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East Vandergrift Center for Active Adults

400 McKinley Ave, PO Box 446, East Vandergrift, PA  15629

Supervisor:  Dee Wilson  dominicawilson@comcast.net   Phone: 724-568-2692   Fax: 724-567-2230

 

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Notices and Upcoming Events

**For Closings Watch:  WTAE Channel 4 or Click Here.**

 

MeadowsCasino Trip

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Cost $25.00

Get $20.00 in Free Play and

$5.00 off your meal

Departs sharply at 9:00 a.m.

(Be there by 8:45 a.m.)

from the Franklin Avenue parking lot.

Call the Center for more information.

 

BINGO

Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.

 

Mahjongg Games

Mondays and Thursdays at 12:30

Seniors For Safe Driving Class

March 18th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

At the Avonmore Center

Cost is $16.00.

Anyone who is due to take their refresher course in 2019, please contact Karen at the Avonmore Center.  This program is available to persons 55 and over to receive a discount on their car insurance. Course details are at the Center.  Please sign up for lunch by March 13th.  Call and sign up for the class at the Avonmore Center at 724-697-4014.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

Tai Ji Quan:

Moving for Better Balance.

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 9:30 a.m.

 

 

Line Dancing

Mondays @ 11:00 

 

 

Biking is finished for the season.  See you later this year.

Dates to Remember

Check the Newsletter for more details.

February 18th – CENTER CLOSED Due to Presidents’ Day!

Feb 22nd - NO CARD PARTY

Feb 28th Advisory Meeting @ 8:30 am

           Bingo @ 1pm 

March 5th-Penn State Ext. Nutrition 11:00

March 6th - Monarch Hospice Talk @ 11:00

March 7th - Free Bingo @ 1:00 p.m.

March 12th - Penn State Ext. Nutrition  11:00

March 13th - Scott from Nutrition Inc. 11:00

March 14th— Anonymous BINGO @ 6:00

 March 15th - BelAir Bingo @ 1:00 p.m.

March 19th - Penn State Ext. Nutrition 11:00

March 20th - Commissioner Gina Cerelli @ 11:00 a.m.

March 25th - Birthday Lunch @ 12:00 p.m.

March 26th - Penn State Ext. Nutrition  11:00

March 27th - Blood Sugar Readings @ 11:30

March 28th

  Advisory Meeting @ 8:30 am

  Bingo @ 1pm 

 

 

 

Activities

Health and Wellness

The Health and Wellness Program focuses on health promotion and disease prevention activities for older Pennsylvanians. The overall goal is to promote optimum health and well being with a special focus on exercise, nutrition, chronic conditions,  injury prevention and medication management.

 

Line Dancing

Mondays @ 11:00

 

YMCA Exercise

Tuesdays @ 10:15

 

Yoga

Yoga has been shown to help alleviate or reduce many of the health challenges facing seniors.  Wednesdays @ 10:00

 

Biking

Join us at Roaring Run for a morning bike ride.  Wednesdays @ 9:00, weather permitting.  Check above for final go/no go decision.

 

Tai Chi

 

Indoor Walking

Follow along with a video that gives you an alternate workout to walking around a track.

 

AARP Driver Exercise

Daily flexibility exercises as recommended by the AARP Driver Safety Program.

 

Nutrition

Learn about healthy cooking and eating.

 

Social Activities

Keep your mind sharp and your spirits high by participating in our social activities.

 

Bingo

Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.

Two $200 Progressive Jackpots

Magic Number Bingo

Five Specials

 

Also check our calendar for free bingos. One is sponsored by West Haven Manor,

the other by Saxony Health Center.

 

Card Parties

Second Friday of the month 500 Card Party at 1:00 PM.  Cost is $2.00.

 

 

Casino Trips

 

Card Games

A game of cards or other games often take place before or after lunch.

 

Bridge Lessons

 

Mah Jongg Games

 

 

Volunteer Program

Much of what we do here at the center is accomplished by our members and volunteers. We ask our members and volunteers to help make a difference for everyone at the center. There are opportunities in many areas and programs for people to lend a helping hand. There is no greater reward than the smile on someone's face for helping to make a difference in their life.

If you are interested in volunteering or lending a helping hand, please contact the Supervisor at (724) 568-2692.

             Volunteer Programs

·         Assist in serving lunch at the Center

·         Building Maintenance

·         Clerical and Office Work

·         Hospitality

·         Fund Raising

·         Center Advisory Council

 

Membership

You must be 50 years or older to join.  A yearly $24 membership donation will give you a membership card and the monthly newsletter will be mailed to you.

 

Lunch

Lunch reservations are needed no later than 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, before the week you plan to attend. 

Lunch is served:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at Noon.

Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.

 

 

 

The East Vandergrift Center for Active Adults, (previously known as the East Vandergrift Senior Center) is part of the Alle-Kiski Valley Senior Citizens Center, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit corporation.

The Alle-Kiski Valley Senior Citizens Center, Inc. is located at:

1039 3rd Ave, New Kensington, PA 15068

Bonnie Dudek, Executive Director   bdudek2@comcast.net

Phone:   724-335-8597

Fax:       724-335-3075

For information and services available to Seniors see: www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/aging

 

This project is funded in part by the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners, the PA Department of Aging and the U.S. Administration on Aging.

 

Current hours of operation are:

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

For Closings Watch: 

WTAE Channel 4 or Click Here.

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