Highlights from This Month’s Newsletter…

Due to Covid-19, Senior Center is closed, all events canceled.

Camile… Who would have ever thought the closing of the Center would stretch from the Ides of March to the Goblins of October? I know most of us are anxious and perplexed about the reopening of the Center. I get phone calls and emails regarding this. I cannot help but feel pressured about this as your President. I can assure you that I have no say about this. See Newsletter.

Thanksgiving... Thanksgiving Day Contrary to legend, the pilgrims weren’t the first colonists to share a meal of thanks with Native Americans. That honor belongs to the settlers of St. Augustine, Florida, who ate hardback and beans in September 1565. The celebration at Plymouth in the fall 0f 1621 was a three-day event to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. See Newsletter.

Senior Center Lunch Available for Takeout

Marion-Polk Food Share has resumed take out lunch service Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 1:00 PM daily. Boxed lunches will be handed out at the side of the building near the kitchen. Drivers are asked to park and remain in their cars. Kayla will greet them and take their orders; two option will be available daily. For the present no donations or fees apply.

SSSC is not a Meals on Wheels distribution center. If you would like home delivery call 503-364-2856

Meetings This Month

Meetings Canceled until further notice except…

Crafters Mondays from 1:00p to 3:00p – Crafters have been meeting out in the parking lot of the Senior Center if it’s not raining or too cold. Bring your mask and a chair and be ready for a fun time! There’s no access to the building. See Newsletter.

Welcome to Our Newest Members!

No new members.

Thank You to Our Recent Donors

We appreciate your generosity!

Pancake Breakfast – Canceled

Canceled until further notice.

Are you an early riser?  You’re invited to come in once a month to help with the breakfast.

We offer Pancakes, Homemade Biscuits and Gravy, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage or Ham, Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea. Join us for a fun community breakfast!

Learn the intricacies of the dishwasher & flip over volunteering! We caught you dreaming about our fluffy pancakes. Don’t wait!

To volunteer: Contact Nancy at the front desk, Thursday & Friday mornings or Ted, Thursday afternoons.

A special thanks Meadow Creek Village Assisted Living Sponsors for January breakfast.

Would you like to write an article for the newsletter? Have something to share? Drop your article off at the front office or email it to ssscoffice@comcast.com. Deadline for the Newsletter Submissions is due the 10th of every month.

This month’s Newsletter is available! Download it here. Lunch menu not available

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