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Senior Collage


193 Callahan-Koon Rd

Suite 132

Spindale, NC 28160

Phone: (828)287-6409




7:30am - 5:00pm


Tuesday - Friday

8:30am - 5:00pm


Director: Angela Ezell (email)


Mission: The Rutherford County Senior Center provides opportunities for senior adults to help them maintain and enhance their quality of life.


The Senior Center is proud to be a United Way Member Agency



This is to inform the public that the Rutherford County Senior Center will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY 2018 Section 5310 Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disability Program grant application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than November 8, 2016.   The public hearing will be held on November 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm before the Rutherford County Board of Commissioners.


Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact Angela Ezell on or before November 4, 2016, at telephone number 828.287.6411 or via email at angela.ezell@rutherfordcountync.gov.


The goal of these funds is to provide transportation services that meet the special needs of elderly persons for whom transportation services are unavailable, insufficient or inappropriate.  The Rutherford County Senior Center would contract with Rutherford County Transit to provide daily transportation services to the Senior Center.  This application may be inspected at 193 Callahan Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday.  Written comments should be directed to Angela Ezell before November 4, 2016. 


The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018:


Total Funding Request

Total Local Share (10%)

Capital (Vehicles & Other)

$ 70,363

$ 7,036

End of Notice