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

Upcoming Events in April and May.

Senior's Lunch at Tla'Amin Health Centre - Tuesday May 2nd.

This will be a no-cost Lunch for members of the Senior's Centre, hosted by the
Tla' Amin nation. The lunch will begin at 11:00 am

An accurate number count for the lunch is required.
Phone Anna Maria at 485-5738 to reserve, or to obtain more information.

Walking for Fitness 10.30 am every Thursday

Beginning at 10.30 am, Thursday April 13th, and continuing 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.

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.

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.

Tuesday Soup & Sandwich - MAY 16th - PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE
Due to the Provincial Election, the next monthly Soup and Sandwich will be held on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017.
Doors open at 11.30 am with lunch being served at Noon.


- presented at the March 14 General Meeting
At the general meeting after the April 11th lunch, the following motion will be presented by Scott Sager "that the proposed new Constitution and Bylaws be adopted as presented"
Current and proposed Bylaws
1. Current Constitution and Bylaws of Senior Citizens Association of BC Branch #49 (2015). Available here.
2. Proposed new Bylaws for Branch #49. Available here.

These documents will also be in hard copy format available at the centre for those without access to a printer and a copy will be pinned to the bulletin board in the main hall.

April Dinner

The next dinner will take place on Friday, April 28th
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.

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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