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Senior Center Best Practices
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Senior Center/Nutrition Program/Organization Name
Burgettstown Senior Citizens Center
200 Senior Way, Burgettstown,Pa. 15021
N/A CAN E-Mail -email@example.com
Jan Springer - Coordinator
Participants preregistered at the center by purchasing a $6.00 ticket. This
entitled them to play twenty games of bingo. 120 tickets were sold. A meal was
also prepared at the center for this affair & it cost $3.00 a person. Some of
the games of bingo paid out $100.00. There was also a Chinese auction at this
event. The center made $2400.00 in one day.
Time and Manpower
The event was four hours. There were ten volunteers & two staff people. Over
120 people attended this event.
Articles were placed in the local newspaper as well as the Observer Reporter
which is read in two Counties. Flyers were placed in various places across the
Burgettstown Area & word of mouth played a big role also.
There were seniors from various centers and even younger people from around
Burgettstown & Weirton West Virginia.
Burgettstown Center partnered with the local paper, with businesses in the
community & various other senior centers
It cost $300.00 initially for the food items but some people from the center
donated at least $300.00 toward this event.
Impact On Center
This center is a very visible focal point in this community. It is a very
busy active center
You need good workers to pull off these events.
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