Seniors Citizen News


First Posted: 4/8/2013

Comopolitan Seniors

The next meeting of the Cosmopolitan Seniors will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, in St. Anthony’s Center in Exeter. Hosts/hostesses are Mary Dirhan, Toni Hall, Sophie Hudock, Ed Stankoski, and Florence Stankoski.

The previous meeting was attended by 52 members and four guests. After President Vic called the meeting to order, Vice President Joe Kleback led the group in prayer, Pledge of Allegiance and a patriotic song. Secretary Terri Mislan read the minutes of the previous meeting . Treasurer Amy Alpaugh gave her report. A progress report was made by Terri Mislan regarding the upcoming 38th anniversary Mass at 11 a.m. and dinner at 12:30 p.m. on May 14.

Ann Marie Shedlock was introduced as a new member. Afterwards, the group enjoyed refreshments while Bill Kull played the organ. Later, everyone played Bingo. Fifty/fifty winners were Mary Coleman, Rosemary Golenski, Bill Kull, Florence Stankoski and Helen Zarychta. Five players shared the special game prize and Mary Coleman was the jackpot winner.

Wyoming West Wyoming Seniors

The Wyoming, West Wyoming Seniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at St. Monica’s meeting rooms with Franb Perfinski presiding. Servers are Eleanor Seneski and Charlotte Piezala.

Birthday celebrants for April are George Yurek, Sam DeSalvo and Ann Turon. Fifty-fifty winners were Eleanor Seneski, Irene Zelinski and Maryann Paluck. Bingo jackpot winner was Mickey DeSalvo.

Plans were completed for the 37th anniversary dinner to be held on May 7. The committee consisting of Paul Delaney, Theresa Kennedy Vicky Mecklavage selected A. Voitek to cater the affair .

After a short business meeting, refreshments will be served and Bingo will be played.

Pittston Senior Center

A summer golf league is forming for Tuesdays until August at Four Seasons Golf Course in Exeter. Weekly cost will be $17 which includes nine holes of golf, cart and end-of-the-season luncheon.

Tickets are available for the annual dinner dance at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center, Wilkes-Barre. Cost is $21 for age 60 and over and $23 all others. Dinner choices are chicken cordon bleu, prime rib or stuffed sole. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. with dinner served at 1:15 p.m. A dance contest will be held for swing, tango and line dancing.

Pre-registration is required. Music will be provided by King Henry and the Showmen from 2 to 5 p.m. A bus is available from the center for additional cost of $3.

Reservations are open for a day trip to Woodlock Pines on Sunday July 28. The trip includes complimentary coffee and baked good, smorgasbord luncheon, boat ride or bus tour of property and Festivals of the World show and Bingo before departing.

World Travel Day is Thursday, April 18 Wear something from a far-away place.

Birthdays will be celebrated on Friday, April 19.

The annual volunteer recognition dinner will be held on Tuesday, April 23 at the center to honor volunteer members. Special guest appearance by Jimmy T as Elvis will begin at 1 p.m. Dinner reservations must be made at least on e day in advance.

To make reservations or for more information on any of the above, call Connie at 655-5561.

Falls Senior Center

The center offers the following activities to anyone 55 plus.

Wii bowling competition with Tunkhannock SC is held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday at alternating sites

Crocheting Club meets (all levels are welcome) from 1 to 2 p.m. every Monday. Help us crochet 35 lap robes for our Christmas homebound project.

“Healthy Steps” meets from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday. This exercise activity is designed to improve balance and muscle strenght to help with fall prevention.

Walking is done from 10 to 10:45 a.m. every Wednesday.

As part of National Vounteer Month, the center will recognize its volunteers with a special lunch followed by a program of recogntiion and thanks on April 23.

The public is welcome to a Quilt Show and Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, april 26 and Saturday, April 27.

Anyone 60+ wishing to join us for a hot meal at noon for a suggested donation of $2 should RSVP to Twila at 388-2623 by 12:30 p.m. the day before.

The center is located on State Route 92 and is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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