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* Rural Area Meal Program, or RAMP, is for individuals age 60 and over who live in El Paso County. This program is for older adults who are not able to get to the nearest congregate meal site. This includes individuals needing assistance due to physical, emotional, or social impairment. Please leave a message at 719-520-6471 with your name and phone number; we will return your call.

* Transportation - (By Appointment Only)

For seniors 60+ who live in the Fountain Valley area. Transportation provided to medical appointments, shopping, personal business, to the Center, special outings and other destinations in El Paso County. Call 520-6472 at least 48 hours in advance to make arrangements.

GOOD TIME DAY TRAVELERS TRIPS:

* Pueblo Zoo: Saturday, June 3. Entrance fee is $11 and bus donation is $11. Bus leaves St. Dominic’s at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be at the zoo. *Registration ends May 31.

* Royal Gorge Lunch Train Ride: Saturday, June 24. Entrance fee is $89 this includes 2 ½ hour train ride, three course meal and gratuity. Bus donation is $14. Bus leaves St. Dominic’s at 11 a.m. *Registration ends May 24.

* Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Sunday, July 23 @1:10pm. Tickets $10, Transportation $15. *Waiting list after July 3.

* Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers: Sunday, August 20 @1:10 pm. Tickets $10, Transportation $15. * Waiting list after July 31.

* Good Time Day Travelers next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 13 at 1 p.m.

Other Activities

CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY:

The Fountain Valley Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30.

SONG SPINNERS RETURN

Mark your calendars! Our Song Spinners summer show is scheduled for Friday, June 9 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at the senior center and they are only $10.00 which will include the dinner and show.

MORE BINGO!

We have added another Bingo event to our calendar! Monday, June 12 at 1 pm. Come down and have lunch with us and stay for Bingo.

FATHERS DAY CAR SHOW

The FVSC will be having a Father’s Day Car Show, Friday, June 16. The cars will be available beginning at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. If interested in displaying your vintage car for this event please call our office at 520-6470.

MEMBERSHIP ORIENTATION

It’s time for our membership orientation session! If you are a new member or you are interested in becoming a member of the senior center, we will be having a membership orientation on Tuesday, June 20 at 9 a.m. Come enjoy a cup of coffee, donut and receive information about the senior center.

We are on Facebook!

Want to find out what your parents and grandparents are up to? Checkout our Facebook page at facebook.com\Fountain- Valley –Senior- Services and give us a like.

Volunteer

Opportunities:

If interested in volunteering, call Diana or Kelly at 520-6470.

* The Meals on Wheels program always has a need for volunteers to serve as back-up help with this vital service.

* Our Board of Directors is seeking an attorney to be a member.

* Seeking volunteers to help in our front office on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Seeking volunteers for our Kittie Paster Thrift Shoppe.

* The Harmonizers Singing Group is looking for a Co-Director to assist the current Director, Sandy Franklin. If you are interested please contact our office at 520-6470.

 

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