Come enjoy this beautiful Center, The Elite Retreat a Community Center for Active Adults,  located in the heart of Idaho Potato Country.  We serve the wonderful residents of Northern Bingham County.   The people in this area are  friendly, hard working and patriotic. They value family, community, service and celebrate life.  Won't you come join us!

BAKERY ITEM for Oct. 1

Lemon Crinkle Cookies!

Only $4.50 a dozen order by Thursday Sept. 31st by 3 pm 
and then pickup your freshly baked 
cookie bars on Friday Oct. 1st by noon. 


Thank you The City of Shelley for your $5,000 for our Phase Two Remodel!

We would like to thank the City of Shelley for their generous contribution to our center. With this grant, it will cover for the funds of our phase two remodel.

We appreciate the support from our amazing city, and look forward to continue providing services to our seniors and all members of the community. 

Thank you Meals on Wheels of America for your $6,000 grant to our center.

Thank you Meals on Wheels of America for granting us $6,000 to our center! We are so thankful and plan to purchase new tables and chairs for our facility. 

The Meals on Wheels of America is a wonderful organization that is dedicated to providing nutritional meals and strives to eliminate isolation to the elderly.  

Thank You CHC Foundation for your $15,000 Grant for our Remodel.

The wonderful CHC Foundation Granted us $15,000 for our wonderful remodel of our Kitchen and Bathrooms.  This was a wonderful Gift to us and now that our remodel is complete we want to thank them wholeheartedly for their generosity.  Check out their website as they are such a wonderful asset to our Community in Southeastern Idaho! 

CHC Foundation's Mission

Mission Statement

CHC Foundation’s mission is to provide grants to publicly supported, tax-exempt, non-profit organizations in the greater Easter Idaho region. CHC Foundation gives priority to innovative and enriching projects which serve the public interest and well-being and significantly improve the quality of life of the people of the region. There are two granting sessions each year, in the spring and fall.

Thank You Rocky Mountain Electric Foundation!  With your generous donation we were able to finish our beautiful and functional remodel!

We want to thank The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation for their generous $5,000.00 grant for our remodel in making our Center better than ever! We appreciate the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation an all they give to our community, as without this grant we would not have been able to complete the wonderful upgrades!


The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation is one of the largest utility-endowed foundations in the United States. The foundation was created in 1988 by PacifiCorp, an electric utility serving 1.8 million customers in six Western states as Rocky Mountain Power (Utah, Wyoming and Idaho) and Pacific Power (Oregon, Washington and California). The foundation’s mission, through charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of the communities served by Rocky Mountain Power and Pacific Power. For more information, visit or

September Recipe Round-Up are Casserole Recipes

September's Recipe Round Up is Casserole!!

Please submit your recipes on our Facebook page, or bring them into the office. Our awesome Head Cook, Sharla and Baker, Katie will select a recipe and the winning recipe will be in November's Menu with you as the contributor!

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July's Winner of the Favorite Fish Recipe Round Up is Hanna Mitchell, her recipe will be on the menu Sept. 10th


Submitted by Hanna Mitchell: Take your Fish Fillet pat it dry then roll it in a mixture of flour and cornmeal, then add pepper, salt and lemon pepper and fry in a mixture of oil and butter until crispy on the outside and flaky inside.

June's winner of the Favorite Luau Recipe Round-up is Denine Wong with her Hawaiian Gelatin Recipe!  This will be on the menu Aug. 25th for our Annual Luau Lunch!


May's winner of the Favorite Fourth of July Recipe Round-up is Tuma Reams with a No-Bake Strawberry Blueberry Trifle!

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April winner of the Salad Recipe Roundup is Barbara Steele with her Raspberry Vanilla Jell-O Salad, it will be on the menu June 25th!  


March Winner of the Potato Recipe Round-up is Ross Hainsworth, he won with his Potato and Hot Dog Recipe.  This dish will be on our Menu May 21st, 2021.

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February Winner of the Cake Recipe Round-up is Barbara Steele, she won with her Coconut Cake Recipe.  It will be on our menu April 21, 2021.


Winner of our January Soup Recipe Round-up is Linda Beal for her Clam and Cauliflower Chowder, it was served on our Menu March 5th.  

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We are open for congregate lunch & Curb Side Service!

We can still offer curbside meals, Call us at 208-357-3621 to order your meal.  Call on Tuesday for Wednesday's Meal and Thursday for Friday's Meal.  Come at 11 am to The Elite Retreat A Community Center For Active Adult, located at 193 W Pine in Shelley to pickup your meal and park on the west side of the building where we will attempt to save two parking places for curbside.   You can still use your meal card and meals are a suggested donation of $5.00 to anyone 60 and over.  If you have a need please let us know by calling us.  We want to help where we can.  Hope to hear from you soon!  Same delicious meals just in take-out.