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Previous Golden Age Center News


A mask box is located outside the GAC and replenished daily.
Please call (716) 773-9682 from 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday, to answer your questions and provide assistance during the COVID-19 crisis.
Mask Distribution Info.

Other resource numbers to call: 211 for assistance and questions, 858-8526 for Erie County Senior Services. Erie County Senior Services wants you to stay safe and healthy! We know it can be tough to stay home but here's some things that can keep you busy and stimulated. Combat Social Isolation.


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GAC Birthday Lunch Honors Lee Tetkowski - May 2022

Lee Tetkowski.
Mary Stewart Photo.

    This past Wednesday was set aside to honor those having birthdays in May with a special "birthday lunch". One of those celebrating was Lee Tetkowski who turns 99 years young on May 26th. She was surprised with one of the lunch tables set aside just for her plus a birthday cake adorned with candles saying "99". Happy birthday Lee!


Golden Age Club Artisan Show - May 2022

Golden Age Center quilting and sewing club.

Paintings by Jean MacDonald.

Oil & water colors by Peggy Basher.

Paintings by Thom A. Insana.

Photography by Bob Vaccaro.
Mary Stewart Photos.

    The Grand Island Golden Age Club held an artisan show on Wednesday, May 4th in honor of Older Americans Month. Many diverse forms of art by the club members were on display. The Albright Knox Art Gallery truck was also on site, open for all to enjoy.


Golden Age Center Artisan Show - May 2022

   Golden Age Center Artisan Show will take place on Wednesday, May 4th from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the center, 3278 Whitehaven Road. This will be an exhibition of members' talents through works of art. The Albright-Knox Art Truck will be on location from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and their will be culinary art offerings from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. FLYER.


Mitten Recognition Luncheon - March 2022

From left standing: Don Lewis, Joanne Carcione, Jeri Benzing, Don Hamman, Elaine Miller and Jan Zaborowski.
Seated: Iris Galeza, Evelyn Lewis, Cathy Mancuso, Jam Yardley, Sue Bognar and Anna Vaccaro.
Mary Stewart Photo.

    The Golden Age Club recognized members who used their talents of crocheting, looming and knitting to help those in need. There are forty organizations, including City Mission, who benefit from this outreach. There was a total of 258 hats, 153 scarves, 153 mittens, 118 head bands, 68 pairs of socks, 7 hat and scarf sets and 6 lap blankets.


Afternoon of Games! - March 2022

   Wednesday in March, beginning at 1:00pm - Afternoon of Games!
Did you know that we have some great games inside and outside (weather pending) in the Community Center for all to enjoy? Come and play with us! Enjoy an afternoon of foosball, air hockey, shuffleboard, basketball, ping pong, and other games with us, held by the Recreation Department and the Golden Age Center. Join us for an afternoon of fun! Call us at (716) 773-9682 to register to be a part of this great opportunity.


Valentine's Day at the GAC

    The Golden Age Center celebrated Valentine's Day on Monday, February 14th with a Sweethearts' Luncheon.
Sweethearts’ Luncheon Members married 40 years or longer, who have participated in programs at the senior center were guests, free of charge, for this special lunch. Mary Stewart Photos.

Chuck and Ann Tobe - married 55 years

Bob and Anna Vaccaro - married 45

Joe and Geri Kowalski - married 56 years

Lucy and Chuck DeLavalle. married 30 years

Tom and Michele Drabiik married 37 year

Don and Evelyn Lewis - married 60 years

Bob and Joy Mesmer - married 49 years

Dave and Ann Rogers - married 56 years

Ray and Sue Whitbeck - married 68 years

Bob and Lynn Henschel - married 46 years

Frank and Jo-Ann Greico - married 35 years

Mike and Ann Rossiter married 45 years

   Not pictured: Dick & Barbara Brzyski (50); Buddy & Linda Black (59); John & Brenda Cassoni (40); Jim & Carolyn Huffman (56); John & Linda Harbinger (60); Jerry & Yvonne Turri (46); Phil & Jean Bousquet (40).


Mask Distribution at GAC

    The Golden Age Center has disposable masks or KN95 masks available, limit two per person. Nike Base, 3278 Whitehaven Road, call 773-9682 for information.