Senior Services rock-a-thon Friday at Rescue House

Published 1:31 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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By Carrie Miller

Davie Senior Services

February at Davie Senior Services kicked off with the Veterans Social, Chat with Your Senior Tar Heel, and the Diabetes and Nutrition Class

On Feb. 2, the monthly Bunco group met.

The first Monday of each month is the Parkinson’s Support Group, and speakers joined Senior Services from Novant Health.

At Memory Café Feb. 6, caregivers and their loved ones joined Kelly Sloan for an interactive time of singing familiar tunes. This group had a great time enjoying the fellowship and Valentine’s themed snacks.

On Feb. 8, it was bingo, sponsored by Lambert Funeral Service.

Each quarter, Senior Services partners with Smart Start of Davie County for Grandparents and Me, which was held Feb. 9.

Fraud is an important topic, and Allegacy Federal Credit Union on Feb. 12 shared information.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Senior Services held its annual party on Feb. 14 with more than 120 people in attendance. The Boogie Brigade performed.

On Feb. 15, Senior Games and Special Olympics partnered for a Senior Games and Special Olympics Cornhole event. Awards were given to first and second in each group.

Senior Services hosted a 2024 Meet the Candidates Forum on Feb. 15. Rick Cross was the moderator.

Senior Services held the annual Black History Month Celebration on Feb. 22, titled “From the Past to the Present.” Information was shared on influential people in the world and in Davie County. There were songs and praise dances. This program is in partnership with Senior Services and the Davie Chapter of the NAACP.

To conclude February, Senior Services held a Winter Field Day to prepare for the upcoming Senior Games season: cornhole, football throw, basketball throw, table tennis, and disc golf. If interested in joining Senior Games, it is not too late. Registration forms are available until the day of the event.

Davie Senior Games and SilverArts is open to folks 50 or older who reside in Davie. Direct questions to Carrie Miller at 336-753-6230 or email at

Senior Services will hold their annual Rock-a-thon Fundraiser on Friday, March 15 at the Rescue House Church from 5-8 p.m. Country music artist, Taylor Mason, will perform along with the Davie County Senior Services Boogie Brigade and a Zumba class. Come on out and support your favorite team and raise money for Senior Services. This event is open to the community. Eric & K’s BBQ food truck will be on site selling barbecue and hotdogs.

To register for upcoming Senior Services activities, call at 336-753-6230.