B I N G O! Cash prizes!
Wednesdays at 1:00 pm ~ Adult Bingo players must be 18 or older to play.
Fridays at 7:00 pm ~ Family Bingo is open to all ages.
The Bingo committee is looking for dedicated volunteers to help with all aspects of Bingo. If you would like to help keep Bingo alive here at the center please see Sue Hilberg or Vi Brown to volunteer. Bingo is our main fundraiser and it helps supplement foot care, trips, special events and more! Games will begin at the times listed above. Please arrive early to get your seat and purchase your game cards.
Our BINGO program is always in need of volunteers. If you are interested please call the Senior Center at (253) 863-7658 for more details.
The Bonney Lake Senior Center is always in need of volunteers. We are looking for volunteers to assist in the facilitation of several new programs we would like to start. Some examples are: Tai Chi, Book Club, Chair Massage, Haircuts, Manicures, Eye Care/Exams and speakers on subjects such as: home and auto repair, time management, alternative medicine, and more! Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering. Ask about the RSVP program if you are a senior!
Free van service is offered to and from the Senior Center Monday through Friday. We ask that you call 253.863.7658 the day prior to your desired pick-up to ensure that your name is on the list. Messages are checked each day at 8:00am so please leave a messag if you call after hours.
Note: Please be ready for pick-up by 9:00am.
Eyeglass Frame Repair
Over 1 million replacement parts - most repairs completed while you wait - mail in services available - no appointment needed - 3 locations to serve you.
Federal Way 253-235-5169
Free Family Caregivers Kit
To get help with caring for a loved one how do you know where to begin and whom to trust? The Federal Citizen Information Center created a free kit for caregivers. It features publications from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that explain how to manage a loved one’s money and protect seniors from scams. It also contains publications from the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health to keep track of medications and learn to use them safely. There is also a copy of the 2014 Consumer Action Handbook, which contains information to make the best decisions about what you buy and the service providers you use.
To order, go to promotions.usa.gov/dearabby. Or you can call 888-878-3256 weekdays 8:00 am, to 8:00 pm. Eastern time or by writing: Family Caregivers Kit, Pueblo, CO 81009
Pierce College Dental Hygiene Clinic
9401 Farwest Dr. S.W.,Lakewood, WA 98498
Low cost preventative dental care is available to members of the community at the Pierce College Dental Hygiene Clinic at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. Call 253-964-6694 to get an appointment or go to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Free Blood Pressure Checks
The last Wednesday of each month
Provided by Good Samaritan Hospital and performed by Gunther Ries.
FREE & UNBIASED MEDICARE COUNSELING with SHIBA
The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service sponsored by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Our trained volunteer counselors help consumers of all ages understand their health care rights and options. We offer current information on private health insurance, public health care programs, prescription drugs programs, and other topics.
Call SHIBA directly for counseling at 1-800-562-6900, or Pierce County local line: 253-596-0918.
The Bonney Lake Senior Center and staff would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support and/or event sponsorships over the past quarter.
Claude Brown, Betty Berghamer, Joyce Thomas, Ron Walker, Joy Cartmel, Guy Jergens, Nell Snodgrass, Jim Bouchard, Jake Knaus, Sandi Knaus, Joyce Collins, Ernie Gilmore, Jan Hallock, Bev Thomas, Cheri Brown, Safeway, Heritage House, Cyndi Dodds, Yvette Young, Kathy Nelson, Dolly Harmon, Geoff and Kathy Hornsby, Carleen Koch, Meagan Orth, Rebecca Buckley, Julianne DeLeo, Glenn Taylor, David Moss, Jim Delaney, Sheila Feller, Kelly Noren, Sandy Shamblin, Gunther Ries, BLSC Advisory Board, Cedar Ridge, Kiwanis of Bonney Lake, Urban Timber Coffee, and many other anonymous donors.
If you would like to make a donation or sponsor an event, please call for more information!
It’s more than an act of generosity, it’s an important investment in the future of our center. To be a part of this fine tradition, please ask your attorney to add this, or other suitable language, to your will:
“I give, devise, and bequeath to Bonney Lake Senior Center [insert: dollar amount, percentage of estate, description of real estate or other property, nature of gift, or remainder of my estate].”
Tax ID number 91-1140824, 19304 Bonney Lake Blvd., Bonney Lake, WA 98391
Contact Senior Services Manager, Sue Hilberg to discuss legacy giving. Please consult a qualified estate planner before making a gift in your will.
Senior Center Trips
4th Thursday of each month
Red Wind Casino Trip
Cost: $2.00 payable to Senior Center, tip driver on your own.
Leaving Grocery Outlet at 9:00am
The bus will leave the casino at 3:00 and Return at approximately 4:00pm.
The Red Wind Casino has 975 electronic slot machines and numerous table games, providing options for all gaming tastes. Red Wind guests can try their luck at craps, roulette, blackjack, Pai Gow and three card poker. Keno and speed Keno, to name just a few. There is a new larger no smoking area. Sign up in the programs binder.
LONG RANGE TRIPS
See Phil for sign-up and informational booklets with details of these trips.
Branson, Missouri, Revisited
A Phil’s Tours Trip
Price is subject to change based on air fare changes and shows availability. Basically, expect to pay $50 to Phil for the penthouse suite for a week, double occupancy in each room, plus between $500 and $700 for round trip air. Then add $100 for shuttle to and from Sea-Tac, plus van rentals in Missouri, $50 for travel and auto insurance, and approximately $500 for shows and meals for a total of about $1400 for a week of exciting fun and entertainment; the best bargain in this newsletter.
This trip will be limited to the first 24 people.
Great Trains and Grand Canyons
A Premier World Discovery Trip
Price: Book now and save (price excludes airfare, 24 days and 34 meals)
Double occupancy $5628