The Commodity Distribution at the Senior Center day has changed to the 4th Thursday of each month at the same time. Please make a note of this.
To be eligible to attend the senior centers in Lyon County you must be 60 years of age or older. The Fernley Senior Center is located at 1170 W. Newlands Dr. 575-3370 the hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
If you need assistance with filling out forms, eligibility, resources, or have general Medicare/ Medicaid questions call the Senior Center to make an appointment with Carlyn Grocholski our Resource Specialist. She is in Fernley on Mondays and Wednesdays.
If you need to make arrangements for medical transportation please call the following numbers: Blanch with Lyon County at 577-5009 extension #18. Maria with RSVP at 575-0717. Both providers need at least a week’s notice.
“Ear’s Around the Center” by Trudi Fischer.
Congratulations to Nancy Avant for being selected as our new Meals on Wheels driver.
Congratulations to Beverly Miller for being selected as our May Volunteer of the Month.
A huge thank you from the American Legion Ladies Auxcillary; for helping them to collect canned food for the Food Pantry. It was a huge success.
The Fernley Senior Center’s Relay for life Team is doing a “Wishing Tree” You can make any amount in donation and choose a ribbon to represent your wish. The colors represent 21 different types of cancer, though your wish can be for anything.
On Wednesday May 8th we had our Mother’s Day and Over 80’s Birthday celebration. It was a huge success.
Congratulations to this year’s Senior Samaritan recipients Tony D’Andrea and Jim Hopkins. They both received their awards at the party on Monday May 13th. Thank you to both for all they contribute to the senior center and the community.
Also our Relay for Life Team is having a Collectables and White Elephant Auction/ Bake Sale on June 8th and we are accepting donations. The auction is open to the public. Door open at 8:30 am Auction begins at 9:00 am. All proceeds support home delivered meal program and Relay for Life team fundraising efforts.
Monday May 27th we will be having a 50/50 Bingo Fundraiser. Doors open at 3:00pm Bingo starts at 5:00 pm. Bingo and a meal tickets will be pre sold. Cost is $9.00 early bird purchase and $10.00 at the door for a hot dog meal and six bingo cards. Open to the public 21 years/ older. All proceeds support meals on wheels and Relay for Life Team fundraising efforts. Call 575-3370 for more information
A huge welcome to all of the new people attending the center! Let us know if you need anything. The Thrift Store is open from 10-2 daily Mon-Fri. Thank you so much in advance. To arrange drop off of donations outside these hours please call 575-3370.
Today’s quote: You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.