Dedicated VIC Employee Wins Big at Raffle Event

Ruth Cruz has dedicated many hours to VIC-- first as an intern, then a volunteer, and now acting as the interim Case Manager for the Bernardi Multi-Purpose Senior Center. Ms. Cruz always believed that she was volunteering out of the kindness of her heart and never expected any sort or reward for the work she does. So it holds that "it was a BIG surprise" for her to win a 55" TV at the recent fundraiser that took place August 15, 2015 at the Alicia Broadous-Duncan Multi-Purpose Senior Center. The fundraiser aimed to publicize and garner donations in honor of Valley Interfaith Council's 50th Year of Serving the Community. Cruz says that she identifies with the seniors she works with and she i

Health & Wellness Expo Serves Northridge Seniors a Dose of Local Services

The 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Expo was held on August 22, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Robert M. Wilkinson Multi-Purpose Senior Center. The event was well attended by local vendors, seniors, and presenters from the health community. "We would like to thank everyone who made it out to this event" says Center Director, Marianne Ybarra, who co-hosted the event with Nutrition Director, Tammy Reese. Reese added, "The networking was amazing and the seniors and community really enjoyed themselves. This was a great success, and we are hoping to double our vendor and client population next year!" Below are some photos of the successful event, check out our vendors and team! Staff gr

North East Valley Cotillion Crowns New King and Queen

The Twenty First Annual Intergenerational Cotillion was held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Alicia Broadous-Duncan MultiPurpose Senior Center. The event featured live entertainment by Richard Moorings Band (THE FIRM) and all attendees were dressed to the 9’s. This fabulous event, hosted by the Cotillion Committee and the center’s Executive Director, Pat Austin, raised funds to help support the continued programming and activities taking place at the Pacoima center for older adults in the San Fernando Valley. This year’s contestants were Gwendolyn Erby, Rene Ledesma, Frances Lowe, Stafford Nichols, and Sherry Greer. Ms. Lowe was crowned Queen while Stafford Nichols took home the honor o

Zumba Offerings Expanded to Montecito Terraces Senior Apartments

Under the direction of Nutrition Director, Tammy Reese, the Zumba Gold program has been expanded to Montecito Terraces Senior Apartments on Blythe Street in Panorama City, CA. The program, featuring energetic dancing lead by a certified Zumba Gold instructor, offers both standing and chair exercises, tailored to the ability of the dancers. Zumba Gold was first offered at the Grand Re-Opening Luau held last month and was a big hit! After Zumba, make sure you re-energize with a delicious meal, provided at the center. See the Montecito Terrace Zumba schedule below! #zumba #zumbagold #MontecitoTerraces #Nutrition

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