Below is a listing of past events hosted at on- and off-campus locations.
For a list of upcoming events, visit our Events page.
US Open Volunteer Opportunity
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 6:00am to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
Where: Oakmont Country Club
The US Open Men's Golf Championship will be at Oakmont Country Club this year, and Lutheran Service Society invites you, your family, and friends to join us for a volunteer opportunity of a lifetime.
Lutheran Service Society has partnered with the PROM Management Group, the USGA, and many other local non-profit organizations to take advantage of a fundraising opportunity that mingles fun, service and financial gain for our organizations.
By volunteering for one shift at the Lutheran Service Society refreshment tent, located at the 16th tee, you can watch the rest of that day's tournament for free! It will involve serving beverages, snacks, and light foods such as hot dogs and hamburgers.
Parking will be free off site, with a shuttle directly to the front entrance. Food and beverages will be provided to you on the day you are volunteering.
Our fitness center specialists invite you to come to the Center for a variety of fitness classes for varying ability levels. In addition to a morning of healthy fun, visitors can take part in a basket auction and enjoy refreshments. Your $10 donation will benefit the Center at the Mall programming. Contact the Center at the Mall for more information at (724) 774-5654.
Senior Day at the Mall
When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall
The Beaver County Office on Aging and the Center at the Mall present a special Pittsburgh Pirates themed Senior Day at the Mall. Visitors can browse vendor tables and exhibits featuring senior-related materials and displays, and be entertained by CoCo the Clown. Put on your black and gold and stop in! Contact the Center at the Mall for more information at (724) 774-5654.
Lunch and Learn
When: Friday, June 03, 2016 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Where: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall
Lutheran SeniorLife physical therapist Christine Namey will be discussing Osteoarthritis and how you can complete everyday activities while keeping your joints healthy. Call the Center at the Mall for more information at (724) 774-5654.
2016 Excellence is Ageless Gala
When: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:00pmWhere: Heinz Field
This elegant evening will feature Gala Honoree R. Bruce Bickel, senior vice president and managing director of the Private Foundation Managment Services Group of Hawthorn, PNC Financial Services Group, and President, Transformational Leadership Group. Attendees will enjoy dinner, entertainment, a gift basket raffle and silent auction. To purchase tickets, please call the Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation at (724) 453-6014.
Center at the Mall Art Exhibition
When: Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 10:00amWhere: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall
Local artists and Center at the Mall members are invited to participate in the 4th annual art exhibition. The public is welcome to visit the display as well. The art entry fee is $5 per piece or $20 for five pieces. Art must be submitted to the Center by Tuesday, April 12. Cash prizes will be awarded in various categories. For more information, call the Center at the Mall at (724)774-5654.
VNA Hospice Friendship Luncheon
When: Sunday, April 03, 2016 - 11:00pmWhere: Butler Country Club
Pull out your poodle skirt, saddle shoes and bobby socks and join us for a Sock Hop at the 11th annual VNA Hospice Friendship Luncheon to benefit the VNA Hospice Homecare and VNA Inpatient Hospice. Tickets are $40 and include lunch and a basket raffle. The basket preview begins at 11 a.m., and lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Please RSVP by March 25 to Tammie Cramer at (724) 431-3502 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art History Lecture
When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 2:00pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center
Join us for a lesson in art history, featuring Norman Rockwell - The American Storyteller. For more information, contact Cathy Reid at (724) 452-3431.
Third Annual LIFE Programs Purse Bash
When: Saturday, March 05, 2016 - 11:00amWhere: Shakespeare's Restaurant and Pub, Ellwood City
Join us for this exciting afternoon to benefit the LIFE Programs in Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Lawerence Counties. Tickets are $25 and include admission, food and beverages and four chances to win an authentic designer bag from top designers such as Coach, Michael Kors, Dooney & Bourke and more. To purchase tickets, please call the LIFE Program nearest you: Armstrong County (724) 545-8035 / Beaver County (724) 302-2487 / Butler County (724) 431-3939 / Lawrence County (724) 698-1503.
Reflective Pastoral Training and Care Course
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 - 10:00am to Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:30am
Where: Christ the Mediator Prayer Chapel, Passavant Community
Lutheran SeniorLife VNA, Western Pennsylvania will hold a Reflective Pastoral Training and Care Course on Tuesdays, beginning March 1st. The course is ideal for pastors, church visitors and other Christians interested in improving or gaining new "helping" skills and/or visiting with individuals in need of emotional and spiritual support. Participants may register for Part I (first six weeks) or Parts I and II. Those completing all 12 weeks are invited to participate in a "next steps" graduation brunch, including final reflection, evaluation and commissioning service. A $25 registration fee covers both Parts I and II.
For more information, contact Rev. Valerie G. Schubert, VNA Hospice Spiritual Counselor and course facilitator at (724) 431-3352.
Black Tie Bingo and Dinner Gala
When: Saturday, February 06, 2016 - 5:00pmWhere: The Fez, Hopewell
Join us for an elegant evening to benefit the Center at the Mall senior center. The gala includes entertainment, dinner buffet, basket raffles, door prizes and a live auction. Local celebrity guests will call six games of bingo for $100 cash prizes.
Early ticket sales begin Tuesday, December 1 for $35 per person, $60 per couple. Tickets ordered after January 15th will be $40 per person.
Abundant Life Wellness Fair
When: Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 9:00amWhere: Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall
Come meet Lutheran SeniorLife's Rehab Services new physical therapist and get expert advice about physical therapy, balance, fitness, technology, vision, health, diet, vein screening and blood pressure.
Joyful Sounds Holiday Concert
When: Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 2:30pmWhere: Passavant Community, Scholl Conference Center
Joyful Sounds of Passavant will ring in the season with new handbells. They will be joined by St. Richard's Handbell Choir of Gibsonia for an exciting celebration of holiday music. Both ensembles will present individual selections along with several collaborative works. There is no admission fee, but a "free-will" offering will be accepted that will benefit the benevolent care fund. The concert is open to the public, so invite family and friends to join us for an afternoon of holiday cheer!
LIFE Armstrong County Community Open House
When: Friday, December 11, 2015 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Where: LIFE Armstrong County, Kittanning, PA
As we and our loved ones age, we face new challenges in caregiving and fostering independence. Lutheran SeniorLife has partnered with ACMH Hospital to help older adults and their families love life again, with the knowledge that support and help is available through LIFE Armstrong County. Come visit our newest LIFE Center, and learn how LIFE programs and services can help you and your loved one live your Abundant Life.
VNA 50th Anniversary Holiday Concert with B.E. Taylor
When: Friday, December 04, 2015 - 7:30pmWhere: Community Alliance Church, Butler, PA
VNA, Western Pennsylvania, in celebration of its 50th anniversary, will once again host a holiday concert with B.E. Taylor! General admission tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the door (if available). Meet and Greet tickets are also available, by advance orders only, for $50. These tickets will entitle you to meet, get autographs, and take pictures with B.E. Taylor prior to the show at 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit Lutheran SeniorLife VNA, Western Pennsylvania Home Health and Hospice programs.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and the Center at the Mall are pleased to present Salute the Parade of Veterans Lunch. Hear keynote speaker Judah Samet, a Holocaust survivor tell the story of being imprisoned as a child at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during World War II. Visit our vendor tables and pay tribute to our local veterans by visiting our Wall of Warriors display. Admission is free for veterans, and just $6 for anyone else who would like to attend. Entertainment will be provided by the Men of Melody. Please pre-register by November 11 by calling (724) 774-5654.
12th Annual St. John Community Fashion Show
When: Saturday, November 07, 2015 - 11:00amWhere: Treesdale Golf and Country Club
Please join us for the 14th annual St. John Community Fashion Show, with emcee Shelley Duffy of KDKA-Radio. Proceeds benefit the St. John Specialty Care Center and RoseCrest Secret Santa programs and the resident activity fund. The afternoon includes shopping with fashion vendors, lunch, fashion show by Christopher & Banks, and a gift basket raffle. Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets are $30, and can be ordered by calling Linda Swiss at (724) 625-4895.
Estate Planning Seminars
When: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 11:00am
Please join the Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation in welcoming representatives from the Lynch Law Group for two informational estate planning seminars on Wednesday, October 20.
The lunch session will take place at 11 a.m. at the Baron's Inn in the Abundant Life Center at Passavant Community in Zelienople. Topics will include:
Documents needed to complete an estate plan (Will, Financial Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will)
Overview of death taxes for Pennsylvania residents (Federal Estate Tax and PA Inheritance Tax)
The dinner session begins at 6 p.m. at Overbrook Pointe in Mars. Topics will include:
Preserving Your Wealth and Wishes (estate planning and probate)
Updates and changes to the Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Act
Overview of the Federal Gift Tax, Federal Estate Tax, Portability and the PA Inheritance Tax
To make a reservation for either session, please contact the Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation at (724) 453-6014.
Community Resource Fair
When: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Where: Valley Care, Moon Township
The public is welcome to attend the 2nd annual Valley Care Resource Fair. Valuable information for caregivers, seniors, family members and healthcare professionals will be available. Raffles will be held throughout the evening and refreshments will be served.
When: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -
2:30pm to 4:45pm
Where: Overbrook Pointe, Mars, PA
The public is invited to join us for an Octoberfest Surprise. Get a tour of Overbrook Pointe independent living apartments on the St. John Community campus, and learn what it means to live an Abundant Life! Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by October 9 by calling (724) 687-3372.