Veterans and their families in Broome County have until noon Tuesday, November 8 to make reservations for a Veterans’ Recognition celebration at the senior centers.   

All veterans will receive complementary lunch Wednesday, November 9 at all the centers except Deposit, which will hold its celebration on Thursday, November 10. 

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News


Besides lunch, the centers are offering a variety of activities, music and recognition ceremonies to honor those who have served our country during the luncheons from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   

While the veterans are being treated to their lunch, spouses and non-veterans can also enjoy chicken cordon bleu, sides and a dessert éclair for a suggested contribution of $3.50 for seniors and vet spouses and $4.50 for those under the age of 60. 

For information on how to contact a senior center near you, call the Broome County Office for Aging at (607) 778-2411. 

You can call the closest Senior Center directly to place a reservation by 12:00 p.m. November 8.

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Here's a listing of the participating senior centers, their phone numbers and addresses:

Broome West Senior Center (607) 785-1777 2801 ..Wayne St., Endwell 

Deposit Senior Center (call for menu) (607) 467-3953 ..14 Monument St., Deposit 

Eastern Broome Senior Center (607) 693-2069 ..27 Golden Ln., Harpursville 

First Ward Senior Center (607) 729-6214 ..226 Clinton St., Binghamton 

Johnson City Senior Center (607) 797-1149 ..30 Brocton St., Johnson City 

North Shore Towers Community Center (607) 772-6214 ..24 Isbell St., Binghamton 

Northern Broome Senior Center (607) 692-3405 ..12 Strongs Pl., Whitney Point 

Vestal Senior Center (607) 754-9596 ..201 Main St., Vestal 


Also coming up on Wednesday, November, 9, the Broome County Office for Aging is hosting a presentation for family caregivers from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Broome County Public Library. The program will outline services that are available to help families including mobility management, the Southern Tier Independence Center’s Equipment Loan Closet and Caregiver Self-Care. 

Pre-register with Caregiver Services at (607) 778-2411.  

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