Senior Moments: April is Volunteer Month

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Special to the Citizen: We were proud to offer the community a workshop to support caregivers – one of the most stressful, yet needed job in society.  This 6-week program found participants uniting to support each other and understand that taking care of one’s self is just as important as taking care of your charge.  April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and we are not unlike many businesses and programs in that we could not function without our volunteers.  We are appreciative of them not only in April, but every day of the week.  If  you have time to delegate to our program,  especially around the noon hour for home delivered meals, please call us for more information about this needed service. (706)342-1614 is the number.  Our invitations will be going out soon for our Volunteer Appreciation meal and program on April 28th. This week is beginning busy as we will be stuffing the Easter eggs for the Recreation Department’s annual hunt.  Our Poetry Club, led by George Williams, will meet on Tuesday, and we will be searching the paper for yard sales, and have Flea

Power Tools for Caregivers participants received their certificates of completion on March 26th, and were given gift baskets of personal items from the group leaders. Pictured (l-r) are Toshia Lewis, presenter,  Bertha Thomas, Vanessa Bishop, Janice Knight, Kris Strickland, Dottie Barrett, Wauline Baptiste, Doris Booker, and Wanda Scott, presenter. (Not Pictured - Patricia Johnson) photo special

Power Tools for Caregivers participants received their certificates of completion on March 26th, and were given gift baskets of personal items from the group leaders.
Pictured (l-r) are Toshia Lewis, presenter,  Bertha Thomas, Vanessa Bishop, Janice Knight, Kris Strickland, Dottie Barrett, Wauline Baptiste, Doris Booker, and Wanda Scott, presenter. (Not Pictured – Patricia Johnson)

Market Friday on the 11th. Everyone was quite excited to see one of our friends back on last Thursday, the 3rd, when Ernest Ward rejoined the domino table.  He is a testimony to our Seniors at  age 100.  Come by and pick up a calendar along with membership paperwork, and join our Senior Center family for fun and educational programs – and keep up with Mr. Ward’s example!

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