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Mission Statement

The Posey County Council on Aging is a n0n-profit
agency created for the purpose of improving the
life of older Americans. The primary objective
of the Agency is threefold:

1) To enable older adults to live in their homes
as long as possible with appropriate
supportive services.

2) To remove individuals and social barriers
to economic and personal independence
for older persons, including the provision
of opportunities for volunteer activities.

3) To act as an advocate of older persons in
developing community resources for the
aging throughout the Posey County area
while providing a
comprehensive service network.

Posey County Council on Aging
operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  
To find out more about our nondiscrimination obligations or to file a complaint, please contact us at 812-838-4656.

Each PCCA Center offers a variety of activities. Please
check the calendar for additional information.


Our service schedule runs Monday thru Friday
for only Posey County residents.
The trip destinations include
all medical appointments.
We are also providing homemaking services.

The newest addition is the 9th vehicle to our fleet.

Please schedule transportation in advance by
calling: 838-4656 or 1-800-915-1919.



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HAPPY .*.4th .*.of.*.JULY
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The garden party was a great
success and so much fun!!

Thanks to everyone who donated plants for our garden area. They are doing well! The flowers have made a big difference in the garden's appearance.

Certificates were awarded for the flower that was the most unique,
most popular, most likely to succeed, most attractive, least likely to
succeed and most likely to choke
out the competition.


All Centers will be closed on
July 5th in observation of
Independence Day


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Suggested Donations for Transportation

In town trips (grocery, Dollar General, Bank, etc). $5.00/additional stops $3.00

In town medical trips $5.00 /Pharmacy addition $3.00
Trips in Posey County $20.00/ addtional stops $4.00
Wheelchair trips in Posey County $35.00/addtional stops $5.00
Out of Posey County Trips
Trips to Vanderburgh County (including Gateway) $30.00/ addtional stops $6.00
Trips to Warrick County $40.00/addtional stops $6.00
Out of County Wheelchair Trips
Wheelchair trip $45.00/addtional stops $6.00
 


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~ TAX SERVICES ~

A free tax service will be available next year for those who are 60 years and older, have in income less that $57,000.
To provide this service, some people are needed who are willing to participate. Those who volunteer, will be trained locally at no cost to participants.
This will benefit many people in the community.
Please let us know if you are interested in helping others with tax services.

UNITED WAY of Posey County
FUNDRAISER

begins June 1st
United Way will be collecting
gently worn used and new shoes.
All shoes collected will benefit people around the world. At the same time our United Way will profit based on the total weight of all the shoes donated.
All shoes may be dropped off in the United Way Office in Mt. Vernon, McKim's IGA, or the PPCA office.


~ BOOKMOBILE ~
The new Bookmobile will be in the Mt. Vernon Center on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month.

The hours will be: 9:15 - 10:00 AM.
You are welcome to "check out" the NEW Bookmobile and select a book!

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Thank You to everyone who
has made donations to our
centers in one way or another!

We do appreciate your kindness.
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Thank You to those who have paid your membership dues.

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In response to your suggestions for additional activities, we have some new activities to offer!

AUGUST TRIP PLANNED!

Diamond Tour Bus trip for 2021
Now has 40 people signed up for this trip!!!

Trip to Mt. Rushmore, the Badlands
and
Black Hills of South Dakota,
August 28th, 2021,
with return on
Sunday, September 5th.

The price for this trip has decreased
$46 per person and now it will be $914.
It will include: 14 meals, a visit to
the Mount Rushmore National Memorial,
the Crazy Horse Memorial,
a tour of Wildlife Loop Road in
Custer State Park, and the Badlands
National Park; admission to the
unique Journey Museum, plus gaming
in the Deadwood Casino.
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Brochures are available or you may visit the
Diamond Tour website at:
www.grouptrips.com/poseycounty

A few more seats are available for this trip!


~ TRIPS ~

We are working on another
MYSTERY TRIP
Watch for it in next month's
newsletter and on the website!
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Other Diamond Tour Bus Trips
are also being planned.

A show trip in Nashville is in the forecast, and will probably be scheduled in mid- November.

We are planning to reschedule the trip to
the Biltmore for next spring.

A trip to New York City may be planned
for next summer.


More information will be in
next month's newsletter and on the website.


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Website page last updated: July, 2021

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