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May 13. 2013 5:12PM
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EDWARDSVILLE: Edwardsville Senior Center, 57 Russell St., will have bag lunch today and the center will close at 11 a.m.

There will be a 90’s-plus luncheon on Wednesday in honor of Older Americans Month. A presentation by Sonas Medical on fall prevention and arthritis management will take place at 11 a.m.

The birthday of the month celebration will be held on Friday.

There will be an open-house luncheon on May 22. Prior to the lunch there will be a presentation at 11 a.m. by Kingston Commons on physical therapy for older Americans. A staff member from Rep. Gerald Mullery’s office will visit the center from 10 a.m. to noon on May 23. The center will be closed May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors will assemble in St. Anthony’s Church at 11 a.m. today to participate in a Mass for the 38th anniversary of the club under Project HEAD. A buffet dinner will follow at 12:30 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Center. The 50-50 winners from the previous meeting were Ed Czakor, Mary Dirhan, Ann Doggett, Terrri Mislan and Florence Stankoski. The jackpot prize was shared by Mary Coleman, Mary Ann Markowski, Frank Onda and Marge Zinkavich.

A casino trip is being planned for June 12. Pick ups will be in Exeter and Pittston. Non-members welcome on trips. For more details, call Johanna at 655-2720.

FALLS: The Falls Center will host a 90’s-plus birthday lunch and a celebration of May birthdays on Wednesday.

A luncheon presentation on health, senior living and fun will be given by Lyn Young, activities director, Greenbriar at Dallas, on May 21. The center is holding a flea market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 8. There is no charge, but participants should bring their own tables. Food and drinks will be available for sale. Space is available on a first come basis. To make a reservation, call Twila at 388-2623 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.

JENKINS TOWNSHIP: The Jenkins Township Senior Citizens group will hold its annual anniversary dinner at 6 tonight at the Jenkins Township Hose Company. President Jean Mudlock will preside. Bingo will be played after dinner.

PITTSTON: Blooms and Bubbles, the Greater Pittston Chapter of the Red Hat Society, will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Leggio’s Restaurant, Route 315. Queen Barbara Insalaco will preside.

PITTSTON: St Joseph’s Senior Social will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday in Mt. Carmel’s Center, William Street. Plans will be discussed for the annual picnic.

Members are reminded that St. John’s Food Pantry is in need of items. This month’s meeting will be a Tasters Party. Each member is asked to bring a dish for everyone to enjoy. Guests are welcome, but reservations are needed. Contact Marion Licata, party chairperson, at 655-8471 or Theresa Ormando, club president, at 654-2967.

PLAINS TWP:: The Plains Senior Citizens Project Head will meet on Wednesday. Hostesses are Kathlyn Wysocki, Jean Bohac, Arlene Broodhead, Carolyn Byrne and Betty Campanella. Hostesses should report to the cafeteria by 11:30 a.m.

Guest speakers at the previous meeting were Lieutenant Richard Lussi and Officer Robert Kelly of the Plains Police Department.

SWOYERSVILLE: The Swoyersville Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton social hall. New members welcome.

Plans for the yearly picnic will be finalized. Winners of the 50-50 fundraiser at the last meeting were Eleanor Hudak, Daniel Shumack and Catherine Pavlick.

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