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Bids for Lemoore Senior Center Rejected

In 2015, the City of Lemoore was awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in the amount of $1,419,391 to repair its 25-year-old senior facility to bring it up to code and provide long-term energy cost savings. Approximately $1.17 million was designated for this work. Since all of the five bids received so far have exceeded that amount, the Lemoore City Council decided to have a new round of bidding, even though the work must be completed by October 31.

Free Tax Assistance for Seniors

The Kings County Commission on Aging offers a free Tax Assistance Program for seniors over the age of 60. To use this service, call (559) 852-2828 and make an appointment. During your appointment you will need to provide all of your tax documents for the year 2016.

‘Not Too Late for a Flu Shot’

“We are seeing an uptick in flu-like illnesses visiting the emergency departments, as is common this time of year,” reports Sharon Minnick, Ph.D., epidemiologist with the Tulare County Health & Human Service Agency. “Very few are confirmed influenza, and there are probably multiple viruses responsible. It’s not too late to get a flu shot.”

Senior Tours Announced

The Tulare Senior Community Center has announced trips to “New Orleans & the Deep South,” October 15-22; “Alaska & the Yukon,” July 16-28; and “Newfoundland & Labrador Discovery,” August 3-14. For more information, call (559) 685-2330

 

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