Fayette Senior Services Special Programs for June

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The Segregated Skies of WWII – Tuesday, June 1 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Explore the history and heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen. This inspiring group of men were the first African American pilots to fly in combat during World War II, proving to be some of the most skilled aviators of their time. Join Andrea Miskewicz with the KSU Museum of History as she shares the undeniable courage and skill of these brave pilots that contributed to the desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces in 1948. This presenter will be joining us via Zoom. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

The Versace Killing Spree – Thursday, June 3 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Hear the story of the chilling killing spree of infamous murderer Andrew Cunanan. Jim Scott takes us through the timeline leading up to Cunanan’s vicious murder of world-renowned Italian fashion designer Gianna Versace. Discover the lengths he went through and the series of murders he carried out before finally reaching his intended victim. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.  

Feed Your Dirt – Monday, June 7 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Composting can be a foundation on which growing food is build. Join Ky King with Kindred Roots Farm as they help us take a basic look at composting and soil health. Learn more about what composting is, the different types there are, and how to get started with composting at home. Discover how soil health plays a major role in nutrients for growing plants and the impact composting can have at an individual and community level. This class will be via Zoom live. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

A Bite of Life – Friday, June 11 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Stress eating and boredom eating sneak up on us before we even realize it’s happening! They create unhealthy habits that are often times the hardest to break when focusing on a healthy lifestyle. If you find yourself in this cycle, join Health Coach Jennifer Lunsford to discover easy tips, tricks, and hacks to break the cycle of stress and boredom eating. Whether you want to lose a little weight or just improve your overall health, you’ll leave with confidence to choose healthier options when you’re stressed out or just plain bored! This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.  

Wave the Flag – Monday, June 15 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Celebrate and honor the history of the United States flag on this special day. The American Legion Post 105 shares the true meaning it’s symbolism holds, discusses what it represents, and how it came to be an icon of America. Also enjoy a live demonstration of the folding of the flag and learn what each fold signifies. This program is part of the 2021 FSS and Piedmont Fayette Hospital Wellness Series. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

It’s All in the Nutrients – Tuesday, June 15 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Fresh produce and foods are often assumed to be more nutritious than canned or frozen foods. While these assumptions can be true in some cases, is fresh really always best and giving you the biggest nutritional bang for your buck? Registered Dietitian Laura Marchese, owner of Nourishing Nutrition Consulting, shares the truth behind getting the most out of your fruits and veggies – without breaking the bank. Discover the pros and cons to fresh, buying local, frozen, and canned goods and learn how you can get the most out of your healthy foods while also saving money in the long run! This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.  

A Vision for Fayetteville – Wednesday, June 16 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: Fayetteville has developed a set of conceptual plans based on initial input to its Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) Study. These plans focus on the connection between land use, transportation, and economic development throughout the city. Denise Brookins will discuss this initiative and how you can have a part in establishing the goals and vision for the area. After delivering an overview, Denise and will lead an open discussion for input from the seniors of Fayetteville on their opinions regarding the plans and suggestions for improvement. Visit www.fayettevillelcistudy.com for more information. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.  

Cancer Wellness – Tuesday, June 22 – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: Almost everyone has been touched by cancer in some way – whether it’s yourself or supporting someone you know through their journey. In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Month, the wellness team from the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness Center at Piedmont Fayette will share ways to improve health and build strength during active cancer treatment and beyond. In Learn how movement, nutrition, and mindfulness can result in better outcomes for patients, caregivers and survivors. Speakers include: Kirsten Soriano, BS, NBC-HWC, Wellness Coach and Cancer Wellness Coordinator, Corey Tolbert, RDN, LD, Oncology Certified Dietician, and Mark Flanagan, LCSW, MPH, MA, Oncology Social Worker and Mind-Body Counselor. This program is part of the 2021 FSS and Piedmont Fayette Hospital Wellness Series. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.   

Family Ties: Doc Holliday & Margaret Mitchell – Thursday, June 24 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive: He became a Western legend, and she became Melanie in Gone with the Wind. Their love story made history. Join award-winning author Victoria Wilcox as she takes you back to Fayetteville’s early days to learn the amazing family connection between the South’s most famous author, Margaret Mitchell and the West’s most famous southern Gentleman, Doc Holliday. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.

Calling Peachtree City Home – Monday, June 28 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Peachtree City location at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail: The real estate market has been unlike anything we’ve seen before! Has it been the pandemic playing a role or a number of other factors? Join 25 year local real estate expert Matt Tuff, Realtor with Keller Williams and Matt Tuff Real Estate, as he discusses the current market in Peachtree City and how trends have differed than usual. From high prices and competitive inventory making it a seller’s market to seeing the alternative of the struggle of finding a home as a buyer, it’s been a confusing time in real estate. Hear about the pros and cons of the current market, what to do if you are thinking of selling, tips and tricks to purchasing a home, and things to be aware of with the higher pricing gauges. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 770-461-0813 or email register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title) to register. FSS members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org.