Se­nior Sum­mit to be held at 4-H Park May 20

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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.

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