Director Notes

Happy New Year! I appreciate everyone being so welcoming in my first few months at the Senior Center. I look forward to meeting more members and offering a wide variety of programs and services. We have a wonderful staff and fantastic members, and I feel blessed...

As 2019 comes to a close I can’t help but think what lies ahead for the Senior Center in 2020. I am happy to announce that we are finally full staffed!  Torie Beckwith has joined our team as the second, part-time Nutrition Coordinator. If you have not...

Hello! My name is Stephanie Ehle and I’m excited to join the Verona Senior Center as the new Director and eager to meet everyone! As a Madison native, I have worked in the health and well-being management field for over 12 years, most of which has been...

Welcome Karen Henry to the Senior Center    “Hi there!”  My name is Karen Henry and I am thrilled to be Verona Senior Center’s new Administrative Assistant. What I am excited about most with my position is getting to meet all the Senior Center visitors who come to...

Senior Center Director Mary Hanson is no longer with the City, her last day was April 22nd. The City is recruiting a new Senior Center Director and is accepting applications until May 19th.   If you have any questions regarding the transition, please contact Interim City Administrator...

Emergency Preparedness     Emergency Preparedness    At a recent Wisconsin Assn. of Senior Centers Spring Conference the topic was emergency preparedness.  Senior Center Directors shared what they learned when their communities experienced fires, tornadoes and a natural gas explosion. They suggested that people prepare an emergency kit ahead...

Thanks to All Our Volunteers!   April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. On behalf of all the staff, thank you for all you do here at the Senior Center. We hope to see you at our Volunteer Appreciation event this month! It’s sure to be a lot of...

March 2019 update 2/19/2019   What a crazy winter we have had! Blizzards, polar vortexes and subzero wind chills that caused frozen pipes, stalled cars, and frozen locks, followed by fog and wild swings in temperatures that melted the snow, only to have it refreeze and turn...

updated 1/20/2019 February 2019   Welcome Baby Noah!   Noah Alexander Hanson arrived safely on January 5 at 6:05 AM, weighing 5 lbs. 12 oz. and 19.5” long. Many of you have been asking about Noah and his mom Jenni who spent several weeks on bedrest before Noah’s arrival...