Hill-Evans applauds $33,704 for September House Senior Center

YORK, May 21 — September House will receive a competitive grant for $33,704 from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans announced today.

The senior center will use the funding to improve programs and make facility renovations.

“The breadth and quality of services September House provides to seniors in our community is outstanding,” Hill-Evans said. “It’s easy to see that its staff truly treasure the older adults they serve. I love how they purposefully include them in the activity planning process.”

Programs and amenities at September House include:

  • Exercise room, including fitness classes.
  • Social events, including holiday celebrations.
  • Game room with a pool table, foosball, air hockey, puzzles, board games, and card games.
  • Expert-led lessons in painting, crafting, computers, etc.
  • Computer lab.
  • HAM Radio room (and club).
  • Cooling station during summer months.

September House is one of 45 senior community centers from 26 counties across the state that received funding from $2 million in competitive grants, ensuring older adults are supported in familiar, local places with services to stay healthy and connected to their communities.

The grant funding was appropriated by the General Assembly using proceeds from the Pennsylvania Lottery.