Weatherization program a useful tool for savings

7/17/2013

The Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program is the nation's largest residential energy efficiency program. It improves heating efficiency and fuel savings by ensuring that homes hold heat and air-conditioning, while keeping the hot and cold air out. There is no charge to the customer. Eligible households receive a comprehensive home assessment that could include repair or replacement of heating systems, insulation and caulking or weather-stripping.

The Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program is the nation's largest residential energy efficiency program. It improves heating efficiency and fuel savings by ensuring that homes hold heat and air-conditioning, while keeping the hot and cold air out. There is no charge to the customer. Eligible households receive a comprehensive home assessment that could include repair or replacement of heating systems, insulation and caulking or weather-stripping.

Income limits apply. A household of one must earn $22,980 or less per year. Household of two is $31,020 or less.

For more information, call 1-877-447-5927 or visit www.ihs-housing.org. Applications also are available at the senior center.

Thanks for help

Many thanks to the volunteers from St. Dominic Altar Society and Duane Riley who delivered Meals on Wheels last week. Are you interested in helping with Meals on Wheels? Substitute drivers are always needed. If you would like to help, call Patti at 272-3620 or 260-6282.

Scheduled activities

Thursday, the TOPS Club will meet at 9 a.m., followed by art class at 10 a.m. Gentle exercises start at 11 a.m. The Ambassador Singers practice at 1 p.m. Skip-Bo begins at 1 p.m. The Association Board meets at 1 p.m. Yoga begins at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, the day begins with line dancing at 8:30 a.m. A nurse from St. Catherine Hospital will be here from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bridge starts at 12:45 p.m.

Saturday, the pool room is open from 1 to 4 p.m.

Sunday has duplicate bridge at 2 p.m.

Monday has double pinochle beginning at 12:30 p.m. Duplicate bridge starts at 7 p.m.

Tuesday has walking at 8:30 a.m. at Valley View Cemetery. Gentle exercises begin at 11 a.m. Pitch starts at 12:30 p.m. Bridge begins at 1:15 p.m. Bingo starts at 1:30 p.m.

July 24 has line dancing at 8:30 a.m. TOPS 1116 meets at 10 a.m. Pinochle begins at 12:40 p.m. The regular Wednesday night dance featuring Jim Calhoun begins at 7:30 p.m. The recommended donation is $5.

Lunch menu

Lunch is served at noon.

Thursday: Oven-fried chicken, potatoes and gravy, asparagus, pudding, wheat roll.

Friday: Taco salad, corn, tortilla chips, pineapple tidbits.

Monday: Pork chop, sweet potato, California blend vegetables, apricots, wheat roll.

Tuesday: Beef stroganoff on noodles, green beans, melon mix, wheat bread.

July 24: Roast beef, potatoes and gravy, carrot raisin salad, topical fruit salad, wheat bread.

Celebrating 35 years at the Senior Center of Finney County. Check out our website at www.seniorcenterfc.com.

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