Senior Citizens Activities Inc. & West Bend Sunrise Rotary team up to offer Classics for a Cause | By Paula Hader

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West Bend, Wi – Two iconic West Bend non-profit organizations, Senior Citizens Activities Inc. and West Bend Sunrise Rotary, are pairing up to offer a sweet ride in the 2021 Classics for a Cause Car Raffle fundraiser.

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A 2007 Shelby Mustang will be raffled off in a drawing to be held at Regner Park after the Christmas Parade on November 28. There are less than 4,000 miles on this ‘grabber orange’ beauty with gray racing stripes and a black interior.

The car will be on display and tickets will be sold at various events throughout the area. Check the website for the latest on where the car will be on display.

Funds raised will support activities at the Senior Center and additional local non-profit charities in the area via West Bend Sunrise Rotary. Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Only 10,000 tickets will be sold. You can get yours at any event listed on the website, J L Business Interiors, Jeff’s Spirits on Main, Bob’s Main Street Auto, or the Senior Center at 2378 W. Washington Avenue in West Bend.

Jeff's Spirits on Main

About Senior Citizens Activities, Inc.

Senior Citizens Activities, Inc. (SCAI) also known as the Senior Center of West Bend has been an important part of the West Bend community since 1967. SCAI is dedicated to providing a place where seniors (age 50+) in the West Bend area can find friends, fitness activities, education, and volunteer opportunities.

The Senior Center offers over 15 opportunities per week to engage in physical activity or fitness classes. In addition to Pickleball, there are Yoga and Chi Kung classes as well as classes focused on balance and arthritis. There are also over 20 opportunities per week to gather for cards (Sheepshead, Euchre, Pinochle) crafts (jewelry making, card making, quilting, knitting), or other games (Scrabble, Mah Jongg, and Dominoes).

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Woodcarving and various art classes are also offered. In 2019 over 500 individuals took advantage of their services and spent over 15,000 hours at the Center. SCAI programming is focused on supporting both the physical and emotional health of our participants. They offer a wide variety of health and wellness programs, educational programs, and social activities for seniors in West Bend, and surrounding communities.

The Center is located at 2378 W. Washington Street in West Bend. Current hours and a calendar of monthly activities can be found at www.seniorcitizensactivities.org Additional information can be found on their Facebook page or by contacting Paula Hader, the Executive Director, at [email protected] or calling 262-335-4498.

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About West Bend Sunrise Rotary

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary is present in over 160 countries with approximately 1.2 million members and more than 30,000 Rotary clubs. Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races and creeds.

The main objective of Rotary is service. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today’s most critical issues such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and other professional and vocational career development.

The Rotary motto is Service Above Self

West Bend Sunrise Rotary has contributed funds to a large variety of community initiatives including The Rotary Shelter at Regner Park, Lac Lawrann Barn Renovation, West Bend Skateboard Park, planting trees at Regner Park, and initiation of the Enchantment in the Park holiday lights show. The club meets Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. at The Braising Pan, 1100 N. Main Street, West Bend. New members are welcome. Learn more at https://westbendsunriserotary.org or contact Dolf De Ceuster, at [email protected] or calling 262‒338‒3838.

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