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Senior Services Committee


Red Hook: The Small Town with a Big Heart


The Town of Red Hook Senior Services Committee had dedicated time and talent to create a postcard to inform our local Senior Citizens about the Red Hook Community Center Open House, on Saturday, April 22nd.

The Town Board had budgeted funds to pay for printing and postage costs, so that our area seniors, especially those who are not on computers, regularly, would receive a glossy invitation to the event. Due to unforeseen
complications with the print shop, we got the postcards on Thursday, and
many of our SSC members were traveling out of town on Friday, to be with
family over the holiday weekend. We had nearly 2000 stamps, address labels
and postcards, but only 2-3 people to get stamps and address labels on the
cards, which had to go out the next day.

SSC members, and Town Board liason, Sarah Imboden, got the word out, and the very next day we ended up with a lively group of 12 volunteers, who, with the sustenance of donut holes and coffee got the job done in less than one hour! Thank you all for saving the day!
Chair:
Andrew Kehr


Committee Members:
Don Peterson
Angie Hahn
Phyllis Stehling
Yvonne Fox
Rose Rider
Vicky Perry
Dick Franklin
Nancy Finkle
Marge Roberts

Town Board Liasons:
Supervisor, Robert McKeon
Councilwoman Sarah Imboden
Mission Statement
The mission of the Red Hook Senior Services Committee is to serve as a resource for assessing the needs of the senior community, gathering information regarding how to address those needs and promoting the social, economic and health related services which impact upon the safety, independence and well-being of seniors.

Notice of Senior Services Committee Meeting Cancellation for Jan. 25

Important Community Activities and Events

CAREGIVERS' SUPPORT GROUP
meets every 3rd Monday, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
at Saint Francis Home Care, 26 IBM Road, Poughkeepsie.
This support group focuses on the importance
of taking care of yourself when you
are providing care for an aging parent or loved one.
If offers helpful tools and
techniques as well as information on available community services.
Call (845)483-5560 to register for this FREE workshop.

05-25-16 Senior Services Committee
announces Food Drive for June 4

SSC Summer Food drive
June 04th, 2016, at Town Hall, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

All donations are specifically earmarked for the RHCSD families who receive free and reduce breakfast and lunch, during the school year, and are at risk for food insecurity when school is out for the summer.

 

Friends of Seniors offers non-emergency
transportation to Red Hook Seniors

Learn How to Prepare for Local Emergencies
 

Senior Services Committee Newsletter Winter 2015

Phase 2- Senior Housing
Red Hook Commons - application