Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Cypress Residents Enjoy Holiday Party at Senior Center

The Cypress Senior Center held their annual Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 17th. The staff at the Cypress Senior Center and volunteers from the community provided a festive atmosphere with many beautiful decorations. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus were on hand for photos opportunities. One of Santa’s Elves was also in attendance.

About 200 Cypress area residents enjoyed the event. Recreation Specialists from the Cypress Recreation Department and the Senior Center staff organized the party. Holiday entertainment was provided by vocalist Russell Nakaoka. He sang many Frank Sinatra tunes as well as traditional Christmas carols. Party participants received candy canes from Santa. More than 50 gifts and door prizes were given away to party goers by the Senior Center staff.

Event sponsors included the Alamitos West Health Care Center and Katella Senior Living Community. The Senior Center staff was assisted by a group of volunteers from the Cypress Church Community Service Team.

The kitchen crew and volunteers prepared and served a delicious meal that included chicken Cordon Bleu, fruit, potatoes and beverages. The meal was topped off with a dessert of strawberry cheese cake. The Cypress Senior Center is located at 9031 Grindlay just south of Lincoln. The Center provides a wide range of services and activities for local residents. Information is available at (714) 229-2005. Cypress Church volunteers assist with Senior Center events throughout the year, Cypress Church is located at 6143 Ball Road. Information about the Cypress Church Community Service Team is available at (714) 952-3001.

Photo Caption: Cypress Church volunteers Clayton Slagle, Dot Slagle, Norm Edds, Susan VanderWal and Pat Edwards assisted the Senior Center staff at the annual Holiday Party for seniors held on Friday, December 17th at the Cypress Senior Center.

Cypress Church - 6143 Ball Rd. - Cypress, CA 90630 - Phone: (714) 952-3001 - http://www.cypresschurch.net/

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