Senior News – April 12, 2017



The plans are complete for the September 10, 2017 to September 15, 2017 trip to Myrtle Beach. The cost of this trip will be $ 700.00 per person based on double occupancy. We have called all the people on the list but there are a couple people for which we don’t have phone numbers. If you called to have your name on the list and did not receive a call, PLEASE call again so we can give you the details. The first payment of $ 140 will be collected on Thursday, April 6th. 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.

The final payment for New York has been collected. The itineraries are available at this time. You may stop by the Parsons Center to pick them up any day from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
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 the beginning of June but you can start saving now. 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.


The Mt. Top Center will be holding its April Outpost on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. We will also be having our Easter Celebration at this time. If you would like to be in “the Easter Parade” please bring your favorite Easter bonnet to wear. Please make plans to join us for the celebration and special program beginning at 10:45 a.m.


On Wednesday, April 12th the Parsons Center will have some special entertainment by some students from Tucker Co. High School beginning at 10:45 a.m. Please put this on your calendar since this is not our usual day for special entertainment.
Also, on Thursday, April 13, 2017 our Easter Celebration will include entertainment by the “Sonbeams.” We will also have an “Easter Parade” so bring your favorite Easter bonnet to wear on that day.


Ann Filler, the SHIP representative, has retired and we wish her a HAPPY RETIREMENT! We have partnered with the Randolph County Center to provide this service. The representatives will be at the Parsons Center on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month. If you have questions about Medicare, please call the Randolph Co. Center at 304-636-4747 to make an appointment.

WVDVA Representative

The representative from the WVDVA will be at the Parsons Center on Thursday, April 13, 2017. If you have a veteran concern, please stop in to discuss it with the representative.


Both of the Tucker County Senior Centers will be closed on Friday, April 14, 2017 in observance of Good Friday. They will reopen on Monday, April 17, 2017 at their regular time.