Online Originals: Havelock Senior Center named ‘center of excellence’

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HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCT) – The city of Havelock announced it’s senior center was named a ‘center of excellence’ by the State of North Carolina’s Division of Aging Adult Services and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

To be considered as a “Center of Excellence,” the center has to provide over the top services and opportunities to their communities while serving as role models for developing centers.

“I think as the city our goal should be to accommodate all of our citizens, a lot of times we put a lot of effort into parks and rec and things young people use, but we got to make sure we stay focused on our aging population too.” Mayor Will Lewis

Only 88 out of 172 senior centers in North Carolina have received this recognition.

The designation will be effective through November 2024.

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