Renovations are moving along at full speed! As of November 2015, all of the demolition has been done, most of the new walls have been framed, all of the many new windows and doors have been cut out of the concrete block exterior, and the new windows have been installed. New plumbing and electrical installation continues, as does installation of all new ductwork for the HVAC. Keep an eye on the “Renovations” page for updates and photos of our progress.
We need your help now more than ever – a number of unforeseen issues have popped up that need to be addressed, including additional beams, a water line that is not up to code and needs to be replaced, and a sewer line that needs to be replaced due to cracks and a partial collapse. While we expected, and budgeted for, some issues to arise, we did not expect to have to address issues outside of the building, and not of this magnitude. The water line replacement requires us to dig up the front parking lot, and the sewer line replacement requires us to dig up the back parking lot. Please consider sponsoring a much-needed item for the new center to help us offset these expenses, or buy a tile in our new dining room. Learn more about all of these options by downloading a form here. Thank you!
(Updated) Unplanned Closings – Monday, November 23 through Wednesday, November 25
Special Events and Holiday Closings for November & December 2015
November/December 2015 Newsletter
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Learn more about what’s been going on here at the center, and what exciting and educational programs we have in store!
2015 Mini-Golf Outing
Everyone had a blast at the 2015 Mini-Golf Outing, sponsored and organized by the Phillies Fire Company for people 50 and better. More than 60 golfers filled the course at Manatawny Greens for a fun morning of mini-golf and a delicious box lunch. Thanks to the Phillies Fire Company and the Pottstown Parks and Recreation Department for organizing and sponsoring this fun event!
To view photos from the day, please click here.
November Special Programs
In addition to our many regular daily programs, please join us for one of these special presentations this month:
- Secrets to a Successful Retirement
- Wednesday, November 11, 10:30am
- Come listen to John Maioriello, Esq., share the secrets of a successful retirement. If you are recently retired or are considering retirement, this is for you! Learn how to protect your assets, find out what decisions you should be considering, and much more!
- Veteran’s Day Program
- Friday, November 13, 9:30
- Celebrate our veterans and enjoy a color guard and entertainment! Free lunch for veterans, and veterans’ services in attendance. Call 610-323-5009 to RSVP.
- Health Resource Fair
- Monday & Tuesday, November 16 & 17 from 9am to 1pm
- Come out and learn about resources in the community to stay healthy, get a flu shot, and much, much more. Representatives from many local organizations, including Representative Tom Quigley, will be in attendance.
- Chair Dancing with Holly
- Wednesday, November 18 at 10:00am
- Holly is back, getting everyone into the groove with low-impact dancing and fun.
- Drum Circle
- Friday, November 20 at 10:30am
- Jim will get you in the rhythm! Join us we explore the therapeutic benefits of drumming and have a great time doing it!
All programs are at our Berean Bible Church location.
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Most of PASC’s activities are now located at the Berean Bible Church located at 2675 East High Street (next to Sanatoga Ridge and across the street from Cutillo’s Restaurant).
Our offices are now located at the first completed portion of Moser Road. Bingo and Poker games are also there and Information and Assistance staff (Alyssa) will be commuting from one location to the other as needed.
Berean Bible Church – 2675 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464 (lunch, most activities) 610-323-5009
288 Moser Road, Suite 1, Pottstown, PA 19464 (Offices, Bingo, TX Hold Em Poker) 610-323-5305
Stop by our center any weekday between 9:00AM and 11:00AM for a tour. Membership is only $15 per year ($20 for new members the first year only). Although membership is not mandatory, among the benefits you receive are free home delivery of our newsletter 6 times a year, recognition of your birthday with a free meal and celebration at lunch, access to the pool at the Pottstown YMCA, and five free programs and activities at the senior center.
New Member Applications are available at the center or can be downloaded here PASC Application. Please bring or send your completed applications to PASC, 288 Moser Road, Suite 1, Pottstown, PA 19464 (or, if you’re really high-tech, you can email a scanned copy to office manager Sharon Leibensperger, (email@example.com) and never leave your house). Except to come to the senior center to have fun.
In case of seriously inclement weather, please stay tuned to WFMZ -TV (Channel 15 in the Pottstown area) for news on whether we are open or closed.
Please Note: If Pottstown School District is Closed, We are Closed. If they have a Delayed Opening, We are Closed.
PASC Board of Directors 2015-2016
President: Lillie Foster 1st Vice President: Charles McCarthy, 2nd Vice President: Thomas Spann, Treasurer: Rodney K. Reynolds, C.P.A., Assistant Treasurer: Scott Rakowski, C.P.A., Secretary: Virginia Takach
Ronald Barrett, Barbara Borger, Rev. Samuel Cancel, Ron Dinnocenti, Dr. Garland Fisher, D.C., David Garner, Esq., Janet Garner, Jay Kapila, William Krause, Sylvia Landis, Mary Ann Lawrence, Bobby Watson, Jackie Wilder, and Sue Yocom.
Jonathan Fink – Lifetime Membership
Any individual interested in serving on the PASC board of directors should send a letter to the Nominating Committee describing his/her interest and expertise that he/she may offer to the board. The committee will interview any interested party for board membership.
Executive Director: Brian Parkes, Assistant Executive Director: Sue McIntyre, Office Manager/Bookkeeper: Sharon Lee Leibensperger, Social Services Counselor: Alyssa Bell, Volunteer Coordinator/Program Assistant: Kay Yusko, Receptionists: Rita Bommarito, Helen Endres, Lunch Program Manager: Helen Neiffer, Experience Works Trainee: Peg Morin
PASC is always in need of volunteers to help operate our center and its programs. If you have time and or special skills please stop by the center or call 610-323-5009 and ask for Brian Parkes, PASC Executive Director. PASC is an equal opportunity employer. All programs and services are offered without regard to race, religion, or gender. PASC is funded by Montgomery County Aging & Adult Services, the United Way, the Borough of Pottstown, surrounding municipalities, member fees and contributions, wills and bequests. PASC is a non-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible.