See what’s happening at the East Lyme Senior Center!

    TVCCA Cafe June Menu

    June 1

    Baked Cod w/ Herbs & Tomatoes, Rice Pilaf, Broccoli, Tropical Fruit Cup

    June 6

    Birthday Celebration, Creamy Chicken Dijon, Herb Roasted Potatoes, Squash Mix w/ Carrots & String Beans, Birthday Treat, Grape Juice

    June 8
    Stuffed Chicken Cordon Bleu, Roasted Garlic Rice, Mixed Vegetables Medley, Mixed Fruit Cup

    June 13

    Italian Pork Sausage & Peppers w/ Mozarella Cheese on Grinder Roll, Green & Waxed Beans, Fresh Fruit

    June 15
    Whole Grain Fish Sticks, Tater Tots, Broccoli, Peppers, & Mushrooms, Pineapple Tidbits

    June 20
    Beef Hot Dog w/ Bun, Baked Beans, Cauliflower, Carrots, & Snap Peas, Applesauce Cup

    June 22
    Cheese Omelet, Home Fries, Squash Mix w/ Carrots & String Beans, Mixed Fruit Cup

    June 27
    Western Omelet, Sweet Potato Tater Tots, Peas & Pearl Onions, Diced Peaches

    June 29
    American Chop Suey, Waxed Beans, Carrot Coins, Fresh Orange

    Senior Farmers Market Vouchers

    • Eligibility is 60 years of age or older OR disabled under the age of 60 who lives in senior housing where congregate nutrition services are provided. Income of not more than 185% poverty guidelines ($2,248/month or
    $26,973/annual for household of 1; $3,041/month or $36,482/annual for household of 2, etc). Participants can go through means testing to support income eligibility (i.e., SNAP or Medicaid).
    • Cards can be used to purchase only CT grown fruits, vegetables, fresh cut herbs and honey.
    • Cards can only be accepted at authorized locations (a list of farm markets and farm stands will be provided). It is likely possible to coordinate “pop-up” markets at a senior center or other location if working with an authorized

    Please contact the Senior Center if you are interested in receiving a Farmers Market Voucher.

    Exciting News! Suggestions Needed!

    Funds have been set aside for senior centers based on its population.
    East Lyme is eligible for $58,540. These funds must be used for certain purposes or “eligible uses”. These eligible uses fall under two categories of expenditures within “Provision of Government Services.”
    1. “Facility improvements”
    2. “Programming”

    A few suggestions are items: new flooring in the Senior Center, a coffee bar, lighter trays, a new dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, handicap bathroom doors, and new dining room chairs. We are asking for your input. Come into the senior center and look for our suggestion white board to add your thoughts.

    Thank you in advance for your suggestions, we can’t use all of them, but we appreciate your input (after all, it’s your senior center).

    Over the Hill Hiking Group June Hikes

    June 2 – Moodus Forest, East Haddem, CT



    June 9 – Mamacoke Island, Quaker Hill



    June 16 – Walden Preserve, Salem



    June 23 – Smuggler’s Rock, Salem



    June 30 – Champlain South, Old Lyme



    Hikers from other towns are welcome to participate.
    Medium hikes may have a few hills, rocks or beach sand.
    The difficult hike is more strenuous; participants must have
    completed two medium hikes with the group before enrolling into a difficult hike.

    All hikes are approximately three to four miles long, and will begin at 9:00 A.M.

    Hikers who wish to carpool should meet at East Lyme Senior Center at 8:30 A.M.

    Distances, locations and leaders are subject to change, if necessary.

    All hikers must register for each hike by calling the East Lyme Senior Center – 860-739-5859.

    Hikers are to bring water and sturdy shoes; and lunch, insect repellant and sunscreen if desired.

    Romeo Club: Lenny & Joe’s in Westbrook

    Wednesday, June 28th at 10:30am


    So, what is the ROMEO Club?
    (Retired Old Men Eating Out)
    They eat out, have fun, make and keep friends. Men Only!

    Trip fee is $5pp (transportation only).