Our transportation schedule for grocery shopping has resumed to local stores in the Norwich area.
    The run will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. and return to Preston before noon. You do need to
    register each week for the following weeks transportation schedule. If you are
    interested in participating, please call the Preston Senior Affairs Office at 860-887
    5581 extension 6

    Food Distribution

    The next food distribution will be held on Friday, December 3rd
    at the Preston Senior Center from 10:00 11:00 a.m. United Community & Family
    Services coordinates this wonderful program each and every month. I have been
    told that as long as there is a need in Preston, they will keep the program operating. UCFS has a superb group of individuals who brave the rain, snow and
    sunshine (like the mailman) to ensure that the program survives. The program
    doesn’t happen by itself either! Cathy Brosnan and First Selectwoman Sandra
    Allyn-Gauthier work tirelessly to keep the traffic flowing smoothly and distribute
    the bags of food into each and every vehicle in attendance. We do have many,
    many Preston residents participate but the program is open to everyone, no
    matter where they live. Truly an important program for our community and

    Changing Hours

    The Preston Senior Center will be expanding their hours of operation on
    Monday’s from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. starting on December 6th. All residents are
    welcome to come to the center, enjoy games, (bring your own or we have oodles
    to share). You don’t have to register; the doors are open for folks to enjoy a
    relaxing few hours with friends. We look forward to seeing you on Mondays. (The
    center is closed on holidays and inclement weather). If you have questions,
    please feel free to contact the Senior Affairs Office at 860-887-5581 extension 6.

    TVCCA Café Program

    We are pleased to provide the December menu for your review and
    consideration. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. on Monday’s (except holidays or
    inclement weather). You do need to register for the program though. The meal
    count is called in on Tuesday morning for the following Mondays meal. If you
    choose, you can call in your registration weeks in advance, we’ll make sure your
    information is included on that particular day’s count. You can register in person
    at the center or call the Senior Affairs Office at 860-887-5581 extension 6. Please
    leave your name, telephone number and indicate which day you plan on
    December 6th
    : Seafood Stew, Steamed Rice, Zucchini, Mandarin Oranges,
    Bread, Margarine and Beverage.
    December 13th
    : Chicken Cordon Bleu, Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Green &
    Waxed Beans, Sweet Treat, Orange Juice, Bread, Margarine and Beverage.
    December 20th
    : Holiday Celebration Meal: Herb Roasted Prime Rib, Garlic
    Roasted Potatoes, Squash Mix W/Carrots & String Beans, Holiday Assorted
    Cookies, Bread, Margarine and Beverage.
    December 27th
    : Salisbury Steak w/gravy, Egg Noodles, Peas & Pearl Onions,
    Applesauce Cup, Bread, Margarine and Beverages.
    There is a suggested donation of $3.00 per person aged 60+. You do not
    need to be a Preston resident to participate. We do not accommodate walk-ins.

    Friday, November 5th from 10:00 to 11:00am- Pop-Up drive-Thru Food Distribution

    Our monthly food distribution will continue during November. We plan on
    distributing the food on Friday, November 5th between the hours of 10:00 –
    11:00 a.m. Unfortunately, some individuals confuse the advertised time of the
    distribution and arrive much later in the day for food. We close at 11:00 a.m. If
    you arrive at 11:30 or 12:00, the food has been packed up and sent back to
    Norwich. We are most appreciative for the continued efforts of United
    Community & Family Services extraordinary dedication to this valuable service for
    our community. They also have co-sponsors for each distribution which is held.
    Many banking institutions such as Charter Oak, Dime Bank, Core Plus Credit Union
    are instrumental in making this process happen. Thanks to all!