pin Station; Jan 13, Drumstick Fitness with Erin Thompson; Jan 14, Cooking Class- Sugar Free Lemon Pie; Jan 21, Music by Sentimental Journey; Jan 22, I’m Covered Up: What You Need to Know About Hoarding with Vaya Health; Jan 27, Crafts with Allison and Erica from the Newton Library; Jan 28, Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia by Elizabeth Novak; Jan 30, Movie Day: “Overcomer”. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, contact Jennifer Garcia at 828-455-4133 at least two days in advance.
At the West Hickory site, located at the West Hickory Senior Center, 400 17th St SW, Hickory: Jan 6, Charles Ballard singing spiritual selections; Jan 8, Cooking Class- Bark; Jan 14, Chair Exercises with Erin Thompson; Jan 21, Gospel with Barbie Hollar; Jan 23, Birthday party with Elvis Tribute Artist; Jan 27, National Drug Facts Week: Prescription Drug Collection with Lt. Scott Hildebrand, HPD; Jan 28, Depression: From Surviving to Thriving with Vaya Health; Jan 30, Snowman Craft. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, contact Sam Garlock at 828-323-8746 at least two days in advance.
At the East Hickory site, located at First United Methodist Church, 311 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601: Jan 7, Music by Sentimental Journey; Jan 9, Fruit of the Month-Tangerines; Jan 14, I’m Covered Up: What You Need to Know About Hoarding with Vaya Health; Jan 15, Craft Class- Pinecone Bird Feeders; Jan 22, Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia by Elizabeth Novak; Jan 23, Shopping at Burton Farm’s General Store and Walmart; Jan 29, Site Birthday Party; Jan 30, Bingo. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, contact Rita Pritchard at least two days in advance by calling 828-320-5963.
At the Catawba site, located at Center United Methodist Church, 4945 Sherrills Ford Rd, Catawba: Jan 7, Bowling at Pin Station; Jan 9, The Importance of a High Fiber Diet with Lupe Avalos, CVMC; Jan 15, UNO Challenge; Jan 16, Music by Sentimental Journey; Jan 22, Cooking Class- No Bake Oatmeal Energy Bites; Jan 23, Crafts with Tonya Jarnac; Jan 28, I’m Covered Up: What You Need to Know About Hoarding with Vaya Health; Jan 30, Importance of Eye Care for Seniors with Dr. Allen Bandy, Lifetime Eye Care. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, contact Wendy Thomas at 828-320-0434 at least two days in advance.
At the Maiden site, located at the Maiden Community Center, 207 E Klutz St, Maiden: Jan 6, Cooking Class- Parmesan Cheddar Bites; Jan 7, I’m Covered Up: What You Need to Know About Hoarding with Vaya Health; Jan 8, The Importance of a High Fiber Diet with Lupe Avalos, CVMC; Jan 13, Singing by Bethany Gabriel; Jan 22, Medicare Fraud and Scams with Diane Trainer; Jan 23, Coffee and Bingo at Atlanta Bread; Jan 27, Gospel Music by Charles Ballard; Jan 29, Craft Class- Sock Snowman. If you would like to attend any of these programs, please call Lisa Adams at 828-320-5966 at least two days in advance.
Seniors Morning Out is operated by Senior Nutrition Services of Catawba County Social Services and is in need of volunteers to assist with the program between 8:00am and noon, Monday – Thursday. Please call 828-695-5617, if interested. In addition to SMO, Senior Nutrition Services operates Meals on Wheels and related programs in the county. Additional volunteers are urgently needed to deliver Meals on Wheels. You can volunteer as little as one and a half hours a month. The program is also conducting its annual fundraising drive at this time. To find out more, contact Senior Nutrition Services at 828-695-5610 during regular business hours, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, except for holidays. For the latest updates, like their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty, or visit their website at http://www.MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty.org.
Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services is a United Way funded partner. Catawba County United Way’s mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to help others by mobilizing the caring power of our community. For more information, locate us on Facebook, 828-327-6851 or www.ccunitedway.com
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