Events and Misc.
Conversations with Carolyn
Join our President, Carolyn Fredricks, for a relaxed conversation about the center. Come prepared with any questions, comments, concerns or ideas you may have. This is a great opportunity to get connected with the center and let your voice be heard. This meeting is usually held the third Thursday of the month from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Activity Room #3.The next schedule meeting will be held on Thursday September 28,2023. Light refreshments are provided. If there are less than 10 participants the group will be cancelled. Please sign up at Member Services to reserve your spot today!
You Can Renew Your Membership Anytime Online!
To renew your membership, you must complete an updated NAPIS (National Aging Program Information System) Intake form for our records, pay $30 and get a 2023 sticker for your membership card. All cards are checked during the month of October to ensure compliance. Lifetime membership card holders are asked to fill out a new NAPIS form each year to update our records even though the yearly fee is waived. This short 1-page form takes less than 5 minutes to fill out and keeps the MMC in compliance. Member Services is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NEW - MMC’s Fourth Annual Trunk or Treat
Grab your children, grab your grandchildren, and get your goblin on at the fourth annual MMC Trunk or Treat friend-raiser to be held on Friday October 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the MMC parking lot. Take a scary stroll among the ghosts and goblins and collect goodies from all the decorated trunks. The event is a community event and it’s FREE. All candy or giveaways will be wrapped. If your organization would like to participate by decorating a trunk or donating candy, please e-mail Lori Christiansen at email@example.com
NEW - SEPTEMBER IS MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL MONTH!
SEPTEMBER IS MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL MONTH! You may renew your membership at Member Services or online. It’s quick and easy. Complete the membership form (MUST BE DONE EVERY YEAR BY EVERYONE EVEN LIFETIME MEMBERS!) pay the fee and you are done! The annual membership fee is $30.00 per person and $55.00 per couple (must reside in the same household). Please contact Member Services at 302-734-1200 ext. 167. Get a friend to join and your name will be entered in a raffle for a cool prize! Something else new this renewal year you will get a key tag to attach to your keychain to make scanning in easier and we know that you won’t forget your keys! We will no longer mail out your membership cards you will be able to pick them up at Member Services.
FALL IS TIME TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT AND COVID BOOSTER!
MMC is offering numerous vaccination opportunities for you to protect yourself and others. Are your vaccinations up to date? These shot clinics are open to the public.
Rite – Aid will be offering flu shots, the latest COVID booster and Prevnar 20 (pneumonia shot recommended for people over the age of 65) on the following dates on the MMC lobby from 11:00 – 1:00 on Thursday October 26 and Wednesday November 8
Kent Coalition and Atlantic Apothecary will be offering flu shots, and COVID boosters in the MMC lobby on Thursday September 28 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. They will have both Moderna and Pfizer available. They will also provide vaccinations for persons who have never been vaccinated before.
Please bring a photo ID, your Medicare and/or insurance card and your COVID vaccination card.
HALLOWEEN FUN - RAISER
Let’s have some fun! Last year at Trunk or Treat we ran out of candy so to make sure we have enough this year we are going to have a contest. We will post staff baby or childhood pictures and if you match the all the names with the pictures you will win a prize! It will cost you $1.00 per ballot. The contest begins on October 11 and ends October 25. The winners will be announced on Friday October 27. Ballots will be available at Member Services on Tuesday October 11.