Medina Senior Center showcases ‘Hall of Wreaths’ on Saturday

Staff Reports Posted 22 November 2017 at 3:28 pm

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MEDINA – The hanging of the wreaths for the “Hall of Wreaths” at the Medina Senior Citizens Center is underway.  The event is being held in conjunction with the festivities planned at Medina’s Olde Tyme Christmas celebration on Saturday.

“This is the first year the Senior Center has sponsored the ‘Hall of Wreaths’ and they are looking forward to this being an annual event,” said organizer Sherry Tuohey, secretary for the non-profit organization.

She appreciates the “wonderful response” for donations of wreaths from individuals, organizations, and businesses throughout the community. Proceeds from this event go to the Senior Citizens of Western Orleans.

Public viewing of the wreaths at 615 West Ave. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this time a wreath sale/silent auction will take place. The silent auction will commence at 3 p.m.

Other activities scheduled at the Senior Center on Saturday include a Holiday Basket Raffle, Christmas Gift Shoppe and Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen, serving chili, hot chocolate, coffee, cookies. A free Santa hat will be given to children while supplies last.

From 2 to 2:30 p.m. the Medina Police Department with K-9 “Kye” will be at the center for an informal meet and greet.

The Center is located within an Historic Train Station built in 1908. The public is welcome to stop in and look around.

The Senior Citizens of Western Orleans are always looking for new members who are 50 years or older. Dues are $10 per year.  The center provides services and activities that encourage social engagement for the senior population. For more information please call the Senior Center at (585) 798-4544.

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