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Mauldin Senior Center news and upcoming events


Janahn  was born in Waukon, Iowa and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  She moved to Mauldin in 1981.  Her career was in financial services and she retired from Wells Fargo Financial in 2002.  Janahn and her husband, Bob, also manage personal rental properties in Mauldin and Greenville, SC.  Jan has raised four children in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  She has six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.  She will celebrate her 59th Wedding Anniversary with Bob in September of this year.
Jan is a member of the Red Hat Society.  She is a member of two chapters, one in Simpsonville SC and the other in North Fort Myers, Florida where she is Queen of that chapter.  Jan spends time in N. Fort Myers where she is also a board member of the Midwest Club.  Here in our area she attends church at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Simpsonville where she is a Eucharistic Minister.


Thursday, September 21 – 2:00
Pat from Concerned Citizens for Animals will be our guest speaker for our first Ladies Tea of the season.  She will hopefully bring one of her furry friends as well and tell us all about what CCA does to help the needy animals of our area.  If you sign up and don’t show up, your name will go on the waiting list the next time you sign up.  SIGN UP IN THE OFFICE.


Followed by a homemade lunch
Wednesday, September 20 – 11:30 amCost: $7.00
The Elderberries Drama Club has been busy getting ready for a fresh new production titled…The Red Trench Coat.  See if you can figure out the mysteries of this funny, but intriguing new play.  There is murder, witness protection, secret passages and much more.  The Elderberries always sell out so sign up early.  Pat is making a special lunch for us to enjoy after the drama.  SIGN UP IN THE OFFICE.


Wed., Oct. 4 Tour is from 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost: $30.00 for the Pontoon Tour (Check or cash)
Park Entrance: $3.25
(Cash only)
Vans will leave the center at 3:00 pm
Once a month, on the evening of the rising of the full moon, Pontoons head out to explore the tranquil, water of Lake Jocassee.  We will spend two hours on the lake visiting some waterfalls, wander up a wild river or two, then settle in for the rising of the full moon.  Speed range — dawdle to pokey.  Bring your own end-of-the-day refreshments.  SIGN UP IN THE OFFICE.


Northern Greenville County
Tuesday, November 7 – Thursday, November 9
Vans will leave at 11:00 am on Nov 7 and will return home by lunch on Nov. 9.
Cost: $100.00 – includes, transportation, lodging for 2 nights, all meals and all activities.
This camp was built for handicapped children but provides an excellent space for adults to play with no curbs or steps.
Activities include zip-lining, camp fire with s’mores, gem mining, archery, sling shots, arts & crafts, square dance, karaoke, nature hikes and game night.  Sign up in the office.
Bring your sheets, blanket, (or sleeping bag) for lower bunk beds, pillow and towels.  There are semi private rooms and group rooms.  The bathrooms and showers have doors so privacy is not an issue.  Sign up in the office.


Thursday, Oct 5 – 11:00 am
Are you new to the center?  Do you know someone who is or would like to get more involved?  We are meeting to explain the “How’s” and “Why’s” of the senior program.  Suzanne will explain the different activities and programs and how to get involved.  There will be a time for questions and answers, along with a tour of our facility and a chance to meet some senior adults who are already active with our program.  Please sign up so we will know how to prepare.  Can’t wait to see you there! SIGN UP ON THE BOARD.


Upcountry History Museum And lunch at Harbor Inn on Haywood Road
Tuesday, Oct. 24  ***   Vans will leave the center at 10:00 am
With a stage and film career that spanned six decades, Katharine “Kate” Hepburn is an American icon who dazzled silver screen, television, and theater audiences with her extraordinary talent, keen sense of contemporary fashion, and fiercely independent spirit.  This exclusive exhibition of Hepburn’s private collection will make its Southeastern United States debut in Greenville, South Carolina featuring over 35 free-standing costumes.
Hepburn’s sixty-year career is further highlighted through the display of costumes worn for publicity shots and in private life; including Hepburn’s signature look, an ensemble of tailored beige trousers and linen jackets. Also on exhibit are film stills, photographs, posters, playbills and related objects.  Space is limited so sign up early in the office♦


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