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HBCOA at the forefront of aging issues
Officially recognized by the City Council of Huntington Beach as representing its local senior citizens, the HBCOA was awarded non-profit status in 1973 and has always been at the forefront of aging issues. During the design stage of the new Senior Center in Central Park, the City Council directed the HBCOA to provide input related to the overall design of the new center.
National Volunteer Week is April 15-22, and I want to take a moment to thank the volunteers who collectively contributed over 50,000 hours serving HB seniors this last year—donating over 1.5 million dollars of time. You make a genuine difference in the lives of seniors every day and together we are building a stronger more vibrant HB aging community.
There are many opportunities for seniors to get out and get active this month. I look forward to seeing many of you at the HBCOA Spring Fling Dance on Friday, April 20, at the Senior Center in Central Park. The evening includes a delicious sit down dinner, dancing and music. Feel free to come as a single or a couple. There is also an outstanding lineup of Tuesday afternoon movies, day trips, table tennis, Wii bowling, Handy Crafters, Bingo, fitness & exercise classes, and more in this month’s HBCOA Outlook newsletter.
Two final events to mention. Join us April 14 for our free paper shredding day and get rid of those old papers you have been hanging onto, and reserve June 22 on your calendar for one of our major fundraisers of the year – the annual HBCOA
On Course Golf Tournament. Keep moving and be well!
Let’s spring into action and explore new activities this season! The Huntington Beach Council on Aging will host a Spring Fling Dinner and Dance on Friday, April 20th. Featuring entertainment by the Fresch Experience, this lovely evening will be a night to remember! Tickets are $20 for HBCOA members and $25 for non-members.
Monday, April 9th , come and explore the Drum Yourself Healthy Class at 10:00am. Sponsored by the HBCOA and led by the wonderful Lee Kix, this class is a wonderful experience for the heart and soul.
Do you have old documents you need to shred? The HBCOA along with the Orange County Realtors and Republic Services are sponsoring a free shred day. The event will take place Saturday, April 14th from 9am to noon, or until the trucks are full! Be sure to limit your documents to five banker boxes or paper grocery bags. Not allowed are items such as: wet trash, aluminum cans, food products, x rays, magazines, and newspapers.
This month we are also celebrating our amazing volunteers and recognizing their hard work in 2017 with an appreciation luncheon. If you see a volunteer, be sure to say thank you!
SeniorServ Supervisor's Message
Greetings and hello from the senior café. I hope you are all enjoying the longer days and spring renewal in the park. There are many tasty menus planned in the café this month, including some of the favorite classics like hot dog, mac & cheese and holly farm chicken drumsticks. There will be a special spring celebration menu on April 6th with glazed ham, scalloped potatoes & pineapple upside down cake that you will not want to miss. There are special performances planned during lunch on 4/11 with Perfecto Performance, 4/20 with Sensational Ladies and 4/27 with Just Us Kats. A friendly reminder that lunches are limited each day, so make sure to sign up early and reserve your space.
Have a fantastic spring .
SeniorServ Site Supervisor