Welcome to Powell River Senior Citizens Association

Our mandate is to promote the physical, social and mental well-being of all seniors in the Powell River regional district, and to promote volunteerism within the senior community.

This site is community oriented and offers useful information about other relevant groups, events, volunteer opportunities and activities available to Seniors in Powell River.

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July Events

The July BBQ will take place on Saturday, July 29th, at Noon.

Walking for Fitness 1:30 pm every Thursday during July and August.

A one hour fun walking group for everyone to join.
Meet in the Upper parking lot at the Recreation Complex.
Phone Gene at 485-5894 for more information.

August and September Events

Sunday, August 13
Cranberry 75th Anniversary Celebration BBQ 12:00-2:00pm small hall.
We have been invited by the Cranberry Hall Association to participate in this event.
More information such as venues and events will be advertised in the newspaper.
Our association will help by providing a BBQ to the public and to the Vintage Car Association.
Menu:
Combo burger+chips $5.00
Hot dogs $2.00
Beverages $1.00

Seniors' Together Powell River - Thursday August 17th at the Recreation Complex
A monthly social time for Seniors including a free lunch and activities. This takes place at the Recreation Centre on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
All seniors are welcome. Phone the Complex at 485-2891 for more information.


Saturday, September 2 - BBQ Steak dinner.
Tickets at the Sweet Shoppe or call 485-6600.
Doors open at 4:30pm Members=$12.00 and Non-members=$17.00

PROPOSED BYLAW CHANGES
Further amendments are being considered by the Board.
Members will be notified of the changes at a later date.

Grief Counsellor
Have you lost a loved one, feel lonely, and just need to talk?
Nancy Openshaw, a member of our Association and a retired minister, is available for you. Nancy is a qualified Grief Counsellor who is offering her services at no charge.
Please don't hesitate to call her at 485-9978. Confidentiality is always respected.

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Aboriginal Day Presentation

Presentation 1

Presentation 2

In celebration of the first year of self-governance, a symbolic quilt was presented to the Tla'amin elders June 21, Aboriginal Day.
The quilt was made by the Senior Citizens Association craft group and Elly quilters and signifies how we welcome the Tla'amin elders into our house and how we appreciate being welcomed in theirs.

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Senior's 50/50 raffle winner.

Raffle winner

The 50/50 draw was held at the Canada Day Lunch held on June 17th at the Senior's Centre. The winner was Ingrid Armstrong.
Scott Sager, Director and Elke Sager, seller of the winning ticket, proudly present the cheque for $2, 540.00 to Ingrid Armstrong, winner of the 50/50 raffle draw. The group is gathered around one of the new pieces of equipment promoting healthy seniors exercise.

2017 Executive

Due to resignations, two members have been appointed to the Executive for the remainder of 2017.
They are Rhondda Schreurs and Fred Moss.

President: Anna Maria Coletto
Vice-President: Rhondda Schreurs
Secretary: Phyllis Davidson
Treasurer: Gene Jamieson
Executive members: Nancy Openshaw, Scott Sager, and Fred Moss.

Your current 2017 Executive

2017 Executive

Back row: Fred Moss, Scott Sager, Gene Jamieson, Rhondda Schreurs.
Front row: Anna Maria Coletto (President), Nancy Openshaw, Phyllis Davidson.

Seniors B.C. website

This website, Seniors BC, provides information about government programs and services for older adults. The goal is to provide the residents of B.C. with one place to go to find all the information they need to plan for and live a healthy, active aging lifestyle.
 
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