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February 17. 2013 1:33AM
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EDWARDSVILLE: The Edwardsville Senior Center will hold an open house and special lunch on Sept. 26. Flu shots will be administered by Superior Health Care from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sept. 26.


A staff member from Representative Gerald Mullery's office will visit from 10 a.m.-noon on Sept. 27.


EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors, a Project Head Club, will meet at 1 p.m. today at St. Anthony Center. Hosts and hostesses are Lou Bryja, Virginia Craig, Sam Ferrara, Rose Gunsior and Eva Naples.


At the last meeting, Tony Matreselva won the special game prize and Edith Jones won the bingo jackpot. The 50-50 winners were Marcella Fountain, Rosemary Golenski, Toni Hall and Kay Haddock.


Reservations are being taken for a trip to Mount Airy Casino on Oct. 10. Pick ups in Exeter and Pittston. For details contact Johanna at 655-2720.


NANTICOKE: The Rose Tucker Center, 128 W. Washington St., is presenting Mr. Jay's Magic Act at 2:15 p.m. today.


Flu shots will be given by Superior Health Services from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday. Insurance cards are needed for shots.


Special Care Hospital Dietary Services will give a presentation on fall fruits and vegetables at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday. PLAINS TWP.: Plains Senior Citizens Project Head held its first fall meeting on Sept. 5. Guest speaker was Lieutenant Richard Lussi, Plains Township Police Crime Watch.


The next meeting will be on Wednesday at the SS. Peter & Paul School cafeteria. Hostesses are Frances Mattiucci, Nancy Nahill, Dominick Pape, Antoinette Pascucci, Virginia Pasquarielo and Lillian Piechota. Hostesses should arrive by 11:30 a.m. Members are reminded to bring food products to help the food pantry for Thanksgiving.


PLAINS TWP.: The Wilkes-Barre Chapter 13 Sub Chapter 8702 of AFSCME will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the PSEA Northeast Region Headquarters, 1188 Highway 315. All AFSCME retirees, PA retirees and PARSE retirees are invited.


Gene Stilps, a candidate for U.S. Congress, will speak on health care issues concerning retirees. Pennsylvania State Representative Gerald Mullery, sponsor of the 1776 elimination of school property taxes, will also speak.


The meeting is open to the public.


PLYMOUTH: The Senior Citizen's Friendship Club of St. Mary's will meet at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Holy Child School Building, Willow Street. Servers are Rosalie Meurer, Jean Mihalick, Regina Molitoris, Barbara Orlowski and Mary Orlowski.


At the previous meeting, 50-50 winners were Dorothy Sullivan and Rita Buzinski. Special project winners were Romaine Volovicz and Bernadine Clark. Wedding anniversary greetings were extended to Helen and Steve Skovira for 55 years and Regina and Larry Molitoris for 51 years.


PLYMOUTH: The Plymouth Shawnee Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the First Welsh Baptist Church, West Shawnee and Girard avenues. A musical program will be presented by Bobby Schacht and a mini picnic, arranged by Shirley Thomas and Dorothy Flynn, will be held. No need to bring lunches to this meeting. The Rev. Anita J. Ambrose, president, will preside. New members welcome.


SHICKSHINNY: The Shickshinny Senior Center, 19 W. Vine St., will host a fall craft idea meeting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. A taco salad bar will be served for lunch.


Patti from Senior Care of Plains will provide a craft activity, aromatherapy rice sock, at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. SWOYERSVILLE: Swoyersville Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton social hall. President Liz Zdanciewicz will preside. Plans for fall activities will be finalized. New members welcome.


Winners of the 50-50 fundraiser at the last meeting were Theresa Mahalak, Helen Yurevich and Clara Belle Reggie.


WILKES-BARRE: Wilkes-Barre Area Rainbow Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today at Albright United Methodist Church, Dana and Grove streets. Servers are Betty Krasnahill and Ted and Joan Krasnahill. New members are welcome.


WILKES-BARRE: The RCA Nipper Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Old Country Buffet, East End Center.


WILKES-BARRE: UGI Retirees are planning a trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theater in New Jersey on Nov. 7 to see "A Playhouse Christmas." Cost is $78 and includes a full course meal, desserts, show, tips, taxes and bus trip. The bus will leave from the Wyoming Mall parking lot, section U by Sears, at 8:45 a.m. For information contact Joan Roginski at 477-2176. Reservations due by Oct. 3.


WYOMING: The Wyoming, West Wyoming Seniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. today at the St. Monica meeting rooms with Frank Perfinski presiding. Servers are Armonde Casagrande, Paul Delaney and Frank Perfinski.


The 50-50 winners at the last meeting were Sam DeSalvo, Vicky Mecklavage, Stanley Mulesky and Angie Zagursky.


September birthday celebrants are the Rev. Leo McKernan and Frank Perfinski.


Beth Lutz from the Department of Aging will be a guest speaker at the Oct. 2 meeting. Topics are the Medicare enrollment period, the changing prescription drug plan and information on co-payer and Pace.


Plans were also completed for the special menu and Halloween social to be held on Oct. 16.




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