The Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties announces the theme for this year’s Older American’s Month is “Unleash the Power of Age.”
This year’s 46th annual dinner dance will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Genetti’s Best Western, Market Street, Wilkes-Barre with doors opening at 12:30 p.m.
“Swing into Spring” is the theme for this year’s dance which will feature entertainment by King Henry and the Showmen. Dinner selections are prime rib au jus, chicken cordon bleu or sole with stuffed crab imperial, accompanied by salad, potato, vegetable, coffee, tea and dessert. A cash bar will also be available.
A dance contest is being arranged by Sandy Acornley and Jean Spindler of the Kingston Center. Prizes will be awarded for the winners of the following dance categories: tango, line and swing.
Judges for the contest are Barbara Anzalone of NE PA Dance Academy, Miss Fabrege from Fabrege’s Cabaret in Hazleton; and Jim Harris from Joan Harris Dance Studios.
Contact Sandy Acornley at 287-1102 for details.
Over 60 door prizes will be drawn and a grand prize of show tickets and a restaurant dinner for two is being donated by Central Penn Gas. Ticket prices are for individuals over the age of 60 - $21 and under the age of 60-$23.
Tickets can be obtained at any of the 18 centers or by calling Rhonda Adams at 822-1158, ext. 3337.