Enriching lives since 1967...

 
It's hard to believe, but this year Community Thread is celebrating 50 years of service to the greater Stillwater area. A vital part of our work, our Senior Center, was established in 1972, and our Bayport Senior Center site opened in 2000.

Every day, people rely on our Senior Center program for socialization and wellness. Our activities, held at both our Stillwater and Bayport locations, offer an engaging setting for participants to gather for fun and fellowship, such as: 
  • A new Zumba® Gold class in addition to our popular aerobics class
  • New outings and experiences, including kayaking and trolley tours
  • Support and wellness groups, including the Living Well with Chronic Conditions series and Better Balance classes
  • AARP Smart Driver classes and free tax preparation assistance
  • Social and recreational activities, including holiday gatherings and card games
But we can't provide these services without your financial support . We depend on gifts from our community to deliver quality programming designed for older adults. Please make a donation today to support local seniors - so we may all live engaged and active lives in our community.

Thank you for your support of Community Thread and our Senior Center program.

Warmest regards,  
 
  Sue Elmer                   Kim McRunnel 

P.S. Don't forget to return your registration form . This information helps us keep our records current, so we can keep you informed throughout the year.  
Join Us at Black Tie Bingo!  
   
Saturday, March 4 from 6-10pm 
Water Street Inn

 
Join us in celebrating 50 years of service to the Greater Stillwater Community! Community Thread's Black Tie Bingo fundraiser will feature 8 games of bingo with the chance to win fabulous prizes and enjoy the antics of local celebrity bingo callers. Guests can also enter wine and craft beer raffles. It's sure to be a night of fun you don't want to miss!
 
We hope you can join us for this new fundraiser to benefit Community Thread. Learn more today.  
Accepting Community Involvement Award Nominations 
 
Do you know a hardworking volunteer? Don't forget to nominate someone for a Community Involvement Award in Washington County. Community Thread and the Washington County Board of Commissioners are seeking nominations for 2017 Community Involvement Awards in these categories: Lifetime Award, Outstanding Volunteer Award, Youth Volunteer Award, Group/Family Volunteer Award, Exemplary Employer Award, and Legacy Award. The nomination deadline is March 10, 2017. Learn more. 
Featured Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer with Pollinator Friendly Alliance

The Social Media Strategist Volunteer would promote PFA events, such as the annual polli*NATION festival. This would include highlighting celebrities, bands, food, & advocacy. Learn more.
 
Volunteer with
Help at Your Door 
 
Enjoy shopping? Get your day off to a great start, and meet new people all while helping older adults maintain their independence. Volunteer to grocery shop on a weekly basis or twice per month. Learn more.
  
Volunteer with Rockpoint Church 
 
Love working with preschoolers? Would you like to help give a young mom a break? As young moms connect and encourage each other, we run a childcare program for their children and need volunteers! Learn more. 
  Community Thread | 651-439-7434 |  www.CommunityThreadMN.org
2300 Orleans Street West, Stillwater
Unless otherwise noted, all activities take place at our Stillwater location.
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