Via Center 50th Anniversary Celebration with The Tip Tops

Via Center 50th Anniversary Celebration with The Tip Tops

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$50 – $1,000

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Via Health, Fitness and Enrichment Center

1717 Dauphin Street

Mobile, AL 36604

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It's a Party! Join The Tip Tops for music, dancing, silent auction, libations and edibles to celebrate the Via Center's 50th Anniversary.

About this event

Come celebrate with us! The Via Center has served Seniors and their families for 50 years...Help us to serve our Seniors for another 50.

The Tip Tops. One of the South's top entertainers, they play Motown, rhythm and blues from the 60's, including The 4 Tops, Otis Redding, The Temptations and Marvin Gaye.

The event venue is the Via Center in Midtown, Mobile. Plenty of parking and handicapped accessible. Your ticket includes free edibles, and other event highlights include a silent auction and cocktail bar. All proceeds benefit thousands of Seniors and their families.

Group Seating/Sponsorship Packages

Bring a group of co-workers, family and friends!

All ticket and sponsorship donations will be immortalized on our Giving Tree located in the entry hall of the Via Center. Gifts will be represented through plaque listing, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Copper leaves, or Legacy (small stone)/Eternal (large stone), depending on level of support.

Reserved Tables of 8 start at $1,000 and include free drink tickets.

Marketing benefits include name/logo hyperlinks on website and e-newsletter, social media boost posts, print ads in Midtown Mobile and Lagniappe, and event signage and program listing.

Details are available through our sponsorship package listings at

Information: 251.478.3311 or

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The Via Center is not solely funded through the City of Mobile - as other Senior Centers in our area are - and all event proceeds benefit thousands of Seniors and their families.

We were founded in 1971. We were one Alabama's first Senior Centers established through the Older Americans Act to allow seniors to live independently in their own neighborhoods with access to resources they need. We operate the Via Health, Fitness and Enrichment Center (Via Center), a 42,000 square-foot community Center with a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, billiards room, library, art and ceramics studios, computer lab, classrooms, card rooms and an adult daycare.

The Via Center offers health, fitness and enrichment onsite to 1,400 older adults:

Fitness Center

Fitness classes geared toward older adults

Group dance

Group sports: Pickleball, Billiards

Computer lab and library

Art and ceramics classes

Card games and puzzles

Social activities: parties and holiday events

Education and enrichment programs

Wellness checks

Weekly bingo games

The Community Needs Outreach Division serves Seniors and their families more than 20,000 times each year:

Volunteer Guardian Program, which matches court appointed Volunteers Guardians to make decisions on basic needs (food, shelter, clothing), medical treatment and end-of-life care for those who are incapacitated and have no family or friends

GrandFriends Adult Daycare

Veteran’s programs

Programs for income-based Senior housing residents (wellness checks, food, Covid supplies) in urban and rural areas

Neighbor-to-Neighbor call/check in service

Drive-through community food distributions



Information & Assistance

Virtual education and enrichment though our monthly e-newsletter, “Seniors Staying Connected: Covid and Community Information”

Intergenerational programs

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