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Delta Township Senior Council

The goals of the Delta Township Senior Council are to seek improvement to the township through community projects and encourage education of seniors regarding township programs and amenities. The Senior Council consists of Senior Representatives, age 50 and up, who are residents of Delta Township.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Marcus Kirkpatrick, Department Director at mkirkpatrick@deltami.gov or call 323-8555. If you are interested in serving on the council please fill out application below. Please note that the Delta Township Senior Council also has a Facebook page.

Senior Council Application

Winter Warm Up January 31 – March 23, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am (Tues. and Thurs.) at the Lansing Mall Food Court
Come enjoy the company of others in a warm environment with the Winter Warm Up.  You can join the group at any time.

Need Tax Help?
Delta Township Senior Council and AARP have partnered for an Income Tax Site at the Delta Retirement Center, 201 Mall Drive South, Lansing. Appointments are REQUIRED by contacting Nura Reed at 517-323-6970. Appointments begin February 9th and go through April 15, 2017. This service is free and available to anyone, not just seniors.  Due to the popularity of this service, it is now on a WAIT LIST only.

Lunchtime Lectures
Join us at the Library for weekly online lectures featuring the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers and doers speaking at Google offices around the world. Presented in partnership with Delta Township Parks and Recreation and the Delta Township Senior Council. More information: www.dtdl.org/lunchtimelectures or call 517 321-4014

Note:  There is no March Library Lecture Series.  The next series is in April, information below.

Library Lecture Series Co-Sponsored with the Delta Township District Library, Delta Township Parks & Recreation and Delta Township Senior Council

April is Nature – Up Close and Personal

Tuesday, April 4th

The Pollinators. Learn about the latest research/news of the pollinators with a presentation by a conservationist from Eaton Conservation District, Sue Spagnuolo. Bring your lunch if desired.

Tuesday, April 11th

Low Maintenance Woody Ornamentals for Home Landscapes.  Diane Brown, an MSU Extension Educator will share a presentation on techniques to use, plants to consider, arrangement of plants and other tips. Bring your lunch if desired.

Tuesday, April 18th

Field trip to Capital City Bird Sanctuary!  Join Rachelle Roake, Conservation Science Coordinator with Michigan Audubon Society, as she leads attendees on a nature/bird walk through the sanctuary.  Meet at the parking lot of Hawk Meadow Park (6160 Delta River Drive).  Recommendations for the field trip- wear boots and bring binoculars if possible.

Tuesday, April 25th

Amie Lucas’ Nature Photography.

Amie will present a slide show of her nature photography- most of which is taken in our beautiful state. She will share some tips & techniques to capturing nature- “up close & personal”.  Bring your lunch if desired.

Note: with the exception of the Field Trip (April 18th) all presentations will be held in the Delta Township Library.

Senior Council Quarterly Meeting
All Delta Township Senior Citizens are cordially invited to attend the Delta Township Senior Council Quarterly Get Together and Year in Review on March 13, 2017 4pm-5:30pm at the Delta Enrichment Center.  Tom Moore of the Delta Township Historical Society will present history highlights from Delta Township. Did you know that Erastus and Sally Ingersoll and their 12 children were the first settlers in our township? They settled here in 1836 at which time Erastus constructed a water-powered sawmill.  Senior Council will also present our Year in Review as well as upcoming planned activities.  Come and join us.  Be a part of the community discussion for the future of our Senior population.  Learn how you can make a difference in your community. For more information, please call 323-8555.

Volunteers Needed
All of the Senior Council Committees: Activities/Social, Education, Communication, Grants, and Enrichment are looking for volunteers. For more information please contact Gloria Kovnot at songlotwo@gmail.com.

Two upcoming events are looking for volunteers:

Sat, April 22 (ARBOR DAY)—Groups of Delta Seniors will be planting trees in Grand Woods Park. Interested? email: Diana Yager: Yagermyster@aol.com OR: Jim Kirschensteiner: kirschen.a@sbcglobal.net

Sat, August 26 Play in the Park Day You could help with the planned activities at Sharp Park: …..storytelling tent,
…..treasure hunt, …..games and more.  Interested? email: Jim Hughes: jhughes@sriservices.com OR: Jim Kirschensteiner: kirschen.a@sbcglobal.net

Delta Township Senior Council Facebook Page
Please click here to learn more about events for seniors in Delta Township.

For more information, follow this link: www.dtdl.org/events/LunchtimeLectures or call 517 321-4014.

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