Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Isabella County Community Development

Red Cross Blood Drive

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Join the American Red Cross and make a pledge to donate blood and help save lives!  The Red Cross is under an urgent need for blood.

AARP Safer Driving Course

AARP DriverSafetyTake the NEW AARP Smart Driver Course to refresh your driving skills, know the new rules of the road and learn research-based driving strategies to help you stay safe behind the wheel.  NO tests to pass!

Call (989) 772-0748 to register.

11th Annual Golf Outing - Friday, August 1, 2014

clubsbagIsabella County Commission on Aging and the Friends of Isabella Seniors are hosting their Annual Golf Outing at the Pleasant Hills Golf Club. Proceeds from this event will be used to reimburse our volunteers for their mileage.

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Sunset Dinner on the Appledore Tallships

dinnercruise1Sunset Dinner Cruise aboard Appledore Tallships
Tuesday, September 9
Cost: $96.00

 

Due to an overwhelming response to our Appledore Tallships Sunset Dinner Cruise… we have scheduled another one!

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Monthly Movie and Popcorn

moviescreengoldThe monthly $1 movie and popcorn will be shown on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 12:45 p.m. in Activity Rooms A & B. The cost is $1.00 for movie and popcorn.

Upcoming Movies:

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Home Improvement Program

Could your home use some improvements? Isabella County has a program to help! The Isabella County Community Development Department works with qualifying low to moderate income households in Isabella County to provide the resources they need to maintain safe, decent, and attractive homes.

Eligible improvements include, but are not limited to: roofs, furnaces, siding, insulation, window and door replacement, electrical and wiring upgrades. For more information call us at (989) 317-4061.

Friendly Visitors Needed...

Friendly Visiting is a program where volunteers of all ages are matched with homebound older adults who just need a friend to visit and interact with to help brighten their day.

Our Friendly Visiting Program is for you if you have...

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Foster Grandparent & Senior Companion Volunteers Needed

Are you looking for a way to earn some extra cash? Would you like to help the children or older adults in your community? Are you 55 years of age or older and on a limited income?

If you answered YES to these questions you are the person we are looking for! Become a Foster Grandparent or Senior Companion Volunteer. You will receive an extra $212.00 per month in a non-taxable stipend which will not affect your social security, subsidized housing or other benefits you may be receiving. The additional benefits include training, paid time off, holiday time, mileage reimbursement, an annual health screening, and many hours of fun and enjoyment.

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Reception-Ambassadors Needed

receptiondeskDo you have experience working with a multi-line phone? Have you worked in customer service?

If you enjoy a professional office atmosphere which includes greeting visitors and performing general clerical duties, the Commission on Aging needs you!

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Friendly Caller Program

The Isabella County Commission on Aging offers Friendly Calling service to Isabella County older adults and their families. The Friendly Calling program is available to any older adult who would like or benefit from a daily telephone call. Calls can be temporary while recuperating from an illness, or calls can be arranged on a permanent basis. Older individuals do not need to be homebound. Perhaps they are isolated and would just like someone to say hello to them each day.

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Special Events

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July 23, 2014 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
AARP Safer Driving

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July 24, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Antique Road Show w/Lynette & Paul

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July 29, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive

AUG
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August 6, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Avoiding Estate Planning Mistakes

Daily Schedule

JUL
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July 22, 2014 12:45 pm - 3:15 pm
$1 Movie & Popcorn, "Last Vegas"

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July 22, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CMU Bridge Group

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July 22, 2014 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Yoga

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July 22, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Intermediate Line Dancing

Upcoming Trips

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July 24, 2014 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sunset Dinner aboard the Appledore Tallships (SOLD OUT), additional trip Sept. 9

AUG
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August 13, 2014 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mackinac Island, featuring the Grand Luncheon Buffet

SEP
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5:30 pm September 9, 2014 - 12:00 am September 10, 2014
Sunset Dinner aboard the Appledore Tallships

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September 23, 2014 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Feet on the Street Tours

OCT
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October 8, 2014 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Ring of Fire - the Johnny Cash Story, Cornwell's Turkeyville