Silver Key Lorri Orwig
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Teenager Makes Donation For Her Birthday

Zoe Cardin, a seventh grader at Cheyenne Mountain Junior High turned 13 years old last week.    Like many children, Zoe enjoyed a birthday party with many of her friends and family, however,  she was very specific about the presents she wanted.  “I have stuff”, said Zoe.  “I have what I need and I can get the things I want.  I…See More
Mar 19
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Another Fun-filled Holiday Season at Silver Key!

January 3, 2014, Colorado Springs, CO –The third annual Silver Key Senior Services Holiday Party was a smashing success, breaking attendance records and raising the bar for next year’s event.  More than 450 seniors attended the party on December 14, held at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium.  Volunteers from Colorado Springs Utilities, National Charities League, the Girl Scouts, and T. Rowe Price, helped make the day very special.   Again this year, Bennett’s Moving helped get all of the…See More
Jan 3
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Help Silver Key Fill Thanksgiving Food Bags!

eptember 30, 2013, Colorado Springs, CO –– Autumn is in the air and that means Silver Key Senior Services will be collecting food for Thanksgiving bags soon!  Our annual food drive to collect the fixings for Thanksgiving meals will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2013.  Join us at four area King Soopers locations as we accept food donations that will fill the Bountiful Bags.  If you are not planning on shopping that day, you can drop off food items at Silver Key Senior Services, located at…See More
Sep 30, 2013
Silver Key Lorri Orwig posted a blog post

Silver Key to Expand Meals on Wheels Delivery Area

Silver Key Senior Services and the El Paso County Fountain Valley Senior Center will begin a new partnership to expand the Meals on Wheels program in the Fountain/Security/Widefield area.  Silver Key, the Meals on Wheels provider in Colorado Springs, has received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to provide meals to underserved seniors (60+) outside the city.  There are currently thirty seniors on the waiting list for the program.Silver Key Senior Services has been the Meals on Wheels…See More
Aug 15, 2013
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Silver Key Thrift Store to be Open on Saturdays

March 1, 2013, Colorado Springs, CO –Silver Key Senior Services’ thrift store, Silver & Such, is increasing its days of operation from Monday through Friday to include Saturdays starting March 9. The store is open from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.If you are in the market for a piano, lamps, jewelry, or clothing, we have something in the store…See More
Mar 1, 2013
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Another Fun-filled Holiday Season at Silver Key!

For the second year in a row, Silver Key Senior Services hosted a holiday party for clients and this year’s event was even better than the last!     Over 500 seniors attended the party on December 15, held at the Colorado Springs Senior Center.  Volunteers from Colorado Springs Utilities, the Girls Scouts, and the Senior…See More
Jan 2, 2013
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Silver Key Asks for Help to Beat the Heat

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 – Colorado Springs, CO ––  Summer is in full swing and Colorado Springs is experiencing record heat and humidity for the third year in a row.  Our senior population is particularly unequipped to deal with the skyrocketing temperatures and many do not have homes with fans or air conditioning.  Simple tips to avoid heat trauma, such as, drinking plenty of water, wearing a hat outdoors and going to an air-conditioned location, are available online at…See More
Jul 11, 2012
Silver Key Lorri Orwig commented on Silver Key Lorri Orwig's blog post 'Silver Key Needs Help to “Stock the Pantry”!'
"A BIG thank you to our Colorado Springs community!  Through your generosity, we had almost 18,000 pounds of food donated in the month of June!  We are so grateful to the hundreds of people who heard about the need and met…"
Jul 11, 2012
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ELDER ABUSE - WHO'S AT RISK, WHO SHOULD CARE

June 11, 2012, Colorado Springs, CO - Can you imagine if your beloved grandparent or parent were beaten, financially exploited, or left alone to perish of filth and famine?  It is a scary thought, but seniors are abused every day and it often goes undetected as people near them fail to recognize signs of abuse. Stand with Silver Key Senior Services and the Coalition Against Abuse in Later Life by attending a series of events to build community awareness of elder abuse: El Paso County Elder…See More
Jun 11, 2012
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Silver Key Needs Help to “Stock the Pantry”!

June 4, 2012, Colorado Springs, CO – For over forty years, Silver Key Senior Services has been providing much needed nutrition assistance to seniors in crisis in the greater Colorado Springs area. The need is even greater today than it was in the early 1970s with more seniors needing help, and fewer resources to go around.  While Silver Key works hard to meet the growing demand, we cannot help without the support of our community.  In the past few months, our pantry shelves have been depleted…See More
Jun 4, 2012
Silver Key Lorri Orwig commented on Silver Key Lorri Orwig's blog post 'Older Americans Month – May 2012 - Never Too Old to Play!'
"Youth is definitely a state of mind!  There are so many things to look forward to every day."
May 16, 2012
Mary Koehler commented on Silver Key Lorri Orwig's blog post 'Older Americans Month – May 2012 - Never Too Old to Play!'
"The above was a quote from Micahel Garman (sorry, forgot to cite him)  "
May 16, 2012
Mary Koehler commented on Silver Key Lorri Orwig's blog post 'Older Americans Month – May 2012 - Never Too Old to Play!'
"I suppose, hainvg just celebrated my 74th birthday (yesterday) I am officially an older American.  After being told I had only 2 years to live--4 years ago--I took on a new outlook.  It doesn't matter the time we have left.  You…"
May 16, 2012
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Older Americans Month – May 2012 - Never Too Old to Play!

Colorado Springs, CO, Monday, May 14, 2012 – May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. Since 1963, communities across the nation have joined in the annual commemoration of Older Americans Month - a tradition that shows our nation's commitment to celebrating the contributions and achievements of older Americans.   Silver Key Senior Services is proud to celebrate and recognize all seniors and especially senior clients and…See More
May 14, 2012
Silver Key Lorri Orwig posted a blog post

Older Americans Month – May 2012 - Never Too Old to Play!

Colorado Springs, CO, Monday, May 14, 2012 – May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. Since 1963, communities across the nation have joined in the annual commemoration of Older Americans Month - a tradition that shows our nation's commitment to celebrating the contributions and achievements of older Americans.   Silver Key Senior Services is proud to celebrate and recognize all seniors and especially senior clients and…See More
May 14, 2012
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SPRING CLEANING FOR A CAUSE!

 April 4, 2012, Colorado Springs, CO --- It is that time of year when we start thinking about throwing open the windows, getting rid of the musty winter feel, and freshening up our homes.  Along with the cleaning comes the de-cluttering and once you have finished cleaning, what do you do with the extra stuff you have accumulated over the winter?  Bring it Silver Key Senior Services!  Our thrift store, Silver & Such, is in need of your used and no longer needed household items.   Silver…See More
Apr 4, 2012

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Teenager Makes Donation For Her Birthday

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 9:25am 0 Comments

Zoe Cardin, a seventh grader at Cheyenne Mountain Junior High turned 13 years old last week.    Like many children, Zoe enjoyed a birthday party with many of her friends and family, however,  she was very specific about the presents she wanted.  “I have stuff”, said Zoe.  “I have what I need and I can get the…

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Another Fun-filled Holiday Season at Silver Key!

Posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:59pm 0 Comments

January 3, 2014, Colorado Springs, CO –The third annual Silver Key Senior Services Holiday Party was a smashing success, breaking attendance records and raising the bar for next year’s event.  More than 450 seniors attended the party on December 14, held at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium.  Volunteers from Colorado Springs Utilities, National Charities League, the Girl Scouts, and T. Rowe Price, helped make the day very special.   Again this year, Bennett’s Moving helped get all…

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Help Silver Key Fill Thanksgiving Food Bags!

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 1:11pm 0 Comments

eptember 30, 2013, Colorado Springs, CO –– Autumn is in the air and that means Silver Key Senior Services will be collecting food for Thanksgiving bags soon!  Our annual food drive to collect the fixings for Thanksgiving meals will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2013.  Join us at four area King Soopers locations as we accept food donations that will fill the Bountiful Bags.  If you are not planning on shopping that day, you can drop off food items at…

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Silver Key to Expand Meals on Wheels Delivery Area

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 3:54pm 0 Comments

Silver Key Senior Services and the El Paso County Fountain Valley Senior Center will begin a new partnership to expand the Meals on Wheels program in the Fountain/Security/Widefield area.  Silver Key, the Meals on Wheels provider in Colorado Springs, has received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to provide meals to underserved seniors (60+) outside the city.  There are currently thirty seniors on the waiting list for the program.

Silver Key Senior Services has been the Meals…

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At 1:51pm on June 3, 2011, Bob Stephens said…
Hey Lorri... did you take Anne Temple's place at Silver Key or is she still there? Just wondering, but great to have you on the site regardless. If I can help in any way, let me know. Work phone is 719-636-0276. thanks!
At 5:23pm on June 2, 2011, Bob Stephens said…

Hello Lorri and welcome to csfreshink.com. Hope you join the conversation with words and photos! Tell us what's going on in your neighborhood, at work and in your civic organizations or clubs. Have fun and enjoy the site!

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