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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Information for Seniors

The September copy of Escan is available for viewing or printing by clicking here.

Cancellation of Computer help
The Executive of the Senior Citizens Branch #49, Powell River, has voted to cancel the membership privileges of Jim Rose, a life member. As a consequence, commencing immediately, the Computer Assistance which Jim has offered to members every Wednesday for the past 15 years will no longer be available.

Cancellation of Wednesday Drop-in Coffee
The Wednesday drop-in coffee sessions have been cancelled until further notice.

Senior's Strength Circuit.

We wish to announce that the Senior's Strength Circuit activity is now active.
The exercise room will be open to members every Monday from 10:00-12:00.
(Please note the change from Wednesday to Monday)
Members pay $1.00 to use the machines. Come out and move those muscles!

September Events

Walking for Fitness 1:30 pm every Thursday during September.
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.

Seniors' Together Powell River - Thursday September 21st 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.

Friday, September 22nd - Chicken dinner.
Tickets at the Sweet Shoppe or call 485-6600.
Doors open at 4:30pm. Members = $12.00 and Non-members = $17.00

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.


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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