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November 19, 2012

Georgetown senior activities

The Georgetown Senior Center is at the First Congregational Church on Andover Street. For more information about programs, call the Council on Aging office at 978-352-5726.

Budgeting program Nov. 27: Just in time for the holidays, Bea Stankard, Money Management Program manager at Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, will present Budgeting 101 on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. The program presents simple steps in preparing a budget and how to live within the budget. The program also includes some strategies for individuals who may be experiencing financial difficulties. Refreshments will be served.

November birthday party Nov. 28: Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m., to send best wishes to our friends who were born in November as the COA hosts the monthly birthday at the First Congregational Church. November birthday celebrants will receive a free lunch (everyone else is $2). To make reservations, call the COA office by Wednesday, Nov. 21.

November van trips: The November COA Van schedule includes: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m. to Rowley; Tuesday, Nov. 27, 9:30 a.m. to Seabrook; and Thursday, Nov. 29, 10:30 a.m. to North Shore Mall in Peabody. Suggested donation is $2 round trip. Reservations can be made two days in advance by calling the COA.

ESMV case manager available Dec. 3: Case manager Jen Cook of Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, Inc. (ESMV) is available to answer questions regarding programs and services available through ESMV Monday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church. Appointments must be scheduled through the COA office.

SHINE office hours Dec. 4: SHINE counselor Jerry Goldberg will be available to answer health insurance questions Monday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. To schedule an appointment, please call the COA.

Holiday craft class Dec. 4: A Holiday Centerpiece craft activity is planned Tuesday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. Class size is limited. If planning to attend, call the COA.

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