June 2024

Message from the Executive Director

Dear PALM Family,

I hope this newsletter finds you all in good health and high spirits. As we move into June, I want to extend my heartfelt gratitude for your continued support and engagement. We have several exciting events coming up, including our Vaccination Clinic on Wednesday. June 12th and PALM's Annual Jazz Fundraiser, featuring the Alfie Pollitt Trio on Sunday, June 23rd.

Register online at www.palmseniors.org 

or call 610-642-9370 to register. 

Monthly Services

To enhance your experience and offer exceptional service, a certified Notary will be available on-site every first Monday from 11 AM to 1 PM. While appointments are optional, we recommend scheduling one for your notary needs.

"Ask The Nurse" with Karen Moffett from Mainline Health is offered on the second Monday of each month from 11 AM to 1 PM.

"Ask The Attorney" for will preparation with Heather Turner Esquire is available on the first Tuesday of the month, and appointments are required for this service. Call Nancy at 610-642-9370 to sign up.

Special Event Alert!

Looking ahead to June, mark your calendars for Healthy Steps for Older Adults (HSOA) on June 10 and 12, 2024. Clare Kuzmicki from the Montgomery County Office of Senior Services will be available to guide this fall prevention program to enhance your understanding, support health needs, and offer valuable resources.

Join PALM's June 12 Vaccination Clinic! Protect yourself and your loved ones by getting vaccinated at our upcoming clinic on June 12. The clinic will be open from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, offering a convenient and efficient way to receive your vaccine.

Father's Day Celebration! Join us for PALM's Father's Day Cookout with James W. Bell-Allen Lodge #97 taking over the grilling station on Friday, June 14th from 11am - 1:30pm.

Don't miss Lower Merion's Annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 22, 2024, from 12 PM - 4 PM, at Vernon Young Playground, featuring, a day packed with joyful events good food, vendors, and a host of activities and displays.

Jazz Fest -The Alfie Pollitt Sunday, June 23rd from 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Join PALM's Annual Jazz Fest Fundraiser, featuring the smooth jazz of The Alfie Pollitt Trio. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance for a nominal fee.

We close out the month dancing. Join us for fun-filled Line Dancing at PALM on Friday, June 28th, from 6 PM to 7 PM. Whether you're a seasoned dancer or a beginner, come and enjoy an evening of great music and lively dancing.

We are thrilled about these upcoming events and look forward to your participation. Please make your reservations early, as tickets are in high demand.

Stay updated with our newsletter and PALM’s website for our calendar of activities and more. Thank you for being an integral part of the PALM community. Your presence and participation make our events truly special.

With heartfelt thanks,

Dawn S. Allen

Dawn S. Allen, MHS

Executive Director

“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. 

Every sunrise begins with new eyes.” 

-Richie Norton

To all the remarkable Dads at Palm Senior Center,

Today is your day – a moment to honor and celebrate the love, guidance, and strength you've shared. Your wisdom carries us through life's ups and downs, and your stories enrich our community tapestry.

May your day be filled with relaxation, joy,

and the laughter of loved ones.

From Everyone at the PALM

Monthly Services

Monday, June 3rd from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Monday, June 10th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, June 4th

To sign up call Nancy at 610-642-9370

Upcoming PALM Events

Click here to Register for Vaccine Clinic

Line Dancing

Friday, June 28th

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dust off your boots, kick up your Fridays, and join us at the PALM for some Line Dancing!


117 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore, PA

Questions contact Dawn and friends 610-642-9370 or dawn@palmseniors.org

Community Dates/Notices to Keep in Mind

PALM Holiday Schedule

The PALM Center will be closed on the following dates.

  • Thursday, July 4, Independence Day
  • Friday, July 5, day after Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2, Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 28, Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, November 29, Day After Thanksgiving
  • Wednesday, December 25, Christmas Day Observed
  • Tuesday, Dec 23, – Wednesday, Jan 1, 2025 Winter Break 

*Dates subject to change

Are you or someone you know homebound and in need of a COVID-19 and/or Flu vaccine? Contact the Montgomery County Homebound Vaccine Program to schedule an in-home vaccine appointment (insurance required).

💻 montcovaccine@gmail.com

📞 610-281-4933

Weekly Activities

All virtual classes are held on-site (the instructor is virtual) or on ZOOM

For questions or additional information call Abigail Zimondi at 610-642-9370

Food Menu

Your Monthly Crossword Puzzle

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Click here to Play Online

June Birthday Celebrations!

Toshiko Bell

Mayra Bruce

Kay Carter

Elizabeth DeNatale

Simin Force

Nancy Godfrey

Reeta Goodman

Bernice Green

Annie Holland

Kyle Howard

Felicia Howard

Donna Inners

Patricia Leonard

Grace Lewis

Nancy Lipford

Michael McDonnell

Barbara Mills

Todd Mills

Esther Park

Ann Reynolds

David Rivers

Mercedes Sadler

Bolfour Saunders

Sylvia Scheiner

Walter Simcox

Evelyn Delores Simms

Bunny Slepin

Carmen Viray

Veronica Vogel-Fox

Mary Wallace

Vivian Ward

Edwin Weinberg

Arnita Williams

Catherine Wilson

MaryBett Zeller

Please consider making a charitable gift to PALM

Your donation helps support

PALM's mission to our seniors.

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Become a Member

Become a member of PALM and be a part of a positive and active environment. Offering lunch programs, daily activities, and engaging events such as line dancing, movie nights, Jazz Festival, and more!

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Executive Director

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Venue Rental

Are you in search of a versatile venue for your upcoming occasion? Look no further! At the Center for Positive Aging in Lower Merion (PALM), we offer a spacious, fully-equipped event hall that’s perfect for various occasions, such as but not limited to, Business Meetings, Team Retreats, Birthdays, Wedding Receptions, Community Gatherings, and much more!

👥 Spacious and Accommodating:

Our event hall can comfortably hold up to 100 guests, providing a welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy.

🪑 Furniture and More:

  • Tables and chairs included in the rental.
  • Flexible arrangement to fit your event's theme and requirements.

📺 Tech-Friendly:

  • Flat-screen TV for presentations.
  • Projector and screen available.

🍽 Fully-Equipped Kitchen:

  • Convenient serving station to make your catering needs easier.
  • Kitchen access for preparation and storage.

🚗 Parking:

  • Our spacious parking lot accommodates up to 30 cars, offering convenience for all your guests.
  • Additional parking is available in the front of the venue for extra convenience.

📞 Inquire Within:

Interested in learning more or booking the space? Reach out to Nancy Godfrey at 610-642-9370 or nancy@palmseniors.org today for pricing and availability!

Thank You to Our Sponsors


Reverend Virginia Pollard, President 

Craig Whitney, Vice President 

Emma K. Benn, DrPH

David E. Galinsky, MD

Bernice Green 

William Simon Leopold 


Dawn S. Allen, Executive Director 

Nancy Godfrey, Office Coordinator  

Felicia Howard, Social Services Coordinator  

Abigail Zimondi, Program Coordinator  

Joan Jackson, Bookkeeper  

Harry Collins, Building Maintenance

PALM - Center for Positive Aging in Lower Merion 

117 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003

(610) 642-9370  |  (610) 642-8873 (F)


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