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 May copy of the eSCAN is available for viewing or printing by clicking here.

Upcoming Events in May.


50/50 Raffle - Winner takes half of the proceeds. 

1000 tickets printed @$10.00 each.

Draw will take place at the Seniors’ Centre on June 17 at 3:00pm 

Tickets are available at Save-on-Foods Tuesdays, Town Centre Mall on Wednesdays, and Quality Foods on Thursdays.

You can help by either: picking up a book to sell, or volunteering at one of the locations.  

Two hour shifts are available from 10-12, 12-2 or 2-4.  

Contact Rhondda at:  (604) 483-1948 or (604) 483-2498

May Roast Beef Dinner

The next dinner will take place on Friday, May 26th
Tickets are $12 for members and $17 for non-members.
Get your tickets from the Sweet Shoppe in the Mall,
or by phoning Phyllis 604 485 6600.

Seniors' Drop-in at the Centre - Every Wednesday between 1pm and 3pm
Seniors are invited to visit the Small Hall at the centre on any Wednesday for a chat, coffee or tea, and a snack.

Seniors' Together Powell River - Thursday May 18th 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.

Walking for Fitness 10:30 am every Thursday

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.

June Events

Tuesday, June 6
Elders Potluck Lunch from 11am to 1pm.
Sliammon Beach, across from Church - weather permitting.
Bring a food dish to share.
All members of the Seniors Association are invited to attend.

Tuesday Soup & Sandwich - June 13th
The next monthly Soup and Sandwich will be held on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017.
This will be the final Soup and sandwich lunch until September.
Doors open at 11:30 am with lunch being served at Noon.
General meeting follows at 12:45 pm

Saturday, June 17
Canada 150 Celebration BBQ -  Noon - more information to follow

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

The Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The following people were elected to the Executive
for a one year term commencing January 2017

President: Anna Maria Coletto
Vice-President: Alice McCallum
Secretary: Phyllis Davidson
Treasurer: Gene Jamieson
Executive members: George Davidson, Nancy Openshaw, Becky Pankratz,
Scott Sager, and Jessie Street.

Your 2017 Executive

2017 Executive

Back row: Scott Sager, Nancy Openshaw, Jessie Street, Rebecca Pankratz, George Davidson.
Front row: Gene Jamieson, Phyllis Davidson, Alice McCallum, Anna Maria Coletto (President)

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