Posts Tagged ‘ Calendar House ’

Calendar House future discussed at town meeting

January 22, 2015
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Freshman point guard Sarah Minkiewicz leads a fast break during a loss to Simsbury.

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Calendar House Senior Center and representatives from BL Companies held a meeting to solicit community feedback on the renovation and expansion project for the senior center on Jan.15. “This is your meeting, not my meeting,” said BL Companies Denis Rioux Senior Project Manager. “I’ll have my meeting once we…

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Letter to the Editor: A reader invites residents to support Calendar House

January 11, 2015
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To the editor: An invitation to all residents of Southington: Would you help us shape the future of Calendar House Senior Center? We need to find out what social activities, services and active lifestyle facilities are needed for the ‘Baby Boomers’ as they move towards their retirement years. Identifying what Calendar House needs to support…

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Holiday happenings at the Calendar House

December 5, 2014
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant Street, Southington

Calendar House will close at noon on Wednesdays, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 and will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, but there will still be no shortage of December activities. Calendar House Membership Association meets on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. DePaolo Middle School students will be performing seasonal music,…

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Congressman Larson introduces new Social Security bill

August 30, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey
Congressman John Larson recently spoke at the Calendar House, detailing a proposed plan to reform Social Security.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Congressman John Larson recently introduced his new proposal to expand the benefits of Social Securityat the Calendar House in Southington on the 79th anniversary of the legislation. Larson expressed his frustration with the perspective that views Social Security as an entitlement. The congressman instead referred to Social Security as insurance…

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Town set to participate in Dial-A-Ride service

January 25, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Southington Town Council voted unanimously last week to participate in a regional grant that will help evaluate the efficiency of the Dial-A-Ride bus service, which provides transportation at no charge for residents age 55 and over as well as people with disabilities. Although the grant does not have a…

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Calendar House looking into more space as senior population continues to grow

January 3, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Calendar House officials hope to turn this pavilion into a fitness center.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer In just a few years time, 40 percent of the adult population in Southington will be of senior citizen age, according to Mark White, the vice president of Calendar House. With the growing number of senior citizens in town comes a plan to bring additional classes and activities as well…

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Calendar House January activities

January 1, 2014
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Calendar House has announced an Italian vacation package, computer learning sessions, an annual membership association meeting, and an advisory board meeting in the month of January. Tours of Italy: On Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 10:30 a.m., Tours of Distinction will offer an informative “Tour of Italy” presentation highlighting an upcoming trip offering. Membership meeting: On…

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Management change permanent; Town manager to keep authority over Calendar House

June 12, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Town Council made a permanent change to how the Calendar House senior center will be managed after a test period yielded mostly positive feedback from members. Last year, the council’s ordinance subcommittee made a proposal to give the Town Manager more direct authority over the senior center. In the…

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Town offices resume operations after storm does minimal damage to Southington

October 30, 2012
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Southington emerged from Hurricane Sandy mostly unscathed, in stark contrast to many towns on Connecticut’s shoreline. According to the “outage map” on Connecticut Light and Power’s website, only 0.3 percent of residents in Southington are out of power as of Tuesday afternoon. During the worst of the hurricane on Monday evening, that percentage stayed under…

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Town offices closing, Calendar House shelter not yet open

October 29, 2012
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All Southington town offices, including the library, will be closing at noon on Monday, October 29 and will re-open at noon on Tuesday, October 30. The Calendar House senior center, located at388 Pleasant Street, is on standby to be used as a shelter. The center is not currently open but the police department will advise…

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