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Seniors Morning Out Held by Senior Nutrition Services of Catawba County Social Services

Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held Monday through Thursday mornings at five convenient locations. A hot, nutritious lunch is served each day. Programs are free to participants, who may pick and choose which days to attend. Bus transportation to and from the sites is available in some locations. Participants will enjoy a variety of activities in June including a trip to the farmers market and cooking demonstrations.

Other program highlights are as follows:
At the Newton site, located at First Presbyterian Church, 701 N Main Ave, Newton: June 3, crafts: canvas crafting; June 5, musical performance by Cameron Matthews; June 10, cooking class: eggrolls with Thu; June 11, Hands only CPR with Melanie Sigmon, Catawba County EMS; June 12, Hickory Farmers Market trip; June 18, blood pressure checks and chronic pain with Liliana Adrian, CVHS; June 19, musical performance by Cody Newton; June 20, felt crafting with Erica Derr; June 26, Neurocognitive Disorders and Basics of Dementia with Vaya Health; June 27, musical performance by Seniors on the Move. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, please contact Danielle Hicks at 828-455-4133 at least two days in advance.

-At the West Hickory site, located at the West Hickory Senior Center, 400 17th St SW, Hickory: June 3, Tips for Propagating Plants with Kathy Potter; June 5, musical performance by Kim Dagerhardt; June 6, crafts: card making with Suzi; June 10, cooking class eggroll –in-a-bowl with Wes Cloer; June 11, music trivia with Steve Reep; June 12, musical performance by John Lindblom; June 13, Neurocognitive Disorders and Basics of Dementia Pt. 1 with Vaya Health; June 17, Lighting Safety with Frank Ballentine, Catawba County Emergency Services; June 19, Hickory Farmers Market trip; June 25, blood pressure checks and Falls & Prevention with Carolyn Thompson, CVHS. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, please contact Suzi Caesar at 828-323-8746 at least two days in advance.

-At the East Hickory site, located at First United Methodist Church, 311 3rd Ave NE, Hickory: June 4, cooking class: how to make a Charcuterie Board; June 5, garden club; June 6, Hands only CPR with Melanie Sigmon, Catawba County EMS; June 11, Neurocognitive Disorders and Basics of Dementia with Vaya Health; June 12, karaoke with Kim Dagerhardt; June 17, game day; June 18, cooking class: busting berries chicken salad; June 19, Hickory Farmers Market trip; June 20, photo shoot with Cornelia Faddoul; June 27, Sing-a-long with Susie-Q with Jennifer Williams, Hickory Public Library. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, please contact Cherie Grambow at least two days in advance by calling 828-320-5963.

-At the Claremont site, located at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 3180 W Main St, Claremont: June 4, Hands only CPR with Melanie Sigmon, Catawba County EMS; June 5, corn hole tournament; June 6, musical performance by Seniors on the Move; June 12, blood pressure checks and Chronic Pain with Liliana Adrian, CVHS; June 13, Library to Go with Sam Woolhiser; June 18 crafts with Tonya Jarnac; June 19, cooking class: strawberry pretzel salad; June 25, Neurocognitive Disorders and Basics of Dementia with Vaya Health; June 26, Hickory Farmers Market trip; June 27, musical performance by Sentimental Journey. If you would like to attend any of these programs, please call Kayla Smith at 828-320-0434 at least two days in advance.

-At the Maiden site, located at the Maiden Community Center, 207 E Klutz St, Maiden: June 4, Neurocognitive Disorders and Basics of Dementia with Vaya Health; June 5, crafts: button bouquets with Lisa; June 6, “Finding those treasured family pictures” with Rhonda Roederer, Genealogist/Educator; June 10, musical performance by Golden Voices; June 11, blood pressure checks and Chronic Pain with Carolyn Thompson, CVHS; June 17, cooking class: no bake cookies with Teresa Slaughter; June 19, crafts: decorative decoupage candles with Lisa; June 25, dirty outdoor plant swap; June 26, show and tell; June 27, musical performance by Uriel Alvarez. If you would like to attend any of these programs, please call Lisa Adams at 828-320-5966.

Seniors Morning Out is operated by Senior Nutrition Services of Catawba County Social Services and is in need of volunteers to assist with the program between 8:30am and noon, Monday – Thursday. Please call 828-695-5610, if interested. In addition to SMO, Senior Nutrition Services operates Meals on Wheels and related programs in the county. You can volunteer as little as 1.5 hours a month. To find out more, contact Senior Nutrition Services at 828-695-5610 during regular business hours, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays. For the latest updates, like their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty, or visit their website at http://www.MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty.org.
Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services is a United Way funded partner. Catawba County United Way’s mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to help others by mobilizing the caring power of our community. For more information, locate us on Facebook, 828-327-6851 or www.ccunitedway.com