The garden will be back!!!
Located at beautiful Eastlake Park
The garden will be back!!!
Come out for our Grand Opening on Wednesday, October 19th! There will be refreshments, entertainment, and a ribbon cutting!
Shepherd Center East's cover photo
Halleluyah!! Today is the first day of the restoration project of Shepherd Center East!! It's taking everything out of me to be so patient, but I KNOW it will be worth it!! We'll be better than ever!!
Six weeks have passed, waiting patiently for work to begin at Shepherd Center. Our seniors are missing their "home" but making the best of the situation at our neighboring Don Hawkins Recreation Center. In the meantime, some of our ladies are working on the annual gala quilt, to be auctioned off at Positive Maturity's Top 50 Over 50 event! Any and all material, even scraps, are greatly appreciated!! Post here or PM me and I will make arrangements to pick it up. Feel free to "share"!!
To all our Shepherd Center Friends,
As you probably know, Shepherd Center suffered significant flood damage from the Christmas night storm. The City of Birmingham has been wonderful to help us find temporary housing for our program -we are, for the time being, located at the Don Hawkins Recreation Center, just a couple minutes down the street from Shepherd Center.
Please know we are all doing everything possible to get back "home" as soon as possible! In the meantime, please continue to support Shepherd Center with your participation - exercise, line dancing, bingo, crochet and quilting, and THE BEST seniors are all here! To contact us, our temporary cell number is 205-224-2179. I always say, let's turn this lemon into some sweet lemonade!!
We at Shepherd Center East wish all our friends a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy new year!!!
The ladies are soooo busy getting ready for the arts and crafts bazaar on Nov 14th! Come to Shepherd Center East from 9-1 and purchase BEAUTIFUL hand made crafts - it's going to be great!!!
SAVE THE DATE!!
Saturday, November 14
9AM - 1PM
Shepherd Center Arts and Crafts Bazaar
118 84th Street North
Come shop - come to sell!!
Call 836-3246 for information!!
Our UAB nursing students are getting to know our seniors. It's going to be a fantastic semester!! Come join us!
Only a couple days left to purchase tickets to Positive Maturity's Top 50 Over 50! Go to www.top50over50.com - see the 2015 winners! It will be a GRAND evening!!
The Top 50 Over 50 awards were introduced in 2014 by Positive Maturity to show that while growing older is unavoidable, growing up is optional. Someone once said that if you go to bed for an entire year without doing anything productive, you simply turn another year older (health permitting). …
Shepherd Center will be closed today due to icy roads. Stay warm, stay safe, and check on your neighbors, please.
Yes, it's a dreary day. It's gonna rain and you don't feel like getting out of that lazy chair. But.... move those buns and come to Shepherd Center East! Wii Bowling and line dancing are waiting for you! Enjoy spaghetti lunch! See ya soon!!
Are you a senior who needs your tax return completed? Are you a senior wanting to sign up for Farmer's Market coupons? Do you want to learn new computer skills? How about joining with other senior adults to exercise the way seniors want to exercise - FUN!!
Come on to Shepherd Center and have a GREAT time!! That's a promise!!
The place ROCKED today!! Really rocked!! Picture this - exercise class - music playing. All of a sudden I hear hootin' and hollerin' - I high tail it into the auditorium to witness our seniors shakin' their booties like nobody's business! I stuck around to be sure there were no injuries!!! There is NO BETTER place to spend the day than Shepherd Center East!
So much going on at Shepherd Center! Lots of crocheted caps for cancer patients will be donated, lap blankets for nursing home residents will be delivered, cranberry sauce for Positive Maturity's Christmas baskets are being collected, not to mention all the holiday parties, singing, exercising, bingo playing....whew!!!!!
Come to Shepherd Center to sign up for the Yellow Dot Program! What is Yellow Dot, you say? It's a program to assist medics or first responders in the event of an auto accident or emergency involving the participant's auto. The yellow dot displayed in the car window alerts that important information is available even if the victim cannot communicate. A no brainer!! You need to do this!! SIGN UP DAY IS TUESDAY, OCT 14th - 10AM-12NOON
T minus 6 days til we boogie up to Chattanooga, cruise the river and have a great time!!!
It's time to sign up for Farmer's Market Coupons. Come to Shepherd Center East, 118 84th Street North,between 9am-1pm, Monday-Friday, and we will help you sign up on line.
Shepherd Center is one of only 3 locations that the new Eastlake Mobile Farmer's Market will be stopping at - Wednesdays at 11:30AM!!! Come by and purchase the freshest fruits and veggies!!
Big yard sale coming up! MARCH 9-10! Feel free to donate goods to Shepherd Center for our spring fundraiser!!
The Newcomer's Singers will kick off the holiday season tomorrow at 10:00AM. Stop by and enjoy a delightful concert! Refreshment will be served!
If, while you are taking out your Christmas decorations this year, you find yourself wanting to get rid of or retire them, please consider DONATING them to Shepherd Center East. We would be most appreciative of whatever you have to brighten our halls this season!
13 hours till the caravan leaves for Chattanooga! Watch out - partying seniors on the road!!
So many wonderful things happening this fall at Shepherd Center East! Be where the action is!
Great week - current events, Wii bowling, line dancing, bingo, Sing along, exercise, quilting, crocheting, speakers, breakfast, lunch.... You can't beat it! Come join the fun 836-3246 for information.
Do you know seniors who like to sing? Do you know seniors who like to have a good time? Call me at 836-3246 for details!
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Sooooo much happening at Shepherd Center! Stop by or call 836-3246 to get in on the fun!
Come along with us to Chattanooga on October 19th as we enjoy a lunch cruise along the river - great food, great music, great people!! Call 836-3246 for reservations!
Is looking for a donation of a card table and chairs. Call 836-3246 if you can help. Our seniors thank you!
Is looking for people who love to sing, have fun, and enjoy the fellowship of other seniors! Looking for someone willing to play piano or guitar for these wonderful seniors! There's plenty of hidden talent out there! Call 836-3246.
Can you believe those cucumbers?!?!? All from the Shepherd Center garden!
North Eastlake Neighborhood filling bookbags for the kids. Where else? At Shepherd Center East!
City swim meet at Shepherd Center East! Ah.. I remember those swim meet days!
118 84th St N
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