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Upcoming Senior Citizens Center Events: Medicare Choices Class, 42 Tournament
Jun23

Upcoming Senior Citizens Center Events: Medicare Choices Class, 42 Tournament

If your age 55 or older and looking for something to do, be sure to stop by the Senior Citizens Center. There’s always something going on there, from activities and fitness exercises to valuable educational sessions. In addition to special annual favorites and special events, there are weekly and monthly programs offered as well. Medicare Information Session This Friday, June, 24, at 11 a.m. “Medicare Choices with the...

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RSVP Names Senior Citizens Center 2021 Hopkins County Station, Rick Wilson Volunteer Of Year
Jun07

RSVP Names Senior Citizens Center 2021 Hopkins County Station, Rick Wilson Volunteer Of Year

The Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center was awarded 2021 Hopkins County Station of the Year by the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Rick Wilson was named Volunteer of the Year at an Awards Banquet held at New Beginnings Church last week. Station of the Year The volunteers from the Senior Citizens Center who attended the banquet accepted a plaque and the certificate of award during the June 2 program. “We were so...

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Upcoming Events at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center
Jan13

Upcoming Events at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center

The Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center is starting off this year with three events in February.If you would feel more comfortable, please wear a mask when you come to the Senior Citizens Center. There will be a Valentines Day Luncheon Friday, February 11th beginning at 11:00am. Elvis will be there singing Love Songs. Please let Karon Weatherman know if you will be attending so she can reserve you a spot. She needs to plan for Food...

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City Applying For $3 Million Community Development Block Grant To Help Build New Senior Citizens Center
Jan07

City Applying For $3 Million Community Development Block Grant To Help Build New Senior Citizens Center

Hearing Slated Jan. 11 For Public Comments To Discuss Submission Of Grant Application The City of Sulphur Springs plans to ask for a $3 million Community Development Block Grant to help build a new senior citizens center, which is expected to cost considerably more than originally budgeted due to continued increases in construction materials. In December 2021, Sulphur Springs City Council approved KSBR to work with city officials to...

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Grant Writer Selected For TDHCA Grant Application To Help Fund New Larger Senior Citizens Center Building
Dec10

Grant Writer Selected For TDHCA Grant Application To Help Fund New Larger Senior Citizens Center Building

The delayed start of construction of the new senior citizens center building could in the long run end up helping the city in more ways than one – as the wait meant the city is able to apply for grant which would not only help keep up with the rising costs of materials but allow the design to be expanded. The project, along with renovations at Pacific Park, were approved by voters in 2019. The city sought bonds which will be...

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If Approved, Grant Would Allow City To Include Wish List In New Senior Citizens Center Design
Nov30

If Approved, Grant Would Allow City To Include Wish List In New Senior Citizens Center Design

A Texas Community Resiliency Program grant from Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs would allow the City of Sulphur Springs to not only enlarge the new Senior Citizens Center building to be constructed on 301 Oak Ave., but if fully funded at the requested amount, would include all wish list items for the new facility, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. Sign for the current Senior Citizens Center,...

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Happenings at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center
Oct06

Happenings at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center

There’s fun and activities all year round for local senior citizens to take advantage of. Besides seasonal parties and birthday-of-the-month get-togethers, There’s exercise, educational fun and meeting new friends! We’d love for you to share in the fun at 150 MLK Drive! The Tai Ji Quan class has started new session. If you come you will learn all the basic moves. Karen Moseley is a certified instructor. She will...

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Construction Of Senior Citizens Center Building Still On Hold
Aug04

Construction Of Senior Citizens Center Building Still On Hold

Construction of a new senior citizens center is still on hold, following Sulphur Springs City Council’s rejection Tuesday of the lone bid submitted for a pre-engineered metal building. The Grays Building continues to have aluminum panels in place of roll-up doors on the portion of the building facing the park. Senior Citizens Center In November 2020, the construction manager advisor for the project estimated the pre-engineered...

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Bid For New Senior Citizens Center, Grant Application On Aug. 3 City Council Agenda
Aug02

Bid For New Senior Citizens Center, Grant Application On Aug. 3 City Council Agenda

Budget Workshop For 2021-22 Budget To Precede Regular Tuesday Meeting Sulphur Springs City Council will hold two meetings Tuesday, a workshop and a regular monthly meeting. The elected officials are slated to discuss and consider acting on a bid for a pre-engineered metal building to become a new senior citizens center during the regular council meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 3., as well as a number of other items, including a reinsurance...

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Senior Citizens Center Gets a Donation, Plans Health Fair and Shares Activities News
May11

Senior Citizens Center Gets a Donation, Plans Health Fair and Shares Activities News

May has been a busy month at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, with fun activities starting back up and a donation coming in to help with the needs of the Sr’s Center. Director Karon Weatherman shared the timely information with KSST. Oncor gave Meal A Day a $4,000.00 donation on May 11, 2021. We are so appreciative of every donation we receive. It helps to keep us going. Shown in Photo: Mary Ballard, Karon Weatherman,...

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