SVSSP events for December

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put, Inc. (S312 McKay Ave. PO Box 193) offers an array of non-medical volunteer services to help seniors and adults with disabilities maintain their independence in Spring Valley and Elmwood. They also offer people the chance to volunteer in the rural tradition of “neighbors helping neighbors.” These services are offered at no charge, but donations are graciously accepted.

SVSSP has new office hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Call 715-778-5800 for a complete listing of services.

Transportation: Staying Put provides local and non-local transportation for groceries, banking, and medical appointments. Call 715-778-5800.

Meals on Wheels: For info on home-delivered meals, call ADRC of Pierce County at 715-273-6780, or the ADRC of St. Croix County at 715-381-4360. Meals will come from Mooney’s Rusty Horse. Congregate senior dining will be available at Mooney’s 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday.

Coffee Klatch: 10-11 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Staying Put office. Enjoy fresh coffee or tea and treats (thank you Maple Leaf Orchard and others). Sit and visit, chat about daily, past and future events with old/new friends from Spring Valley and Elmwood. All clients and volunteers are welcome to drop in!

A Cup of Christmas Tea: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Spring Valley Community Center. Join us for a festive celebration of the season with an afternoon of High Tea with an array of light, savory goodies, homemade scones, tea, music and visiting. To register, call 715-778-5800.

Staying Put Theatre: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the Staying Put “movie room,” we’ll watch “A Christmas Story.” At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, we’ll watch “A Christmas Carol” starring George C. Scott. Call 715-778-5800 to register. Bring a chair cushion for more comfortable seating and please arrive on time.

Strong Bodies fitness sessions:

Co-sponsored by Pierce County ADRC. Classes are held 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the SV Village Hall. Call to register at 715-778-5800.

Books-to-go/SV Library: Volunteers will deliver books or movies, along with a friendly visit. For more info call SV Library at 715-778-4590 or Staying Put at 715-778-5800.

Care Baskets: Assembled and donated by a Staying Put volunteer, delivered to members experiencing loss, illness, loneliness. Please call the office if you have a tip: 715-778-5800.

Tech Workshop: For personal help on your electronic device, call 715-778-5800.

Memory Café: Every second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. This is a social get-together for older adults held 1011:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, S520 Church Ave., SV. Come share your memories with a friend or companion. Have fun and share stories, enjoy coffee, tea and treats, all are welcome. For info or a ride, call Staying Put at 715-778-5800.

Walking Buddies: Would you like a walking partner? Call Staying Put at 715778-5800.

Animal Care: Need some assistance w/ animal-care? Call Staying Put at 715-7785800.

Submitted by Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put

November 15, 2022