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Thetford Senior Center

11495 N. Center Road - Clio, Michigan 48420

Phone: (810) 686-0630

Mission Statement: 

To provide senior citizens a warm, friendly atmosphere where they can enhance their lives by becoming involved in various activities, educational and nutritious programs and health services.

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OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday 

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday: 

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

SENIOR CENTER STAFF

Director: Shannon Kline

Assistant Director: Pam McIlmurray

Bus Driver: Bob Myers

Kitchen Staff: Sue Ball

FEBRUARY CLOSINGS

February 17th - Presidents' Day 

News & Information 

Cooking Matters for Adults Rescheduled!

Do you ever cook for your grandchildren or do you receive SNAP benefits (bridge card)?  If so, you need to take this exciting cooking class.  Participants will receive groceries for lessons 1, 2, 3 and 4.  For lesson 5, we will pick a grocery store to attend as a group and you will be given a $10 shopping challenge.  Some topics that will be covered in the six classes include: 

Healthy Snacks

Food Safety at Home 

Planning Balanced Meals

Shopping Smart

Cooking Tips from the Chef

 and Tips for Eating out 

Classes will be held on Monday's from 2 pm - 4 pm 

Classes begin February 24th, 2020 and end March 30th, 2020 

 

CODE OF CONDUCT:

  

ALL PARTICIPANTS AND VISITORS SHALL:

Be courteous to fellow participants, staff and visitors.  

Be cooperative  .

Allow no profanity.

Allow no use of alcohol or illegal drugs on senior center property.

Allow no soliciting, panhandling or begging.

Always maintain personal hygiene as to not be offensive to others. 

Help promote a friendly environment.

Always be polite and respect others.

Allow no theft.

Respect the facility and equipment.

Refrain from spreading rumors or gossip.

Stay home if you are ill, regularly incontinent or showing signs or symptoms of impending illness.

Always practice good manners.

THE SENIOR CENTER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE A PARTICIPANT FROM THE SENIOR CENTER IF THE CODE OF CONDUCT IS NOT ADHERED TO. 

PLEASE RESPECT OTHERS! 
If you are coughing, sneezing or feel like you may be getting sick, please respect others and stay home until you are feeling better!
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

  

If the Clio Area Schools close due to inclement weather conditions, the Senior Center will close as well.  We will post the closing on our Facebook Page and on ABC12, NBC 5 & 25.  It is always a good idea to call first before heading out in bad conditions. 

Upcoming Events

SENIOR WINTER GAMES

Let the Winter Games Begin!

Senior Winter Games begin on Monday, February 3rd and end on Tuesday, March 3rd.  Thetford Senior Center will be hosting Yahtzee and Hand, Knee and Foot on Friday, February 7th.  We need volunteers to help with these events.  Please call if you are interested in helping.  Mostacolli & Italian Bread will be served for lunch.  

RSVP by February 5th at noon. 

SPRING RUMMAGE SALE & BAKE SALE

Our annual Rummage & Bake Sale is scheduled for Thursday, April 23rd & Friday, April 24th from 9 am - 5 pm each day at the Township Hall.  As always, we are seeking donations of your unwanted household items.  We will also include a bake sale and sloppy joe lunch fundraiser.  We will sell donuts each morning, too!

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please see Shannon or Pam.  A limited number of 12 foot tables are available to rent for $10.00 each day if you have your own treasures you would like to sell.  

Deadline to register for a table is Friday, April 17th

UPPER PENINSULA CASINO TOUR

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

PAY $100.00 (includes bus games)

Receive $50 free play

$10 food voucher

Breakfsat Buffet

Stopping at Kewadin in St. Ignace, Bay Mills in Brimley, Odawa in Petoskey and lodging at Kewadin in Sault Ste. Marie.

 

DEADLINE:  APRIL 3RD.

This program and/or service is fully or partially funded by Genesee County Senior Millage Funds.  Your tax dollars are at work