Blood Pressure Checks

Friday 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27

9:45am - 10:00am  And Before Bingo!

Lower Level

And by chance or appointment in Nurse’s Office


Stop Getting Junk Mail

Ken Schneider, loves to help people get rid of junk mail. If you live in our service area, bring the mail that you would like stopped to the Center, Ken will make the necessary contacts and eliminate it for you.  Each year, we Americans get billions of pieces of unwanted U.S. Mail—credit card offers, timeshare spiels, win this, get that etc.our mail boxes are often crammed with this stuff.  The thing is,  we don’t want any of it !  Cheer up!  We can stop getting most or all of it.  Ken Schneider has volunteered to help anyone escape the junk mail deluge.  Bring in your junk mail and place it in the box near the reception area .  Ken will take the necessary steps  to begin freeing you of this mailbox burden.


     New Exercise Equipment 


The River Valley Senior Center is in the process of purchasing three new pieces of exercise equipment's:.  a  NuStep Cross Trainer which has arrived and is ready for use.  The Cybex Row and Cybex Leg press should be here early March.  This equipment which is commercial grade was recommended by Lakeland Rehab Center as the right equipment for seniors. Thank you to The Berrien Community Foundation, Heart of Cook and Tom Tocalis whose grants made this possible.  As in the past you must sign a waiver and be instructed before using.


Watercolor Painting

Wed., Mar. 25th 12:00 - 3:00

Tiger in the Snow


Come join Roy and Peg Hruska, who are both Madden Certified Teachers.  This is a monthly activity and each class will focus on a different technique and subject.  Classes are geared to those who have never tried watercolor before or who like the “loose” paintings of T.V. teacher, Terry Madden.  Create something beautiful in a relaxed, positive and fun atmosphere.  You will amaze yourself! You can do it!

Cost is $15 per session and everything you need is provided  for your finished painting.  As class size is limited, please call for reservations at 469-4556.

Veteran’s Services

Tuesday, March 10th 11th 12 to 1


The Veterans Service Representative, Lee Lull, will be at the Center the second Tuesday of the month. The Veterans now offer transportation to the new St. Joseph County VA Clinic in Mishawaka, IN Monday through Friday for morning medical appointments.  You will be picked up at the River Valley Senior Center.  To arrange transportation to Mishawaka, call 1 269 983-7111 Ext. 8224.



Foot Clinic

 Fri. Mar. 27th & Mon. Mar. 30th


Van’s Medical Equipment of  Lakeland will be here  to trim and file toenails.  Initial cost is $30.00 which includes a reusable foot care kit and  $25.00 per visit thereafter.  Please bring a towel for your appointments. Call for appointment at 469-4556.


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


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


Kathy’s Office Hours

(New Temporary)


Monday,  Wednesday, Friday 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.


Newsletter Folding

Tues., Mar 24th


Open to anyone with a willingness to volunteer.  We will be folding April Newsletter on Tuesday March  24th at 9:00am upper level.  No experience necessary! 


Thank You


All our Volunteers for all their help

All the contributors to our Building Appeal & other donations.

Stan Sabal - 106.7 & 93.5 FM radio support

Barneys Market for Bread & Bakery goods

Bible Baptist Church in N. B. for the Bread

Pat Dimmitt & Ellen Diener for Facebook & Website


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