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Save the date! Older Americans Month Kick Off Event - May 2, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Bill Popp

Mark your calendars now to celebrate Older Americans! This FREE event presented by the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission will be held at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 E. 19th Ave, from 10:00-Noon. Contact Marie Lavigne at 343-4763 or lavignemj@muni.org regarding sponsorship opportunities or to volunteer.

Senior Citizens Advisory Commission (SCAC)

The purpose of the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission is to:

  • Advise the Mayor, the Assembly and appropriate Department Heads with respect to aspects of aging which bear upon the welfare of senior citizens;
  • Conduct surveys and compile and disseminate for the benefit of senior citizens information on housing, health, nutrition, transportation, education, recreation, legal services and social/mental health services;
  • Carry out educational and public relations programs designed to create public awareness of the needs of senior citizens and the community services which senior citizens can provide;
  • Assist and provide programs that alert elderly persons of the resources and services available to them.

MEETING: The Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 East 19th Ave., Anchorage AK 99501 (see 2013 Scheduled Meetings).

To find out more about the programs and activities of the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission, contact Marie Lavigne at (907) 343-4763 or lavignemj@muni.org

Commissioners:

Joan Fisher, Chair

Dawnia Clements, Co-Chair

Theresa Brisky

Ella Craig

Carol Jackson

Stuart (Cam) Rader

AnnaBell Stevens

Mary Sullivan

Kevin Turkington

 

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