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“While the spirit of neighborliness was important on the frontier because neighbors were so few, it is even more important now because our neighbors are so many.”
Lady Bird Johnson

Hollin Hall Advisory Council

1st Thursday, 10:00 AM
Room 217

The Hollin Hall Advisory Council is an elected group of the center’s registered participants. They meet monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. The Council meeting discusses various center activities, the needs and funding requirements, and concerns of the members. The Council members are the driving force behind our Annual Bazaar in October! As a member of the center, you are more than welcome to sit in on the monthly meetings.

Bucknell Elementary School

Bucknell Elementary School is excited to invite you to be a part of their “Sponsor a Grade” Volunteer Tutoring Program. The school is still looking for volunteers to come to Bucknell and spend a little time with a small group of students or one-on-one. Volunteers will partner-read, play math and literacy games, and help students practice basic skills. All tutors will receive guidance and support from a cooperating Bucknell teacher.

If you are interested in “Sponsor a Grade”, or you are interested in becoming a PEN PAL please contact:

Pierce Prior, School Counselor
Bucknell Elementary School

Alexa Fuerth, Director
Hollin Hall Senior Center

Or just stop by the HHSC Main Office!

Kaps for Kids

Tuesday, 1:00 PM
Room 201
Leaders: Irene Evans and Joyce Ruggero

The Needlework Group is responsible for the Kaps for Kids Community Service Project at the Hollin Hall Senior Center. Handmade hats and scarves are distributed to local schools, churches, shelters and organization serving community members in need.

VIP Group (Visually Impaired Persons)

Monday & Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Room 203
Leaders: Veronica Cartier, Edna Rogers
This group consists of individuals with varying degrees of vision loss. Members of this group are invited to participate in any of the activities that interest them at the Center. The scheduled program provides time for socialization, low impact exercise, recreation and educational activity.

 Welcome / Orientation to Hollin Hall Senior Center

Third Monday, 1:00 PM
(When there is a Monday Holiday, orientation will be on the 4th Monday)
Room 203, Cozy Corner
Hostess: Jan Kestyn

Orientation With Hostess, Jan Kestyn; a wonderful opportunity to tour the center with one of our volunteers. This is a new member orientation.  You can ask questions and learn more about center programs and volunteering opportunities.

  • Bring a friend to tour the center
  • Try out a class!
  • Talk to volunteer instructors about their experience here at the center
  • Find out more about volunteer opportunities here or within your community

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