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Zoomers and Boomers Lunch
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 12:30pm
Contact pleasanttimes@mpca.ca

Zoomers and Boomers - Next Lunch Wednesday, July 24th 

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings. Hodding Carter Jr.

We’re happy to see the increased number of people who come to our lunches and especially to hear the volume of conversation.  These lunches started to give community seniors a social opportunity, a reason to get out of their houses, renew old friendships, and make new ones.  Many thanks to Mount Pleasant for sponsoring the lunches and to all of the volunteers who make them possible.  That said, we know there are more seniors living in the community who would enjoy meeting their neighbours and a hot meal each month.  We just can’t find you!  If you are a senior living in Mount Pleasant or if you know of one, please get in touch with Linda at (403) 289-8390 or seniors programs@mpca.ca.  You’ll learn about our lunches, day trips, exercise class, book club, and games session – all good ways to expand your world.  If you need a ride, we’ll arrange that for you.  We look forward to seeing new as well as familiar faces at our get-togethers.


May’s was another good time with good food followed by an entertaining talk by Ken Vanberg about his new book, Get Rich Buy It Tomorrow.  We’re so proud of the Mount Pleasant residents who’ve published well written, interesting books.  The crowd enjoyed the information he shared then lined up to snap up copies of the book for themselves and their children and grandchildren.

Location Upper Community Hall - 602 - 22nd Avenue NW

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