Centre Region Active Adult Center Awarded $65,000 State Grant

(HARRISBURG) – The Centre Region Active Adult Center in State College has been awarded of $65,000 in state funding to make improvements to its facility and provide more services to area residents, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).

Corman said the Senior Community Center grant is funded through the Pennsylvania Lottery and distributed by the state Department of Aging. 

“Senior centers serve as a great resource for older Pennsylvanians, providing a wide variety of services and programs, educational opportunities and transportation as well as a place to socialize,” Corman said.  “They truly are a lifeline for our seniors and their families making the state funding all the more important to our community.”

Grants are used to advance senior community center projects, including modernizing facilities, encouraging technology improvements, enhancing innovative programming, attracting new members, building on successful practices and, overall assistance in meeting the needs of their participants.

 

 CONTACT: Jenn Kocher (717) 787-1377 or jkocher@pasen.gov