Senior Citizens Council Fundraiser a success!

http://patch.com/oregon/oregoncity/clackamas-county-nonprofit-raises-18-000-senior-assistance


New board officers announced!

http://portlandtribune.com/cr/24-news/news/328772-205410-senior-citizens-council-elects-linda-fridell-paul-samantha-maiden-to-board


The Donut Master!

The Donut Master!


 

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter to perform at special event Aug. 31 benefitting Clackamas County seniors

MILWAUKIE, Ore. – Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Ellen Whyte will perform at a special event hosted by the Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County and Social Services of Clackamas County 4:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at Gray Gables Estate, 3009 S.E. Chestnut St., in Milwaukie.  Attendees will enjoy meat and vegetable skewers, refreshments and networking with other local residents. The $25 tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the Senior Citizens Council in Oregon City at (503) 657-1366.

The raffle prizes include $100 worth of lottery tickets. Wells Fargo has donated a large stuffed pony as a door prize.

Singing a blend of blues, jazz, funk and ballads, Whyte has released four albums. She has fronted bands continuously for more than 30 years across the country and in Canada. Whyte was inducted into the Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame in 2002 and into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame last year.

About Senior Citizens Council

Founded in 1972, Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County provides free or low-cost services to protect the financial and physical safety of home-bound, frail, vulnerable and geographically isolated individuals in Clackamas County, Ore. Many of those served don’t have the ability to pay. The SCCCC relies on donations, grants and fundraising events to support those in need. More information about the council is at www.seniorcitizenscouncil.com.


Senior Citizens Council receives $30,000 from state-funded initiative

Stephanie Barnett-Herro (left) presents a $30,000 check to Senior Citizens Council Executive Director Christi Bird (center) and Managing Director of Programs Louise Marsh.

Stephanie Barnett-Herro (left) presents a $30,000 check to Senior Citizens Council Executive Director Christi Bird (center) and Managing Director of Programs Louise Marsh.

 

OREGON CITY, Ore. – The nonprofit Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County has received a $30,000 award that will help it protect the finances, safety and lives of more local low-income seniors.

The funds came from the state-funded Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative, a new program operated by Clackamas County. The Senior Council will use the money to pay the court filing fees, attorney fees, court visitor fees and other expenses associated with getting appointed guardian and/or conservator for about 10 new clients.

“The Senior Citizens Council is a grassroots community organization that has had a huge impact on senior citizens throughout Clackamas County for many years. This award will enable it to to help even more seniors in need,” said Stephanie Barnett-Herro, MA, the Older Adult Systems of Care Coordinator with Clackamas County Health, Housing & Human Services.

“We guard and protect senior citizens who have no one else to watch out for them. This generous gift will mean we can save more seniors who are being financially and/or physically abused,” said Christi Bird, executive director of the council.

The Senior Citizens Council protects home-bound, frail, vulnerable and geographically isolated individuals. Not available anywhere else, its programs promote independence, improve quality of life and prevent or end abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) and exploitation of at-risk seniors and adults with disabilities.

Founded in 1972, Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors and adults with disabilities in Clackamas County, Ore. Many of those served don’t have the ability to pay. The SCCCC relies on donations, grants and fundraising events to support those in need. More information about the council is available at www.seniorcitizenscouncil.com.

http://portlandtribune.com/cr/24-news/317379-193524-senior-citizens-council-of-clackamas-county-council-gets-30000-dollars-from-state

 


Andy Daniel

Andy Daniel

 

 

Daniel joins Senior Citizens Council Board

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Senior Citizens Council seeks new board members

OREGON CITY, Ore. – The nonprofit Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County is seeking volunteers to join its board of directors.  The board meets 11 times annually in either Milwaukie or Oregon City. Its purpose is to guide the organization’s staff, help manage its finances and make policy decisions. A board member’s term of service is two years.  Those interested in participating should call Executive Director Christi Bird at (503) 657-1366.

The Senior Citizens Council provides free or low-cost services to home-bound, frail, vulnerable and geographically isolated individuals. Not available anywhere else, its programs promote independence, improve quality of life and prevent or end abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) and exploitation of at-risk seniors and adults with disabilities.

Founded in 1972, Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors and adults with disabilities in Clackamas County, Ore. Many of those served don’t have the ability to pay. The SCCCC relies on donations, grants and fundraising events to support those in need. More information about the council is at www.seniorcitizenscouncil.com.


Senior Citizens Council raises about $16,000 at 1950’s style dinner auction

MILWAUKIE, Ore. – The Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County (SCCCC) raised about $16,000 at its “Back to the 50’s!” fundraising dinner and silent auction April 23 at Gray Gables Estate in Milwaukie.  Close to 75 people attended the event to support the Oregon City-based nonprofit group.  The event featured a performance by Elvis impersonator Roger Anderson of Bonnie Lake, Wash., who entertained the crowd with songs from the late singer. The attendees also placed bids on donated items, enjoyed a 1950’s diner-style meal and a 1950’s costume contest.

“We might have held fundraisers in the past that netted more money, but we’ve never held an event that netted more fun and laughter,” said SCCCC Executive Director Christi Bird.

This year marks the 44th anniversary of the SCCCC providing services for home-bound, frail, vulnerable and geographically isolated adults in Clackamas County. Not available anywhere else, its programs promote independence, improve quality of life and prevent or end abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) and exploitation of at-risk seniors and adults with disabilities.