Senior News – July 5, 2017

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TRAVEL NEWS

We will be collecting for the September 10, 2017 to September 15, 2017 trip to Myrtle Beach on Thursday, July 6th. The cost of this trip is $ 700.00 per person based on double occupancy. There ARE still some spaces available so if you are interested, please give us a call. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423. Because we have seats available and we have offered this trip to our seniors first, we can now take names of any adults that are not seniors but would still like to go.

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 is $700. We will begin collecting Thursday, July 6th. The payments will be $ 140 per person. If you are interested, please call and get your name and phone number on the list. The list is starting to fill up so call quickly. As always, we will call the people in the order of the list.

We are planning a short one day trip to Elkins on Friday evening July 14, 2017. We have reserved tickets to the Franks “The Greatest Show on Rails” show. The price will be $22 per person if you have your own transportation and $27 if you ride the van. We will be collecting for this trip on FRIDAY, July 7th. If you are interested in going, please call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423 as soon as possible and leave your name and phone number so we can make sure we have a van driver. We will call you later with more details.

We are currently making plans for a 2 day/1 night trip to Wheeling, WV. The price will be $170 per person based on double occupancy. The dates are August 9th and 10th. The trip will include visits to the West Virginia Penitentiary, The Mound, The Palace of Gold, Cabela’s and the Wheeling Island Casino. At the Casino there will be a polka band and live dog races as well as the slots etc. We will be collecting for this trip on FRIDAY, July 7th. If you are interested, please call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423.

FARMER’S MARKET COUPONS

It’s that time of year again. Both the Parsons Senior Center and the Mt. Top Center will be handing out the farmer’s market coupons from 9:00 a.m. until noon on Thursday, July 6, 2017. You must be at least 60years old and this is income based. Please contact the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423 if you have any questions.

MT. TOP BIRTHDAY & INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

The Mt. Top Center will be celebrating those people with July birthdays on Tuesday, July 11th. WV Caring will supply a delicious cake to be shared by all in attendance. We will also celebrate Independence Day. We will have several readings and some music. Please join us for these programs. We will begin our program at 11:00 a.m.

MT. TOP GAME DAY

We will be having another game day at the Mt. Top Center on Tuesday, July 25th. We will have ladder ball, waffle ball toss, corn hole, puzzles and card games. Please come and have a refreshing drink and join us for a fun day. We will start at approximately 10:30 a.m. Lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m.