Reno, Nev. July 26, 2023. The Washoe County Human Services Agency (HSA) Senior Services Division is bringing the delicious and nutritious Congregate Meal Program to Lemmon Valley seniors by opening a new meal site at the Westbrook Community Center in Lemmon Valley.
The public and our media partners are invited to enjoy lunch with our seniors and tour the meal site Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., which is located at the Westbrook Community Center, located at 315 Westbrook Lane, in Reno, Nev.
“After a necessary delay due to the pandemic, we are thrilled to be opening our tenth congregate meal site for seniors in Washoe County,” said HSA Senior Services Division Director Cara Paoli. “This Lemmon Valleylocation is strategically placed to provide nutritious meals and socialization opportunities to seniors in a rapidly growing area of our community.”
Who: Washoe County Human Services Agency Seniors Services Division.
What: Lemmon Valley Congregate Meal Site Open House.
Where: Westbrook Community Center, located at 315 Westbrook Lane, in Reno, Nev.
When: Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Contact: Christopher Ciarlo at Cciarlo@Washoecounty.gov.
The Westbrook Community Center in Lemmon Valley will be open Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., Monday-Friday. The goal of Washoe County’s Congregate Meal Program is to provide lunch for seniors in a group setting, giving them the opportunity to socialize, all while enjoying healthy, flavorful food. The program provides one meal per day to seniors 60+ and qualified individuals. A hot meal or fresh salad is provided Monday through Friday at ten senior meal locations. The suggested voluntary contribution is $2 per meal. The Older Americans Act provides funding for this program, requiring anyone under 60 (and not meeting the qualifications above), who wishes to eat at any of the sites, be charged $4 per meal. Meal reservations are required for all sites, except the 9th street Reno location, prior to 8:30 a.m., same day. To reserve a meal, call 775-328-2786. Seniors have the option to enjoy a meal on location, or take it to-go.
View the menu and complete list of Washoe County meal sites.
The Westbrook Community Center is named in honor of Ollie and Helen Westbrook, who dedicated more than half a century of volunteer public service to the Black Springs community. The building provides a spacious setting for a variety of uses. The sun-filled “dome” room is one of two, large community rooms. There is also a centrally located kitchen, along with restrooms.
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