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Senior Center to conduct ribbon cutting


The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting at 11 a.m. on Oct. 22 at the Churchill County Senior Center in celebration of the recent opening of the Aging and Disability Resource Center at its facility.

With funds provided by an approved Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division grant, the senior center was able to hire a full-time person to assist seniors, people with disabilities, caregivers and veterans with the following services:

Helpful information including subjects such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, etc.

Identification of long-term care possibilities

Advocacy of rights, interests and benefits

Referral to available services and activities

Initiation and monitoring of benefit applications

Follow-up on needed services

Filling the position of ADRC Specialist at CCSC is Sherri Herringshaw who, in only one month, has served 38 clients and provided 104 units of service.

Also on that Tuesday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. the senior center will host a resource fair during which individuals can speak with experts in their fields on a variety of topics. Participants will include representatives from Banner Churchill Community Hospital and its auxiliary, Gentiva Home Health, The Homestead, The Medicine Shop, Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities and State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Herringshaw will also be available to talk about the ADRC and her responsibilities as a resource specialist for the community.

Many city, county and state officials, including staff from the Nevada ADSD, as well as members of CCSC’s Coalition for Senior Citizens and its Advisory Council, are expected to attend.

A drawing for a Made In Nevada gift basket valued at $180 will take place during the day. Tickets for $1 each can be purchased at the Churchill County Senior Center, 310 E. Court St.. Individuals need not be present to win.

For information, contact the Churchill County Senior Center at 775-423-7096 or stop by the facility Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.


Menu and Activity Schedule


Soup Served 11 a.m., lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation;

under 60: $6.



Mashed Potatoes

Green Salad

Tarragon Mixed Veggies


9 a.m. Exercise Class

6:30 p.m. Fallon Writers Group


Herb Baked Chicken with onion


Garden Salad


Mixed Berry Cup

10 a.m.-noon: Blood Pressure Checks (sponsored by Medicine Shoppe)

12:30 p.m. Bingo


Tuna Casserole

w/Noodles, Peas and Carrots

Broccoli Salad

Wheat Roll

Build a Sundae

9 a.m. Exercise Class

12:30 p.m. Cribbage

12:30 p.m. NARFE

6 p.m. Bridge


Chicken Fried Steak

Colorful Green Salad

Diced Potatoes

Capri Veggies

Chocolate Chip Cookie

Music by Darrel Johnson

12:30 p.m. Pinochle

10 a.m.-noon: Vision Scope



Chef Salad Buffet

Soft Breadstick

Peach Cobbler

Music by Darrel Johnson

9 a.m. Exercise Class

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 15, 2013 12:09PM Published Oct 10, 2013 06:51PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.