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Community Arts
Duplicate Bridge Club
Year-round weekly games at 7:00 pm
Thursdays at Centennial Commons, 7210
Olive Blvd. For info, call
Georgianna Jackson 863.0004 or email
g jack900@gmail.com
U. City Summer Band
Special Partners
This 85 piece (or more) big band
has been a favorite since 1961.
Each summer, they play a lively repertoire
of light classics, familiar marches, show
tunes. Six concerts on Tuesday nights
starting mid-June at 7 pm in Heman
Park. For info, call Suzanne Schoomer:
862.8246 or schoomer@swbell.net or
visit ucitysummerband.org.
University City
Symphony Orchestra
The UCSO is entering its 55th season
of bringing beautiful symphonic music to
the people in our community. To audition,
contact Dr. Leon Burke 566.1149. For
more info, contact Dr. Deb Carlin,
President 727.3779. facebook.com/
UCSOstl or ucso.org
Community Sports
U. City Soccer Club
Soccer for U. City youth grades
K-12 and adults. Recreational
indoor/outdoor leagues. For
info, call Jay 570.1853.
U. City Swim Club
This USA Swimming-sanctioned
club offers competitive and fitness
swimming for youth and adults. For
schedules and registration, email:
info@universitycityswimclub.com or
visit universitycityswimclub.com
University City Sports Assoc.
Fall football and cheerleading programs for
youth 5 and up. For info, call 505-8740.
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Senior Services
Established in 2014, University City’s
Seniors Commission’s purpose is to gain
Senior Services
a better understanding of, and to keep
University City’s Senior Services
City Council informed about, the needs
Coordinator, Marcia Mermelstein, is
and gaps in services for residents who are
available at the Heman Park Community
50+ in our community. With scheduled
Center, 975 Pennsylvania to answer
monthly (3rd Monday of the month at
questions, share information about
the Heman Park Community Center)
services and programming of interest to
meetings, their goal is to find effective
older adults, and connect residents with
ways to communicate with and inform
information about helpful community
older residents about programs, services,
resources.
and resources. They advocate for an ageShe can be reached at 314-505-8563, or friendly community for all ages, one that
offers opportunities that actively engage
at mmermelstein@ucitymo.org. Contact
older residents. Anyone interested in
her if…
1. You would like your name added to the serving on the Senior Commission should
University City older adult mailing list. contact the City Clerk at 314-505-8605
to request an application.
2. You would like to receive a free
copy of a “File of Life” card, which
allows the resident to write down
vital personal medical information.
The card is kept on the outside of
their refrigerator in a bright red
magnetic pocket, for use in case of an
emergency.
3. You would like to receive a copy of
the “University City Senior Resource
Guide”
4. You would like information concerning
any of the following:













Transportation
Home Repair/Maintenance
Educational programming
Meal programs
Local AARP meetings
Senior Discounts at City agencies
(trash pick-up, Centennial Commons
membership)
Assistance installing smoke detectors
or changing batteries
Legal assistance
Health screenings
Medicare counseling
Delivery of library materials
Fresh produce delivery
Other community agencies/
organizations that provide services to
older adults

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