Edmonds Senior Center plans a moving sale

January demolition to make way for Waterfront Center
Sep 07, 2018

In anticipation of the demolition of the Edmonds Senior Center, scheduled for January, and in celebration of National Senior Center Month, the Edmonds Senior Center will be conducting a moving sale 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Sept.14-16.

The Senior Center is at 220 Railroad Ave.

The sale includes tables, desks, chairs, file cabinets, bookcases, books, kitchen items, office supplies, piano, display cases, cupboards, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, bath chairs, artwork and décor, arts and craft supplies and tools. All sales are final.

An early bird entry fee 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, is $5.

“We are very excited about the moving sale because it signals the end of an era and the beginning of the new Edmonds Waterfront Center," Executive Director Farrell Fleming said.

“During the demolition and construction of the new Waterfront Center, the majority of our programs will be relocated in Edmonds at various locations. All the programs and their new locations will be listed on the website, www.edmondssc.org, with a location map.”

“The Edmonds Waterfront Center has been enthusiastically supported by our community,” Capital Campaign Director Daniel Johnson said.

To date, Johnson said, the Senior Center has raised just under $10 million from gifts large and small toward it $16 million project goal.

Some of the major local donors have included Rick Steves, $3 million; Erik and Tamara Nelson, $250,000; the Campbell Auto Group, $100,000; Windermere-Edmonds, $100,000; and the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, $50,000, just to name a few.

Nearly $1.5 million has come from local foundations, including the Hazel Miller Foundation.

“With support from local business and community leaders such as these, the new Edmonds Waterfront Center is on track to keep the promise of strengthening and connecting the entire community,” Johnson said.

Established in 1968 as a nonprofit organization, the Edmonds Senior Center serves over 1,400 members in the community with a wide variety of programming including recreational trips, educational classes, health and wellness, fitness, music, visiting lecturers, arts, languages, history and even assistance for tax preparation from AARP.

The office is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 425-744-5555 to join or volunteer. Check out the website for the latest programs at www.edmondssc.org.

 

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