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    Transportation Policy Update

    Starting January 1, 2020:

    Please call or visit our front desk to make all transportation reservations.

    Please do not request future transportation appointments from your bus drivers on the bus, or anywhere other than at the front desk.

     

    Gift Giving Alternatives – Content by Judy

    It’s that time of year when we are thinking about what to buy or make for gifts. What’s the right thing? What do they want? What will they use??

    For some folks you know exactly what to get but then for others you have no idea!! Some people seem to have everything they want and never ask for anything – even when you ask them what they want. So, then you are searching and wondering and worrying as what to get.

    Oft times there are not so obvious gifts we can give….

    Fuel oil – wouldn’t it be so cool to get 150 gallons! Who would say no to that!!

    Newspaper – if they read it every day or just on Sundays, they’ll be thinking of you as they are reading

    Amazon Prime membership – yup that’s my gift!! I use it all of the time!!

    Trash removal

    AAA membership

    Birdseed

    Pet food

    Vet visit

    Hairdresser/barber shop

    Stamps

    Cable TV

    Netflix

    Something to do with their hobby

    Quilter – fabric store gift card

    Woodworker – Home Depot card

    Senior Center membership or put it on their trip account – give them a stack of $1 bills to use for their lunches

    These are just a few ideas and then you could make coupons they can redeem for things like….

    A ride – anywhere they want – maybe to go leaf peeping or a visit down memory lane

    Go to church with them

    Invite them over – have dinner – watch a movie – play a game

    Include them in your family outing – take them to the little league game, the scout meeting, the school play

    You don’t have to spent much to make someone’s day!! Often, it’s free to make them happy!!

    RSVP- Inspire, Engage, Enlighten!

    Share your sunshine & what you enjoy doing with older or disabled people in your community. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP/Senior Corps) has volunteer opportunities for people ages 55+ Visiting & Shopping. Volunteer around your schedule and make a positive impact! Homebound and would like to have one of our friendly RSVP senior volunteers help to buy groceries for you or visit with you for socialization?  We can Help! Please contact us!

    Please contact: Gina King: (860) 425-6617 / gking@tvcca.org