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The McKissick Center for Senior Wellness is Officially Open!

Published: September 29, 2015

The McKissick Center is the home of the newly established Pickens County Meals on Wheels kitchen, its home-delivered meal program, and the Young at Heart dining and activity program. An official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held July 24, 2015. Notable guests included: SC Lt. Governor, Henry McMaster; Director of the Office on Aging, Yancey McGill; McKissick Family Foundation member, Robert Thomas; Senator Larry Martin; Representative Neal Collins and Pickens County Councilman, G. Neil Smith. 

The overall project has been supported through a combination of private gifts from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program, Nalley Charitable Foundation, Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Pickens County United Way, Duke Energy Foundation, The Grumpy Old Men of Six Mile, Members of The Reserve at Lake Keowee, PCMOW board members, staff and many, many individuals.  These private sources of funding, along with assistance from the City of Easley, the City of Liberty and investments from Pickens County Council and the SC Lt. Governor’s Office on Aging’s - Permanent Improvement Project grant, have helped to make substantial progress in funding the innovative project which focuses on the long term needs of our senior community.

Going forward, the McKissick Center will serve as a focal point for senior services and provide a continuum of care for active, aging and homebound individuals by providing daily meals, social, cultural and educational activities that are designed around the needs and interest of our seniors in mind.

Our address is:
349 Edgemont Ave. Liberty, SC 29657
PO Box 184 Easley, SC 29641
[email protected]
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