Dunmore Activity Hub for Seniors present two-act play

The Dunmore Activity Hub for Seniors presented a two-act play, John Mitchell: An American Hero, on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

The two-act play, written and performed as a dramatic reading by Robert Thomas Hughes, was held in the Dunmore Senior Center, 1414 Monroe Ave., Dunmore.

The two-act play was presented as an interview, revealing the personal and professional insights into the life of human rights leader John Mitchell. The original play was also a tribute to John Mitchell as “a champion and defender of human rights.”

Jeanne K. Hugenbruch is executive director of the Dunmore Activity Hub and Cafe for Seniors.

“Well, it is 2016 and we should all make it our New Year’s resolution to learn something new this year,” she said. “Where did 1972 go?

“We are planning many new classes we think everyone will enjoy this year. We are asking that everyone check which programs they are interested in and mail back the form listed in our newsletter.”

Those classes and programs include: How to Self Publish a Book, DIY and Self Sufficiency classes and projects, brain games, Tai Chi, Blogging how to’s, Book of the Month Club, Gifts from the Kitchen, Host a Radio Show/ Record Podcasts, Souper Suppers – Evening Lectures, Organic Gardening, Foodiness- new veggies, our food supply and ethnic cooking, technology classes, local trips, Oil Painting, Free Online college course, Learn to Play an Instrument, Poetry Writing Classes, Community Service Projects, Mahjongg and Ballroom Dancing.

“We are hoping that everyone can please stay warm and join us at the Hub.”

The Commonwealth Medical College in conjunction with the Dunmore Senior Center is working on a collaborative project to provide technology training in an effort to bridge communication barriers. The mission is to provide education in the major communication outlets, like Facebook and Skype, on a smartphone, tablet or computer.

The Dunmore Senior Center held a Medication Take Back Event Tuesday, Jan. 12. The event was sponsored by the Lackawanna/Susquehanna Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs and the Voluntary Action Center.

Lottie Collins is Site Council President at the Dunmore Activity Hub for Seniors. Shirley Martinelli is reservationist. Carol Angerson is lead volunteer.

For more information on the Dunmore Activity Hub and Cafe and its programs, call 570-207-2662. The fax number is 570-207-2640.

The Dunmore Senior Center continues to take applications for 2016 membership.

The Dunmore Activity Hub and Cafe for Seniors is a non-profit agency supported in part through the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging, the Borough of Dunmore and through the fundraising efforts of the Senior Site Council and the Board of Directors.

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