Lewes Senior Center revamping programs; meeting set Nov. 16

November 12, 2017

After 50-plus years serving the Cape Region, the Lewes Senior Center is undertaking an extensive renovation and expansion. A public presentation to introduce the center's new vision will take place at the Lewes Public Library, 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16. Call 302-645-9293 to reserve a seat.

The nonprofit will be re-named Lewes Senior Activities Center, with an updated focus.

To extend the health and longevity of members, 50 years and older, through active social and physical programs, the new and expanded services of the center will include:

• A facility that will offer a place for members to gather and meet with friends
• More local, regional and national travel opportunities
• A wide range of fitness and exercise activities
• Classes and programs for health and longevity
• Group learning opportunities in painting, languages, cooking, home maintenance and more
• Fun social activities including billiards, bocce ball, cards and bingo
• Community service opportunities
• Group presentations, films of current interest.

"The center is undertaking this expansion in response to the rapid population growth of senior adults in the Cape Region, now and in years to come " said Andy Zampini, senior center board president.

"We expect to see an increased demand for programs and services focusing on healthy lifestyles," Zampini said. "We are working hard to make sure our facility and activities meet the needs of the wide range of senior adults in our service area."