Senior citizen news


First Posted: 2/25/2013

Cosmopolitan Seniors

The Cosmopolitan Seniors next meeting will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 in St. Anthony Center, Exeter. Hosts/Hostesses are Lou Bryja, Rosalie Ferrara, Sam Ferrara, Edith Jones and Bernie Petrasek.

President Vic called the meeting to order while Vice President Joe Kleback led the group in prayer, Pledge of Allegiance and a patriotic song accompanied by Bill Kull on the organ. Secretary Terri Mislan read the minutes. Fifty/fifty winners were Marcella Fountain, Johanna Malinowski, Ron McAdarra, Sharon McAdarra and George Mislan. Edith Jones won the special bingo and Frances Poluske won the Bingo jackpot.

Travel coordinator Johanna is accepting reservations for a trip to Mount Airy Casino on Wednesday, March 20. Details can be obtained from Johanna at 655-2720.

Wyoming, West Wyoming

Wyoming/West Wyoming Seniors met recently at St. Monica’s meeting rooms with President Frank Perfinski conducting the meeting. Fifty-fifty winners were Stanley Mulesky and Ann Kosloski. WWThe Bingo jackpot winner was Frank Perfinski.

Servers for the next meeting on March 5 are Nancy Marcy and Ann Kosloski.

Pittston Senior Center

2013 membership renewals are now being accepted. Requested donation is $5. For further information, contact Connie Andrews, Center Director at 655-5561.

Appointments are now being taken to assist in filling out Property Tax and Rent Rebate Forms only at the center. Call the center at 655-5561 and asking for Connie or Hazel.

Registration is now being taken for a program entitled “Dining with Diabetes.”

Falls Senior Center

The members and friends of the Falls Senior Center recently enjoyed a Valentine’s party with special music by Stewart Atkinson, saxaphone; Carlene Howard, piano; and Ron Jackson on the guitar. Anyone age 55 or over is invited to the following activities: Mon., March 7 – 11:15 a.m., free blood pressure screening, followed with a talk on healthy eating tips by Susan Anderson from Golden Living Center. Every Monday at 9:30 a.m. – Falls Senior Center and Tunkhannock Senior Center compete in Wii bowling. Mondays and Fridays – 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., body stretch exercises using weights and bands. Mondays – 1 to 2 p.m., Crocheting Club meets (all levels welcome.) Anyone age 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.

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