CELEBRATING YOU!Thanks to all who attended our appreciation event!! It was so nice to see so many of you and get a chance to express our gratitude for all you do!
A Special Thanks to our Volunteer Program sponsor, BWFA!
It was a full-house at BINGO this year and we had a blast! Thanks to everyone who came out to play; and thank you to all of the BINGO volunteers, sponsors, and donors who made this event possible. Together we raised (drumroll please) nearly $18,000 to support Neighbor Ride and the older adults we serve!
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Commercial Insurance Managers
Howard County Office on Aging & Independence
Junkluggers of Baltimore
Lorien Harmony Hall
Residences at Vantage Point
Capital City Nurses
The Columbia Orchestra
Jo Rickard with Compass Realty
Home Instead Senior Care
Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel
Moyer and Sons Moving and Storage
Peace of Mind Solutions
Winter Growth Memory Care & Adult Day Program
WELCOME TO OUR NEW VOLUNTEERS!
- Ron Christian
- Emily Morris
- Donna Saffle
ROBINSON NATURE CENTER
Senior Naturalist Program
Join us at the Robinson Nature Center for our Sr. Naturalist program! The program provides a foundation of understanding on a variety of topics through hands-on exploration and demonstrations in a casual, social atmosphere. Spring Wildflowers: Take a walk on the trails to discover and identify the spring wildflowers. Mobility-friendly sessions of programming stay on paved trails.
50 yrs + Robinson Nature Ctr Days: 1
RP4831.302 Spring Wildflowers May 17 3-4:30pm W $12 \\\\
Link to register: http://apm.activecommunities.com/howardcounty/Activity_Search/124873
Friday Late Night Planetarium Program & Movie
You don’t have to leave Howard County for an out-of-this-world Friday night experience. Treat yourself to top-notch astronomy and entertainment at the Robinson Nature Center. This program is held in our state-of-the-art digital planetarium and features a full-dome movie preceded by an adult-level planetarium presentation about current happenings in our night sky and space science. No online registration; call 410-313-0400 to reserve tickets.
18 yrs + Robinson Nature Ctr 8-9pm $8
RP4800.401 Program: The Sun and other Stars Jun 2 F
Film: Secrets of the Sun
RP4800.402 Program: Jupiter in July Jul 7 F
Film: Black Holes (CC)
RP4800.403 Program: Once in a Blue Moon Aug 4 F
Film: Moons, Worlds of Mystery
Our Heartfelt Condolences to the families of:
- Volunteer – Ann DeLacy
- Client – Pete Ehrhardt
MAGNET DAYS ARE BACK!
The Neighbor Ride car magnets are one of our biggest recruiting tools. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month will be Magnet Day. We ask all drivers to display the magnets on their cars. The next Magnet Day is Tuesday, June 20th!
SCAMMERS GET MORE SOPHISTICATED
We recently shared information with our Neighbor Ride clients regarding increased phone and internet scam activity. Here are some resources to pass on to family and friends:
Andre Lingham, founder and president of the Center for Elder Justice and Education, Inc, is also offering a FREE presentation at Busboys & Poets on Thursday, June 15th, which is recognized as World Elder Abuse Day. Some of you may recall that prior to becoming president of CFEJAE, Andre served as the Senior Citizen Liaison for the Howard County Police Department and made several presentations at our volunteer updates.
Title: Financial Exploitation: Frauds and Scams Targeting Older Adults
The Presentation Will Cover:
- Common scam calls such as the foreign lottery scam, online romance scam, grandparent/family emergency scam ect.
- Power of Attorney Exploitation
- Family Member Exploitation
- Basic prevention and security measures
- Q&A session
This FREE event is open to everyone. Registration is required. Free raffle prizes – tickets will be distributed at check-in.