As Spring approaches, the Williams County Senior Center cites of Bryan, Montpelier, West Unity, Edgerton, Edon, Stryker, and Pioneer have many planned activities for senior citizens to take part in. Besides daily meals, the centers offer bingo and games, crafts, community speakers, Bible studies, music, support groups, and exercise sessions. The Bryan, Montpelier, and West Unity sites are open Monday-Friday with the other sites in operation Monday-Thursdays.
The Williams County Senior Center is pleased to welcome their new Executive Director Donna Sprow who takes over for former director Barb Lingvai who retired the month of January. Please welcome Donna as she transitions into the new role.
Highlights of special events planned for March/April are as follows:
Evening meals scheduled are Thursday, March 20 in Stryker and Tuesday, April 8 in Bryan with serving times from 4:30-5:30. Bingo follows the meal. Please bring a canned good to the Bryan meal to contribute to the community food bank.
In recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, volunteers will be honored at centers April 24. Pizza will served at the centers this day as well.
Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday, the Centers will be closed half a day but will serve brunch at 10:30 a.m. at Bryan, Montpelier, and West Unity.
At the Bryan center, in March, the class “A Matter of Balance,” an eight week course taught by Mr. Sullivan of the Area Office on Aging, from 10-12 on Wednesdays, begins March 5th. On March 27, a “Get Pretty with Avon” session will be held with Avon representative Linda Gallant. Supper at the Easton House in Butler, Indiana will be March 31 leaving at 4 pm from the Center. In April, the Bryan center will be hosting bingo at Hillside Country Living April 11. On April 24, a Quilt and Afghan show will begin at 11:00 a.m. Please bring in your quilts and afghans to display!
In Edgerton: April 10 is sibling day…Bring your sibling (60 and older) and enjoy a free meal ticket. Join your friends for a game of Euchre or plan to come April 28 for Senior Night out for the WCCT Dress Rehearsal for “Murder in Green Meadows.”
In Edon, April 16 is dinner night out at the China Garden in Bryan. March 10-13 will be a fun “Colorful” week themed event with different activities planned each day.
Montpelier: Birthday Day will be held April 10 featuring the Montpelier High School Jazz Band.
For more information about activities at any of the centers or services that are offered including transportation to appointments, you can contact the Williams County Senior Center at 419-633-4317.