IMPACT students to host “Senior Citizen Luau”

posted Feb 8, 2016, 8:02 AM by Website Administrator   [ updated Feb 8, 2016, 8:03 AM ]

“Senior Citizen Luau,” offers an evening of entertainment, social fun and snacks for “golden-agers” on Sunday, Feb. 28, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Washington Community High School.

Many of the senior attendees are planning to wear luau skirts, shorts and other “island clothing/props” at the first-ever Senior Citizen Prom, hosted by Washington Community High School’s IMPACT students.

The event is open to senior citizens who reside in the community and local nursing homes. They may be accompanied by a guest.

The popular Jim Markum Band, a 10-person swing band that focuses on 20’s music, will provide the musical entertainment. Admission is free; donations will be accepted. Refreshments will be served. A photographer will be present to take pictures of attendees against a special backdrop.

        WCHS’s IMPACT (Inspire, Motivate, Pride, Achieve, Commit and Trust) program has been in place for two years. The program helps students connect with their school and community.

            The IMPACT students have attended two Senior Citizen Proms in other areas to gather ideas for their own Feb. 28 prom. They have raised over $5,000 in sponsorships to help with prom costs and other community projects.