Senior Summit to be held at 4-H Park May 20
CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services, Area Agency on Aging invites the public of all ages to join in the celebration of Older Americans Month at its 14th annual Senior Summit on Friday, May 20.
The festivities take place at the county’s 4- H Park outside of Centreville from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. Admission and parking are free. Guests are asked to donate a non- perishable food item for a chance to win a prize. Food donations will benefit local food banks of Haven Ministries of Stevensville and Sudlersville United Methodist Church.
A Spirit Week has been planned in anticipation of the Senior Summit. Sponsors, vendors, senior centers and older Americans everywhere are invited to show their Senior Spirit by participating in this weeklong event.
Monday, May 16 is Super Hero Day; Tuesday, May 17 is Pajama Day; May 18 is Western Wednesday; May 19 is Spirit Thursday; and Friday, May 20 is Aloha Hawaii Day, the theme of the 2016 Senior Summit.
“Participants are encouraged to dress up wherever they may be throughout Spirit Week, and we look forward to seeing all the Hawaiian displays at the 4- H Park on May 20,” Senior Center Administrator Anne Sparks said.
“People of all ages are invited to attend the Queen Anne’s County Senior Summit,” Sparks added. “This health and wellness fair gives resources and choices to our seniors in our area. With dozens of vendors and lots of entertainment, it’s a great day filled with information, education, fun and freebies.”
It is no longer necessary to purchase a lunch ticket in advance, as was required in years past. The Tri- County Ruritan Club will have food concessions available for cash purchase. Menu selections will include cheeseburger, pulled chicken sandwich, french fries and dessert.
Highlights of this year’s celebration include mu- sical entertainment by award- winning Elvis tribute artist Bob Lougheed, a trivia booth with chances to win prizes, live radio broadcast by 96.7 WCEI, Scales and Tales exhibit, classic cars display and dozens of vendors offering valuable information and giveaways.
The Museum of Eastern Shore Life, located on the 4- H Park grounds, will be open for visitors. In addition, there will be senior center dance class demonstrations, pet visits with Animal Welfare League, 50/ 50 raffle, prize drawings and more.
For more information, contact Sparks at 410758- 0848, ext. 2715, or by email at asparks@ qac. org.