News Ticker

Golf tournament in COA news

 

Among the big news from the Council on Aging is the annual COA Sunshine Golf Tournament which begins at 1:30 p.m. March 31 at the St. Johns Golf and Country Club.

Included are:

*Captain’s Choice tournament

*Chance to win $1000 in putting contest!

*Includes a BBQ Buffet Awards Ceremony

*$100 per golfer or $380 per team of four

*$22 per person for Buffet only

The proceeds from this golf tournament will benefit Council on Aging’s Sunshine Center and Memory Enhancement Program, assisting Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients and their families.  These programs fill a growing need for residents of our community.

For information on the tournament or sponsorship opportunities, please call Debbie Van Gemert at 904-209-3684.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Contact the River House reception desk, 904-209-3655, for registration and more information or email mskinner@stjohnscoa.com.

Flow Yoga Class: St River House, 179 Marine Street, Wednesdays from 1:15-2:30 p.m. Cost per class is $4 for River House Activity Members and $5 for non-members.  Call 209-3655 to reserve your place.

Total Body Fitness – Exercise from Head to Toe: Total Body Fitness is an invigorating slow pace full body work-out being offered at River House, 179 Marine Street, on Mondays from 9:30-10:30 a.m., with instructor Anne PogueParticipants are asked to bring a floor mat, move within their comfort zone and have fun.

River House will provide hand weights.  Cost per class is $4 for River House Activity Members and $5 for non-members.  Call 209-3655 to reserve your place.

Tai Chi Classes Improve Balance: Registration is being taken for class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:30 a.m., at River House, 179 Marine Street.  Classes for intermediate students are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m.  Cost per class is $4 for River House Activity

Members and $5 for non-members.   Call 209-3655 to reserve your place.

Senior Singles Social Club: If you are a senior who is single, consider joining this fun group for their March 7, lunch gathering at Mango Mango’s, 700 A1A Beach Blvd, at 11:30 a.m. This group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month. Seating is limited and reservations are required and can be made by calling River House at 209-3655.

And remember to visit www.coasjc.com for more information on COA.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Volunteer needed to help with Prescription Assistance program, pick-up and delivery of applications, etc. once or twice monthly in the area of Flagler Hospital. Call 904-209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

Volunteer with pick-up truck needed on “as needed” basis to pick up donations such as wheel chairs, lift chairs, walkers, etc. Call (904) 209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

PONTE VEDRA THERAPEUTIC ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra : Volunteers needed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday either 9 am – 1 p.m. or 1 – 4:30 pm to help participants in activities such as games, music, chair exercise, simple art & craft projects. Call (904) 209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

THE PLAYERS COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER: 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra:Volunteers needed for activity set up mornings: Friday 10 a.m. and Monday 9 a.m. Call 904-209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

INTEGRATIVE MEMORY ENHANCMENT PROGRAM: 180 Marine Street, St. Augustine:  Volunteer musician (especially guitarist) needed to perform at the Ponte Vedra Memory Care Center every other week for memory care participants. Call 904-209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

COASTAL COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER – 180 Marine Street, St. Augustine:

Volunteers needed to serve coffee and lunch and to encourage participation in activities (games, crafts) and blood pressure checks on Tues, Thurs and Fri 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Volunteer needed to lead chair exercises on Mon, Wed, Fri preferably an exercise enthusiast or someone with a background in physical education. Call (904) 209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

 

 

IN PONTE VEDRA BEACH

Upcoming Life-long Learning Classes and Activities:

Watercolor with Jennie Szaltis: Tuesdays, Feb. 28-April 4, 1-4 p.m., THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach. Call 280-3233 to register.

SJC Library Extension Services iPad Class Workshops – Tuesdays, Feb, 21, March 7 and 21, 10:30-11:30 – SJC Library Extension Services will offer complimentary iPad workshops.  Bring your iPad and learn the basics.  Call 280-3233 for further details.

Tuesday/Thursday 11 a,n, Program at THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane

Tues., Feb. 28 – Mardi Gras Party with musical entertainment by Don Miniard

Tues., March 14 – Musical entertainment by Lou Parisi

Thurs., March 16 – St. Patrick’s Party with musical entertainment by Steve Chapman

Tues., March 21 – Outa Sight! – St. Augustine School of the Deaf and Blind’s Musical Band

Thurs., March 23 – Bob Drost ‘Mr. D’ Caricature Artist

For more information on any of the classes or activities at THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center, Council on Aging, call Marian Ashton at 280-3233 or visit our website www.coasjc.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

About PluggedInto (436 Articles)
PluggedInto is an ePublication covering news, history, local events and more in the Putnam/Flagler/St. Johns tricounty area.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: