It seems that we’ll be enjoying another famous Cloverdale Indian Summer. Please stay cool and hydrated! Eventually, though we’ll feel a real Autumn with the leaves and thermometers falling, at least a little! With any luck, we’ll see some rainclouds in the near future, too…
I hope this month finds you happy, healthy and looking for a flurry of activity at the Center. We’ve packed all 12 pages of this newsletter full of fun things to do. Take the time to peruse the information and let us know what interests you.
We recently presented our Annual Report to the City Council, illustrated with a PowerPoint, it was very well received by those in attendance. There many comments from Council Members expressing surprise and delight at what we offer. We are continuing to offer programs, activities and events that will enhance the lives of our Members’. We are looking for additional Board Members and this month’s Board Meeting has been moved to October 15th. All Members are invited to join us at each meeting.
Soon, we’ll have little princesses, animals, ghosts and goblins running the streets for Halloween. We don’t want our Members to be left out of the fun. Stop by for a little treat of an afternoon of fun! There are seats available for the Halloween Card Party on October 10 and at the Pottery Crafternoon on October 13th. Please sign up at the Center, and friends are welcome to both events. We’ll be decorating the Senior Center for the holidays on Thursday, November 12th. Please join us – the more the merrier!
I hope you have a BOO-tiful month. As always, if there’s something you’d like to see offered at the Center, please let us know!
Colleen P. Hale
Background & History
On September 16, 1987 Genevieve J. Malmstrom signed the Articles of Incorporation. Thus began the Cloverdale Senior Multipurpose Center, originally operating out of the Cloverdale Grange Hall. Soon thereafter, Jim Teague began urging construction of a new senior center building.
Ten years later, the Cloverdale City Council led the effort to secure grants from several government agencies to construct a new senior center building. At the same time, citizen leaders started raising private funds toward the same end.
Under challenging economic circumstances, over $1,000,000.00 was raised through these two parallel efforts, public and private, and the new building at 311 North Main Street was dedicated May 16, 2003.
Cloverdale Senior Multipurpose Center is dedicated to providing Cloverdale residents with activities and services that:
Encourage participation in community life Promote well-being and independence Enhance dignity