A Closer Look: From the Director

Dear Members –

It might be a story of love, friendship, loss, hope, survival, success or failure. That story is your story and it is worth telling. More than that, it is worth living and continually adding memories and experiences.

In 2013, inventor Jamie Siminoff brought his idea for a video doorbell to TV’s “Shark Tank,” hoping to find a backer for his new company. His idea was rejected, but Jamie left undeterred. That failure was a low point for Siminoff, but he believed in his product and more importantly he believed in himself. That belief pushed him to achieve success.

The product, Ring, became a huge hit. I even installed the perimeter protector at my house last year. Amazon recently purchased Siminoff’s  company for more than $1 billion. Persistence, confidence and commitment helped him navigate a course from failure to success. His story is so compelling others can’t help but want to be a part of it.

The Broken Arrow Senior Center is thriving and we have a great story to tell – a story others want to be a part of too. More than 2,600 committed members and days filled with programs and activities.

Want to learn to play poker, bridge, pool or dominoes? You can. Interested in a healthier you? We have Zumba, Tai Chi, yoga, dancing, exercise and a fitness center. Want to tap into your creativity – explore painting, crafts, creative/novel writing and photography. Plus guitar lessons, movies, support groups and computer training.

If you want to make a difference in someone’s life, consider giving the gift of a membership to the BA Senior Center. Especially for someone who could greatly benefit from the social interaction and camaraderie we see every day.

Everyone has a story to tell. The BA Senior Center can help you write your next chapter.


Sean Simpson