SENIORS NEWS


First Posted: 5/14/2013

Seniors from the Pitttson and Falls Senior Centers can participate in free Zumba Gold classes presented by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, in conjunction with the Greater Wilkes- Barre YMCA. These classes will be held at the YMCA every week until the end of June.

The Zumba Gold class schedule is as follows: Mondays at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesdays at 12 p.m. and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

Those who attend are welcome to use the other facilities available at the YMCA on the same day that they are attending class.

In order to enroll for the class, it is asked that you contact your local Active Adult center and register via phone.

WWW SENIORS MEETING

The Wyoming/West Wyoming Seniors are meeting Tuesday, May 21 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Monica’s meeting rooms at 1:30 p.m. with Frank Perfinski presiding. Servers are Eva Casseri and Eugene Stanczak.

The picnic committee consisting of Donna Pocceschi, Joan Kwasny, and Marion Pocceschi selected July 16 for the affair at the Daley Park on Shoemaker Avenue.

More details later.

The club celebrated its 37th Anniversary on May 7. with a mass for our departed members and a dinner afterwards. Also many prizes and games were held.

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

New members and guest are always welcome.

PITTSTON CENTER

The Pittston Active Adult Center, located at 441 North Main Street, Pittston announces the following upcoming activities and events:

On Wednesday, May 22 a Open House Special Dinner will be served at noon. Dinner reservations must be made a least one day in advance by 1 p.m.

Asking donation is $2. If you have never been to the Pittston Center, you are always welcome to come join the group for dinner or you can just stop in and check it out.

On Thursday, May 23 at 11:15 Griswold Home Care will speak on “How to prevent hospital re-admission.” The public is invited to attend.

Friday, May 24 is Red, White & Blue day. Members are asked to dress in those colors to help celebrate the Memorial Day Holiday.

Reservations are now open for the following trips: Tioga Downs Racing and Casino – Sunday, June 2. “A Day in the Country” in the Heart of Pocono Mountains on Friday, August 23.

This trip includes motorcoach transportation, a one hour fully narrated Historic sightseeing fully enclosed trolley tour, luncheon and the show “All Shook Up” at the Shawnee Playhouse.

Farmer’s Market Voucher will be distributed at the Pittston Active Adult Center on Wednesday, June 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Household Income guidelines are $21,257 single and $28,694 couple. Proxy forms are now available at the Center if someone will be picking up your vouchers for you.

These forms must be picked up and filled out in advance and brought back to the Center the day you are picking up the vouchers.

COSMOPOLITAN SENIORS

The Cosmopolitan Seniors assembled at St. Anthony’s Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday to participate in a Mass for their 38th Anniversary under Project HEAD.

Father Massetti celebrated the Mass and Bill Kull was the organist. Readings were done by Terri Mislan . Mary Ann Kull carried a crown of flowers which Amy Alpaugh placed on the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Offertory gifts were presented by Terri & her husband George.

Sixty-six members and two guests then gathered at St. Anthony’s Center for a catered buffet dinner served by the men of the club.

The Mislans and their committee of Olga Costello, Ed Czachor, Joe Kleback, Tony Matreselva, and Ann Mattei adorned the tables with blue and white carnations. To culminate the day they all played Bingo.

The jackpot winners were Bernie Serbin, Sharon McAdarra and Cheryl Pipher. 50/50 winners were Felicia Bellanco, Mary Dirhan, Sharon McAdarra, and Florence Stankoski.

The Cosmopolitan Seniors next meeting is at 1 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Center on Tuesday, May 28. All are asked to wear red, white or blue in honor of Memorial day. Hosts/Hostesses are: Olga Costello, Joe Kleback, Tony Matreselva, Ann Mattei, and George & Terri Mislan.

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