(Older Adults Keep Serving)
AGING MATTERS was awarded the NAP Tax Credit grant in 2018. Once all $350,000 credits are sold, the funding for the remodel will be $500,000.
(L) Photo is where dining hall will be. Tables in area can be seen on plans below.
It has been a long journey, but after four years and two elections, we are finally starting to see the light of progress. However, the journey has been long, but it not quite finished.
We are in our third year of funding from the Senior Sales Tax that was voted on in 2018. We do want to thank the Senior Tax Committee and the Kennett City Council for their support and generosity in allowing the funding to continue in order for the center's completion. Although COVID has stopped us from opening for in-door dining and activities, we are cooking and serving our seniors through a make-shift meal pickup for their safety.
In July 2018, the Department of Economic Development awarded Aging Matters the Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credit Grant for the remodeling of the Kennett OAKS Senior center. The grant provided us some funding through state tax credits, and with the additional funding from the Senior Sales Tax, our seniors, when we are able to fully open, will be welcomed in to a wonderful building filled with special activities to keep them healthy, as well as a great place to spend the day socializing with friends.