Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For the PCCOA

EATON — Breakfast Bingo: Breakfast bingo fun on Friday, June 1 at 9:30 a.m. at The Grange. RSVP by calling 937-456-4947. Thanks to Maple Gardens for sponsoring.

Senior Prom: This year’s senior prom, entitled ‘Black & Gold Masquerade’ will be held on Saturday, June 2, 7-10 p.m. at The Grange. Sponsored by Reid Health Alliance. Get your tickets today by calling 937-456-494 or stopping in the senior activities center.

Silver Sneakers: We are partnering with the YMCA, and bringing Silver Sneakers to the senior activities center. Silver Sneakers begins Tuesday, June 5 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Free for a limited time.

Therapist on Call: Stop in and here what great tips the Vancrest Physical Therapist has to share with us this month, on Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m.

The Northern Connection “Lunch & Learn”: Kayla Thompson, Dietetic Intern with Reid Health will be speaking about food on June 13th. The Northern Connection is a partnership between the Preble County Council on Aging and the St. Paul United Methodist Church. Lunch is served at no charge (donations are welcome). Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 301 E. Main Street in New Paris, Ohio. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact the St. Paul United Methodist Church at 937.437.8484, the Preble County Council on Aging at 937.456.4947, or visit the Northern Connection Facebook page.

Flag Retirement Ceremony: Thursday, June 14. Speaker: GySgt. L. Christian Bussler, Flag Retirement Ceremony at 2 p.m., with a cook out from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. This is afree event. Bring your tattered flags to be retired before 1 p.m. on June 14.

HEAP: Provides a one-time annual benefit to your main heating source account. For example, if you heat your home with a gas furnace, a credit with a gas furnace, a credit will be applied to your gas bill. The HEAP program begins, July 1, and ends June 30.

SCP: Provides a one-time annual benefit to your electric bill, and/or for the purchase of fans and air conditioners. Visit your Community Action Partnership in person to apply for SCP or call The Preble County Council on Aging with any questions. The SCP program begins July 1.

Operation Street Smart: If you suspect someone you know is using drugs, or to learn how drugs are concealed, new nicknames for drugs and more. Check out this VERY informative class brought to us from Franklin County Sherries Office and led by Sargent of Special Investigations Unit. This is a free event on June 20, from 1-5 p.m. RSVP a must by calling 937-456-4947.

Reds Day Game: Join us for a Red’s day game on Thursday, June 7 when they play the Colorado Rockies. Call Cookie at 937-456-4947 to sign up

Country Living Fair: This is a fabulous show and sale of “Made in America” crafts, beautiful antiques, quirky collectibles, home harvest, specialty foods, handcrafted goods, and so much more. Sign up with Cookie today for this trip on Saturday, June 16.

Dayton Masonic Temple: Come with us to visit this local Temple on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

All activities are located at the Senior Activities Center at 800 East St. Clair St. in Eaton, unless otherwise mentioned in the post. Like our Facebook Page at or give us a call at 937-456-4947. Visit our website at Membership at the Senior Center is $10 a year. In addition to other benefits, members automatically receive our bi-monthly “Senior Scene” newsletter that features all our latest news and activities.

By Holly Steele

For the PCCOA