Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Senior Life: Senior Center welcomes Vicki Canny to staff
The Kodiak Senior Center held the annual Stan and Nita July 4 BBQ Thursday. This event is held each year in honor of the couple who generously donated part of their estate to the agency’s endowment fund. New Activities/Volunteer Coordinator This position which was created in January took the place of the Nutrition, Transportation & Support services aide and focuses on bringing activities to the center as well as l...
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Senior Life: May celebrates Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month throughout the country, and this year’s theme is, “Unleash the Power of Age.” And that is what we at the Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. try to do each day. There are always activities at the center in which to participate. This Friday, we are having a special luncheon in celebration of Mothers’ Day. Come and enjoy a delicious lunch with your friends where the mothers get served. May 15...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: March 8
New Activities in March at the Center Get out your green, as the senior center will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, March 18 since the official day falls on a Sunday. We’ll be serving corned beef, cabbage and a special green dessert and the Irish food will be the international lunch for the month. This event has grown to be one of the bigger ones at the center in recent years. So come wearing your fine...
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Senior Life: Activities return to Kodiak Senior Center
It is back to school for the younger set, and seniors can add to their academic challenge and bucket lists by signing up to take a computer class. Kodiak Senior Center has collaborated with Kodiak College for a number of years to provide a teacher for classes at the center’s computer lab. Coming to the center and taking classes with your peers makes it convenient, easy and a place where everyone is on the same pag...
Sep 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Celebrating summer with international food, picnics
Although most scheduled activities and classes are on hold for the summer, the senior center still has the computer lab open each weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chair yoga is on hold as well and will start up again in the fall. Our exercise leader, Katrina, will be having a baby shortly, so we will be ordering some new DVDs to use for that activity. Tai Chi is still being held each Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., as are...
Jul 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Kodiak observes Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month each year, as designated by the Administration on Aging. This year’s theme is “Never Too Old to Play.” Kodiak Senior Center is celebrating this year’s theme with additional activities, as well as the usually scheduled ones. A fitness demonstration will take place Wednesday, May 16, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Bring a Friend to Lunch will happen Friday, May 25. The friend must meet the meal...
May 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Spring has lots of zing for seniors
Spring has arrived at the Kodiak Senior Center, and we will be holding our annual spring luncheon at noon today. Come join us that day for a delicious ham dinner as well as a fun egg hunt and prizes. We will hold an international lunch day April 27. That day we will have Thai food. We plan on the last Friday of each month to have different foods from around the world, so look for those new and interesting menus in...
Apr 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senor Life: You don’t have to be Irish to join senior center board
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration It’s the wearing of the green and a time to eat corned beef and cabbage: Friday, March 16, is when the senior center will be celebrating the luck of the Irish, St. Patrick’s Day. We’ll have Irish music, folklore, food and tales to tell. Come join us for this special event. Lunch will be served at noon. Call KATS 486-8308 for a ride to the center. Other events The senior center board o...
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Senior center offers exercise, high tea in January
Computer classes are ready to begin Jan. 9 with a new teacher — Bobby Ivanoff taking over from Kathy Wischer. Beginning classes are Tuesday and Thursday 10:45 a.m.-noon. Advanced classes are held Monday and Wednesday 10:45 a.m.-noon. It’s a first-come, first-serve signup. Call 486-6181. With the new month chair yoga begins Jan. 12 and tai chi is back on Wednesday mornings as well as regular exercise each Tuesday a...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Chief Petty Officers luncheon moved
One of the biggest holiday events for seniors is the annual Chief Petty Officers’ Luncheon at the Coast Guard base. Please note that in the December newsletter the event was originally scheduled for Dec. 9, but that date has been changed to Dec. 14 at noon at the Golden Anchor. Please let your friends know of this change. The Coast Guard will have a bus to take people to the luncheon and it will leave the senior c...
Dec 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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