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North Fork Senior Connections has been awarded a grant of $1,500.00 to be used as general support by the West Elk Fund of the Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) as one of 12 organizations receiving funds.

Thank you, West Elk Fund!

The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, managing charitable funds for community good. Currently, the Community Foundation manages over 265 charitable funds totaling over $80 million in assets and awards over $3.4 million in grants and scholarships annually.

 

Delta County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Yesterday, the CDC advised states to begin Covid-19 vaccinations in people 65 and older.  Additionally, they advised states to stop withholding vaccine for the second dose in order to reach more people earlier.  Colorado has revised its rollout to meet the new guidelines, but at this time, there have been no additional doses received in Delta County.

To get on the list for vaccinations once there is more vaccine available, you can call the Hotchkiss West Elk Clinic (970) 872-1400 or the Delta County Health Department (970) 874-2172.  You do not need to be a patient at the West Elk Clinic to be added to their list.  You'll be asked for your name, date of birth, phone number and address and they will call you to schedule an appointment once the vaccine is here. If you are already on the list, there is no need to call again.

 

Kids Pasta Project is celebrating local non-profit organizations, including North Fork Senior Connections, with a take-out lasagna dinner on Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday, January 18th from 5 - 6 pm.  We are one of the nominees for their Building Bridges Service Award of $1000 to be announced that evening.  Please join us in supporting KPP in their work to engage children and teens in meaningful work to give back to their community.  Here is the link to their announcement for more information and to make your reservations for the meal:  Lasagna Dinner

 

CALENDAR

 

Gentle Therapeutic Movement with Phyllis

  • Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30 am via Zoom.  The next class is a free rebroadcast of a previous class and will be aired on January 19th at 9:30 am.  For more information, to register for the class, and to be sent a link for the class click here:  Gentle Therapeutic Movement

Caregivers' Support Group

  • Thursdays 1:00 to 3:00 pm via Zoom.  Contact Dr. Jess Deegan for information and to join the conversation either by computer or by phone.  Email: drdeeganii@gmail.com or phone: (970) 510 - 0724.

Memoir Writing

  • Every Wednesday 1:30 to 3:00 pm - held at various outdoor locations or online via Zoom.  Contact Yuri Chicovsky at yurichicovsky@gmail.com for more information.

Senior Lunch

  • Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday - pick up at the Paonia Senior Center at noon
  • Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday - pick up at the Hotchkiss Senior Center at noon.
  • Call Debbie at (970) 874 - 7661 for more information or to sign up.

 

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