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Chatham Senior Center Receives 25th Anniversary Gift from Jaycees, St. Pat's

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Chatham Township Mayor Kevin Sullivan, along with Karen Wittmer, Gail Gannon, Pam Mansfield, Jim Connelly and Bill Heap with donated TV from Jaycees and St. Patrick's Parish. Credits: Tom Salvas
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CHATHAM,  NJ - The Chatham Jaycees and the St. Patrick’s Community 5k Race Committee presented a new 75-inch flat screen HDTV to the Senior Center of The Chathams on Feb. 6.

To honor the senior center's 25th Anniversary and the service the center has provided to the community, the two groups teamed up to make the gift possible.  
On hand for the presentation from the Chatham Jaycees were Bill Heap and Jim Connelly. Representing the St. Patrick’s Community 5K were Karen Wittmer and Kevin Sullivan, Mayor of Chatham Township.  Accepting the gift on behalf of the Senior Center, located at 58 Meyersville Rd., were Executive Director Pam Mansfield and Program Director Gail Gannon.
 
Wittmer speaking on behalf of both groups said the gift represents both the Jaycees continuing commitment to the community and is keeping within former St. Patrick’s Pastor Fr. Ed Hinds call of not being a community unto ourselves but to go out and serve the community at large.  
 

The TV was one of the capital improvements that the senior center was hoping to make for the 2015 Anniversary Year.  
 
“The center gets a very large crowd for their weekly movies, along with the DVD series program," Mansfield said. "The larger viewing TV. along with the improved sound system will make it a better viewing experience for the seniors. We’re extremely grateful to the Chatham Jaycees and the St. Patrick’s Community 5k Committee for making this possible.”
 
Wittmer also thanked Colonial Appliance in New Providence for assisting in making the gift possible.
 
The Senior Services Center of the Chathams is a not-for-profit corporation that is mainly supported by donations from their members, individual donors, foundations, churches and civic organizations, as well as the business community. They support the senior community and their families by providing an enrichment center, transportation, information and referral services. 
 
If you would like to support the Senior Center in their mission, help with their capital improvements or make a donation, they can be reached at 973-635-4565 or visit their web site at http://chathamseniorcenter.org/Home_Page.php
 
The Senior Center is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The center offers numerous programs and classes, including author talks, tax services, yoga, basketball, blood pressure and health screenings, art classes, bridge, golf clinics as well as day trips to museums, Broadway and other sites of interest.
 
Senior Bus Service makes local trips with stops to and from the Senior Center and is available for senior residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9 to 2 p.m.
 

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