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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The December 2018 Election Edition copy of eScan is available for viewing or printing by clicking here.


December 11: Soup & sandwich lunch followed by the AGM - $5.00
December 14: Christmas Buffet Dinner, catered by David Bowes. (See below)
December 20: Seniors Together - Rec Centre. (See below)

VOLUNTEERS: are an integral part of keeping the centre operating and keeping costs down.

We are looking for a lunch and dinner convener plus kitchen staff and a dinner cook.
If you know anyone willing to take on one of these positions please contact
Jolaine at 485-3813 or jolainewright@hotmail.com for more information.

MEMBERSHIP DUES:
If you are a current member and renewing for 2019, the fee will be $20.00 up until December 31, 2018.
We will be collecting dues starting at the November 13th general meeting.

A reminder that the AGM will be held after the December 11th lunch.
Elections will be held to fill the positions of
President
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
and five Members at Large

If you are interested in standing for any of these positions, please call the Nominating chair, Lenore, at 604 485-7971

NOTICE OF MOTION:

A motion will be made at the December AGM to amend the previously adopted motion.
"Membership dues for the year from January to December are $25.00
and any current member may renew their dues for $20.00 for the following year.
Dues payable for new members are $10.00 from July 1st - December 31".....

by striking out $25.00 and adding $30.00, and
by striking out $20.00 and adding $25.00, and
by striking out $10.00 and adding $15.00,
-- to take effect January 1st, 2019.

Christmas Dinner at the Seniors Centre - Friday Dec. 14th

The Christmas dinner will be a buffet - Catering by David Bowes
Tickets will be available at November lunch and the November dinner
or by contacting Gene 604 485-5894

The tickets for this dinner sell out quickly so get your tickets early!!!

Seniors' Together Powell River - Thursday December 20th 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 to reserve.

Senior Citizen's 50/50 raffle winner.

Raffle winner

The winner of the 50/50 draw was Calvin Harry.
The photo shows Calvin receiving the cheque for $5,000
from President Anna Maria Coletto.
Thanks go to the volunteers who sold tickets and to those who purchased tickets.

Your current 2018 Executive

2018 Executive

Back row: Christine Behan, George Davidson, John Harris, Rick Bradley, Laura Foster
Front row: Jolaine Wright, Gene Jamieson, Anna Maria Coletto, Rhondda Schreurs

2018 Executive

President: Anna Maria Coletto
Vice-President: Rhondda Schreurs
Secretary:
Treasurer: Gene Jamieson
Executive members: Rick Bradley, Christine Behan, George Davidson, Laura Foster, John Harris, & Jolaine Wright

Frozen Dinners for Seniors

turkey

Dinners For Seniors of Powell River - Available to all seniors in the Powell River district.
There seems to be a misunderstanding about the home cooked frozen dinners
we are offering to the Seniors of Powell River.
These dinners are made for Seniors living alone, or living together and wanting a healthy, affordable meal, whether as a change of pace from their regular meal,
a desire to have something different, or just a meal in a hurry after a busy day.
It is also geared for those that do not like to cook, or want to cook all the time, or for those that cannot cook for themselves, or just the desire to have someone else's cooking for a change.
It is also for those that provide meals for their parents who can no longer cook for themselves. The Seniors Association is here for you!
Check out our frozen dinners for the Senior Citizens of Powell River
On our menu at present we have:
Full Turkey Dinner
Turkey Chow Mein
Turkey Stew
Turkey Shepherd's Pie (for 2 people or for one.)
Beef Stew
Roast Beef Dinner
Swiss Steak Dinner
Italian Spaghetti
Pork Tenderloin Dinner
Chinese Pork with Rice and Veggies.
Chicken Dinner
Butter Chicken & Rice

All of these dinners are priced at our cost, no profit to our Association.
These meals are priced at cost so prices do fluctuate as the cost of ingredients change. We try to take advantage of specials so the price does vary.
At present our meals are priced from $3 to $6

We are always adding more items and are open to suggestions.
We are trying to make your life a bit easier.

If you want a dinner as a fill in for the evening, you do not want to cook, or are alone, or just don't feel like cooking for one - PLEASE call Gene at 604 485 5894
Quote from Gene " I am likely our best customer because some nights I just can't be bothered with cooking for one so I will buy a dinner, but I do love to cook and enjoy cooking these meals to freeze.....all are prepared with the best ingredients, and made as if I am cooking for guests in my home. With the help of our volunteers we are able to keep a selection in our freezers.
We try to buy things that are on sale and try to keep the cost as low as we can.
Please call, buy the dinners and enjoy the meals we cook for you' keep a couple on hand in your freezer for the days you don't have the time or the desire to cook for yourself.
Call Gene at 604 485 5894 and arrange to pick up meals for you or your parents.

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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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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