Programs Activities

Welcome to the Wesco Senior Center
904 N. 57th Ave.Pensacola, Florida
850.453.7431
 
WESCO SENIOR CENTER PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES 2018

BUSINESS OFFICE  HOURS : 7:00 A.M. UNTIL 12:00 NOON  (MONDAY – FRIDAY )

SOME HOLIDAYS EXCLUDED FROM PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES DUE TO THE CENTER BEING CLOSED, OR SITUTATIONS THAT MAY OCCUR THAT ARE BEYOND WESCO’S CONTROL.

YOU ARE NOW ASK TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR OFFICE BUSINESS,YEARLY DUES, INFORMATION SHEETS AND  OTHER NEEDS BETWEEN THE OFFICE HOURS OF 7:00 A.M.-12:00 NOON MONDAY – FRIDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW THE OFFICE VOLUNTEER HELP TO ASSIST AND OR TO ENJOY OTHER ACTIVITIES THAT WILL OR MAY BE TAKING PLACE AFTER THE  12:00 NOON TIME FRAME. EVERYONES CO-OPERATION AND UNDERSTANDING IS APPRECIATED WITH OUR REQUEST.

DUE TO PRIVACY PROTECTION OF THE MEMBERSHIP, THE OFFICE WILL NO LONGER GIVE OUT ANY MEMBERS PERSONAL/PRIVATE INFORMATION THAT WE HAVE ON FILE. IF YOU CHOOSE OTHER WISE, PLEASE LET THE FRONT OFFICE PERSONELL MARK YOUR FILE AS O.K. TO GIVE OUT TO OTHERS.

OUR CENTER HAS A PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, TREASURER, SECRETARY, AND NINE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. EVERYONE AT OUR CENTER ARE VOLUNTEERS, NO ONE GETS PAID. NO OFFICERS, NO BOARD MEMBERS AND NO VOLUNTEERS AT ANY LOCATION OF OUR FACILITY. WE ALL LOVE WHAT WE DO AND LIKE TO MEET AND GREET ANY AND ALL VISITORS TO OUR CENTER.

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS :

AARP DRIVERS CLASS : THE DATES AND TIMES ARE PRE SCHEDULED  BY THE INSTRUCTOR AND IS PRE POSTED AND PLACED IN THE MONTHLY NEWS LETTERS WITH THE DATES AND TIME FOR EACH CLASS. ONE DAY CLASS ON SATURDAY.

BAKE SALES: ARE USUALLY SCHEDULED WHEN THE YARD SALES ARE SCHEDULED FOR THE CENTER. USUALLY WE HAVE ONE IN THE SPRING AND ONE IN THE FALL. TABLE RENTALS ARE $5.00 PER TABLE PLUS TAX. PRE SIGN UP AND PRE PAY TO MAKE RESERVATIONS APPROXIMATELY ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE SALE .

BOARD MEETINGS : THE BOARD MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE THURSAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED MONTHLY LUNCHON. THIS IS FOR THE OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS TO CONDUCT THE BUSINESS OF OUR CENTER. THE TIME IS 1:30 P.M

BUNCO GAMES :  WE HAVE BUNCO GAMES ON MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS FROM 9:30-11:00 A.M. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GAMES NON MEMBERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAKE A $3.00 DONATION. $2.00 WILL GO TO THE GAME REPRESENTATIVE AND THE OTHER $1.00 DONATION WILL GO THE CENTER.

BINGO GAMES. WE HAVE BINGO GAMES ON WEDNESDAYS. BINGO GAMES BEGIN AT 12:30 P.M.  YOU ARE INVITIED TO BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH OF CHOICE AND HAVE FUN AND FELLOWSHIP WITH OTHERS AT 11:00 A.M. PRIOR TO OUR GAME TIME. OPEN TO MEMBERS AND GUEST. WE PROVIDE FREE COFFEE AND SODA’S FOR OUR BINGO PLAYERS.

CARING HEARTS SEWING GROUP MEETS ON FRIDAYS, FROM 9:00-11:00 A.M. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO USE THE SEWING ROOM AT ANY GIVEN TIME.

CHAIR EXERCISE : WE HAVE CHAIR EXERCISE FOR ALL MEMBERS WHO NEED SOME TYE OF EXERCISE TO ASSIST WITH DEALING WITH HEALTH ISSUES OF CONCERN WHO CANNOT WALK TO GET EXERCISE. WE DO SITTING, SOME STANDING EXERCISE OF LEG MOVEMENTS AND BENDING MOVEMENTS. WE ALSO USE HAND WEIGHTS AND HAND BALLS FOR STRENGTHENING OUR ARMS AND HANDS.YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO DO CHAIR EXERCISE. MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY 8:30-9:00 A.M.

CASINO TRIPS: WE TAKE A TRIP TO BILOXI EVERY TWO- THREE MONTHS OR WHEN THE PRESIDENTS SCHEDULE ALLOWS THE TIME TO DO SO. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO GO ON THE BILOXI TRIP.  WE ALSO TAKE TWO TRIPS PER YEAR OUT OF TOWN TO OTHER DESTINATIONS FROM FIVE TO SEVEN DAYS OF FUN WITH OUR MEMBERS AND OTHER GUEST WHO ATTEND.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SUCH AS SEMINARS ON HEALTH CARE, ELDER ABUSE PROGRAMS, HEALTH SCREENINGS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES ARE SCHEDULED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE COMPANY AND OUR PRESIDENT OF WESCO FOR THEIR DATE AND TIMES TO DO SO. IT IS USUALLY PRE POSTED AND IN THE MONTHLY UPCOMING EVENTS EACH MONTH.

DOMINO GAMES (MEXICAN TRAIN ) : IS PLAYED ON FRIDAYS FROM 12:15 – 3:30 P.M. MUST BE A MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE .

EXERCISE ROOM : WE HAVE AN EXERCISE ROOM WITH STATIONARY BIKES, GLIDER MACHINES, AND OTHER TYPES OF EQUIPTMENT FOR THE MEMBERS OF OUR CENTER TO USE .YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO USE THE EXERCISE ROOM BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6:00-A.M. – 12:00 NOON.  NO CHILDREN ARE ALLOWED TO USE OR BE IN THE EXERCISE ROOM. ALL MEMBERS USE THE EXERCISE ROOM AT THEIR OWN PACE AND RISK. SHOES ARE REQUIRED WHEN USING THE EXERCISE ROOM EQUIPTMENT.

FUND RAISERS FOR WESCO : WE DO BAKE SALES, OCCASIONAL  LUNCHES TO GO OR DINE IN. ALSO YARD SALES, RAFFLE BASKETS, LARGE CLOTHES BAG SALES (BLACK BAG )BILOXI TRIPS, IT IS ALWAYS PRE ANNOUNCED AND PRE SCHEDULED.

GUEST SPEAKERS : ARE PRE SCHEDULED FOR TIMES DURING THE HOURS OF 8:00 A.M. AND 12:00 NOON, MONTHLY. SUCH AS MISSION IN MOTION, HEALTH SCREENINGS, INSURANCE INFORMATION, FUNERAL EXPENSES, FINANCIAL ASSSISTANCE, AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF INTEREST. PRE ANNOUNCED AND IS IN THE MONTHLY NEWS LETTERS AND UPCOMING EVENTS.

HAND AND FOOT CARD GAMES : THE TIME IS 9:00A.M.-3:00 P.M. MUST BE A MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE.  THE DAY IS TUESDAY’S .

JULY PIC NIC : IS FOR THE MEMBERS ONLY OF WESCO. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE PIC NIC TO ATTEND. ALL FOOD AND ETC. IS PROVIDED BY WESCO FOR THIS OCCASION. NO GUEST.

LIBRARY: THE LIBRARY IS OPEN TO THE MEMBERS OF WESCO ON MONDAYS FROM 9:00-11:00 A.M. WEDNESDAYS FROM 9:00 A.M.-12:00 NOON AND FRIDAYS FROM 9:00 A.M. UNTIL 12:00 NOON.CLOSED ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS.

LINE DANCE CLASSES: ARE THURSDAYS FROM 12:00 NOON- 1:30 P.M. BEGINNERS CLASS IS 12:00 12:30. FREE TO MEMBERS ANY GUEST IS $3.00 DONATION TO WESCO. LOTS OF FUN, EXERCISE AND FELLOWSHIP, GOOD MUSIC. NON MEMBERS SIGN IN AND PAY $3.00 AT THE FRONT OFFICE.

MONTHLY LUNCHON : IS ALWAYS HELD ON THE SECOND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH. THE TIME IS 11:00 A.M. COVERED DISH IS REQUIRED BY THE MEMBERSHIP UNLESS TOLD OTHERWISE. ANY GUEST IS A $5.00 DONATION TO ASSIST WITH THE COST OF THE MONTHLY ENTRÉE PROVIDED BY THE CENTER. THERE ARE FIVE EVENTS THAT ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY. THEY ARE THE JULY PIC NIC, THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON, CHRISTMAS LUNCHON, MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION PARTY AND OUR NEW YEARS PARTY.

NEW YEARS PARTY: IS FOR THE MEMBERS ONLY. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE EVENT TO ATTEND. ALL ITEMS ARE PROVIDED BY WESCO FOR THIS EVENT. PRE SIGN UP IS REQUESTED .

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM : THIS IS A MONTHLY EVENT FOR ANYONE WHO CHOOSES TO PARTICIPATE. THEY HAVE GUEST SPEAKERS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO REPORT ON CRIME IN YOUR AREA. THE TIME IS 6:30 P.M. ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH.

PINOCHLE : CARD GAME THAT IS PLAYED ON WEDNESDAYS FROM 12:15 – 3:30 P.M. MUST BE A MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE. THEY ALWAYS NEED ADDITIONAL PLAYERS.

PIC AND GRIN EVENT : THIS IS AN EVENT THAT IS OPEN TO MEMBERS AND GUEST. THE TIME IS 6:00 -9:00 P.M. FREE ADMISSION, FREE COFFEE AND FREE SNACKS THAT ARE PROVIDED BY ANYONE WHO CHOOSES TO PARTICIPATE IN SHARING WITH OTHERS. THE FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAYS IS CURTIS HALL AND THE WESCO STAGE BAND AND OTHERS, AND THE FOURTH FRIDAY IS JAMES THOMPSON AND THE COUNTRY CLASSICS. THIS IS A REMINDER THAT OUR NIGHTLY EVENTS OUTING FOR OUR MEMBERS IS FOR OUR SENIORS AND OTHER ADULTS WHO CHOOSE TO ATTEND. IF CHILDREN ARE PRESENT THEY ARE REQUIRED TO BE KEPT AT THE TABLE AND CONTROLED BY THE PARENT . WE DO HAVE SAFETY ISSUES AND CONCERNS FOR OUR SENIORS AND OTHERS. FREE ADMISSION, DANCING, FELLOWSHIP, AND MORE.

POOL ROOM : WE HAVE A GAME ROOM// POOL ROOM WITH THREE POOL TABLES FOR ANY MEMBERS TO ENJOY. THE POOL ROOM TIME IS 6:00 A.M. -12:00 NOON. MEMBERS ONLY, NO CHILDREN ALLOWED TO PLAY OR USE THE POOL ROOM.

SEWING AND CRAFTS : ANYONE WHO USES OUR SEWING ROOM IS REQUIRED TO BE A MEMBER. ANY DAYS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7:00 A.M.-12:00 NOON MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. FRIDAY IS THE SEWING GROUP OF CARING HEARTS.

THRIFT STORE: WE HAVE A NICE THRIFT STORE. THE HOURS ARE 8:30 -11:00 A.M. MONDAY –THURSDAY. THE THRIFT STORE IS CLOSED ON FRIDAY, EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1ST.2017. WE HAVE A $1:00 BAG SALE PLUS TAX ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH.WE PROVIDE THE BAG AND ITEMS INCLUDE CLOTHING, PURSES AND SHOES. ITEMS CANNOT EXCEED THE TOP OF THE BAG. SORRY,NO EXCEPTIONS. WE APPRECIATE EVERYONES SUPPORT AND DONATIONS THAT ARE MADE TO OUR CENTER.

TAI CHI CLASS : WE HAVE A TAI CHI AND WARM UP EXERCISE CLASS ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS. THE TIME IS 9:00 -10: 00 A.M.FREE TO ALL MEMBERS, NON MEMBERS IS A REQUIRED $3.00 DONATION TO OUR CENTER PER CLASS PARTICIPATION, SIGN IN AND PAY AT THE FRONT OFFICE.

TRIPS, CRUISES AND OTHER EVENTS ARE SCHEDULED ACCORDING TO THE PRESIDENTS AVAILABILITY TO DO SO.

THE CENTER IS CLOSED ON CERTAIN HOLIDAYS EACH AND EVERY YEAR. THEY ARE AS FOLLOWS, NEW YEARS EVE (WESCO PARTY FOR THE MEMBERSHIP ONLY DAYTIME EVENT) NEW YEARS DAY, MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY, LABOR DAY, VETERANS DAY, THANKSGIVING DAY AND THE DAY AFTER, CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY, MEMORIAL DAY, INDEPENDENCE DAY, AND ANY OTHER DAYS THAT ARE BEYOND OUR WESCO CENTERS CONTROL DUE TO ISSUES OF FIRE, HURRICANES OR ETC.

WESCO NO LONGER DOES RENTALS TO OR FOR ANYONE DUE TO RESENT ISSUES WITH DAMAGES, POLICY CHANGES ON RENTING AND COST OF RENTING AND NECESSARY INSURANCE THAT HAS TO BE PROVIDED BY THE RENTOR FOR THEIR OWN COVERAGE AND LIABILITY.

OUR WEB SITE INFORMATION AND ETC. IS AVAILABL FOR VIEWING AT WWW.WESCOSENIORCENTER.COM .IT PROVIDES THE MONTHLY NEWS LETTER, UPCOMING EVENTS, YEARLY ACTIVITY SHEETS, PHOTO’S OF SEVERAL EVENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION.

FOR $3:00 PER YEAR, YOU GET EVERYTHING INCLUDED EXCEPT TRIPS OUT OF TOWN TO VARIOUS LOCATIONS, THE BILOXI TRIPS, AND THRIFT STORE SHOPPING. LADIES ON OCCASION TEA PARTY’S LUNCHEONS FOOD EXPENSE AND ETC.

WHEN YOU SIGN UP TO BECOME A MEMBER YOU ARE NOW ASK/REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A LOCAL PHONE CONTACT NUMBER, AN EMERGENCY NAME AND CONTACT NUMBER IN CASE IT IS NEEDED FOR AN EMERGENCY DUE TO ACCIDENTS OR ETC. NAME AND ADDRESS OF RESIDENCE WHERE YOU RESIDE.

ALL MEMBERSHIP OF $3.00 PER YEAR IS GOOD FROM JANUARY 1ST. – DECEMBER 31ST. OF EACH YEAR. YOU MUST RENEW IN JANUARY FOR THE UPCOMIN YEAR TO BE A CURRENT MEMBER.

OUR THRIFT STORE IS VERY APPRECIATIVE AND THANKFUL TO RECEIVE ITEMS OF DONATIONS TO ASSIST US WITH PROVIDING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR OUR CENTER AND ITS MEMBERSHIP. OUR THRIFT STORE IS OUR MAIN SOURCE OF INCOME FOR US TO BE ABLE TO HAVE AND ENJOY DOING THINGS FOR OUR SENIIORS AND THEIR GUEST. WE ARE NOW ASKING THAT ALL DONATIONS BE BROUGHT TO OUR CENTER SINCE WE NO LONGER HAVE VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH PICKING UP DONATIONS, AS WE HAVE IN THE PAST. THANKS FOR EVERYONES KINDNESS AND UNDERSTANDING WITH OUR CONCERNS AND ISSUES.

WE HOPE THAT YOU WILL JOIN US IN BECOMING A MEMBER AND MEET SOME OF THE FRIENDLIEST, FUN LOVING PEOPLE.WE ALWAYS TRY TO MAKE EVERYONE FEEL COMFORTABLE AND WELCOME AT OUR CENTER FOR SENIOR FUN, FELLOWSHIP AND MORE. HOPE SEE YOU SOON.

WE ARE CONSTANTLY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS AS FILL INNS WHEN NEEDED.

WESCO SENIOR CENTER ,

PRESIDENT- LOIS LINDT