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RIBBON CUTTING

The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday 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 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.

Menu and Activity Schedule

Monday-Friday

Soup Served 11 a.m., lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6.

Monday

Lasagna

Spinach Salad

Fresh Orange

Garlic Bread

9 a.m. Exercise Class

Tuesday

BBQ Ribs

Cole Slaw

Potato Wedges

Zucchini/Yellow Squash

Corn Bread

9-3:00 p.m. Resource

Fair

11 a.m. Ribbon Cutting

New Resource Center

12:30 p.m. Bingo

Wednesday

Sweet & Sour Chicken

w/bell peppers

Colorful Green Salad

Seasoned Brown Rice

Pineapple Cup

9 a.m. Exercise Class

12:30 p.m. Cribbage

6 p.m. Bridge

Thursday

Salisbury Steak

Green Salad w/

garbanzos

Tri Color Spiral Noodles

Cinnamon Pears

Chocolate Pudding

Music by Darrel

Johnson

12:30 p.m. Pinochle

Friday

Closed in observance of

Nevada Day