LIFE after 50 - Current Issue - April 2015 Vol. 25 No. 4

Silver Key buys new buildings, expands operations

0415_01_silverkey1Thirty-seven years in one place is a long time. That’s how long Silver Key Senior Services has occupied its current location at 2250 Bott Ave.

Much has changed since Silver Key opened for business in 1978, but there’s no longer anywhere for the organization to grow.

That’s why Silver Key has purchased two buildings on South Murray Boulevard. The new buildings will double the square footage Silver Key currently has, said Lorri Orwig, chief development officer.

The site also provides better parking and, importantly, a big, brand new kitchen with the capacity to provide half a million meals a year.

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Senior Center is in ‘no danger of closing’

Written by Jeanne Davant

Ownership issue could drag on for a while, city spokeswoman says

It will be at least a couple of months before the city of Colorado Springs hosts another meeting regarding possible operation of the Colorado Springs Senior Center by the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region. In the meantime, the Senior Center will remain open.

The city is still in the process of finding answers to questions posed by a large crowd at the Senior Center in March, said Aimee Cox, Community Initiatives Manager for the city of Colorado Springs.

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