Fund Raising Concert April 20 is SOLD OUT!
The Cannon Valley Senior Center’s next fund raising concert will feature Cannon Falls’ own, Caitlyn Smith! The show is part of her big “Starfire” tour and will take place on Friday, April 20th at the Cannon Falls Auditorium. This show actually sold out in less than 5 days!
Smith graduated from Cannon Falls and was raised here. For the past 15 years, she’s been in Nashville writing songs for the likes of Dolly Parton ("You Can't Make Old Friends"), Lady Antebellum ("747") to Meghan Trainor ("Like I'm Gonna Lose You") and countless others. Now, she’s breaking out as a solo artist and taking the country by storm.
Tickets for the show are sold-out, however, there is a possibility some additional tickets may be released as we get closer to the date. A number of tickets were set aside for Smith’s management team, and if those are not all used they will be up for sale. If anyone would like to get on a waiting list for Caitlyn Smith tickets, please call 507-263-2136 and we’ll get you on the list. This show is a fund raising concert with proceeds going to the Cannon Valley Senior Center.
Open House March 19
The Cannon Valley Senior Center is inviting everyone to their “Open House” on Monday, March 19th from 9:30 till 1:00 p.m. at the Cannon Community Center. Food, refreshments and fellowship will take place along with other activities.
Gordy Kosfeld of KDHL Radio will be broadcasting live from the senior center from 9:30 till 10:00 a.m. Free pickle ball demonstrations will be offered to anyone interested. Recognition will be given to community senior volunteers, such as meals-on-wheels drivers, book buddy readers, Cannon Valley Fair volunteers and others. All volunteers are especially invited to attend the open house festivities. Vietnam veterans will be recognized and a special power point will be shown in recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29th. There will be information and sign-up sheets on volunteer opportunities that are available. In addition, a slide show will be running continuously with information on what the Senior Center has to offer the public. A survey will also be available for the public to fill out.
The Cannon Valley Senior Center invites everyone to stop by to enjoy the refreshments and fellowship with others on Monday, March 19th from 9:30 till 1:00 p.m. The Cannon Valley Senior Center is a non-profit organization promoting lifelong community involvement for senior adults through intergenerational, interfaith activities which promote significance, purpose and meaning for fruitful lives. They are located in the Cannon Community Center and are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.
Senior swimming is now be available at the GrandStay hotel in Cannon Falls. Senior swimming is offered each Wednesday, when the pool area will be blocked off for senior participation from 9 till 11 a.m. Towels will be provided by the GrandStay and the cost will be $3 per person, per day. That’s Senior Swimming at the GrandStay hotel every Wednesday from 9 till 11 a.m.
The Cannon Valley Senior Center will offer “Chair Yoga” every Monday at the Senior Center, from 2 till 3 p.m. Michele Hoffman, Certified Yoga Therapist, will lead the classes. The approach is therapeutic and breath-focused and is appropriate for people of all ages and abilities, including beginners. Those interested should contact Michelle Hoffman, Certified Yoga Therapist at 651-385-3338. Again, the “Chair Yoga” class is every Monday at 2 p.m. at the Senior Center.
The Cannon Valley Senior Center is currently taking registrations for anyone interested in playing Pickle Ball in the gym at the Senior Center. A free Pickle Ball demonstration for senior men and women will be available at the senior center on Wednesday, March 19th as part of the open house that is being planned. Additional lessons will be available with current pickle ball players. The Senior Center has two Pickle Ball courts available, Monday through Friday’s between 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The courts are open to seniors 55 and over. The Senior Center also has paddles and pickle balls available for those that need them. For anyone interested in playing pickle ball, the cost is only $35 for the entire year. Forms are available at the Cannon Valley Senior Center, located in the Cannon Community Center.
Cannon Valley Senior Center 2018 Officers and Board Members
Chairman - Richard D. Mensing
Past Chair - Joyce Falink
Secretary - Dianne Latterell
Treasurer - Kay Meyers
Asst. Treasurer - Carol Schiell
Past Treasurer - Dennis Sjoquist
SENIORS SERVING SENIORS, SERVING THE COMMUNITY
THE CANNON VALLEY SENIOR CENTER IS A
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION PROMOTING LIFELONG
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT FOR SENIOR ADULTS
THROUGH INTER-GENERATIONAL, INTERFAITH
ACTIVITIES WHICH PROMOTE SIGNIFICANCE,
PURPOSE AND MEANING FOR FRUITFUL LIVES.