The Copa Center, originally a church that has served ostensibly as a senior center in Maricopa, will close April 1. Maricopa seniors had their last potluck at a gathering Thursday to “remember the good times we had,” according to senior advocate Joan Koczor.
The space was officially an adult drop-in but primarily used by residents age 55 and up for social gatherings, recreation and meetings. At the potluck, Copa Seniors displayed photos of some of the activities over the years.
The Copa Center is being torn down to make room for the State Route 347 overpass. Senior activities are being moved to a dedicated space at Copper Sky Multigenerational Complex and Santa Cruz Elementary School.