SCC Newsletter

November 2023

We are thrilled to welcome each of our newest board members:

MaryAnne Hammond

Leamon Brice

Nikki Calden

Alissa Reitz

Christy Rosinsky

Christine Lockwood


Stay tuned to learn more about each of them in our upcoming newsletters!


Davidson Turkey Trot

Senior Community Connections is a proud beneficiary of the upcoming Davidson Turkey Trot! For more information about this newer town tradition, please click HERE!



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SCC celebrated our birthday at the end of October. We want to thank our volunteers, supporters, and volunteers for caring about and carrying out our mission to help seniors age on their own terms. Thank you for all of the ways you have helped provide services, social connectedness, and community for older adults in the Lake Norman area.


For opportunities to volunteer with us, click HERE!


To support SCC via donation, please click HERE!

Rotary Giving Tree


Thank you to all who signed up to volunteer on this year's SCC Giving Tree Committee! Please be on the lookout for more information coming soon. In the meantime, if you have any theme ideas you would like to share, please email jessicacross724@gmail.com as soon as possible!


If you are interested in joining committee, you an sign up HERE!


For more information about the Rotary Giving Tree Village, please click HERE!

Upcoming Events

First Friday Lunch at The Egg- Nov. 3 - Friday, Nov. 3 at 10:30am 231 Griffith St. Davidson, NC beside Our Town Cinama. Plenty of parking. If you have never been to one of our breakfasts, we encourage you to come and sit a' spell with us and share some gossip and jokes and whatever else interest you. We know a lot at this mature age and we love to share it! RSVP by Oct 31 by calling 980-689-1843 or email us at seniorslkn@gmail.com. Please let us know if you need a ride.


Members "Souper" Suppers- You are invited to one of our "Souper" Suppers on Thursday, November 9th or Thursday November 30th from 5-7pm. Our hostesses will provide the soup and beverages. You may bring an appetizer, salad, bread/rolls, or a dessert. You can make or simply purchase ready from store!


First Date is Nov. 9- Please call Natalie at 704-997-5169 by Sunday, Nov 5 and let her know what you want to bring. Space is limited so let Natalie know as soon as possible. More information will be provided upon calling.


Second date is Nov. 30- Please call Sue at 704-307-8339 by November 27 and let her know what you plan to bring. Space is limited to 6 guests and more information will be given once you make your reservation with Sue.


For volunteer drivers- you are invited to stay for supper if you bring one of the volunteers, and please don't bring anything for dinner! (Thanks for your service!)


Please make sure you let us know you will need a ride by emailing seniorslkn@gmail.com or by calling 980-689-1843!


We look forward to meeting you and enjoying some time together. If you have questions, please call either number above. Looking forward to having you in our homes. - Natalie and Sue, SCC Members


Partner Events


Wise Aging Meditation Circle-

Connect to a supportive community that shares real talk about aging; the challenges, the joys, and finding meaning on the journey.

With guidance from an experienced educator and aging specialist, Laurie Walker, you will receive tools and practical suggestions for navigating your aging journey: through mindfulness practices, meditations, and activities that lead you to a better understanding of how to age well.

The group is free and open to all. We meet on Zoom Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Register HERE or send an email to laurie@yogawithlaurie.com



Holiday Season Rest and Renewal-

Restore, Renew, and Connect during the, sometimes overwhelming, Holiday season in a special three-session year-end gathering that includes relaxation techniques, mindfulness, contemplative practices, and spirit sharing.

We meet on Zoom Thursdays November 30th, December 7th and 14th at 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

This is a free offering for SCC Members.

Register HERE or send an email to laurie@yogawithlaurie.com



Music at St. Alban's- On Sunday, November 19th at 3pm, Music at St. Alban's (M@SA) will present The Queens Chamber Players. Pianist Paul Nitsch brings his ensemble to perform Schubert's glorious "Trout" quintet, with violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano.


Dr. Paul Nitssch is the Carolyn G. McMahon Professor of Music and the Macavity Artist-in Residence of the Queens University of Charlotte. He teaches piano, and is concertizing performer. Join us for what will certainly prove to be a delightful concern experience.


The concert will be preceded by a young artists' performance at 2:20pm, featuring the flute students of Shirley Gilpin. The concert will be availabe for live streaming. For information about that option and tickets, visit M@SA's website: www.musicatstalbansdavidson.org.

SENIOR LIVING

Recipe submitted by board member Christy Rosinsky

Figgy Goat Cheese Appetizer


Ingredients:


8 oz goat cheese log

3 oz of roughly chopped pistachios

4 tbsp of fig jam

2 tbsp of honey


Instructions:


  1. Roll the goat cheese log in the chopped pistachios until covered
  2. Place the log on a serving board and spread the fig jam
  3. Top with honey
  4. Lay out your favorite crackers, apples, and figs to serve


Sweet and yummy!


Interested in sharing a recipe in our newsletter? Send us an email at jessicacross724@gmail.com with your special recipe and we will feature it in an upcoming newsletter!


GET INVOLVED


We could not operate without the tremendous support from our volunteers, community partners and donors. Below are ways you can get involved.

Become a Volunteer

Would you be available to drive a member to an appointment or join them on a walk? No ongoing commitment necessary, just volunteer as you are able. Reach out by emailing seniorslkn@gmail.com or visit our website HERE!


Join the Leadership Team

We are looking for passionate members of the community to join us in our next season of SCC. Email us with your area of interest such as social events or memberships at seniorslkn@gmail.com

GIVE TODAY

Thank you to our generous donors!

P

Paul Herbert

Hugh and Brenda Barger

Willis Family Foundation

Peninsula Community Foundation

David Barry

Beth Quinn

Ann Crockett

Molly Toll Reed

Nancy Bondurant

Albert Wilegard

Kelli Rogers

William Kelley

Luke Charde

Willis Family Foundation

The Reeb Family

Rotary Club of Davidson

Davidson Turkey Trot

Caroline and Mariano Doble

Mary Anne Hammond

Senior Community Connections
PO Box 327 Davidson, NC 28036
980-689-1843
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