Chi Gong is a form of Tai Chi with easily memorized movements. Scientific studies indicate its effectiveness for all ages. Benefits include stress reduction, mindfulness, and weight control, strengthening of heart, lungs, circulation, and skeletal system. Chi Gong also increases flexbility and balance. Classes are taught for students at all levels and are open to any individual over 18 years of age. New students may join at any time!
Classes are $10 each and start Wednesdays after January 8th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Stop by to check out our new EC After Hours offerings.
All classes are taught at the Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville with certified instructor Elisa Pokral.
For additional information contact 812-876-3383, etx. 515.
The Endwright Center-Area 10 Agency on Aging
Programs, Classes, and Fun
ONGOING EVERY WEEK-
Mondays 10:30a.m. Nightingales Singing Group
Mondays 2:00p.m. Fabric Arts
Tuesdays 1:30p.m. Euchre
Tuesdays 2:30p.m. Exercise to Music
Wednesdays 2:00p.m. Chess Group
Thursdays 1:00p.m. Exercise to Music
Everyday 8:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Individual Fitness Programs
For Information Contact:
Jaime Sweany, director
Phone: 812-876-3383 ext. 582
Every day, cancer patients in Monroe County miss their life-saving treatment appointments simply because they don’t have a ride to the clinic. You can help by volunteering with the American Cancer Society’s “Road to Recovery” program!
If you like fixing things, perhaps you could help the Salvation Army with minor projects at their facility. Tools and materials will be supplied. The minimum age is 16.
Each Saturday morning, St. Vincent De Paul society volunteers distribute furnitute from their warehouse to those in need. Volunteers are needed from 8:30-10:30am to help with distribution, as well as delivery. Volunteers are also needed to do furniture pick ups during the week. Volunteer as often as you would like.
The Bloomington Writing Project has teamed up with Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners - VITAL - to offer two new courses for English language learners at Monroe County Public Library on Thursday evenings. One helps learners prepare for the 'Test Of English as a Foreign Language'; the other teaches professional writing. No teaching or tutoring experience is necessary.
The Wylie House Museum welcomes applicants for tour guides, also known as docents. If you enjoy local history, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about life in Bloomington in the 19th century and gain museum experience in the process. You'll be trained to give historically accurate tours of the Wylie House Museum, home of IU's first president. Docents are asked to give two tours per month, with no tours offered in December, January, or February.
Mother Hubbard's Cupboard has just moved to a new site and is expanding their food pantry hours. They're looking for volunteers to serve two hour shifts during their new hours from Noon to 6PM. Pantry volunteers unload deliveries, stock food, keep the pantry clean, and assist patrons. This position requires volunteers to be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. The minimum age is 12, but younger volunteers are welcome if they're with an adult.
Girls Inc. Inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold! You can help them do just that in after-school program, working with girls ages 5 to 17. Volunteers act as mentors and are responsible for safety, helping with homework, and being a positive role model. Both Community members and college students are needed. Students who need exerpience will find that this is a great place to practice group management and teaching skills.
You can make a direct difference in the life of a family in poverty by becoming a South Central Community Action Program 'Circles' Initiative' Ally! Allies provide friendship to a person or family working out of poverty. The 'Circles' Initiative' requests an 18 month commitment and the minimum age is 18.
Do you know everything you need to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act? This Act protects all people with disabilities, including those who are HIV+, from discrimination. It covers employment, trasnportation, telecommunications and public accommodations. If you feel you have been discriminated against because you have a disability, or if you have questions about the ADA, the Bloomington Human Rights Commission may be able to help. Call 349-3429.
Knowledgeable instructors will work one on one with seniors who want to learn basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word, E-mail, Facebook, Skype, and how to access games on the computer. A desk top computer is available for training or student may bring their own laptop. Call for available times, 812-876-3383 ex 515. It is a FREE class and will take place at the Endwright Center.
Seeking caring families to host high school age international exchange students ranging from 15-18 years old for 5-12months. You will prvoide a loving home, 3 meals a day, a bed, and the experience of a life time for your family as well as the student. This is an unpaid program however you may recieve $50.00 charitable contribution on their income tax. Call 1-866-846-3977 or visit www.nw-services.com for more information.
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