Seniors Activities at a Glance

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September - December 2006

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General Information, Location, Map Volunteer Board of Directors
Mission Statement Hours of Operation
Staff Newsletter Committee
Membership Fall Programs
Cozy Corner Café Volunteers
Room Rentals Donor Board
Suggestion Box Library
Exercise Equipment Entertainment Book
Grocery Receipt Fundraiser  

General Information, Location, Map

The Older Adult Centre is exclusively for adults 50 years of age and older. It is located on the lower level of Square One Shopping Centre, between The Bay and The Bank of Montreal. Once inside the Shopping Centre, you can access the Centre via stairs or elevator. All rooms are wheelchair accessible. The Centre is managed by an incorporated, non-profit, volunteer Board of Directors. The organization is affiliated in good standing with Mississauga Recreation and Parks, Community Services Department.

Address: 100 City Centre Drive, P.O. Box 2214, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada

Telephone: 905-615-3207 - Map

Website URL:

Thank you to our major supporters:

  • City of Mississauga
  • Square One Shopping Centre
  • Mississauga Central Lions Club
  • Ontario Ministry of Health
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Tridel

  • Affiliated with the City of Mississauga Recreation and Parks
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    Volunteer Board of Directors

    Shirley Corbett - President
    Lewis Lawrence - Vice President, Facility Operations
    Pat Fyffe - Vice President, Human Resources
    Rick Wilson - Controller
    Marion Duff - Administration/Secretary
    Alice Dods - Programs & Cafeteria
    Rina Kukde - Volunteers
    Esther Williams - Special Events/Fundraisers
    Linda Keen-Lausberg - Liaison, Square One Shopping Centre
    Wendy Murdock - Liaison, City of Mississauga

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    Our Mission

    A Centre, operated by and for Mississauga's Older Adult Residents who are 50+ years of age, which provides social, health, educational and recreational opportunities to enhance their quality of life.

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    Hours of Operation & Centre Closures

    The Centre is open to the public Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Travel Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    The Centre is closed:

    Monday, September 4, 2006 (Labour Day)

    Monday, October 9, 2006 (Thanksgiving Day)

    Monday, December 25, 2006 (Christmas Day)

    Tuesday, December 26, 2006 (Boxing Day)

    Monday, January 1, 2007 (New Year's Day)

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    Laura Surman - Acting Executive Director
    Sue Hesjedahl - Executive Director, Leave
    Lina Zita - Acting Program Coordinator
    Karmela Buzdon - Volunteer Coordinator
    Pam Shaw - Acting Administrative Coordinator
    Joan Crews and Gennie Iwanski - Saturday Receptionists

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    Newsletter Committee

    Shirley Corbett
    Sue Hesjedahl
    Laura Surman

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    Mississauga residents 50 years of age and older (spouses may be under 50) are welcome to join the Centre for $12.00 for the remainder of 2006 Calendar year. Non-residents may join for $14.00.

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    Fall Programs

    Registration for Fall Programs will begin Monday, August 21, 2006. All program participants are expected to become members of the Centre and to pay the advertised fee for each program. Participants will be asked to show their membership cards. Guests can attend programs twice before becoming a member (program fees apply). Registration and fee payments (cash or cheque) are accepted in the Centre during public operating hours. The Board of Directors reserves the right to cancel or alter advertised program schedules. Full refunds are issued if the Centre is responsible for a cancelled program. Withdrawal Request Forms are available at the Administration Office, and must be submitted before the third class commences to be eligible for a refund. Refunds will be pro-rated and will include a $5.00 administration fee for each program.

    Older Adult Centre Bus Trips Bridge Chess Western Line Dance Bingo Darts
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    Cozy Corner Café

    Join us for an affordable lunch or snack between programs. We are open Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Our menu includes a variety of soups, sandwiches, desserts, and hot or cold beverages all prepared by our dedicated team of volunteers.

    Monthly Lunch Specials $4.00

    Monday, September 18, 2006
    Quiche, salad, and a choice of drink

    Monday, October 30, 2006
    Oktoberfest sausage with sauerkraut, and a choice of drink

    Monday, November 13, 2006
    Lasagna, salad, garlic bread, and a choice of drink

    For the month of December, drop by for a Christmas treat all month long!
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    Experience the energy of Volunteerism.

    The Older Adult Centre's Team of Volunteers invites you to join us and share your talents and skills today.

    For more information about how you can make a difference at your Centre, please call Karmela Buzdon, Volunteer Coordinator, at 905-615-3207.

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    Room Rentals

    Bookings are available for the Auditorium, Program Room, and Cafeteria at very reasonable rates. For more information, please call 905-615-3207.

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    Donor Board

    Help support the Older Adult Centre! Names of those who donate $100 or more are permanently displayed in our lobby. Tax receipts available.

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    Suggestion Box

    We want your ideas! There is a Suggestion Box located across from the Administration Office for your comments. We are always looking for new ideas and suggestions on how we can make Older Adult Centre even better!

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    Exercise Equipment - Get Fit!

    Don't have time to take a fitness class? Don't like the idea of joining one of those big gyms? Get your daily exercise right here at the Centre by taking advantage of our brand new Exercise Equipment. Learn how to use the Exercise Bike and Elliptical Trainer in minutes! It's easy and it's available when you feel like exercising.

    $1.00 per 15 minute session or $10.00 for 18 sessions.

    Please see the Administration Office for more information.

    The support of the Government of Ontario
    through the Sport and Recreation Branch of the
    Ministry of Tourism and Recreation is acknowledged.

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    Stop by our Library tucked away in the Cozy Corner Cafe. All books, puzzles, videos, books on tape and magazines may be borrowed for your enjoyment. Please use the sign-out book provided when borrowing items. A catalogue of books on tape and videos is available in the Library and items may be picked up at the Administration Office. Have items for the Library that you would like to donate? Just drop them off the next time you're in!

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    Entertainment Book Fundraiser

    Everybody knows the Entertainment Book - full of 50% and 2-for-1 discounts on restaurants, movies, sporting events and more. Books are super easy to sell - people enjoy saving money while supporting a good cause!

    Older Adult Centre Staff points out that any member or non-member who sells 5 Entertainment Books online will receive a free 2007 Entertainment Book. Be sure to enter the Group Number: 174400.

    1. Please go to Entertainment Book and click on Seller's Section.

    2. You need to enter your information. You also need to know our group number: 174400.

    3. When you send an email message to your family or friends, it contains a special link for them to click and purchase a product online. That link also tracks your information, ensuring that both YOU and Older Adult Centre will receive credit for the sale!

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    Grocery Receipt Fundraiser

    Drop off your Dominion, A&P, and Ultra Food Drug receipts to help raise money for the Centre!  The drop box is located in the Cozy Corner Cafe. Please note that anyone can transfer HBC rewards to the Older Adult Centre account.

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