Jeanee Smiles Speaks to NARFE

11Apr2017JeaneeSmilesWax-12Apr2017WAXAHACHIE, TX – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017, at Ryan’s Buffet in Waxahachie. The guest speaker was Jeanee Smiles, Director of the Waxahachie Senior Activity Center located at 122 Park Hills Drive. She assumed duties as director in Nov 2010 and has developed many new programs and safety measures for the Senior Center such as scholarship funds, computer classes and community outreach programs.
She described a very active program emphasizing the contribution of 100 plus volunteers from all walks of life for the programs at the center. Physical activity and opportunities were noted in the volleyball court and putting green facilities. Activities for Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons Disease are available along with Bible study and Garden Club acitivities. The contribution of Center participants to the community in making hats for Save the Children Programs was mentioned. Also, support from Hilco Electric Co. including a contribution for fitness equipment, Griffin Toy Run, United Way, and Meals on Wheels of Johnson and Ellis County, along with student participation, were all gratefully noted.
The Waxahachie Senior Center is provided through the Parks and Recreation Dept. of the City of Waxahachie. The mission statement of the Center is to “help meet the physical, emotional, social, nutritional and educational needs for area senior citizens.” http://www.waxahachieseniorcenter.com/
NARFE Chap. 1191 covers Ellis, Navarro and adjacent parts of the surrounding counties. Membership in NARFE is open to all active and retired federal employees and their spouses, former federal employees, and former spouses who are entitled to a federal survivor annuity. For more information, please call Midlothian at 972-268-5793 or 972-775-2463, Waxahachie – 469-939-8102, Ennis – 214-949-6197, Red Oak – 412-722-6307, or Corsicana – 903-874-3092. You may also go to www.narfe.org or http://www.dfwnarfe.net/Chapter1191/ChapterPage.html or see NARFE Chapter 1191 on Facebook.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at the Sirloin Stockade in Corsicana on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, from 11:00 a.m until 1:00 p.m. The Sirloin Stockade is located at 2508 W.7th Ave.(TX Hwy 31) in Corsicana.
NARFE Chapter 1191 has members from Ellis, Navarro and surrounding counties. Members, guests, and all who are part of our federal active and retired family are invited.
For membership information contact the closest NARFE representative, in Corsicana 903-874-3092, in Ennis 214-949-6197, in Waxahachie 214-850-4783, in Red Oak 412-722-6307, and in Midlothian 972-268-5793.