–SRCHN media release
The Sooke Region Communities Health Network (SRCHN) has worked to create a strong partnership of groups concerned with serving Sooke Region communities and promoting health and wellness. Its Age-Friendly Committee is mandated by the District of Sooke to improve the well-being of different generations in our community.
The Age-Friendly Committee has taken the initiative to start a Seniors’ Café; a place for seniors to meet and socialize. Little Vienna Bakery in Sooke is the location of the weekly event that will start Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 from 9:30-11:00.
Susan Nyikes, the proprietor of the Little Vienna Bakery, is very kind as to let us use her establishment to re-connect our Seniors. Susan is offering her usual Seniors’ discount on her great selection of refreshments, though there is no pressure to buy.
It is hoped that with time, the seniors will feel that they have a place to meet on a weekly basis with the possibility of ad-hoc entertainment and information exchanges.
“We recommend that those wishing to attend to bring friends who are less mobile to come out and socialize. We hope that we can arrange additional car-pooling possibilities for others,” said Christine Bossi, SRCHN Coordinator.
Please note that the meet is facilitated by the Age-Friendly Committee, and not the bakery. For further information, please contact Christine Bossi, SRCHN Coordinator.
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