Seniors News

Seniors News:

News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre

Haley Parson: Executive Director

April 15 - 30, 2014


*NOTE – The Prior Centre will be closed on Fri, April 18th due to Good Friday holiday and will reopen on Mon, April 21st for regular hours.

The next Podiatrist Clinic at the Centre is on Tues, April 22nd from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. To make an appointment with Dr. Bellmont call toll free 1-877-909-3338. A fee is charged for this clinic.

The monthly Birthday Party and Dance will be on April 25 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. with music provided by Al & Friends. All those with a birthday in April will be given a corsage to wear for the party and birthday cake will be served following the dance. Ask your friends to meet you at the Prior Centre for and enjoyable afternoon full of music and friends.

The Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Service is still available at the Centre for those who have difficulty completing their tax return. If you would like to use this service, just bring all your forms and information, plus last year’s tax return to the Centre. A volunteer will complete your return for you, and you will be called when it is ready to be picked up. A donation to the Herman Prior Centre is requested for this service, and a tax deductible receipt will be provided.

The Herman Prior Accessory Fashion Show will be held May 29th at 7:30 pm. Local retailers will have merchandise available for sale.

The trip to Rainbow stage is coming up soon. We will be going to see “A closer walk with Patsy Cline” on Tuesday, June 10th. Phone or drop by the centre to sign up!

The Prior Centre is planning a number of trips for the spring and summer of 2014. Some of the trips in place at present time are to Clear Lake for a Boat Ride on the Martese along with lunch buffet and time for shopping on Wed, July 23rd, as well as “The Little Mermaid” at Rainbow stage on August 26th. If you are interested in going on any of these trips stop in or call the Prior Centre to have your name put on the list.

Herman Prior Centre 2014 memberships are still available. The Prior Centre provides programs and services such as recreational activities, healthy lifestyle and educational programs, along with leadership and volunteer opportunities. Health services include hearing, foot care and blood pressure clinics. Come in and renew or purchase a membership. The cost is still only $15.00 for the year. For more information on the programs and services offered or the volunteer opportunities that are available, call 204-857-6951 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Prior Centre’s Book Nook is open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. If you are looking for an interesting book to read or a puzzle to put together, you are sure to find one you like here at the Book Nook.

If you have any suggestions on trips, activities or events for the Prior Centre please feel free to call, drop by or send an email to Haley at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We are always looking for new and fresh ideas.