Membership Form


Senior Center Hours: 
Open Monday – Friday
Office Hours
Building Hours
Other hours as scheduled--see
Silver Thread

Mary Pica-Anderson
Jane Pedersen


We are located at:
1616 Bellinger Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Who We Are

Our Mission Statement

The L.E. Phillips Senior Center provides a place for Senior Citizens, 55 and better
who reside in the City or County of Eau Claire to maintain independence, receive services and develop skills which enhance the emotional, physical
and social quality of their lives.

Our Staff:

Mary Pica-Anderson, Executive Director/Phone 715.839.4909, Ext. 101
Jane Pedersen, Program/Volunteer Coordinator/Phone 715.839.4909, Ext. 103
Mary Beth Ingrouille, Communications Coordinator/Phone 715.839.4909, Ext. 102
Mary Mero, Special Events/Health Maintenance Coordinator
Darlene Yarrington, Office Receptionist/Phone 715.839.4909, Ext. 100
Sharon Phaneuf, Office Receptionist/Phone 715.839.4909, Ext. 100
Henry Hacker, Janitorial
Peter Stehle, Janitorial/Senior Aide
Mary Anderson, Housekeeper

Board of Directors:

Jim Deignan, President
Randy Bestul, Vice President
Pete Peterson, Treasurer
Bill Milne, Secretary
Henrietta Dickerson
Paula Gibson
Pieter Graaskamp
Gail Hoff
Kim Johnson
Jerilyn Kinderman
John Leary
Denny Olson
Judy Proett
Barbara Taylor
Larry Zorn

Ground Rules for the L. E. Phillips Senior Center

  1. We practice a conduct code of respect and kindness to all persons.
  2. We are open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm.
  3. The Center is a nonprofit 501 3c corporation, we receive funding from the City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County and United Way. The balance of our annual budget is raised through membership fees, program fees, fundraisers and donations.
  4. The 15 members of the Board of Directors oversee the building and the management of the Center.
  5. Membership for Residents, age 55 and better of the City or County of Eau Claire is a choice. Ask at the office for updated membership costs.
  6. If you are a nonresident, and participate regularly in any social and recreational programs, membership is required.
  7. Ongoing classes and activities will continue to accept new participants throughout the year.
  8. Classes with limited class size will take registration until filled; at which point a waiting list will be taken.
  9. All programs and activities are subject to change, including cancellation, relocation within building and schedule, temporary cancellation due to special events or activities.
  10. Our mission is to provide a basic level of services free to all residents. Donations are welcomed, for services that a fee is not suggested.
  11. You should expect a member and nonmember fee on many of our activities and services; these fees are to help fund the Center’s operations. Every effort is made to have the fees be fair.
  12. Our Hospitality Fundraiser is provided for all users of the Center. There is a suggested donation of a quarter for coffee and or snack. This is an honor system and there is not any activity or person exempt from paying the suggested donation.
  13. If you enjoy the Center programs and services we invite you to join as a member. Make the investment in our ability today and in the future to provide these services to our community.
  14. As a nonprofit organization your donations to the Center are tax deductible.
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