Senior Center Monthly Newsletter

February Newsletter


A few dates to remember in February

Happy Birthday to all celebrating Birthdays and Anniversaries this Month! 

Happy Valentine’s Day

Please NOTE the center will be closed Monday, February 18th in observance of Presidents’ Day. 

 Blood Pressure Clinic offered by the City of Ely EMT/Fire Department

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11 am-12Noon 

Don’t forget Mona Clayton’s Valentine’s Day Quilt Raffle. She has donated a handmade quilt and is selling tickets. Tickets available at the Senior Center also Mona will be selling tickets. Look out!   Mona will draw a winner on Valentine’s Day.

And a fundraiser presented by Lillie Montoya for Easter.  Lillie is taking orders for See’s Candy to be delivered in time for Easter.  Order forms are at the Senior Center, money is to be paid with the order.  In Lillie’s words, “Let’s make this a big fundraiser for the Senior Center!!!”     “We can all contribute by purchasing at least 1 item”

Thanks to these two ladies for each doing their share with unique fundraisers for the Senior Center.

As always Bingo after lunch on Wednesday  And as always exercise on Tuesday and Thursday before lunch.  Pinochle group on Friday’s after lunch, players needed, any questions please call Joyce Bell 289-6904.

Just a reminder we have a lending library with many books of all topics and puzzles, too. Borrow a book or puzzle with no time limits or limits on how many you borrow. We also have magazines available for the taking.

Remember to support all our great donors and thank the individuals that so graciously give their time and money to help the Senior Center. 

 Be sure to pick up a copy of our local paper for other events in our Community.

Food Bank of Northern Nevada monthly on the first Friday  At First Baptist Church 701 Ave. N. @ 3:00 pm.  USDA Food Bank monthly on the third Thursday  At First Baptist Church 701 Ave. N. @ 3:00 pm

                                          Advantages for the senior citizen!                                      Less stress - a recent AARP study revealed that happiness increases starting in our early 50s.

More time – If you’re an empty nester or retired, you may find yourself with more free hours. Put them to good use and volunteer. Research shows that people who volunteer about four hours a week are 40 percent less likely to develop high blood pressure.