Annapolis, M.D (December 27, 2022) – The Anne Arundel County Division of Ageing and Disabilities will maintain a grand reopening celebration on the South County Senior Exercise Middle on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, from 10:00 am till 12:30 pm The middle is positioned at 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, MD.

Initially in-built 1991, the middle closed its doorways on January 3, 2022, to start an growth and renovation mission to enhance the power. The middle was closed throughout development however has been working on a standard schedule at a brief location since January 10, 2022. Middle members have been hosted at 3158 Braverton Avenue, Edgewater, the place they loved meals, courses, and different each day actions that have been offered on the unique heart. The Division of Ageing and Disabilities is grateful to the Anne Arundel County Public Library System and Anne Arundel County’s Southern District Police for opening up their doorways to carry a number of the heart’s commonly scheduled courses and actions. The renovation added over 2,000 sq. toes of much-needed house permitting for 3 further rooms for actions and packages, a brand new health room, lecture rooms, and a reception space.

All members of the general public are welcome to hitch the celebration from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and tour the middle, take pleasure in gentle refreshments, and sit in on a sampling of the courses and actions accessible on the heart. The grand reopening can also be a possibility for these contemplating becoming a member of to fulfill the workers and exploring the alternatives provided by the Division of Ageing and Disabilities to members and their households. Membership is out there freed from cost at any of the 8 senior exercise facilities and websites are open to adults aged 55 and older.

“We’re extraordinarily excited to formally open the middle’s doorways to older adults and welcome them again to new programming reminiscent of well being, wellness and diet, and life enrichment. We’re grateful for the help of County Govt Steuart Pittman in recognizing the necessity for the middle’s a lot wanted renovation,” mentioned Karrisa Kelly, director of the Anne Arundel County Division of Ageing and Disabilities.

The Division of Ageing and Disabilities obtained funding for the renovation and growth via a stand-alone Capital Enchancment Mission (CIP) funding totaling $2,475,000. The development contractor, Northpoint Builders, the development administration firm, KCI Applied sciences, Inc., and the engineering agency, Gannett Fleming, Inc., labored to finish the mission beneath the supervision of the Division of Public Works. The final CIP funding for a Division of Ageing and Disabilities facility was for the Brooklyn Park Senior Exercise Middle. This 12 months the Division appears ahead to starting its subsequent renovation and growth mission on the Arnold Senior Exercise Middle.

For extra details about membership, programming, or for lodging, please contact the Anne Arundel County Division of Ageing and Disabilities at 410-222-4257 or by e mail at [email protected]. TTY customers, please name by way of Maryland Relay 7-1-1. All supplies can be found in different codecs upon request.

By Chiki