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Office for the Aging

Posted on: July 11, 2018

OFA to Hold Annual County-Wide Senior Summer Picnic and Celebrate its 45th Birthday as an Agency

OFA Senior Picnic


MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging will be holding its Senior Picnic at Midway State Park in Maple Springs again this year. It will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the large pavilion right down by beautiful Chautauqua Lake. Tickets are an $8 non-refundable contribution, and will only be available until July 31.  Take out dinners on the day of the picnic are not offered for food safety reasons.


There will be Bingo at 10:30 a.m. and 50-50 tickets will also be sold. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. with live music from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. From 1:30 to 2 p.m. many wonderful door prizes will be given away along with the six cash 50-50 prizes.


The menu for the day is: a chicken BBQ by All-American Barbeque & Catering of Jamestown with baked beans, potato salad, roll, watermelon, and dessert. A snack will also be provided during Bingo and there is full access to lemonade, water and coffee for the day.


“This picnic has become a favorite summer event for many seniors throughout the county and this year is extra special as we will be celebrating the Office for the Aging’s 45th Birthday,” said Becky Blum, RN, Office for the Aging Senior Nutrition Program Director.


For tickets, please contact the Office for the Aging in Mayville at (716) 753-4471, in Dunkirk at (716) 363-3865, or in Jamestown at (716) 661-8940. OFA will also be bringing tickets to many of the senior club meetings in July.


OFA will be accepting non-perishable donations again this year at the picnic for our shut-in baskets sent out in December. Anyone bringing something to donate will get in on a free prize drawing


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