Engaging, Enriching and Connecting People
Community Thread’s vision is a community where all people are engaged, enriched and connected. We leverage resources and volunteers to improve the quality of life for adults and their families in our local community. We do this by providing services aimed at older adults, particularly those who desire to age in place, as well as advocating for and supporting volunteers throughout the St. Croix Valley region. Our name symbolizes our belief that each act of service is a thread that ties people, communities and lives together.
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Big Changes at the Bayport Senior Center
Community Thread is excited to announce that Susan Elmer has been named the new Program Manager at the Bayport Senior Center. She will be replacing Sue Schultz, who is retiring after 15 years. And another change is the new location! Community Thread’s Bayport Senior Center will be housed at the White Pine Building, located at 342 Fifth Avenue North in Bayport. The space was formerly occupied by the local chapter of the American Red Cross. The new location offers ample parking including four handicapped-designated spots. An open house will be held this fall, but programs will begin in the new space on July 1.
A family-friendly volunteer activity, open to ages 14 and older. The event engages local volunteers annually in July to support the preservation, protection, and appreciation of the St. Croix River. This event is now full. If you would like your name to be placed on a waiting list, please email Nicole or call us at 651-439-7434. Learn more.
Do you need a ride to a medical appointment? Community Thread may be able to help. Our Transportation Program offers door-to-door transportation services for seniors who live in the Stillwater Area School District and are unable to drive themselves to medical appointments. Riders need to complete an application and must be able to walk without assistance. A modest fare is charged for services. Learn more.
Donations of jewelry, purses and scarves are being accepted NOW! Learn more.
Over 1500 Volunteers engaged with Community Thread in 2014 and there were more than 19,000 visits to the Stillwater and Bayport Senrior Center programs. Learn more in our Annual Report. Or contact us to request a copy be mailed to you.
And see who all of our loyal supporters are in our list of donor and volunteers which is available online here.
Thank you to our Connecting Partners
for Supporting Our Signature Service Initiatives.
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