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Elder Services Becomes the Administrator of the Merrimack Valley Nutrition Program

Jun 18, 2015 10:39AM ● By Ashley Springman

Tewksbury Senior Center

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley is excited to announce that as of Wednesday, July 1st they will be the administrator of the Nutrition Program. With the change comes a new food provider, Lindley Food Service, which has been selected as the caterer. As the new administrator Elder Services aims to keep the program as whole as possible, welcoming current staff members and volunteers to join the program. Along with long standing employees and volunteers, a new Nutrition Director, Derek Anderson, has been hired to oversee the program.
Our focus is to provide great meals to elders through Lindley, supporting the staff to deliver excellent customer service and assisting our consumers with their needs! If you have any questions or concerns please, call us at 1-800-892-0890 and ask for the Nutrition Program Staff.

Tickets are now available for the following trips:

Sept 23, 2015 Salem Cross Inn Tour, Quabbin Reservoir.  $73 per person

Oct 14, 2015 Octoberfest, East Hill Farm.  $73 per person

New on June 2nd we introduced our new “50’s And Fit” exercise class.  This fitness class is for individuals who cannot come to the classes we offer during the daytime hours.  Those aged 50 through 60 years old and those aged 60+ who are still working are welcome! The class is being held on Tuesday Evenings from 5 to 6PM.  Class includes cardio, stretching, strength training, yoga and ends with meditation so that you can go home relaxed and get a good night’s sleep.  The cost is $3 per class, cash or check.  You must bring your own yoga mats.  The class is taught by a certified instructor.  Why not come down and try it out!  Contact Jan Conole if you are interested in signing up at 978-640-4482.

The Silvertone’s will hold its next monthly dance at the Senior Center on Friday, June 19th  beginning at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are $10 per person and are available at the door. Why not come on down and listen to the great big band sounds of our in-house band.

We will be holding our annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, June 26th starting at noon.  Invitations have been mailed.  If you did not receive your invitation please call Jan or Ashley at 978-640-4482 or stop by.  There will be a catered lunch, entertainment and each volunteer will be given a token of appreciation to take home.  Thank you to our volunteers for All that you do…  The Senior Center could not run without you!

DJ Jon Mansfield will be back to the Senior Center for an afternoon dance on Monday, June 29, 2015.  Those who obtain a ticket by June 24th will have lunch included in the $6 ticket price.

The Senior Center will be closed on Friday July, 3rd in observance of the 4th of July Holiday.
The next foot care clinic will be held on Thursday July 16th.  At this time that clinic is full.  Call the office 978-640-4482 and speak to Jan to be put on the waitlist or to be scheduled for a future date.

There are EXCITING NEW PRODUCTS in our gift shop.  Burt’s Bees, Periwinkle Jewelry, Melissa and Doug children’s toys and some summer hats and gifts.  Stop by to check us out!

Store Hours:

Upscale Consignment Shoppe
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM -3:00 PM
Friday: 9:30 – 11:30 AM

Gift Shop Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Summer hours in the gift shop for July & August

For SHINE (Serving the Health Information Needs of Everyone) contact the regional office at 978-946-1374.  
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