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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 ]

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!

Local Volunteer Opportunities

posted Mar 27, 2018, 1:09 PM by Denise Parrott

Are you interested in volunteering locally but not quite sure how or where to start?  We have three wonderful programs available for seniors: Senior Companions, RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), and Foster Grandparents.  Depending on the program, you may even receive an incentive such as a small stipend or mileage reimbursement.  For more information on these rewarding volunteer opportunities, contact Denise Parrott at the Posen Senior Center:  (989) 766-8191. 

Open...but with some cancellations

posted Mar 8, 2018, 4:48 AM by Denise Parrott

Our centers have reopened today, Thursday, March 8th!  

However, we have two program cancellations to announce due to poor road conditions:  Transportation (buses) and Commodities Distribution.   Bus service will resume tomorrow (Friday, March 9th) and Commodities Distribution has been rescheduled to next Thursday, March 15th. 

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