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February 16. 2013 6:03PM
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EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors, a Project HEAD club, will meet at 1 p.m. today in St. Anthony's Center. Hosts and hostesses are Toni Hall, Joe Kleback, Connie Lahart, Tom Lahart and Tony Matreselva.


At the last meeting organ music was played by Bill Kull. Betsie Williams won the special game prize. Mary Dirhan and Ed Stankoski shared the bingo jackpot and 50/50 winners were Bernie Bednar, Johanna Malinowski, Bernard Serbin and Veronica Wyandt.


A trip to Mount Airy Casino is scheduled for Sept. 12. Pickups in Exeter and Pittston. Non-members welcome on trips. For details and reservations contact Johanna, travel coordinator, at 655-2720.


EDWARDSVILLE: The Edwardsville Senior Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Today is National Senior Citizens Day and a special lunch will be provided.


A staff member from State Rep. Gerald Mullery's office will be on hand from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday. A salad bar will be available for lunch.


There will be an ice cream social on Aug. 29.


FALLS: The Falls Senior Center, State Route 92, will host a presentation at 11:30 a.m. on Friday on "Getting Help with Your Prescription Drug Costs" by Beth Lutz from the Area Agency on Aging.


There will be a presentation on arthritis at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 28 by Michelle Toman from Medical Dynamics.


KINGSTON: The Kingston Senior Center, 680 Wyoming Ave., celebrated Hawaiian Day with a special luncheon.


Members were encouraged to participate in the costume and dance contests. The winners of the contests were Rachel Pollard, Carolyn Tavella, Yolanda Sicolo and Arlene Finley.


PLYMOUTH: The Senior Citizen's Friendship Club of St. Mary's celebrated birthdays for the first half of August with a special greeting extended for Valeria Cackowski on her 90th birthday. The 50/50 winners were Maggie Panek, Valeria Cackowski and Ann Bruni.


Plans are made for a day bus trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton, N.J., on Nov. 5. The trip includes a Christmas show and dinner. Call Ann at 779-3203 if interested.


The homeless will be hosted at Holy Child School, Willow Street, on Sept. 22-23. Help with cooking and serving is needed. Anyone who would like to help may call Ann, club president, at 779-4309.


The next meeting will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Holy Child School Building. Servers are Regina Korba, Helen Karpovich, Joseph Kelly, Jackie McCabe and Lorraine Loftus. New members are welcome.


SWOYERSVILLE: The Swoyersville Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. today in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton social hall.


Arlene Gomba, Catherine Pavlick and Agnes Gashi were the winners of the 50/50 fundraiser at the last meeting. New members are always welcome.


WILKES-BARRE: Wilkes-Barre Area Rainbow Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today at Albright United Methodist Church, Dana and Grove streets. The Christmas party will be discussed.


Servers are Doris and Charles Hughes and Jean Langley. New members are welcome.


WILKES-BARRE: The Father Nahas Club will hold its annual indoor picnic at 1:30 p.m. today in the church hall of St. Mary's Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St. Candy Abraham, Joan Kaufer and Jennie George are co-chairs. Reservations are appreciated.


Plans are under way for the Christmas party to be held in December at Vanderlyn's in Kingston.


Meetings are the first and third Tuesday of each month and anyone 55 and older is invited to join. Call 825-6210 or 829-3023.




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