Garden Valley Senior and Social Center News | March 1, 2017

Evidently there's been a flurry of articles written of late in the Idaho Statesman about senior centers in Idaho. If you're not a regular visitor to a senior center, you probably wouldn't be aware that all of them, and not just in Idaho, have been struggling the last four years or so because of government cutbacks on funding.
Four years ago the GVSC Board at that time presented to the voting membership the dilemma we found ourselves in, with three paid employees for which there would no longer be any government funding, and the best we could hope for at that time, and still is today as far as we know, was some kickback in funds per individual meal served, and only senior citizens qualified for us to obtain those funds. At the time with less than 20 people averaging attending our meals, th...

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