Senior Center Monthly Newsletter

October Newsletter                                      


A few dates to remember in October

                            Happy Birthday to all celebrating Birthdays and Happy Anniversaries                                                            The Senior Center will be closed in observance of Nevada Day, Friday October 25th.                            Our State’s birthday is actually October 31 and will be Nevada’s 155th year of statehood.

                                     Blood Pressure Clinic offered by the City of Ely EMT/Fire Department                                    Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 11 am-12 Noon.

Free drive-thru Flu vaccines on Friday, October 11 at the White Pine County Fire Station – McGill Hwy. from 12:00 pm-6:00 pm.   Save time by completing your consent form. Consent forms available at Senior Center and these locations – Economy Drug, City Hall, Library, Chamber of Commerce, Court House, & Aquatic Ctr. Flu vaccines will also be available at the Senior Center October 11 @ 1:00 pm.

                                                       Are you ready for open enrollment?                                                                              Access to Healthcare representatives will be at the Senior Center Thursday, October 17th                           from 11:30 am-1:00 pm for free health benefits counseling. Bring your Medicare card, list of current prescription drugs, and prescription card (if you have one).

                  Annual Free Children’s Community Halloween Party @ Bristlecone Convention Center                            Friday, October 25 from 2-4 pm. We are collecting candy for this event for distribution at the RSVP booth. Remember all candy must be individually wrapped.

We are selling raffle tickets for a lamb cut and wrapped. Tickets are available from any Senior Center staff member or the White Pine County Library staff. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 tickets for $5.00. Drawing will be held at the Senior Center on October 31 just before lunch is served.

The Senior Center was the recipient of generous donations from the 4-H livestock auction held at the County                   Fair. These awesome donors not only help out the Senior Center but help the 4-H participants.                                              A complete list of these great donors will be in November’s newsletter.                                        Thank you!

                                                          As always Bingo after lunch on Wednesday.                                                                 Exercise classes each Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am until approximately 10:45 am.                                     Pinochle group on Tuesday & Friday after lunch, players needed, any questions please                                call Vivian Joy @ 289-477

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 3rd Thursday at First Baptist Church 701 Ave. N. @ 9:30 am*                        * note the new time.

Enjoy your retirement, Janet. You will be so missed!