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Free Transportation!

posted Oct 14, 2018, 11:36 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Oct 14, 2018, 12:35 PM ]

Just a reminder that seniors (age 60 and up) and disabled residents of Presque Isle County can ride our buses for free of charge!  Your destination must typically be within county limits, but we do offer trips to Alpena and Cheboygan counties each month for free, as well.  Our vehicles have been recently purchased and are clean and comfortable.  Our drivers are friendly and helpful.  Buses are on the road from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Please call (989) 766-8191 Monday through Thursday to schedule a ride!  

Riders under the age of 60 and not disabled may use PICCOA transportation, too. Please see our Transportation page for more information. Restriction apply. 

Senior Health Fair

posted Sep 6, 2018, 9:52 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Sep 6, 2018, 9:53 AM ]

Join us at the Posen Senior Health Fair on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 1 pm to 3 pm!  This will be an educational and interactive event with free screenings, safety & medical information, and other services offered.  Get your flu shot, blood pressure screening and Pulse Oximetry test performed.  Speak to representatives from Michigan State Police-Alpena, District Health Dept #4, Veterans Health Administration, Dept of Health and Human Services, McLaren Northern MI, Meijer Optical and more!  There will be healthy snacks and prizes, too!  For more info, call (989) 766-8191.

Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

posted Jul 3, 2018, 3:55 PM by Denise Parrott

Our centers will be closed July 4th, 5th, and 6th.  We will reopen on Sunday, July 8th.   
Our staff wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July weekend!

Onaway Center Renovations

posted May 24, 2018, 2:41 PM by Denise Parrott

The Onaway Senior Center will be closed for remodeling Tues.  May 29th through Sun., June 10th.  We will reopen on Mon., June 11th.  Congregate meals and Bingo will be canceled during this time.

Meals-on-Wheels will be delivered as usual.

Senior Commodities distribution-CSFP will take place as scheduled on Thursday, June 7 from 9 am - 10 am.  However, since the center will be closed, please register with the clerks at the pole barn in the back of the parking lot.

Memorial Day Weekend

posted May 24, 2018, 2:32 PM by Denise Parrott

Both centers will be closed on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. 

Mini-Grants Available: Kinship Program

posted May 8, 2018, 10:48 AM by Denise Parrott

Are you caring for a child that is under 18? Mini-grants are available to help with costs for some purchases and services:
  • Learning tools, tutoring, music or singing lessons, sports, scouting, school or church trips/camps, drivers education, karate or dance lessons.
  • Requests for clothing accepted case by case.
  • Two requests per year; per child; maximum of $300.00 per year.
  • Household income does not determine eligibility.
  • Kinship adults must be 55 years or older. 
  • Children must be under age 18.

Call Ashley at the Onaway Center 989-733-2559 or Christine at the Posen Center at 989-766-8191to learn more!

News for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

posted Apr 17, 2018, 7:55 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Apr 17, 2018, 7:57 AM ]


More Weather...More Closures!

posted Apr 15, 2018, 4:34 PM by Denise Parrott

Both centers are closed again Monday, 4/16/18 due to the snowy weather and road conditions. All services, including transportation, are canceled. Meals-on-Wheels clients are advised to use the extra meal delivered last week in preparation for the storm. We sure hope to be open on Tuesday and back serving all our seniors!

Another "Winter" Notice!

posted Apr 14, 2018, 5:01 PM by Denise Parrott

Sunday meals for 4/15/18 are canceled at both the Posen and Onaway centers. The satellite meal at Presque Isle Harbor Association Clubhouse is also canceled. The weather forecast is calling for more snow, high winds, and icy roads. 
Sorry, folks!

Weather Cancellations 4/04/18

posted Apr 4, 2018, 5:44 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Apr 4, 2018, 5:46 AM ]

I
t's April but it's also northern Michigan and this morning's snowstorm shouldn't have surprised us...but it did!  All services are canceled today at both the Posen and Onaway Centers:  Congregate Meals, Home-Delivered Meals, Bus Services, In-Home Service and Bingo - all canceled.  Some administrative staff will be available later today.  Our Home-Delivered Meals clients are asked to use the extra meal that was delivered yesterday in preparation for the storm. We expect to resume services as usual tomorrow!

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