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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE CENTER

PLEASE REMEMBER NEW HOURS ARE 9:30 AM TO 3:30 PM. 

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE CENTER

Please refer to the monthly calendar for all JUNE activities. Contact anyone in the office if you have questions. For activities conducted or available on Zoom please call the office and provide your email address to receive the zoom link.

GENERAL MEETING AND PICNIC

ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 AT 11:45 AM we will hold our General Meeting.   All those attending the meeting are invited to stay for a picnic on the patio (weather permitting).  To attend you must sign up in advance no later than Tuesday, June 11.  A signup sheet is located in the lobby. Advance sign up and attendance at the general meeting is required in order to partake in picnic.    ALL ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED ON THIS DATE

TECH HELP:  Sangeetha will be at the Center the 1st and 4th Wednesday of the month @ 12:00 PM.  (JUNE 5 and JUNE 26).   Meet in the Computer Room.   There is a time limit of 20 minutes per individual.  NOTE THAT TECH HELP WILL BE ON HIATUS FOR THE MONTHS OF JULY AND AUGUST.

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK:  Thursday, June 13 from 9:45 to 12:00.  Have your blood pressure checked by MLH Nurse Tracey. 

BOARD MEETING: TUESDAY, JUNE 11 AT 10:00 AM.  Board of Directors will meet in the craft room.

MONDAY MATINEE:   Monday June 10 at 11:30 AM.  Movie is " A Man Called Otto" starring Tom Hanks.  When a lively young family moves in next door, grumpy widower Otto Anderson meets his match in a quick-witted, pregnant woman named Marisol, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world upside down.  Movie is free.  There is a $5.00 charge to order pizza and you must sign up and pay in advance.

BOOK TALK: Monday, June 17 at 1:00 PM.  Group will be reading "Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfield.  A comedy writer thinks she’s sworn off love, until a dreamily handsome pop star flips the script on all her assumptions. Romantic Comedy is a hilarious, observant and deeply tender novel.

UPCOMING EXCURSIONS

JUNE 20, 2024 - ANDALUSIA HOUSE & GARDENS

Via Car pool.  House tour and gardens on your own.  Lunch at historic King George II restaurant (not included).  $30.00 Members - $35.00 non-members.  Meet 9:15 AM at upper pool parking lot.  Please let us know if you are willing to drive.

SEPTEMBER 2024- WINTERTHUR

OCTOBER 2024 - JIM THORPE

NOVEMBER 15, 2024 - DUTCH APPLE DINNER THEATER"WHITE CHRISTMAS"  (VIA BUS)

MEDICAL EMERGENCY PROCEDURE – All activity rooms have signage as follows:

One person calls 911 with the following information: Medical Emergency. Our location is Upper Merion Senior Center, 431 W Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia 19406. One person should notify the office staff of the situation. All other members not assisting the person suffering the emergency should leave the area to allow medical personnel access when they arrive. Please review the signs in each room.

WORKING SMOKE ALARMS SAVE LIVES!

Any Upper Merion Township resident who needs a smoke alarm can call the Smoke Alarm Installation Hotline at 484-636-3945 to request an installation.  Once the call is received, and as long as no emergency calls are pending, a member of the Department of Public Safety will schedule an installation with you during business hours, Monday to Friday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Time to renew your membership for 2024.  We encourage you to have your friends renew or have a new friend who might be interested in joining. The 2024 Membership Form and UMSSC Code of Conduct are attached to this month’s Newsletter.  They are also available our website www.UMSSC.org. or stop in the Center to renew. Membership cost is only $25.00, and we have a lot to offer in the way of activities, special events and programs. Membership for the calendar year 2024 can be renewed now.  Don't forget to acknowledge receipt of UMSSC Code of Conduct with your signature on the membership form.  

PROJECT LINUS – YARN NEEDED

The “Hearts and Hands” ladies group at Good Shepherd’s Church are still collecting knitted and crocheted squares for blankets.  Joan Banas has been collecting the squares on behalf of the church and will continue to do so as long as they are being made.  Our participating members have a done a great job in keeping this project active.   We are asking for donations of 4-ply yarn (any color) to be used by our knitters.  If you have any that you would like to give, please put it in the yarn bin on the blanket table in the lobby area. 

VETERANS CARE PACKAGE DONATIONS

In association with the Norristown Veterans Affairs office we will be collecting donations for care packages to give to veterans.  Below is a list of the preferred donation items.  If donating any food or drink or drink mixes, please be sure these items have not expired.   We are collecting:

MENS/WOMENS FLIP FLOPS FOR SHOWERS - MENS/WOMENS SOCKS (BOOT OR CALF SIZE ONLY)- TOOTH BRUSHES/TOOTH PASTE- KLEENEX (INDIVIDUAL SIZE WRAPPED PACKAGES)- COMBS- SMALL WRITING TABLETS & ENVELOPES- PENS/PENCILS- GUM - PEANUT BUTTER CRACKER PACKS- BEEF JERKY OR SLIM JIMS- COFFEE OR TEA BAGS - GATORADE- DRINK MIXES - KOOL AID OR ICED TEA.

There is an assigned box in the lobby area to place items you are donating.  Thank you in advance to those who give.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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