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September SCOOP Publication Coming Soon
The September 2012 Charles County Department of Community Services issue of The SCOOP will be available online at www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/CS on August 23. Printed copies of the SCOOP will also be available at your local senior center starting on August 23.
The SCOOP contains news, special events, and trips. This issue features Cash Bingo, Maryland Clean Car Clinic, Paint your own Pottery, Gifting Strategies and Natural Solutions to Sleep problems.
The Waldorf Senior Center will be hosting Cash Bingo on Thursday, September 20, from 10 a.m. -1:30 p.m. All proceeds will directly benefit Charles County's four Senior Centers to provide fitness equipment, computers, audio/visual equipment, program materials, entertainment, arts and crafts, bus trips and so much more. Individuals receive help under special need based circumstances through the Senior Information & Assistance Program.
This CASH BINGO fund-raiser offers prizes of $25 and $50, as well as a $150 jackpot. Please note: Payouts are determined by the number of attendees, so bring your friends and family.
The Richard R. Clark Senior Center in La Plata will hold a Maryland Clean Car Clinic on Tuesday, September 25 from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Accredited automotive technicians will conduct a non-invasive inspection of your car -include checking the tire pressure, belts and hoses, fluid levels, gas cap and other parts of the vehicle that affect how efficiently it runs. The technician will not make repairs, but instead provides you with a copy of the inspection form.
The Waldorf Senior Center is featuring, "Paint Your Own Pottery" on Tuesday, September 25 from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Painted Pottery 'a' Glazing an ON-THE-GO Mobile Studio will bring fun pieces for you to paint. You may either keep it for yourself or give away as a holiday gift. You choose your piece, paint it, then the instructor will take it, fire it and make it come to life. You will also learn interesting artistic painting methods such as bubble or splatter painting. No experience necessary, so bring your creative mind and paint some pottery!
For information on events offered by the Department of Community Services, visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/CS, or call 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
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