Happy New Year from the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Not just for Seniors!
Join the Shoreline - Lake Forest Park Senior Center in 2013
Photo by Jon Ann Cruver

As 2012 winds down, the staff, volunteers and participants of the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center look forward to a busy new year.

The center will be closed on December 31 and January 1; the December 31st closure date was not published earlier.

Membership 2013
As 2013 is closing in soon, the center is continuing to accept new memberships or renewals. Single memberships are $25, couples are $45. A membership at the senior center includes special discounts for classes and events, a free birthday month lunch, as well as getting the bi-monthly Activites Guide sent to your home. Memberships also help support the senior center and is not limited to seniors, we welcome members of our community as a way of lending their support, as well.

Lunchtime for All
Lunch is served every week-day, 11:45am-12:30pm; $3.00 donation for those 60 and over; $6.00 charge for those under 60. The "from scratch" menu receives rave reviews from the 90 plus diners who come each day. This could be a nice lunch alternative to those who are at the Conference Center and prefer not to have to leave the campus for lunch; just walk over and enjoy a delightful hot lunch!

Welcome New Board Members
The Board of Directors welcomes eight new members: Jerry Carriveau, Carol Cunningham, Allison Davey-Aliverti, Sarah Lowey, Jill Matrinez, Ashley Rea, Nan Skinner, and Douglas Woods.
They will join current members Lee Fenton, Board President; David Chow, Vice President; Teri Howatt, Secretary; Merlita Sansano, Treasurer; members Jan Drake, Patti Giboney, Gloria Kawabori, Bev Kay, Tiffany Kopec, and Sandra Sweeters.

Board meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month, 3:30pm, at the Senior Center; the first meeting for 2013 will be on January 9.

Mat-free Yoga! Basic Chair Yoga
This class is offered every Friday, 10:00am to 11:00am; and is designed for the beginning yoga student, no mat needed! Chairs are used for seated postures and balance work. Students should bring a towel or small blanket for extra back support. Stockings or bare feet preferred. Instructor, Carolynne Kast, is trained in yoga for seniors. Fees: $6.00 for Senior Center members, $8.00 for non-members. Chair Yoga tickets can be purchased for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days.

Exercise Classes
There is a wide variety of exercise classes offered at the senior center; check them out online: everything from Soft Exercise to EnhanceFitness, TaiChi, Belly Dancersize, Hula, Table Tennis and more. You can find a fun way to stay in good shape .... no excuses!


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