We have decided on the longer trips for next year. They are as follows:

April 25 – 28  The Parade of Nations & International Military Extravaganza. The price is $570 per person based on double occupancy. This trip will include 3 nights lodging, 3 breakfasts, 3 full course dinners, reserved seats for the parade, NATO Fest activities, Norfolk Naval Base tour, MacArthur Memorial, Chrysler Museum of Art, a lovely dinner cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk, motor coach transportation, taxes and gratuities.

June 21 – 23  Washington, DC. The price is $425 per person based on double occupancy. This trip will include 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 2 full course dinners, Smithsonian Institution, Tram tour of Arlington Cemetery, Visit to the Memorials, Guided sightseeing tour, Reagan Building or Union Station, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Guided tour of illuminated memorials, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Air & Space museum, motor coach transportation, taxes, and gratuities.

September 16 – 21  “Rails & Sails”  Maine & Boston. The price is $925 per person based on double occupancy. This trip will include5 nights lodging, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners including a Lobster bake, Guided tour of Kennebunkport, ME, Tour of Boston, MA, experience an authentic lobster harvesting on a lobster boat tour, Cape Neddick, Boothbay narrated boat cruise, ride on a vintage steam train, outlet shopping in Freeport, the home of LL Bean, Perkins Cove, motor coach transportation, taxes, and gratuities.

If you want more information, please call 304-478-2423 or stop by the office for a flyer.  The payment schedule will be announced at a later date. Now that the longer trips are decided upon, we can begin to plan some 1 day trips. These don’t have to be set up as far in advanced as the longer trips. As soon as these are set, we will announce them in the newspaper and the newsletters (when possible).


The Parsons Center will be having their monthly Outpost on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Entertainment for the day will be the Sonbeams from the First United Methodist Church. Please bring your favorite covered dish and join us as we kick off the Christmas season with beautiful music, great food, and good fellowship.


The Mt. Top Center will be having their monthly birthday celebration on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. This will also be a game day. Please join us at 10:30 a.m. for a variety of games, stay for lunch, and then enjoy a delicious birthday cake provided by WV Caring.


The Mt. Top Center will be having a Christmas cookie exchange on Tuesday, December 13, 2018. Each participant needs to bring 4 or 5 dozen cookies. After lunch we will divide up the cookies equally so each participant will receive a variety of cookies to have for Christmas. If you’d like, bring your recipe and we will try to make copies for everyone.


We are currently taking names for the 3 trips we listed last week. If you are interested in any of them, please call and get on the list. We will begin taking payments after the first of the year.


Pam Krushansky from the Attorney General’s office will be at the Parsons Senior Center on Thursday, December 6th at 11:00 a.m. If you have a concern, please feel free to stop in and talk to her.