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Powell Senior Center

We provide people aged 60+ with a comfortable place to socialize and meet their educational, nutritional, and physical needs in one place. For those unable to come to the center, we extend services to their homes and provide them with transportation services.

 

Our mission is to empower and encourage individuals in our community to be independent. We accomplish this mission through numerous collaborations throughout our community. 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm​​

Saturday and Sunday Closed

Physical Address:

248 North Gilbert Street   

Powell, WY 82435

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 1156

Powell, WY 82435

Phone: (307) 754-4223

Email: psc@tritel.net

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The Center's Current News

Tax Income Reports
Need Help with Taxes?
Make an Appointment at the Center

January 2023

On every Friday between February 10th and April 14th, you can get your taxes done at the Powell Senior Center. 

Not a senior? No problem. You don't have to be a senior to benefit from this service.

What do you need for an appointment? Bring l
ast year's tax return, a form of identification, and your social security card.

Volunteers provide this service, and you pay the $30 e-filing fee. 

For details and to make an appointment, call the Center at (307) 754-4223. 
 
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Wyoming Hunger Initiative Supports Our Seniors
 
December 2022

The Powell Senior Center Board of Directors and staff would like to thank the Wyoming Hunger Initiative and the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Foundation for the donation of $500 to help with the cost of food for our annual Christmas Dinner.

 

On December 23rd, 2022, the Powell Senior Center celebrated our Christmas dinner.  We provided a total of 190 meals on this day to our home delivered, Medicaid waiver clients and at our two congregate meal sites (Powell Senior Center and Rocky Mountain Manor).
 

We appreciate that there are organizations like the Wyoming Hunger Initiative that understand the struggles that our clients deal with daily.  With the inflation costs the country is seeing since the COVID pandemic, our clients, who are on a fixed income with Social Security benefits, struggle to pay for their basic needs like utilities, rent, medicines and food.  This generous donation allows us to provide them with a hot nutritious meal.  For many of our clients, this may be the only Christmas celebration that they experience.
 

With Much Appreciation,
 

Linda Dalton, Director Powell Senior Center
 

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Powell Senior Center Raises $8,600 
November 2022

With a spaghetti dinner, bake sale, and silent auction, the Powell Senior Center's recent fundraiser brought in $8,600 to support the construction of our new senior center. 

The Center appreciates and thanks all the businesses that donated auction items, everyone who donated baked goods, the many volunteers who made the event run smoothly, and the Center's Board of Directors and staff who donated their time to make the fundraiser a success. 


For more information or questions, please contact the center at (307) 754-4223.
 
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1st Bank of Wyoming Supports the Powell Senior Center

October 2022

Trace Paul, Powell Branch Manager of the 1st Bank of Wyoming, presented a $750.00 donation check to the Powell Senior Center to help with the cost of our new building construction. Trace explained that they donated $10.00 for every new account opened at their bank.

Pictured from left to right: Tina Heny, Holly Cole, Linda Dalton, and Trace Paul.

Picture taken by Andy Nelson.

The Powell Senior Center Board of Directors, staff members and our community clients extend our thanks and appreciate the support from 1st Bank of Wyoming.

 
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Flu Shot Clinic at the Powell Senior Center

October 2022

The Powell Senior Center had a strong turnout on October 5th when we hosted a flu shot clinic. Thank you to Park County Public Health for helping us protect our seniors! 
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Enbridge Supports the Powell Senior Center's Future 

August 2022

 

The Powell Senior Center thanks the Enbridge Fueling Futures, Benevity Community Impact Fund for a $2,500 donation for our new building costs. This donation, as well as donations from other organizations, foundations, and community members, helps us continue toward our goal of building a new facility that will benefit our community now and well into the future. 

 

The Powell Senior Center is 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Organization that was founded in 1973. Our mission is to respectfully empower and encourage individuals in our community to live independently. 

 

We have been operating out of our current facility since 1975 (over 47 years). Our building is not senior-friendly with three levels and is not ADA accessible. It has significant roofing, electrical, plumbing, and structural problems that are beyond reasonable repair. It lacks parking space, as well as space to accommodate our expanding programs and services. Furthermore, our senior population is increasing at one of the fasted paces in the country.

 

Our new facility—a one-level building—is designed so that all services will be accessible to all our seniors and community members; ADA compliancy is a design priority. It is spacious and includes multipurpose rooms to accommodate all our programs and services. It has a larger dining area that will safely seat 200 people (including any mobility equipment). The ample parking spaces are close to the building, and it has covered drop-off areas for our seniors/handicapped clients.

We appreciate that the Enbridge Fueling Futures, Benevity Community Impact Fund supports our vision of a modern, accessible building. We ask for more foundations, organizations, and community members to also support us. 

To learn more about our new facility and funding needs, call the Center at (307) 754-4223.

 

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