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Link to the Spring Newsletter

Please click Spring 2019 SCOOP to open the Spring Newsletter while we are going through some website changes instead of using the Newsletter tab. ...

BRAND NEW CLASSES

Check out all of our classes on pages 4 and 5. SCOOP has new teachers and classes for the Winter Session: Calligraphy, Feng Shui, Hootenanny Sing Along, Medicare/Social Security and Insurance Questions Answered, Reading the Bible, Real Life Organizing and 20th Century Leaders. Lots of variety to meet everyone’s tastes. Love to learn, make new friends, have fun and make a difference? See why hundreds of adults over 55 come to the Shepherd’s Center of Orange Park (SCOOP). Whether you’re looking to stimulate your mind, get fit or release you ...

BRING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH SCOOP

Add Joy to your life! We very much appreciate you considering a donation to make a difference in the lives of our members through SCOOP. Any size donation is appreciated, but if each member could give a $50 donation our goal of raising $25,000 could be attained. If you donate $50, you will receive a ticket to our 12th Annual Golden Year’s Gala on May 1, 2019. All donations will be acknowledged in our newsletter. See page two for details. Happy Holidays, Karen Konopacki, Board Chairman ...

SUPPLEMENTAL ADVENTURES IN LEARNING (SAIL)

The topic will be “The Threat of Pandemic Influenza.” Please RSVP to the office to attend this program. SCOOP is very excited about this new opportunity to have additional education opportunities. Future quarterly dates are as follows: April 3, 2019, June 26, 2019 and October 16, 2019. ...

HAPPENINGS AND NEWS

Wednesday, January 9th – 10:00 – Noon  • Community Hospice and Palliative Care is offering the first of what will be quarterly presentations at their Neviaser Educational Institute, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Bldg. 100, Jacksonville, FL 32257. ...

January Notices

SCOOP is closed on Mondays, Jan 21 (Martin Luther King Day) & Feb 18 (President’s Day) ...

Sunshine Committee Report

Thank you, Verna Riley, for sending cards out to our members! Sympathy: Sam Jones (Father), Jane Malcolm (Aunt), Lucy Dukes (Sister), Family of Ralph Caputo Get Well: Cheryl McDavitt, Vivian Slupski, Karen Kuder, Mayree Gipson, Marie Tyre Thinking of You: Cheryl McDavitt, Jennie White (husband) Contact the office at 269-5315 if you know of someone who needs prayer, is ill or is grieving; let us know and a card will be sent. ...

Grab Your Calendar!

Our wonderful sponsors are hosting numerous events during the Fall Session. Come out and enjoy; have fun and friendship at these events. Please RSVP to the office if you are planning to attend! Wednesday, October 10th – 10:00 – Noon Community Hospice and Palliative Care is offering the first of what will be quarterly presentations at their Neviaser Educational Institute, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Bldg. 100, Jacksonville, FL 32257. SUPPLEMENTAL ADVENTURES IN LEARNING (SAIL) The topic will be “Too Much Drama – Family Dynamics” led by Doug ...

Supplemental Adventures in Learning at Neviaser Educational Institute, Community Hospice & Palliative Care

This is the first in a series of educational and practical presentations by the Shepherd Center and Community Hospice & Palliative Care.  FAMILY DYNAMICS: TOO MUCH DRAMA! 10am, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Neviaser Educational Institute, 4266 Sunbeam Rd, Jacksonville, FL  Click “here” to register ...

From the Board Chairman 

Each year the Shepherd’s Center is blessed with new members, returning members, fantastic volunteer teachers and wonderful sponsors. As we celebrate our 25th year in business I want to thank each of you for your participation. Without you, there would not be a Shepherd’s Center (SCOOP). It seems weekly I hear about the issue of “Senior Isolation” and how detrimental it is to our health. SCOOP attempts to create an active, vibrant community of seniors who create friendships and socialization opportunities. Please share ou ...

Golden Years Gala Winners

Congratulations to the following winners at the 2018 Allegro Golden Years Gala: Ron Coleman, Lifetime Achievement Gordon Danielson, Man of the Year Judy White, Woman of the Year Nancy Keown, Shepherd’s Center Volunteer of the Year. ...

Thank you Ridgeview High Schools TV Production Classes

Ridgeview High School’s TV production class filmed our yoga instructor, Ginny Ross yesterday.  Ginny will not be available for the Summer and Fall sessions to teach class, so we wanted a video of her to show to her class.  RHS videographers, Shane and Dalton spent 2+ hours working on the shoot.  We hope to have the DVD soon! ...

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 ! ...

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. ...
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