Seniors stay busy with thrift shopping and health expo

Published 10:51 am Tuesday, February 20, 2024

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By Carrie Miller

Davie Senior Services

Davie County Senior Services had a fabulous start to 2024.

Januarystarted with monthly activities on Jan. 4 – Veterans Social, Chat with the Senior Tar Heel, and the Diabetes and Nutrition Class.

On Jan. 5, Senior Services was joined by Yellow Butterfly Home Care for monthly bingo.

To kick off the Spring SilverStrikers Bowling League, Senior Services held the bowling lunch. The Fall 2023 league winners, team Incredibowls: Mike West, Patti Brown, Barbara Chapman, and Jenny McCoy, were awarded trophies.

Each month, Senior Services hosts a day trip. On Janu. 16, participants took a day trip to consignment shops in Forsyth and Davie counties and had lunch at Pete’s in Clemmons.

On Jan. 18, the Senior Expo and Shredding Event brought more than 100 people came to the Brock Gym to learn from 25 vendors and use the shredding truck.

What’s Cooking: Foods, Fads, and Helpful Home Hacks was Jan. 22, and participants tasted teas and made strawberry tea sandwiches.

To bring joy to each Meals on Wheels participant, Tara Harper led Caring with Cards on Jan. 24. This event is held once a quarter. The cards made this time were for Valentine’s Day.

On Jan. 25, Senior Services held the first Partners Cornhole tournament. Doubles Cornhole will be a new event this year for Senior Games, so this was an opportunity to come together and learn the rules before the event takes place.

To close out the month, Beltone conducted hearing screenings.

Make plans to join Senior Services for the Black History Month Celebration, open to the community of all ages, on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. at the main campus, 278 Meroney Str., Mocksville.

To learn more about events or to register for upcoming events, give Senior Services a call at 336-753-6230.