Wine Country Fire Community Support

Wine Country Fire Community Support

For Sono­ma Coun­ty res­i­dents dis­placed by the fires and re-locat­ing to West Coun­ty, West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices stands ready to pro­vide the fol­low­ing sup­port to our neigh­bors in need: Men­tal Health and Emo­tion­al Support Feel­ings of grief,...
The Senior Center Matters to Maggie Nelson

The Senior Center Matters to Maggie Nelson

By Christopher Oak Reinier        Maggie has been a member of the Senior Center for about 10 years. Having retired from a successful professional career, she used the exercise classes offered by the Center to stay in shape, and has continued to use...
Friends Gave Back to the Senior Center

Friends Gave Back to the Senior Center

By Christopher Oak Reinier Tuesday evening the Cattle Company was packed with regulars and friends of the West County Community Services Senior Center . It was “Give-Back Tuesday”.  All the money earned from the dinner and the raffle went to support the Senior...
Give Back Tuesday for the Senior Center

Give Back Tuesday for the Senior Center

Give Back Tuesday,  September 26th At the Rainbow Cattle Company, Main Street, Guerneville Five dollar dinner. Food is always good! Fun with friends Fantastic Raffle Fundraiser for the Senior Center Come out for a good cause. Dinner served at 6pm. Don’t...
West County Seniors Assess County Service Programs

West County Seniors Assess County Service Programs

A focus group of West Coun­ty peo­ple met Wednes­day at the WCCS Senior Cen­ter to review exist­ing Coun­ty pro­grams intend­ed to help area seniors. Norine Doher­ty, from the County’s Human Ser­vices Depart­ment, lis­tened to the group’s descrip­tions of and...
The Senior Center Newsletter, Read the August SCOOP

The Senior Center Newsletter, Read the August SCOOP

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier Get the SCOOP for the news, the resources, and the cal­en­dar of activ­i­ties at the Senior Center. offered to make your life eas­i­er, fuller and more fun. Read The SCOOP At the Senior Cen­ter in August Tues­days Mind­ful Balance...
Christy Davila, WCCS Director of Counseling and Behavioral Health

Christy Davila, WCCS Director of Counseling and Behavioral Health

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier Just a brief chat with Christy Davi­la and you will know West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices has found a bright, warm and clear light to show the way fur­ther in its Coun­sel­ing Divi­sion.  She has tak­en the lead this month as WCCS...
Seniors! Get the July SCOOP! The Very Newsy Newsletter.

Seniors! Get the July SCOOP! The Very Newsy Newsletter.

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier Get the SCOOP! Already the first week of July has gone the way of the fire­crack­ers, just the mem­o­ries of col­ors, sounds, fun, some qui­et now.  Ah, but there’s more to do at the Senior Cen­ter!  A Pig and Pie Bar­beque...
Russian River Area Seniors Honor Paulette

Russian River Area Seniors Honor Paulette

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier Last Thurs­day, the Russ­ian Riv­er Senior Cen­ter was full of peo­ple who came to a lun­cheon.  They came to express their appre­ci­a­tion for the ser­vices Paulette Hall has been pro­vid­ing them. She has been the Senior Case...
Safeway Sponsors Food Donations for WCCS Programs

Safeway Sponsors Food Donations for WCCS Programs

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier      Rob Mil­ton, WCCS Fund­ing Pro­grams Devel­op­er, greets Safe­way cus­tomers to inform them of the food dri­ve which Safe­way is spon­sor­ing.  Safe­way has ded­i­cat­ed the month of June to the “Bag Sum­mer Hunger”...
Jeannette Parros, WCCS New Senior Case Manager

Jeannette Parros, WCCS New Senior Case Manager

Jean­nette Par­ros, New WCCS Senior Case Manager What kind of train­ing qual­i­fies one to be the Senior Case Man­ag­er at West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices?  Grow­ing up on a 2000 acre ranch in New Mex­i­co? Study­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty New Mex­i­co and...
Elder Abuse, Don’t Let It Happen

Elder Abuse, Don’t Let It Happen

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier June 15 has been des­ig­nat­ed by the Unit­ed Nations as Elder Abuse Day through­out the world. Here in the West Coun­ty Area last year 180 cas­es of elder abuse were report­ed.  More are expect­ed this year.  And, of...
Seniors! Don’t Miss the June SCOOP!

Seniors! Don’t Miss the June SCOOP!

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier The June SCOOP has it all. With dates and times. With tips and resources that might be helpful. Read the SCOOP, and call Vic­ki Hal­stead if you need more details about the activ­i­ties and events. 707–869-0618 At the Senior Cen­ter...
Danny Lerma, has a special gift.

Danny Lerma, has a special gift.

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier Dan­ny Ler­ma, Hair­styl­ist Extra­or­di­naire at the Russ­ian Riv­er Senior Center! A shave and a hair­cut, two-bits!  O yeh!  But this is even bet­ter!  It’s free! and it’s a qual­i­ty do!  Dan­ny Ler­ma was a...
Bocce Ball at the Senior Center

Bocce Ball at the Senior Center

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier Seniors!  Wednes­day, May 31 at 4:00,  Don­na Rop­er (for­mer Exec. Direc­tor at WCCS) will be host­ing anoth­er Boc­ce Ball par­ty on the Boc­ce court at the Russ­ian Riv­er Senior Cen­ter. No Expe­ri­ence...
Northwood Men’s Golf Club Brings Support to the Senior Center

Northwood Men’s Golf Club Brings Support to the Senior Center

By Christo­pher Reinier They play golf. And they have a lot of fun at it. You can see their many tour­na­ments, get an idea of the good times they have, by going to their Face­book page: North­wood Men’s Golf Club, Monte Rio. And they care.  The...
Seniors! Get the SCOOP for May!

Seniors! Get the SCOOP for May!

Get the SCOOP! See you at the Center!  May 9th — “Lost Sock Memo­r­i­al Day” lunch. Huh? Don’t miss it! May 10th – Birth­day par­ty for the kids of May. May 18th – Field trip to the Sono­ma Coun­ty Museum May 30th – Field trip to the Gra­ton Casino...