Deaf Action Center Seniors Program
March Edition
DAC Senior Citizens Program is committed to providing deaf and hard of hearing senior citizens information and resources to enrich their lives. The Program is supported in part by the Deaf Action Center; The Dallas Area Agency on Aging; and the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m Mondays to Fridays and is  free  for ages 60+. 59 or younger may purchase a meal for $6. 
MARCH BIRTHDAYS
March Birthday Party: Friday, March 11th. Please join us in celebration.

We have a LOT of Birthdays this month! 
DAC wishes a Happy, Happy Birthday To: 
 
01- Nadine McCurley
01- Joyce SIngleton
16- Erna Quiran
19- Dotsy Savage
22- Antonia Parker
26- Lidia Stewart 
27- Juan Rodriguez
29- Merton Hessler

TRIPS
March 2016

Thursday, 3rd-  Kroger's Grocery Shopping
Thursday, 7th-  Kroger's Grocery Shopping
Wednesday 9th-  Wal-Mart  Shopping
Thursday 10th- WinCo's Grocery Shopping
Monday 14th- Big Lots and Walgreen's Shopping
Wednesday 16th-  NEW Dallas Farmer's Market
Thursday 17th-  Kroger  Grocery Shopping
Wednesday 23rd-  Shopping Mall
Thursday 24th-  Kroger's Grocery Shopping
Wednesday 30th-  Family Dollar shopping
Thursday, 31st- Kroger's Grocery Shopping

DAC SENIOR EVENTS
March 2016

Tuesday, 1st- Share News
Wednesday, 2nd- Table Games
Friday, 4th- Bingo
Monday, 7th- Outreach
Tuesday, 8th- Site Council Meeting
Friday, 11th- March Birthday Party
Tuesday, 15th- Share News
Friday, 18th- St. Patrick's Day Party
Monday, 21st- Outreach
Tuesday, 22nd- Nutrition Education
Monday 28th- Word Games
Friday, 29th- Social

D AC SENIOR CITIZENS WEAR RED AT SWEETHEART PARTY

DAC SENIOR CITIZENS ATTEND FORUM


On February 18th, several members of DAC Senior Citizen Program and DAC staff attended a public forum about the possibility of DARS Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services being outsourced to Centers of Independent Living. 
Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOsKxCz7x9Q (with closed captioning)
News
  • February 18th- Public Forum in Fort Worth about DARS DHHS. 
  • Sweetheart Party was a blast!  
  • Jerry J. Mikus, Sr passed away on January 26, 2016 at age 92. 
  • St Patrick Day Party on March 18th at DAC Senior Citizens, come and wear green!
  • Spring Forward! March 13th, remember to set your clocks an hour ahead.
  • Dallas Farmer's Market has a brand new building. We will go tour it on March 16th, join us!
  • DAC CLOSED MARCH 25TH
Remembering Jerry J. Mikus, Sr
Jerry J. Mikus, Sr. passed away on January 26, 2016 at the age of 92. Jerry was preceded in death by his wife, Margelene and grandson, Jason Davis. He attended Texas School for the Deaf (TSD). He built P-51 and B-17 planes during WWII. He was a Union Carpenter for over 50 years. Jerry was 4th Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus, belonged to North Texas Deaf Senior Citizens, SPJST and Arlington Bass Club. Jerry is survived by his 4 children, Jerry, Jr., Mike, Brian and Sherry Davis; 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Burial will take place at Calvary Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to tsdfoundation.org.


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Heather Hughes, Executive Director
Deaf Action Center
214-521-0407 (V) (VP)
info.access@dactexas.org