For Immediate Release
Contact: Chris Ciarlo
Reno, Nev. Dec. 3, 2018. The Washoe County Human Services Agency (HSA) Senior Services Division, Regional Parks and Open Space, and the Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada invite the media and general public to the new Spanish Springs meal site for seniors on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at 11 a.m.
The new site will serve seniors 60 and older nutritious meals, prepared by Catholic Charities at the Washoe County Senior Center. The Spanish Springs meal site is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to having a meal, seniors can socialize, play board and card games and enjoy the occasional live entertainment on select days.
Seniors 60 and older are provided a well-balanced meal with a suggested voluntary donation of $2. A $4 donation is required for individuals under the age of 60.
Meals served at the new Spanish Springs Congregate Meal Site are part of the Senior Nutrition Program, which serves more than 400,000 meals to seniors throughout Washoe County every year.
“I am excited that Washoe County Senior Services is opening a meal site for a growing senior population in Spanish Springs,” said Washoe County Commissioner Vaughn Hartung (Dist. 4). “We value our seniors and this will be a great place for them to gather, enjoy a healthy meal and experience the exceptional services Washoe County offers. Serving our seniors where they are is one of the many ways Washoe County supports the Commission’s strategic objective in providing a safe, secure and healthy community.”
Who: Human Services Agency Senior Services Division, Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space, and Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada.
What: New Spanish Springs Congregate Meal Site for seniors ribbon-cutting ceremony.
When: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at 11 a.m.
Where: 7100 Pyramid Way, Sparks (near the Spanish Springs Library, at Lazy 5 Regional Park).
Media Contact: Chris Ciarlo at Cciarlo@washoecounty.us or 775-337-4500 (Interviews with elected officials will be available following press conference).
The Spanish Springs Congregate Meal Site is Washoe County’s eleventh senior meal site.
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