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Senior council duties transfered to CEKC



Mission Accomplished: Senior Council board members hand over the reins and funds to the board of Community Enrichment for Klickitat County. CEKC will continue the mission of the Senior Council.

The roots of the Klickitat County Senior Council can be traced back to a group of seniors that met in Glenwood in October, 1970. They saw a need for services, social activities and resources that would help seniors living in Klickitat County. The Senior Council was officially formed in March, 1973. In the years that followed, the Senior Council provided social activities, acquired the first senior bus and started several meal sites in the county.

With the advent of Senior Services as part of Klickitat County, the Senior Council became a very active social organization with monthly meetings in Dallesport that included guest speakers and potluck lunches. Over the years, this became the prim...

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