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September 30. 2013 5:27PM
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EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today in St. Anthony’s Center. Host and hostesses are Mary Coleman, Rose Gunsior, Evelyn Naples, Bernie Petrasek, Ann Marie Shedlock and Betsie Williams.


The 50-50 winners at the last meeting were Lou Bryja, Marie Cheskiewicz’z guest, Rosemary Golenski, Frances Poluske, and Bernie Serbin. Ginny Craig won the special game prize and Sam Ferrara and Juanita Herrick shared the bingo jackpot. Lou Bryja won a basket of breakfast foods donated by Table 4.


A casino trip is planned for Oct. 9 to Mount Airy with pick ups in Exeter and Pittston. Non-members welcome on trips. For details call Johanna at 570-655-2720.


FALLS: The Falls Active Adult Center invites anyone 50 and older to the health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. Oct. 3. The fair includes free glaucoma and blood pressure screening and free shingles shots to those 50 and older with no insurance. Flu shots will be offered. The shots are covered under Medicare. For those without insurance, the cost is $30. There will also be health representatives offering information on services.


There will be an art class with Rose Brostosky from 9:30 to noon on Monday. Fall projects will be created with alcohol paint. Birthday celebrations for October will also be celebrated.


LUZERNE/WYOMING COUNTIES: Area Agency on Aging Active Adult Centers is offering flu vaccinations. They will be available for those 50 and older at the Area Agency on Aging Active Adult Centers throughout September and October. Pre-registration is required and insurance/Medicare cards are necessary. Contact individual centers for dates and times.


MINERS MILLS: The Community Club will meet at 1 p.m. today at the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Pavilion. Hostesses are Margaret Hoover, Joan Herbert, Francis Herbert and Betty J. Herbert.


MOUNTAIN TOP: The Mountain Top Social Club will meet on Oct. 8 in the Father Nolan Hall Day Room at St. Jude Church. Doors open at 3:15 p.m. An auction will be held. Everyone should bring items that are clean and like new to be used in the auctioned. Bakers are Susan Mylet, Louise Neimick and Louise O’Baza.


A trip is scheduled on Monday to Ace In The Hole, N.J., for an October Festival with dinner and a show. The public is welcome and there are seats available. For more information or reservations, call Otto at 570-407-0056.


PLAINS TWP: Plains Senior Citizens Project Head will meet on Wednesday. Host and hostesses will be Yolanda Mariani, Frances Mattiucci, Dolores McDermott, Maureen and John Magda. They should report by 11:30 a.m.


At the previous meeting it was decided that the group will not meetin in January and February due to weather conditions.


At trip is being planned for Nov. 21 to Allebury to see the Christmas show, “Sally met Santa.” The trip includes a buffet dinner and possibly a visit to the Hollywood Casino after dinner. Everyone will receive $25 in play money. Cost of the trip is $75. For reservations call Michael Boncheck at 570-823-2871.


PLYMOUTH: The Senior Citizens’ Friendship Club of St. Mary’s will meet at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Holy Child School building, Willow Street, Plymouth. Servers will be Bill and Chris Hurst, Helen Karpovich, Joseph Kelly and Lorraine Loftus. New members are always welcome.


At the last meeting, chance winners were Joe Kelly, Helen Skovira and Ann Yeager. Two prizes of baked goods from Helen Skovira went to Florence Shaw and Rosalie Meurer. A donation of coffee went to Dolores Stabulis.


Collections are being taken for the bakeless bake sale. There are still a few that have not paid.


The club is sponsoring a trip on Dec. 3 to “Sight and Sound” at Lancaster for the show “The Miracle of Christmas.” Make reservations with Ann at 570-779-3203.


SWOYERSVILLE: The Swoyersville Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hall with President Liz Zdaniewicz presiding.


Winners of the 50-50 fundraiser at the last meeting were Pauline Smolko, Theresa Mahalek and Clara Bell Reggie.


WILKES-BARRE: The Charles T. Adams Active Adult Center, 5 E. Market St., will host a mature workers training program from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday. Reservations are due by noon the day before for Lunch.


The LCCC Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Reservations for transportation are required by 10 a.m. today.


There will be dinner and a show at King’s College at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday.


A Foster Grandparents meeting will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in the Café’ on Friday.


Flu shots are available at 11 a.m. on Oct. 8 Call to reserve a flu shot and lunch.


The Elder Justice Program will be held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 9 at the West Wyoming Hose Company. Call by 10 a.m. on Oct. 8 to reserve transportation.


A rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 10. There will be a Senior Expo at the Kingston Armory from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 10. Reserve transportation by 10 a.m. on Oct. 9.


WILKES-BARRE: The Rainbow Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. on Oct. 15 at AlbrightUnited Methodist Church. Servers will be Angelo and Bernardino Tricia. New members are welcome.


At the previous meeting, door prizes were given to Betty Krasnahill and Stella Fiorucci.


The Christmas party will be held on Dec. 17 at Logan’s.


WYOMING/WEST WYOMING: The Wyoming, West Wyoming Seniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. today at the St. Monica’s meeting rooms. Servers are Olga Mizin and Helen Markert.


Fifty-Fifty winners from the last meeting are Mickey DeSalvo and Paul Delaney. Bingo jackpot winner was Charlotte Piezala.


The Halloween committee, consisting of Sam DeSalvo, Donna Poceschi, and Mary Matani, completed plans for the Halloween social to be held on Oct. 15. The menu selected was a ziti dinner with meatballs in sauce, a salad, bread and butter. Homemade cake for dessert


Plans for the Christmas dinner party were discussed. The committee consists of Nancy Marcy, Joan Kwasny and Donna Pocceschi. Details to follow. Refreshments will be served after the regular business meeting and bingo will be played.




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