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Memory Café Comes to Lewes

Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2018
CHEER’s Memory Café has been extended to Harbour Lights Activity Center, located at 34211 Woods Edge Drive (off Kings Highway) in Lewes. Beginning September 14, the informal social gathering will take place every Friday from 9:30 til 11:30 a.m. Designed for memory and cognitively impaired...

CHEER, Inc. Reaches GuideStar Platinum

Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
CHEER has earned the 2018 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress CHEER is making toward its mission, the organization is helping...

CHEER Holds Spring Craft Show

Date: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018
CHEER, Inc. will be hosting its annual Spring Craft and Hobby Show on Saturday, March 3 at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, off Rt. 9, east of Georgetown. The show will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and is open free to the public. Merchandise...

Thank You to our Christmas CHEER Volunteers and Supporters

Date: 
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
For almost 50 years, CHEER has been making an impact on the quality of life for senior citizens in Sussex County. As a non-profit organization, this would not be possible without the generous support of our extended list of volunteers. Twenty-five years ago, CHEER began to brighten Christmas Day...

WHEN YOU SHOP AT AMAZON, CHEER, INC. CAN RECEIVE A DONATION

Date: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
WHEN YOU SHOP AT AMAZON, CHEER, INC. CAN RECEIVE A DONATION : Amazon smile is a website operated by Amazon that lets the customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (...

CHEER, McDonald’s team up for Operation Christmas Cheer

Date: 
Monday, November 27, 2017
(SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.) - Sadly, many homebound seniors in Sussex County spend Christmas alone each year; but now two local groups are hoping to change that. For the very first time, McDonald's is teaming up with CHEER - a local nonprofit that serves more than half of Sussex County's seniors - in...

CHEER welcomed Dr. Kara Odom Walker,

Date: 
Friday, June 2, 2017
CHEER welcomed Dr. Kara Odom Walker, newly appointed State Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services, who spoke to seniors at CHEER’s Older Americans Day Celebration on May 23 at the CHEER Community Center. Dr. Walker has a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and a...

Greenwood CHEER Alzheimer's Support Group to begin June 1, 2017

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
May 16, 2017 Greenwood CHEER Senior Center, located at 41 Schulze Road in Greenwood, will begin offering an Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 1, and continuing the first Thursday of each month. Greenwood CHEER Center Director Fran Smith, right, is shown...

THE MEMORY CAFE AT CHEER

Date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017
What is a Memory Café? Memory Café at CHEER is an informal social gathering for memory and cognitively impaired individuals and their caregivers. The Café is an “open house” model with independent activities for those seeing fellowship, information, and resources. Attendees at the Memory Café are...

CHEER ventures into senior living in big way

Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017
125 independent living condos, 120 assisted living units and a 120-bed nursing home facility are planned. CHEER operates seven senior community centers across Sussex County, but its the next project may be its biggest undertaking yet. The nonprofit organization plans to build a retirement community...

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