Articles by Kelly Gilks

 
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Used with permission from the Mature Market Resource Center.

Senior Center to be host site for National Senior Health & Fitness Day

By Kelly Gilks on May 22, 2015, at 3:54 p.m.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org The Hammond Street Senior Center will be a host site for the 22nd annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27th. From 9:00 …
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"Ring and Run" this May 1st with a beautiful May Basket from HSSC.

“Ring & Run” May Basket Sale to Benefit the Senior Center

By Kelly Gilks on April 27, 2015, at 3:59 p.m.
Monday, April 27, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Tuesday, April 28, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Thursday, April 30, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Friday, May 1, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, …
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Bangor Area Seniors Are “Acting Out” to Raise Money for Senior Center

By Kelly Gilks on March 30, 2015, at 10:07 a.m.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Friday, April 17, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saturday, April 18, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Sunday, April 19, 2015 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Bangor area …
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Johnny, the Senior Center cat, invites everyone to come down and enjoy a delicious cupcake!  All sales benefit programming at the Center!

Sweet Sixteen Cupcake Sale Fundraiser

By Kelly Gilks on Feb. 17, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Friday, March 20, 2015 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org The Hammond Street Senior Center is turning Sweet Sixteen! Stop in, pick up a cupcake (or maybe a half dozen!) and help the Center too! The …
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Enjoy a slice here, or take one to go!  There will also be whole pies for sale as well.

Seniors Serve up Slices to Raise Funds on National Pie Day

By Kelly Gilks on Dec. 23, 2014, at 3:09 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Members and volunteers of the Hammond Street Senior Center invite everyone to join them in celebrating National Pie Day! Making and enjoying pie is as easy …
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January's Paint Night Project.

Paint Night Benefits Local Charity

By Kelly Gilks on Dec. 23, 2014, at 9:21 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org There are other “paint nights” out there, but one special event not only includes wine, but 100% of all proceeds benefit charity! The instructor of the …
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Bid on your favorite of more than 250 themed gift baskets full of gift certificates, collectibles, fun items and much more!

It’s a Basket Case Silent Auction Gift Basket Fundraiser

By Kelly Gilks on Dec. 02, 2014, at 11:06 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, …
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Gayle Crowley and Mary Banfield, two organizers of the Santa's Workshop at the Senior Center, stop to take a quick photo in their "winter wonderland".

Santa’s Workshop to Raise Funds for Senior Programs

By Kelly Gilks on Nov. 11, 2014, at 12:04 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Friday, Dec. …
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Hammond Street Senior Center located at 2 Hammond Street in Downtown, Bangor.

Bangor Senior Center Lowers Membership Admission Age

By Kelly Gilks on Sept. 29, 2014, at 9:13 a.m.
In the Wake of Maine Seniors Day, the Hammond Street Senior Center Board of Directors made a huge decision affecting thousands of Bangor area seniors. The Board has decided to lower the admission age from sixty years of age down to fifty five. “Folks from the community have been asking …
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A group of talented Paint Night artists pose with their work at the end of the evening.  Many are first time artists and all range in age.

Paint Night to Raise Funds for Local Charity

By Kelly Gilks on Sept. 16, 2014, at 4:11 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-299-3869; hammondstreet.org There are many “paint nights” out there, but one special event not only includes wine, but 100% of all proceeds benefit charity! The instructor of the …
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Pies galore and so much more all to benefit area seniors this fall!

Large Indoor Yard Sale

By Kelly Gilks on Sept. 04, 2014, at 4:48 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org There will be a large indoor yard sale to benefit the Hammond Street Senior Center this Thursday, October 23rd, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at …
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Please call HSSC at 262-5532 to sign up for this special presentation.

Complementary Lunch and Presentation: Will you outlive your money?

By Kelly Gilks on Sept. 03, 2014, at 3:07 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Will you outlive your money? Join us for a complementary lunch and presentation by Prudential. Have you planned for the market cycle? Have you chosen the …
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All proceeds support the Hammond Street Senior Center in Downtown, Bangor.

Downhome Breakfast to Support Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on Sept. 02, 2014, at 12:49 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org They say it is the most important meal of the day! Join us at the Hammond Street Senior Center for a delicious homemade breakfast. There will …
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Artwork for the evening of 10/5/14.  Original work by Sue Roberts.

Paint Night, Wine Included, and it Benefits Charity!

By Kelly Gilks on Aug. 05, 2014, at 9:20 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org There are lots of “paint nights” out there, but this one includes two glasses of locally made wine and 100% of the proceeds benefit charity! Our …
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Big Breakfast to Benefit Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on July 24, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Strete, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org They say it is the most important meal of the day! Join us at the Hammond Street Senior Center for a delicious homemade breakfast. There will …
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Paint Night
June 20th
6-9:00 PM
207-262-5532 for more information.

Paint Night Out with Friends

By Kelly Gilks on June 02, 2014, at 2:06 p.m.
Friday, June 20, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Enjoy a relaxing and fun night out with friends! Your paint, canvas, instruction and other materials will be provided along with two delicious glasses of wine …
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Big Yard Sale to Benefit Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on May 27, 2014, at 8:33 a.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Join us for a big yard sale to benefit the Hammond Street Senior Center. Everything is priced to sell! Have items to donate? We would love …
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"The Torch", by Nancy Taylor with proceeds to benefit the Hammond Street Senior Center.

Seniors are “Acting Out” to Raise Money for a Great Cause

By Kelly Gilks on May 06, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
Friday, May 16, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saturday, May 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Sunday, May 18, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Local seniors are acting out to raise funds for their …
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Spring Fair to Benefit Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on March 18, 2014, at 12:53 p.m.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2072625532; hammondstreet.org Join us for a unique variety of crafts and fun at the Hammond Street Senior Center’s benefit Spring Fair! We will have fudge filled may baskets, …

Used Book Sale to Benefit Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on Jan. 29, 2014, at 4:51 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Kelly Gilks; 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Beat the ‘winter blahs’ at the HSSC Annual Used Book Sale! Prices range from $0.25 to $2.00. All proceeds benefit area seniors. February 17th-21st …
 
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