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July 25, 2013

Council on Aging activities

:Editor’s note: The Haverhill Council on Aging contributes this regular column to the Gazette.

Trip to see treasure exhibit: The Council on Aging is planning a trip to the Peabody Essex Museum to see the “Faberge Revealed” exhibit on Aug. 21. The name Faberge is synonymous with refined craftsmanship, jeweled luxury and the Russian imperial family. More than 230 treasures from the late 19th and early 20 centuries are featured. Call 978-374-2390, ext.11, for details.

Farmers market savings: Senior Farmers Market Coupons will be available to qualified residents who are at least 60 years old at the Council on Aging, 10 Welcome St., on Aug. 7. Applicants will need to demonstrate they are low income by showing proof that they are enrolled in or participate in a government-funded benefit or assistance program. They must bring an identification that shows date of birth, address and proof that they receive one of the following: Supplementary Social Security Income (SSI), Section 8 Housing, energy assistance or Medicaid. Residents of subsidized housing facilities may qualify for the vouchers by providing the Haverhill Council on Aging with a letter from their property manager. An individual’s name must appear on the letter. Please contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at the Council on Aging with questions.

Helping rescue workers enter homes: You can make entrance to your home convenient for fire and ambulance service with no damage to the house. Haverhill residents can have a lock box attached to the outside of their house or apartment. For additional information, contact Fire Department Deputy LaLiberty at 978-373-8460 or Joel Berg at 978-374-2390, ext. 38.

Golf instructions: A golf clinic has begun at Garrison Golf Course, 660 Hilldale Ave., has begun. The clinic is held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. There is also a ladies golf clinic on Mondays at 9 a.m. Contact Ted Murphy at Garrison Golf Course at 978-374-9380 with questions.

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