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    Tech Help at Preston Public Library

    TECH help is available at the Preston Public Library on Saturdays during
    March. The dates available are March 9th, 16th and 23rd. Sign up for a 20-minute session from 11:00 – 11:20, 11:20 – 11:40 and 11:40 – 12:00 noon. Please call the Preston Public Library at 860-886-1010 to schedule your appointment. This program was made possible by a grant from the Preston Fund of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

    Connecticut Legal Services Presentation

    We are pleased to announce that we have invited Attorney Leah Pollard
    Schad of Connecticut Legal Service to attend a special presentation on Wills, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies, Powers of Attorney and Conservatorships on Wednesday, April 24th at 1:00 p.m. The doors to the Preston Senior Center will open at 12:30 p.m. Limited seating is available. Bring your questions and concerns and have them addressed by Atorney Pollard Shad.

     

    CLS is Connecticut’s largest not for profit law firm. “Our mission is to
    provide access to justice and protect the critical civil legal rights of low-income
    individuals and families through representation, systemic advocacy, advice,
    collaboration, and education. We serve low-income families in 122 of the 169
    Connecticut communities (our sister agencies serve areas of greater Hartford and
    greater New Haven). Our service area includes hundreds of thousands of families
    eligible for our services. We protect and secure critical civil legal rights for our
    clients and advance access to justice for all Connecticut residents. We produce
    optimal individual and community results, and continuously strive to increase the impact and efficiency of our work. Our staff are our greatest asset. They are
    supported by their work environment and enriched by the individual and
    collective difference they make.

    Our partners, funders, and the communities we serve view us as a trusted
    partner and recognized leader. Our Board members are active ambassadors for
    our organization and create access to resources, expertise, and relationships to
    support our work”.

    Monthly Blood Pressure Screenings by UNCAS Health

    The 2nd Monday of each month from 12:45-1:45pm

    Beginning on March 11th 

     

    Nurses from Uncas Health District will be available at the Preston Senior Center to take blood pressures and answer health question which you may have. There is no charge to this important service and all are welcome to participate.
    No appointments are necessary and it is a first come, first serve basis.

    March TVCCA Cafe Menu

    We will be offering a “Special Meal” on Monday, March 18th to our
    participants. It will be the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration meal which will include
    Corned Beef & Cabbage, Steamed Potatoes, Sliced Carrots, Dinner Roll &
    Margarine, Irish Soda Bread, Apple Juice, and beverage. There is a suggested
    donation for this meal only of $4.50. To register for the meal, please make your
    selection by Monday, March 11th

     

    Contact the senior center directly at 860-889- 0770 or by leaving a message at the Senior Affairs Office at 860-887-5581 ext.6 leaving your name, phone number and day(s) which you choose to participate.

     

    The entire calendar of March includes the following menu selections:

    March 4th: Stuffed Chicken Kiev, Rice Pilaf, Green Beans, Fresh Oranges, Bread, Margarine and beverage.
    March 11th: Meatballs Marinara, Pasta Shells w/Herbs, Peas, Mandarin Oranges, Bread, Margarine and beverage.
    March 18th: Corned Beef & Cabbage menu as previously stated with the
    suggested donation of $4.50 per person 60 years of age and older.
    March 25th: Beef Stew, Steamed Parsley Potatoes, Broccoli, Birthday Treat, Orange Juice, Bread, Margarine and beverage.

     

    The suggested donation for the meal program is $3.00 per person who is 60
    years of age or older with the exception of a “Special Meal” which has an increase
    over the normal suggested donation amount. If you have any question regarding

    Chair Yoga

    Mondays from 10:00-11:00am

    6-week session starting Nov. 7th thru December 10th

     

    A complete yoga practice using the support of a chair. Class will be offered in person at Preston Public Library or you can choose to participate via Zoom.

    Fee: $38 per person per session