Thank You


Thank you to New Buffalo Shell for the M &M’s

All our Volunteers for all their help

All the contributors to our Building Appeal & other donations.

Barneys Market for Bread & Bakery goods

Bible Baptist Church in N. B. for the Bread

Bit of Swiss for the bread

Pat Dimmitt & Ellen Diener for Facebook & web site


Kathy’s Office Hours


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 - 2:00

Later hours available by appointment—Off Thursday.


Blood Pressure Checks

Friday 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27

9:45 -10:00 and 10:45 – 11:00

Lower Level

Pokagon Fund

Mobile food Pantry Schedule

Chik. Twp. Fire Dept—Tues. 4/3 –4 to 6

New Buffalo Amer. Legion –Fri. 4/20 11 to 12


River Valley Senior Center Cookbook


The River Valley Senior Center would like to publish a cook book.  We need your favorite recipes for appetizers, salads, vegetables, Main dish desserts etc.  Kathy Steinke and Sharon Phillips will be collecting them in April.  Get your recipes in by May 1st!


Alzheimer’s Association Presents

Know the 10 Signs:

 Early Detection Matters

Wednesday, April 11th at 11:00am


If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  This interactive workshop features video clips of people living with Alzheimer’s disease, addresses the 10 warning signs and what to do if you observe them in yourself or someone you know.  The program is free, but donations are appreciated. 
















Veterans Services

Tuesday, April 10th at 12:00


The Veterans service representative, Lee Lull, will    be at the Center on Tuesday  April 10th.  The Veterans now offer transportation to the new St. Joseph County VA Clinic in Mishawaka, IN. on Monday through Friday for Morning Medical appointments.  You will be picked up at the River Valley Senior Center.  To arrange transportation to Mishawaka call Ken Ward at 800 360-8387 Ext. 73509


                         Medical Monday

       When to Use the ER and Other 

                Healthcare Options

Monday, April 9th 11:00am


Join RVSC RN Kathy for Medical Mondays. Healthcare providers try to explain everything about your health but sometimes it gets confusing.  MyHealth Matters programs by Emmi (Expectation Management and Medical Information software educational tool) help to answer your questions and make you feel more at ease.  You are the most important member of your health care team, so you should have all the information you need.  This month our program will be on “When to Use the ER and Other Healthcare Options” Call 469-4556 for event reservations.



Medicare Monday   

Monday, April 23rd 11:00am


Join Kathy, RVSC RN for the latest Medicare updates and benefits news.  Each month a new topic is sent direct from Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program.  Our topic for April is “Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) and Medicare Summary Notices (MSNs)”.  The presentation will last 20-30 minutes. All are welcome.  Call 469-4556 for event reservations (to make sure we have enough hand-outs).


Visit the River Valley Senior Center Website & Follow us on Facebook 

Our  Website has our Newsletter and other interesting information about the Center  Thank you to Ellen Diener  for setting up and maintaining our web site and Pat Dimmitt for setting up and maintaining our Facebook page.  Note that you can access our Facebook site directly from our website. 

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