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Seagrass Village presents fun seminars

Seagrass Village is offering the following seminars at 1:15 pm on the following dates: Feb. 5 – Essential Oils 101, Feb. 12 – Saving Wisdom, Feb 26 – History of Fleming Island and Mar. 5 – Where to get the Deals. Join us for these exciting seminars at 2042 Reed St, Room 422, Orange Park (Orange Park United Methodist Church F ...

Kingsley Avenue East is closed from Park Ave

Kingsley Ave. East from Park Ave is closed for construction. Please make plans for an alternate route to reach our classes Monday. From the North, continue south on Park Ave and take a left at the light at Milwaukee and then a left onto Reed St. From the south, turn right either at Milwaukee or one block north at Stowe to reach Reed St. ...

Nominate a senior volunteer to be honored at our Golden Years Gala

Honor an Outstanding Senior Volunteer Accepting Nominations for the Allegro Golden Years Gala Service Awards Celebrating and Recognizing Senior Adults in Clay County Click here for the nomination form! The Allegro Fleming Island will be presenting the eleventh annual Golden Years Gala to recognize senior adults for outstanding volunteer service in ...

Computer Tutoring with Chris Bass

Chris will meet with anyone interested, one on one, to help with basic computer skills. Call the office at 269-5315 and leave your name and phone number. Chris will call you to set up an appointment. Topics Offered: Working with documents, work with Windows 7, 8 or 10 accessories, internet skills including email and Facebook, transferring pictures ...

Orange Park Medical Center Partnership

Announcing an Expanded Partnership with Orange Park Medical Center        SCOOP is pleased to announce that Orange Park Medical Center will be Lead Sponsor for the Adventures in Learning Program.  Be on the lookout for new signs and marketing. The Shepherd’s Center is very grateful to Orange Park Medical Center for their past support and thi ...

Receive a FREE lunch!

Invite a friend to join you at our Adventures in Learning program or invite them to lunch. Your friends are welcome to stay for a day for FREE and check out the classes (with a reservation for lunch, of course). If your friend(s) join SCOOP, YOU get a FREE LUNCH! ...

We are having a FRIENDRAISER contest!

Bring a friend to The Shepherd’s Center Adventures in Learning Program, if they join you will receive a FREE LUNCH! The member who has the most friends join by October 31 will receive a FREE REGISTRATION for the Winter Session! So, join the fun and bring your friends ! ...

Fond Farewell to Founder Dr. Park Gerdine

Dr. Park Gerdine, Founder of The Shepherd’s Center Of Orange Park, died peacefully of pneumonia with his three children by his side in Ashville, NC, on June 25, 2016. He was 93 years old. With Dr. Park’s vision and enthusiasm, his wife, Evelyn’s talents and Keith Clark’s organizational skills, SCOOP was born in April 1993 with 30 members me ...

Free Lunch!

Don’t forget to invite your friends to join the Shepherd’s Center. When you invite a friend and they join SCOOP, you will receive a free lunch. An easy way to ask friends to join is to click on “forward this email” at the bottom of our email newsletter and forward it to your friends! To join the email list, contact us. ...

Obituary for SCOOP founder, Dr. Park Lambuth Gerdine

February 13, 1923 – June 25, 2016 Park Lambuth Gerdine died peacefully of pneumonia with his three children by his side in Asheville, NC on June 25, 2016. He was 93 years old. Since 1999, Park had resided at Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community in Asheville. A retired physician, he married Evelyn White in 1947, and they had three children ...

In Memory: Capt. William Moore

Capt. William V. Moore, U.S. Navy Ret. Passed away on May 26, 2016. Bill was a former Board Chair, teacher and original SCOOP Member. He was born in Milwaukee, WI on Sept. 25, 1924. In 1941, he enlisted in the naval aviation cadet program and had an accomplished career as a fighter pilot. Moore leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Pauline ...

What the Shepherd’s Center Means to Me

I want to thank you for welcoming me into the SCOOP family! I have had a great two months on the job; learning the ropes, meeting great people and reconnecting with people I have not seen in a while.  The Shepherd’s Center is such a great program in a loving environment. I enjoy seeing the friendships that blossom here and how every member i ...

Living Life and Loving It Through Lifelong Learning

Welcome! Lifelong learning is the process of keeping your mind and body engaged — at any age — by actively pursuing knowledge and experience. That’s what SCOOP is all about. Whether it’s learning how to line dance, create a work of art, discuss current events or learn about local history – you will keep your mind sharp, improve memory, in ...