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Rainbow Elders Luncheon Club to begin serving monthly meals on September 20

The Rainbow Elders are excited to announce the opening day of the new Rainbow Elders Luncheon Club! The initial luncheon will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the South County Senior Center at 67 N. Main Street in South Deerfield.

August 2018 Rainbow Elders Luncheon Club photoThe Rainbow Elders also hold quarterly social events. Seen here is the recent "Summer's Lease" picnic from July. An educational event will take place in the fall.Taking place on the third Thursday of each month, the Rainbow Elders Luncheon Club will provide a hot noontime meal to LGBTIQA people 60 years of age and older, their friends, and any supportive members of the public at large. The meal is offered to elders for a suggested donation. Elders can be joined for lunch by their spouse of any age or an individual with a disability who lives in the same household as the elder. People under 60 are welcome to attend for a fee. The meal is supported by the Older Americans Act.

Reservations for the September meal will open by September 4. You may visit the Rainbow Elders page at that time to save your place or reserve your meal by calling 413-773-5555 x1242 or 978-544-2259 x1242.

Reservations for meals at all dining centers and luncheon clubs are required one serving day in advance. You do not have to live in the community where you dine.

The South County Senior Center also serves meals on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and many other sites are available around Franklin County and the North Quabbin. A complete listing and schedule of dining centers and luncheon clubs, along with monthly menus, is available online or by calling the Information & Caregiver Resource Center at LifePath at 413-773-5555 or 978-544-2259.

Rainbow Elders builds connections among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, asexual, aromatic, and agender elders and their allies. Learn more and sign up to receive emails with future Rainbow Elders event invitations and relevant news and information.