General News · 7th May 2019
Cortes Island Seniors Society AGM, Tuesday, May 21
The Cortes Island Seniors Society Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Tuesday, May 21, at 1:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Room. All 50 and over welcome to attend. Membership can be paid at that time if you wish to join.
– message from Sue Ellingsen
Quadra Seniors Visiting Cortes, Thursday, May 23
Carina is looking for drivers on that day. The drivers are offered free lunch at Hollyhock.
If you are willing to be a driver, please let Carina know sometime soon. She would be very grateful!
Please note, some of them DO NOT start at noon.
• May 2, Thursday, 12:40, Herriot Bay Inn on Quadra Island; leave on 11:50 ferry, back at 4 pm
• May 8, Wednesday, 12 noon, Martha Abelson’s, 1081 Seascape Road
• May 15, Wednesday, 12 noon, Cove Restaurant, “Carolyn at the Cove”
• May 23, Thursday, 12:30 at Hollyhock, part of Quadra seniors outing
• May 29, Wednesday, 12 noon, Dana Salomon’s, 420 Manson Road
A big THANK YOU to our hosts.
Stitch in Public (this time at Gorge Marina)
• Thursday, May 9, 10 a.m. till noon
Misty Isles Cruises
–Mitlenatch Island, sponsored by the Cortes Island Museum, Saturdays, May 11 and June 1
–Low Tide Reef Exploration, sponsored by FOCI, with Sabina Leader Mense, Sunday, May 19. You need to be sure-footed for this one.
Spring Bird Count, Saturday, May 4. Everyone welcome, no birding experience necessary.
Seafest at Gorge Marina, Saturday, May 18. A feast for all tastes.
Drivers for Seniors: Seniors Helping Seniors need volunteers for driving a senior to appointments on/off the island. We are especially looking for drivers from Squirrel Cove, but drivers from all areas are welcome. Volunteers are usually reimbursed for gas and ferry costs by the clients. Call Carina6793, if you can help or need a ride. Thank you very much! Someone will be grateful!
Meals on Wheels: Ironwood Place Independent Living offers a variety of frozen prepared meals to seniors. You can choose from their selection of standard classic meals that are prepared daily on-site and flash-frozen.
If you or someone you know could use prepared meals for your freezer – drop by the front desk, 1351 Ironwood Street in Campbell River any day during public hours (but NOT between 11–2) and pick some up! $6/pkg. Cash and carry!
If you’re interested but can’t pick them up yourself, contact Carina6793.
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