Fairmont Presbyterian Church at 3705 Far Hills Ave. in Kettering is sponsoring a community Senior Services Day on Thursday, Nov. 20. The event is called “Putting
the Pieces Together.”
The public is invited to all events:
• At 8 a.m.-noon there will be training offered to professionals, caregivers, potential seniors and seniors on Medicare Part D. The 3.0 CEU;s are offered to nurses and social workers. A light breakfast and lunch are provided. The cost of this seminar is $15 per person.
• At 1 p.m.-5 p.m. there will be a services fair with agencies that can answer questions and offer information on senior services available in Ohio.
• Medical testing will be available at 1 p.m.-5 p.m. including flu shots (must pre-register; cost is $29), osteoporosis testing (limited openings available, this is free of charge thanks to the generosity of the Kettering Hospital Foundation, pre-registration required), blood pressure and some other tests will be available on site (some have a minimum charge, others are free of charge). To register for flu/pneumonia shots or osteoporosis testing, please call (937) 384-4884.
• Also at 1 p.m.-5 p.m. there will be live online Medicare Part D benefits analysis by representatives trained by the State of Ohio. The senior can sign up/change plans on the spot or take the information home and call in their choice.
For further information on any of the activities above, please call the church office at (937) 299-3539. To register for the seminar, please email FPCHealth Ministries@yahoo.com.
The 12th Annual Senior Holiday Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Space is limited so call the OCC at 298-0775 to reserve your place now. This event is open to all Seniors and includes lunch and entertainment.
David’s United Church of Christ, 170 W. David Rd. (corner of David and Mad River Road) will host the 21st Annual Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service this year on Monday, Nov. 24 at 7: 30 p.m. At this service, the congregations of Christ Church, David’s, St. Charles Borromeo, and Temple Beth Or gather as one to give thanks and praise to the God of us all.
The worship features contributions from all four congregations, including the combined choirs. There will also be a reception after the service, where you can meet your neighbors and friends and welcome David’s new pastor to our community, Rev. Dr. Brian Q. Newcomb.
The congregations also request that everyone bring a non-perishable food item to the service. These will be collected and given to a local food pantry.