City of Kirkland Features Meals on Wheels on "Currently Kirkland"
Our Meals on Wheels Outreach Specialist, Dale Hoover, is featured
in this episode of "Currently Kirkland," talking about the program.
The Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens’ Coffee Hour
Central Area Senior Center, June 19
Join us for a conversation with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. This monthly event brings community elders closer to City officials and explores a variety of topics of interest to older adults. The Coffee Hours provide opportunities to learn about City programs and services and give officials an opportunity to hear from their constituents. Other topics examine cutting edge information about healthy aging, legal and planning issues, and more. Coffee and refreshments are served. Read more.
Annual Meeting, May 31:
Meet the Winner of the 2014 “Inspiring Aging Award". Join us for this special presentation and CEO Paula Houston’s “State of the Agency” address. Saturday, May 31 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Northshore Senior Center. Space is limited and advance registration by May 27th is required: https://seniorservices2014annualmeeting.eventbrite.com
Ballard NW Senior Center Dinner Auction a Success
Peggy Sturdivant from the Ballard News Tribune volunteered for the annual fundraiser and recounted her experience for the Ballard News Tribune. According to Center Director Carlye Teel, this year’s $pring for $eniors Auction raised more than $71,000 for the Center.
New Bill Allows Senior Centers to Apply for Liquor Licenses
Governor Jay Inslee signed SB5310 on March 27, 2014, which allows senior centers in the State of Washington to apply for an annual liquor license for activities at the Center. Read more.
Walmart Partners with Senior Services to Ensure No Senior Experiences Hunger
As part of its Washington state giving program, the Walmart Foundation has donated $100,000 to the Senior Services Meals on Wheels program in Washington so they can help to ensure no senior experiences hunger. Read more.
Support Senior Services Just by Shopping with Fred Meyer and Amazon
Did you know that you could link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Senior Services and help Fred Meyer direct contributions to the agency? Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them where to give.
Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to Senior Services if you purchase through our AmazonSmile link. Learn more about both programs here
and start making a difference in the lives of older adults and those who care for them today.