Veterans and their families in Broome County have until noon Tuesday, Nov. 8 to make reservations for a Veteran Appreciation Celebration at Senior Centers.
All veterans will receive a complementary lunch on Wednesday, November 9 at all centers except Depot, which will hold its celebration on Thursday, November 10.
In addition to lunch, the centers offer a variety of activities, music and recognition ceremonies to honor those who have served our country during lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
While veterans receive their lunch, spouses and non-veterans can also enjoy chicken cordon bleu, sides and an éclair for dessert for a suggested contribution of $3.50 for seniors and veterinary spouses and $4.50 for those under 60.
For information on how to contact a senior center near you, call the Broome County Office for Aging at (607) 778-2411.
You can call the nearest senior center directly to make a reservation before noon on November 8.
Here is a list of participating senior centers, their phone numbers and addresses:
Broome West Senior Center (607) 785-1777 2801 ..Wayne St., Endwell
Depot Senior Center (call for menu) (607) 467-3953 ..14 Monument St., Depot
Eastern Broome Senior Center (607) 693-2069 ..27 Golden Ln., Harpursville
First Ward Senior Center (607) 729-6214 ..226 Clinton St., Binghamton
Johnson City Senior Center (607) 797-1149 ..30 Brocton St., Johnson City
North Shore Towers Community Center (607) 772-6214 ..24 Isbell St., Binghamton
Northern Broome Senior Center (607) 692-3405 ..12 Strongs Pl., Whitney Point
Vestal Senior Center (607) 754-9596 ..201 Main St., Vestal
Also coming Wednesday, November 9, the Broome County Office for Aging is hosting a Caregiver Presentation from 2-4 p.m. at the Broome County Public Library. The program will outline services that are available to help families, including mobility management, Southern Tier Independence Center’s equipment loan closet, and caregiver personal care.
Pre-register with Caregiver Services at (607) 778-2411.
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