at 1:00 - 2:30
Lorrrie Hawkins is coordinating a line dancing class that will be led by Teresa Krieger and Ollie Rosenthal. They will meet every Wednesday in the lower level. Any questions, call the Center at 469-4556 .
T.O.P.S. Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is meeting at the Senior Center. Please feel free to come and join.
Low Vision Viewing Equipment
The Senior Center has available a Merlin Clear View Vision center for use at the Center. This equipment enlarges the reading material or other images on a screen. This is located in the computer lab.
Wednesday, March 11th
Join Bart Carrel, RN, Program Director for Senior Life Solutions-Ascention Borgess Lee Hospital as he shares a presentation on emotional wellness. Learn how to brighten your outlook, reduce stress, get quality sleep, be mindful, cope with loss and strengthen social connections. Emotional wellness leads to improved Physical Wellness. Please call 469-4556 for event registration.
Five Money Questions for Women (And Men)
Wed., March 25th 11:00am
Join Desie Hardin, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones for a presentation on financial strategies. Women face unique financial circumstances. A strong financial strategy is vital. Ensure your financial strategy fits your lifestyle and needs. During this presentation, Desie explores five critical money questions for retirement. Please call 469-4556 for event registration.
Bad Weather Closings
If you are in doubt whether we are open due to the weather, please watch TV Channel 16, Channel 22 or listen to the radio - News radio 960, Sunny 101.5, Oldies 94.3 and Real Country 99.9 for announcements. A good rule of thumb is that if the River Valley School district is closed due to weather, the Center will also be closed.
Visually Impaired People (V.I.P.)
Adult Support Group Meeting
Thurs. March 12th - 11:00
The VIP group is for those who have visual impairment meet at the Senior Center and invites new members to join them. The next Visually Impaired Peoples meeting will be held at the River Valley Senior Center on Thursday, March 12th from 11 to 12 . No program listed at this time.
12:30 – 4:30pm
About 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital, but statistics prove that if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved. Immediate CPR can double, or even triple, a victim’s chance of survival. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Registration is REQUIRED. Call 469-4556 for event registration.
Mobile Food Pantry Schedule
Pokagon Fund Mobile Food Pantry Schedule
Tuesday, Mar 3rd, 3:30 – 4:30pm, Chikaming Township Fire Dept
Tuesday, Mar 4th, 4:30 Woodland Shore Baptist Church, Bridgman
Tuesday, Mar 19th 4:00 – 5:00pm, Chikaming Township Fire Dept
Caring Cupboard Mobile Food Pantry: For those that live in the service areas of Bridgman, Baroda, Stevensville, Glendora, New Troy, Sawyer and St. Joseph and who meet federal poverty guidelines: Thursday’s, 10:00am – 12:00pm, and 6:15 – 7:30pm first and third Sunday’s of each month. Bridgman Fire Department or Woodland Shores Baptist Church in Bridgman during summer months.
The cookbook is a compilation of recipes from your friends, neighbors and families. Each cookbook is $15. The proceeds from the cookbook are being used as a fundraiser. Cookbooks are available at the Reception Desk. Come pick up your copy!
We are currently looking for volunteers to help staff our reception desk for either a shift (3 hours, 9-12 or 12-3) or to fill in as needed If you are interested in any volunteer opportunities, please see Tim.
Donations of Medical Supplies
Thank you to everyone who donates. We appreciate all donations since we have no budget for medical supplies or equipment. However, effective immediately we are no longer able to take ANY Medications (including vitamins or supplements), open or used dressing supplies or wraps, nebulizers or their medications, used support hose or slippers, open ointments or creams, expired or broken anything. Thank you for understanding.