Senior society wanting to involve more seniors

Wells Gray Country Seniors Society seeks seniors (50+) to encourage awareness in seniors’ issues in our community

Wells Gray Seniors Society members (l-r) Pauline Gregory

Wells Gray Seniors Society members (l-r) Pauline Gregory

The Wells Gray Country Seniors Society seeks seniors (50+) to encourage awareness in seniors’ issues in our community.

Speakers keep society members informed of relevant happenings and members share information with other members on important topics.

One member regularly attends District of Clearwater council meetings while another is on the Age Friendly Committee.

The society connects with other Clearwater clubs where possible.

A Seniors’ Day is being planned for November, 2012 and “Boomer Day” for spring, 2013.

The society encourages members to be active and productive participants of our community by offering activities such as a Book Club with great discussions (last Thursday each month, 2 p.m. at the Library) and a Writers’ Circle where like-minded writers share their talents and ideas, (first and third Thursdays, 2 p.m. at the Library).

Every third Sunday, society members socialize, meet and chat at 12:30 p.m. in the Old Monroe Room, Wells Gray Inn.

They also meet with the Friendly Club for potluck lunch at noon on the last Wednesday of the month in the Evergreen Acres Hall.

The society organizes trips to the many tourist attractions in Wells Gray Country. Prices are reduced for members.

Membership is $12 per person per year (April 1 – March 31). While non-members are welcome to participate in any and all society activities, we encourage you to join us. The more members we have, the stronger our voice can be in supporting seniors and dealing with issues that affect us.  Besides – this is a fun group!

Regular meetings are at 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Community Resource Centre.

 

The annual general meeting will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2 at the Evergreen Acres Hall. A speaker from Service Canada is anticipated, and a potluck lunch will follow.