Next Gen to host Valentine dinner
When they were looking for additional ways to raise money, board members for Quarryville's Next Gen Senior Center decided to cook and serve a dinner.
They even had the ideal date - Friday, February 14.
"We thought people would enjoy a Valentine's Day dinner," director Michelle Reeves said last week.
Senior center slates Christmas activities
Edna Miller has been working on Christmas crafts.
In addition to those she will give away, Miller has been helping make seasonal candle globes as a fundraiser for the Next Gen Senior Center.
"It was one of our activities and I enjoyed doing them," she said.
They turn out for the exercise programs, especially Geri-Fit.
However, getting people to come back for other programs at Quarryville's Next Gen Senior Center has been a challenge.
"They say they will come back and they don't," activities coordinator Michelle Reeves said last week.
Getting a jump on the flu season
Edna Miller can't afford to get the flu.
That's why she's already signed up to get a preventative shot later this month.
"One year I didn't get it and I almost died from it," Miller said last week. "Now I get it every year. I think flu shots do help."
Ruth Sensenig agreed.
New directors to lead senior center
Carly Bryant wanted to change careers.
Michelle Reeves was looking for a way to supplement her income.
Both found what they were looking for at the Next Gen Senior Center in Quarryville where they took over from former directors Vicki Henry and Terry Ludwig, both of whom have retired.
The center's clients have made the transition nearly seamless.
Seniors win two national tournaments
Teams from the Next Gen Senior Center won two of six first place prizes in a national Wii bowling tournament earlier this year.
Local teams placed first in the Super Master Division, a category for teams who average 160 to 180 points a game, and first in the Master 1 Division for teams who average 140 to 160 points a game.