TUCKER COUNTY SENIOR CENTER NEWS

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TRAVEL NEWS

As of now plans are underway for a trip on Thursday, July 20, 2017 to go to Pittsburgh, PA to see the Pirates play the Brewers. As of this time we do have enough people but still have several places available. If you would like to join our group, call the Center at 304-478-2423 as soon as possible. We must turn in any tickets which have not been sold by June 1. We have obtained fantastic seats behind home plate. We will be sitting under the overhang in case of rain or too much sun. The price is $125 per person which includes your ticket to the game, the motor coach and a ride on the Gateway Clipper Shuttle to PNC Park.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call 304-478-2423.

The plans are complete for the September 10, 2017 to September 15, 2017 trip to Myrtle Beach. The cost of this trip will be $700 per person based on double occupancy. The next payment of $140 will be due on June 1. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423. There are still some spaces available so if you are interested, please give us a call.

We realize that it is early but plans have been made for a return Christmas trip to the Galt House in Louisville, KY. We will be going November 27 – 30. We have included the luncheon cruise on the Spirit of Jefferson, Churchill Downs, the Mega Caverns and several other attractions. The price will be $700. We will not begin collecting until June 1 but you can start saving now. The payments will be $140 per person. If you are interested, please call and get your name and phone number on the list. As always, we will call the people in the order of the list.

Keep your eyes open because we are working on some 1 and 2 day trips. As soon as we have things worked out we will put it in the newspapers and the newsletters.

MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

The Parsons Center will be having a Mother’s Day celebration on Thursday May 11, 2017 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Please join us as we honor our mothers with a special program and special music.

The Mt. Top Center will honor mothers on Tuesday May 16, 2017 as part of their monthly outpost. Please bring your favorite covered dish and join us as we celebrate Spring and honor our mothers. Please plan to arrive so we can start promptly at 10:30 a.m. because of all the visitors we will be having (see below).

REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE WILL VISIT

Tuesday May 16th will be a very busy day at the Mt. Top Center. In addition to the outpost and Mother’s Day Celebration we will be having Pam Krushansky from the Attorney General’s Office with us to discuss some of the current scams that are of interest especially to seniors. We will also have handouts from Mountain Valley bank dealing with financial scams. This will also be a time to meet our new SHIP representative(s).

WVDVA REPRESENTATIVE

The WVDVA representative will be at the Parsons Center on Thursday  May 11, 2017. If you have an issue you wish to discuss with the representative he will be in the downstairs office. Feel free to stop in and talk to him.

TUCKER VALLEY THEATER GROUP

Students from the Tucker Valley Theater group will be at the Parsons Center for a special presentation of several numbers from their production of “High School Musical” on Friday May 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Please come join in supporting these talented young people. This is a Friday and we don’t usually have activities on Fridays so mark your calendar to join us.