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Slaton Senior Citizens Center to begin Third Monday events March 21

By Melissa McCaghren

Slatonite GM

Slaton seniors wanting a bit of time to meet with others, have coffee and visit with each other – other than just meals at the Slaton Senior Citizens Center, will have a new opportunity to do so.

Third Mondays are starting beginning this Monday (March 21) at the Center, 230 W. Lynn St. from 8-10:30 a.m.

Director Nita Williams said the new event was brought back starting with an idea from a member. “I was visiting with a gentleman and he mentioned he missed having coffee with the group of his friends, said they would meet at a couple of places but COVID stopped that,” she said.

“The thought occurred  to open the Center so there would be a place to gather. Third Monday is the result of that conversation.”

The event will feature coffee and a light snack – coffee, juice and muffins, as well as activities. “We will have a place to play cards, dominoes, work puzzles, read and shoot some pool,” said Williams.

All are invited to attend the event.

For more information, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite.

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