Senior Farmers' Market 2018

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2018 SENIORS FARMER MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM VOUCHER DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULE

Santa Cruz County
July 13th - Watsonville Farmer’s Market, beginning at 3:00pm, in the plaza at Peck and Main Street
July 24
th - Felton Farmer’s Market, beginning at 2:30pm 120 Russell Avenue @ Highway 9, St. John’s Church
July 29
th – Live Oak Farmer’s Market, beginning at 9:00am East Cliff Village Shopping Center, 15th & Portola Drive
August 1st – Downtown Santa Cruz Farmer’s Market, beginning at 1:00pm. Corner of Lincoln St. and Cedar St.

San Benito County

July 18 – Hollister Farmer’s Market, beginning at 3:00pm on San Benito Street between 4th and 7th St. in downtown Hollister

Seniors who qualify receive one booklet of coupons worth $20 to buy fresh produce at a certified farmers’ market. Seniors must be age 60 or older and have a monthly income of $1,872 or less for an individual or $2,538 for a couple.

It is a self-certification process, no proof of income is required.

For questions or more information call 831.688.0400 x118 or email
carend@seniorscouncil.org

Matter of Balance 2018 #2

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Congratulations to the first "A Matter of Balance" class to graduate from St. Stephens Housing in Santa Cruz this past May 1st, 2018. Many thanks to everyone for their time and commitment.

We are confident that the lessons learned can only enrich our lives.

Ellen and Jennie

Matter of Balance 2018

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We would like to congratulate the class from Garfield Park Village in Santa Cruz for their participation and completion of the class this past April 27th, 2018. Plans are already in place to come back for another class later this year.

We are proud of everyone's dedication to have a longer and healthier life.

Gus and Jennie

Area Draft Update Final Review

For nearly 40 years, The Seniors Council has been designated the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties. The AAA assesses the needs of seniors, advocates on the needs of seniors and provides leadership on issues affecting seniors.

The goal and plans for 2018-19 are now available for review. Click
here to access.

The AAA Advisory Council will receive any comment, and review and approve the draft update at their next meeting on April 18, 10:00AM, in the Community Room at Capitola City Hall.

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In addition to providing Philips Lifeline services, the Companion for Life Project also presents A Matter of Balance classes for the Seniors Council of Santa Cruz County. We would like to congratulate the class from Garfield Park Village in Santa Cruz for their participation and completion of the class this past November 9th. We are very proud of all the graduates and I know they will inspire others with their commitment and dedication just as they inspired us. Thank you, graduates!
Jennie, Ellen & Gus