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Swartz Creek Area Senior Citizens, Inc. 

Funding Sources

¨ Genesee County Senior Millage

¨ Community Development monies from the City of Swartz Creek, The Village of Gaines, & Gaines Twp. 

¨ Senior fundraising

¨ Donations from individuals and community groups. 

Membership & Participation Guidelines

¨ Open to all Genesee County residents over age 50. 

¨ Completion of a “Membership / Participation Form” and update the information annually. 

¨ A yearly donation of $10 per person is requested.

¨ For more details, request a Membership Handbook.

About Us

Staff

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Barbara McCallum, Director

Bailey Zaporski, Assistant Director

Marianne Campbell, Staff Assistant


Membership

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PARTICIPATION FORM: Membership is open to anyone 50 years of age and above and lives in Genesee County. There is not a fee to join the center, but we do ask for a yearly $10.00 Donation, which is not required for membership. 

Board of Trustees

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2018-2019

BOARD OF TRUSTEES  

Roger Bloss, President

Bob Plumb, Vice President

Elaine Tucker, Secretary

Phillip Bracey,Treasurer

Ann Knight, Trustee

Roy Beville, Trustee 

Sheila Keen, Trustee

Kathy VanDette, Trustee

Ken Klungle, Trustee

Important Notices :

THE SWARTZ CREEK SENIOR CENTER IS CLOSED TODAY NOVEMBER 12TH, 2019 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. STAY SAFE!


Turkey Raffle!

It’s that time again! We will be raffling off a farm fresh turkey (at least 14 pounds!) the month of November. Tickets can be purchased in the front office for $1.00! The lucky winner will be chosen during our Thanksgiving Luncheon on November 26th . Winner does not need to be present to win. If you would like to join us for the luncheon, please call the office and RSVP by November 8th! (License Number: X02202)


Class Cancellations 

**November 26th: AM Yoga, Beg. Tai Chi , Yoga w/Props and Toning are cancelled

**All classes are canceled November 28th and 29th due to the center being closed.


Pancake Breakfast

Where: Swartz Creek Area Senior Center

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

8:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

$5.00 Donation per Person

Bring your family and friends to join us as our volunteers cook up pancakes, sausage, and scrambled eggs. Orange juice and coffee will also be served. 

Take out is available!


Book Club

When: November 26th, 2019 @4:00pm

Where: Swartz Creek Area Senior Center

Book: Educated

Author: Tara Westover

Are you looking for an opportunity to connect with others who enjoy reading as much as you do?  

New participants are always welcome!

  

Woodcarvers Wanted!

Calling all woodcarvers! Every Tuesday at 1:00pm at the Swartz Creek Senior Center our woodcarving group meets. They are looking for more people to join in! So, if you enjoy woodcarving, bring your tools and project to the Swartz Creek Senior Center!


Family Memories 

When: Friday, November 22nd, 2019 

Time: 10:00am 

Where: Swartz Creek Area Senior Center 

Join Melinda Soper as she teaches participants how to research and document their family history and memories. Eventually, participants will be able to put together a booklet to share with family members.

SNOW BIRDS! 

Stop in and see us before you head to warmer climates. BE COUNTED! Our funding depends on it. Talk to staff for more information! 


Friday Night Dances

 The Senior Center is hosting bi-monthly dances on Friday nights. No need to sign up, just pay at the door!
Dates: November 8th and 22nd, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Pizza, Pop, Water and Snacks will be available for purchase during the dance.
Must be 50 or older to dance


Lunch and Learn with Professional Hearing Where: Swartz Creek Area Senior Center When: November 12th @ 12:00pm RSVP by calling 810-635-4122 Professional Hearing provides hearing tests once a month at our Senior Center and has recently undergone new management and moved to the downtown Swartz Creek Area. Join them for pizza, salad and refreshments to learn more about who they are! 


Special Lunches/Lunch Updates!

GCCARD has recently started offering specialty lunches scheduled twice a month at our Senior Center. Each month we will have a special advertisement for the chosen days of the month. An RSVP date will also be noted. To join us, you just need to call the center by the RSVP date in question! Lunch cost is the same guidelines as for regular lunches stated above. Check for the star icon on the lunch calendar to pick out those days!

Also, you may have noticed an “HM” next to some of the lunches offered on the menu. On Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week (unless otherwise noted) there will be a Homemade “HM” meal offered at our center provided by GCCARD. Meals are still being offered five days a week. Join us!


NOVEMBER SPECIAL LUNCH SCHEDULE

November 14th: Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters, Roasted Veggies, Sweet Potatoes, Potato Roll, Cherry Fruit Crisp and Grape Juice.

RSVP by November 6th (635–4122)

November 27th: Turkey Pot Roast, Potatoes, Carrots, Onions, Celery and Peppers, Corn Muffin Top, Cherry Fruit Crisp and Grape Juice.

RSVP by November 19th (635–4122)

Open Enrollment 

A volunteer MMAP Counselor can provide free services to help you: Understand Medicare & Medicaid. Compare or enroll in Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage. Review & compare Medicare supplemental insurance options. November 20th Call (810) 635-4122 to arrange for an appointment. 


Keep Our Funding Coming!

Please continue to sign in with your scan cards whenever you come into the center! It shows the county that we have people coming to our center. 


Amazon Smile

Amazon smile is a program where Amazon donates 0.05% of the purchase price of eligible products to a charitable organization, including us! Use this link below to shop and support the Swartz Creek Area Senior Center: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/38-2416786 

 

Notary Services

Notary services are available at the Swartz Creek Area Senior Center. Age 50 and above.

Please call the center at 810-635-4122 to make an appointment.


Loan Closet

Our center loans donated medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, bedside commodes, bath seats, canes and crutches to seniors in need. 

Please call the center if you need to borrow an item


 Art for Sale!

Did you know we have artwork for sale in our lounge here at the Swartz Creek Senior Center? We do!! Local Swartz Creek Artist Peggy Mattson has her beautiful artwork on the walls as well as members of the Swartz Creek Art Guild. Come in today to view (and possibly purchase) these amazing works of art!



STORIES FROM THE CENTER

Membership Form

Click the download button to open the participation form. Print the form, fill in the information and mail it, or bring the form to the center.  

Membership Health Form (pdf)

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SWARTZ CREEK AREA SENIOR CITIZENS, INC.

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.