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Free Vision Exams and Glasses

 

The Pokagon Fund Vision Program provides free routine vision examinations and prescription glasses to qualified youth and income-eligible individuals who are 50 years of age or older. Participants must reside in the City of New Buffalo; The Townships of Chikaming, Three Oaks, or New Buffalo; or the Villages of Three Oaks, Grand Beach, or Michiana. For more information on the program, including eligibility requirements, or to apply call (269) 469-9322 or visit The Pokagon Fundís website at www.pokagonfund.org/VisionProgram.

 

Neighbor by Neighbor

 

Need help with food, rent, utilities, car or home repairs? Call Neighbor by Neighbor at 269-231-0648. We link residents of Chikaming, New Buffalo and Three Oaks Townships, plus the Village of Three Oaks and City of New Buffalo with resources and services. We have access to funds to keep people from getting behind on rent/mortgage payments and/or utility bills. There are no age restrictions on who we serve. Give us a call.† We serve people of any age within our boundaries who are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. 

 

Veteranís Services

On Sight Visits

May 10th, 12 - 1:30

 

Veterans Service Officer can be reached at 269 983-7111 Ext 8118.† The Veterans offer transportation to St. Joseph County VA Clinic in Mishawaka, IN, Monday through Friday for morning medical appointments.† Pick up is at River Valley Senior Center.† To arrange transportation to Mishawaka, call 1 269 983-7111 Ext. 8224. ††Maureen Adams from the V.A. has resumed on sight visits from† noon to 1:30 on the second Tuesday of each month.

 

 

 

 

 

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COVID Rapid Response Team

 

Area Agency on Aging has a COVID Rapid Response Team that can assist you with a variety of needs if you are older than 50 and have tested positive for COVID-19 or if you are a caregiver for someone who is older than 50 and can no longer provide care for the older adult.† If you find yourself in this situation and you need assistance, please call the Info-Line for Aging and Disability at 1-800-654-2810.† The agency can assist with nutrition through meal delivery, personal care, with in-home non-medical support which may include shopping and errands.† They can assist with equipment and supplies like 911 call button/fall detection services, grab bars and shower benches.† Some or all are free services that are available to help during recovery.

 

Writers Group

Friday, June 3rd at 10;45

The next monthly meeting of the River Valley Writers' Group is scheduled for Friday, June 3 at 10:45 am. All writers as well as readers are welcome.† Sessions last about an hour.  Please bring, if you can, at least 4 copies of any two pages or less you wish to share.

Weather permitting, we shall meet outdoors behind the Senior Center. You may bring a comfortable chair, if you wish, but that is not required. If the weather is inclement, we shall meet indoors. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Kozubek by email at mkozubek@att.net or call him at 312.919.0321

 

Bible Study

Mondays† 2:00 to 3:15

Join us as a we explore the book of Matthew from the Bible. It will be a 12 week overview of the first book in the New Testament. The cost is free. We will meet in the upper level from 2-3:15 on Mondays. All are welcome. It is a non-denominational gathering. For questions contact Rob Nash (269) 612-7996

RVSC Fundraiser Cookbooks

†Special Sale

Two for the price of One -† $15

Great for Mothers Day

 

Buy your cookbook here!† Stop in today and see the receptionist† to pick up your copies for $15 cash or check!