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Lisa Allmendinger on February 7th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kayla Steinberg for the information in this story.) The Chelsea Senior Center was recently a recipient of a grant from the Washtenaw County Health Department to help build foundations for residents to live healthy lifestyles. The senior center was one of 13 projects to receive a portion of more […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 5th, 2018

By Lisa Carolin Every weekday, employees and volunteers combine their efforts so that senior citizens who live in the Chelsea area can receive meals. The meals range from lunches prepared for members of the Chelsea Senior Center to meals delivered to people’s homes as part of the Meals on Wheels program. Last year, Chelsea Meals […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 5th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Trinh Pifer for the information in this story.) The Chelsea Senior Center has a job opening, and interested candidates can send their resumes and cover letter to: Attn: Trinh Pifer, email: connected@chelseaseniors.org or mail: Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington St., Chelsea, MI 48118 The posting will be open until […]

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By Lisa Carolin The Washington Street Education Center Kitchen is a place where big meals are frequently prepared. Every weekday, anywhere from dozens to hundreds of meals are the responsibility of Tracey Dalton. She works with the Chelsea Senior Center staff preparing all the food under the Chelsea School District catering contract with the county […]

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Photos and story by Lisa Carolin Anyone impressed by the collaborative effort of fine quilt making has until the end of February to visit Silver Maple’s Gallery 100 to see the work of C.A.A.D.Y. Corner Quilters. (C.A.D.D.Y. stands for Chelsea, Ann Arbor, Dexter, and Ypsilanti, the towns from where these quilters live.) The C.A.A.D.Y. quilters […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 23rd, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Smith for the information in this story.) Table reservations for the 7th annual Chelsea Festival of Tables are on sale now and going fast. Stop by the Chelsea Senior Center office to purchase your tickets today. The Festival of Tables is Saturday, Feb. 24, and proceeds from this […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 13th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Oke Agahro for the information in this story.) The 2018 Senior Resource Guide is now available online and in print and can be found at the Chelsea Senior Center among other places. Made possible through a continuing partnership between Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County (CSSW) and the Washtenaw […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 12th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Trinh Pifer for the information in this story.) Tickets go on sale Jan. 15 at the Chelsea Senior Center for the 7th annual Festival of Tables, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park St. Admission fee is $20 and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 3rd, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Trinh Pifer for the information in this story.) The 7th annual Festival of Tables will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24 and will add a colorful spark to our Michigan winter. This popular event will satisfy your imagination and your appetite. Admission fee is $20 and includes a delicious […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 25th, 2017

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Light snow and a visit from Santa Clause added to the atmosphere at the annual Chelsea Senior Center Christmas Lunch. Celebrity servers from the Chelsea area were in attendance along with 182 seniors, who feasted on roast beef, red skin potatoes, green beans, salad and raspberry cake. Following the […]

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