Middletown Senior Center
21256 Washington Street
Post Office Box 1037
Middletown, California 95461
Phone: (707) 987-3113
Fax: (707) 987-3114
Director's Monthly Message
recent “March for Meals” fundraiser was not only the most successful March for
Meals yet, but fun to attend!
had a lively crew of 29 for the walk (stroll?) through town. Everyone who
started the walk finished. The ages of the participants ranged from those
in their 80s back down to six. Everyone’s efforts helped raise over
$8,000 after expenses. We were joined by District One Supervisor, Moke
Simon, III, and witnessed a Lamborghini and Ferrari Car Club’s antics while
leaving Middletown after a pit stop. There were approximately 30
daily lunch program is another area in which we need assistance
financially. Seniors are not charged for their meals. Instead we
rely on donations. The suggested donation for seniors is $5 and $8 for
non-senior visitors. The cost of the meal is approximately $8 considering
salaries and overhead (electricity, water, insurance, etc.).
we have been down on our donations from diners. We are unsure of how any
cuts to the “Meals on Wheels” program as proposed by the government will affect
us. We are supported by donations, as well as county, and state
programs. Our government assistance is a low percent of our funding.
We could, however, use more diners to donate any part of that $5 per
those who use our services, this center is here for you. There is
never any pressure put on anyone to contribute (and if there is, please let me
know). So whatever you are able to assist with, please do so. I
wish to thank you for your participation. That is number one with
me. Continue to visit, eat, and enjoy. Bring a friend.
I know, not again.
But we do need someone(s) to catalog our returned DVDs. It would take
approximately 15-20 minutes a day.
One person could catalog on
Monday, another on Tuesday, another on Wednesday…….so one could sign up for one
day or more? a week. Helen, Tessie, or Lori offer on-the-job
training. Let one of them know if you are interested. It is a
It can be done anytime
during the day between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Right
before lunch is a great time as you will already be here when lunch is
served. Save yourself a trip.
FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE
Free shuttle service is available to those who need transportation to their doctor appointments with Adventist Health in Clearlake
Shuttle rides are arranged at the time the patient schedules a clinic appointment. For more information, call 888-443-2273
The pharmacist asked me my birthdate
I’m pretty sure she’s going to get me something.
Lori Tourville, Director
with Tessie Espinosa, Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper