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No date set for senior center reopening

by | May 27, 2021 | Latest

The Laurie Schwenk Senior Activity Center in Sachse con­tinues to remain closed despite most city facilities reopening to the public.

Part of the delay in re­opening the senior center is due to staffing issues. Previ­ously, Senior Center and Pro­gram Manager Carla Griffin was on a leave of absence and she has since accepted another position with the city. Parks and Recreation Director Lance Whitworth is in the process of hiring a new manager.

He said reopening the center depends on the hiring process, but added the city is accepting applications and expected to begin interviews soon.

Although Whitworth doesn’t have a solid timeline on when the center will re­open, he is hoping it will hap­pen over the summer.

“If we find someone we like, it will probably take three to four weeks to get them in,” Whitworth said.

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By Dustin Butler[email protected]

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