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Senior Advisory Committees
Now Accepting Applications for New Committee Members
Senior advisory committee applications are available for the 2015 program year and seniors are invited to apply and make a difference in the recreation center’s senior activities. Seniors have the opportunity to serve on the Program Committee, Outreach Committee, or Health and Wellness Committee and advise department staff, serve as an information resource to program participants, assist with fundraising and provide outreach services.

There is a maximum of nine participants per committee. Individuals cannot serve on more than one committee per year. Participants will be contacted by staff by December 5 to begin serving a one year commitment on the selected committee.

Download the application here.

Printed applications are also available at the Older Adult/Senior Center and should be dropped off or mailed to:
Parks & Recreation Department
Attn: Derrick Tripp
6060 E. Parkway Drive
Commerce City, CO  80022
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Applications need to be received no later than Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Please contact Derrick Tripp, Recreation Supervisor of Senior Services at 303-289-3761 or

Senior Committee Organization
The parks and recreation department relies on three older adult/senior committees (programs, health and wellness and outreach) to advise staff, serve as an information resource to program participants, assist with fundraising and provide outreach services.

Programs Committee
Provides guidance on program and event ideas for older adults. Meets monthly at the Recreation Center

Members
  • Jennie Loveridge*
  • Martha Applegarth
  • Shirley Valentine*
  • Thelma Cole
  • Tillie Villarreal
  • LeOra Richards
  • George Maxey*

Health and Wellness Committee
Provides input on health and wellness activities, including coordinating annual 50+ wellness fair. Group meets monthly at the Recreation Center.

Members
  • Lois Heinrich-LaFavre
  • Linda Rinelli*
  • Beth Scott
  • Janet Keesey
  • Dennis LaFavre
  • Leona Heater
  • Karen Smith
  • Ollie Grimard*
Outreach Committee
Oversees and implements annual outreach plan designed to increase older adult participation in programs. Group meets monthly at the Recreation Center.

Members
  • Liz Boyd
  • Sandy Carruthers
  • Maxine Galindo
  • Diane Cruz
  • Frances Zacek
  • Al Hardt
  • Sherri Choromok*
  • Linda Wulf

Derrick Tripp
Recreation Supervisor of Senior Programs & Facilities
Ph: 303-289-3761
Email

Senior Center
6060 E. Parkway Drive
Commerce City, CO 80022
Information: 303-289-3756

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.