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Planned Giving

Lynn Shad, CFP with the Shad Financial Group will hold two seminars on giving.  Lynn has been with SCOOP since the beginning and she will share her knowledge on sharing your treasures.  The first seminar will be on July 24, 1:15pm, in room 422, 2042 Reed St, Orange Park, the topic is: The best way to give your assets to family and friends. The second seminar is at the same location, July 31, 1:15pm and will cover ways to give to charitable organizations.  You do not need to be registered for classes to partake in this seminar.   ...

Financial Workshop

David Fieber will teach, Financial Workshop: Your source for Financial Education.  The class will be at 9am on Mondays at our Orange park location. ...

Thursday Watercolor instructor announcement

SCOOP is happy to announce that Kris Lesak will be back on Thursdays to teach the Watercolor Class.  Kris will teach from 9 – 11, 11-12 will be time to work on your projects. ...

Clay History class at Fleming Island (Thursdays) has been cancelled.

Clay History has been cancelled on Thursdays at our Fleming Island location due to lack of registrations.  Vishi Garig is offering Clay History on Mondays in Orange Park at 9am. Please join us there. ...

Spring 2017 Class Cancellations

Do to circumstances beyond our control, SCOOP will not be offering computer classes at the Orange Park Library.                                                                                                            “Earth’s Unusual Landscapes”, taught by Jane Malcolm has been cancelled for the Spring.  Jane hopes to return in the summer of fall with this class. ...

Yoga Class Update

Ginny Ross will be available to teach most of the Spring Yoga classes at both locations, Orange Park and Fleming Island! ...

Betty Malcolm passing

It is with great sadness we share that Betty Malcolm died on Tuesday 4/4/2017. Betty was one of the original members of SCOOP.  Betty’s daughter Jane Malcomb shared that there will be a service and internment in Knoxville, TN.  There will be a memorial service locally after Easter.  As soon as the details are known we will share them here.  Jane shared that Betty wished memorials be made in her name to The Shepherd’s Center of Orange Park. ...

Member needs a ride

One of our members needs a ride on Monday mornings, beginning April 10 from the Bellair subdivision, wants to be at class by 9am. If you can help, please call the office 904.269.5315 ...

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 this new opportunity to grow. ...

Marie Tyre

Marie Tyre’s retirement                                                                                                         It is with great sadness that I am announcing Marie Tyre’s retirement from her administrative assistant position at SCOOP.  Marie has kept the office running and organized for five years. Marie will be missed, but I know we will continue to see her smiling face at Adventures in Learning.  Everyone at SCOOP wishes Marie health and happy days in her new retiremen ...

Golden Years Gala

Celebrate Outstanding Senior Volunteers at the 10th Annual Gala You are invited to join the Shepherd’s Center of Orange Park (“SCOOP”) as we celebrate our seniors for their outstanding volunteer service at our Gala on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Club Continental on the beautiful St. Johns River.  Ken Amaro will be Master of Ceremonies. The Gala will include a breakfast buffet, live and silent auction and awards ceremonies. Senator Aaron Bean will be our auctioneer for the third year. Those to be honored will be the Shepherd’s Center Volu ...

St. Augustine History

HENRY FLAGLER & ST. AUGUSTINE’S GILDED AGE HOTELS – taught by Dr. Robert Gold.  This class will be a 6 week course, the last day of class will be May 22nd.  Robert will guide the class on a walking tour of multiple locations in St. Augustine on May 26.  Proposed locations are Flagler College (tour cost $10), Ponce de Leon Hotel, Alcazar Cordova and the Memorial Presbyterian Church.  These locations are within a 4 block radius.  Lunch will follow at the Columbia house, order off the menu and purchase your own lunch.  SCOOP is worki ...

Volunteer of the Year

ANNOUNCING THE SHEPHERD’S CENTER’S VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR  Maureen Preta will be honored at our Golden Years Gala on May 3!  Maureen has been selected for her outstanding service to SCOOP in 2016.  Maureen’s many accomplishments include; serving on the Board of Directors for the past 5 years and currently serves as vice chairman, is the “Face” of Scoop at many outside events such as the Clay County Senior Advocacy Council and various Senior Outreach Expos, coordinates registration on the first day of class, makes sure that the lunch ...

Spring classes

NEW CLASSES and POPULAR REPEATS FOR THE SPRING SESSION Beginning Bridge – Bernie Smith is back to teach beginning bridge, a great opportunity to learn bridge! Conquering Weight Loss – Melissa with Concierge Care will help you to take the pounds off with helpful hints, great nutrition guides and a fun competition to see who loses the most. Decorating Secrets – Make your home look like a model on a petite budget while upgrading your lifestyle. Trade secrets giving confidence; help to save time/money and use what you have. The Earth’s Unu ...
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