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Don Bosco seniors celebrate
St. Patrick's Day

There was a little "wearin' of the green" on March 17 at Don Bosco Senior Center. Patrons enjoyed St. Patrick's Day activities that included face painting, a shamrock toss, creating their leprechaun name, and tradition Irish music by the Celtique Trio. There was also a traditional Irish meal of corned beef and cabbage with carrots served at lunch.
 

 


Benefits presentation at
Belton Senior Center

On March 15, Penny Humphrey of Care Connection for Aging Services, spoke to patrons at the Belton Senior Center about programs that are available to assist older adults, including MO HealthNet, MO-Rx, SNAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, and more. The presentation included a "quiz show" game complete with prizes for participants.


 


Don Bosco patron turns 100

Nhiem Nguyen, a member of Kansas City's Vietnamese-American community and a Don Bosco Senior Center patron, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. On the day before, Don Bosco staff and patrons helped Nguyen (shown seated at right) celebrate with a celebration that included cake, friends and a special lunch.

 


Miles for Meals

The Miles for Meals 5K run and 2K walk will be held April 30, 2017. The event raises money to feed older adults in Platte County, Missouri, through Platte Senior Services.

The walk will be held at Zona Rosa, 8640 N. Dixson Avenue in Kansas City, MIssouri. Registration starts at 7:45 at the Town Square, and the race starts at 8:30 a.m.

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