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Inglewood Seniors’ Best Kept Secret

By Francis Taylor, Executive Editor

The Inglewood Senior Center, located at 111 N. Locust Street in Inglewood, is probably one of Inglewood Senior Citizen’s best kept secrets from their peers who have not availed themselves to the full range of services, classes, and camaraderie that is available at what must certainly be of the most enviable Senior Citizen Centers in the nation.

(Senior Citizen reception center. Photo by M McGinnis

The Inglewood Senior Center is a warm and friendly home away from home for seniors, ages 50 and over, who can enjoy a variety of activities, holiday celebrations, parties and classes, have a hot lunch, participate in clubs, take trips and excursions, and volunteer to help others.

With a grand opening celebration of the 35,000 square feet, state-of-the-art facility, that cost 27 million dollars, in January, 2018, Mayor Butts said at that time that he had never seen a more superior facility.

Seniors leave it all on the dance floor at the Senior Center Facility. Photo by M. McGinnis

The Inglewood Senior Center boasts a theme-oriented monthly newsletter that features a directory of services and a list of activities and classes that range from line dancing, ping pong and billiards to salsa, square dancing, chess, bridge and computers to name only a few. The monthly newsletter also publishes the daily morning coffee and lunch menu that is funded in whole or in part through the Older Americans Act of 1965 as amended, Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services/ Department activities are open to all appropriate citizens and discrimination on the basis of race, color, or nationality is strictly prohibited by law.

If you are an Inglewood senior, visit the Inglewood Senior Citizen today to sign up for the daily lunch program and partake in the broad range of activities that are available. Today’s main lunch entrée is roast beef and tomorrow’s entre is oven fried herb chicken. See you there!

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