Bal­ti­more County Se­nior Cen­ters rec­og­nized for in­no­va­tion and cre­ativ­ity

The Avenue News - - EDITORIAL -

Bal­ti­more County Depart­ment of Ag­ing Se­nior Cen­ters were re­cently rec­og­nized as “Best Se­nior Pro­gram­ming” by Bal­ti­more Style’s Read­ers’ Choice Con­test.

“Bal­ti­more County Depart­ment of Ag­ing is de­lighted to see our se­nior cen­ters voted by the read­ers of the mag­a­zine as best in older adult pro­gram­ming,” ex­plained Joanne Wil­liams, Di­rec­tor the Depart­ment. “Since the award is given by the pub­lic, it truly means more to our team. It shows that we are reach­ing the peo­ple in the com­mu­nity and help­ing them to live longer and live well with the va­ri­ety of pro­gram­ming.”

There are 20 se­nior cen­ters lo­cated through­out Bal­ti­more County to ex­plore and ex­pe­ri­ence. Each se­nior cen­ter of­fers an ar­ray of pro­gram­ming in­clud­ing, but not lim­ited to, con­tin­u­ing ed­u­ca­tion, fit­ness, health, cre­ative arts, mu­sic, travel op­por­tu­ni­ties, vol­un­teerism and more. “The pos­si­bil­i­ties are end­less in our se­nior cen­ters,” added Jill Hall, Divi­sion Chief for Se­nior Cen­ters and Com­mu­nity Ser­vices. “We in­vite ev­ery­one who has reached the mile­stone of 60 years of age to come into their lo­cal se­nior cen­ter to dis­cover ways to im­prove your mind, to en­er­gize your body and to lift your spir­its!”

To learn more about the pro­grams and events of­fered at each cen­ter, read the monthly news­let­ters or search the web­site atwww. bal­ti­more­coun­ se­nior­centers or call 410-8872040.

Bal­ti­more Style mag­a­zine al­lowed its read­ers for the first time to vote in the spring of 2018 for an as­sor tment of busi­nesses, ser­vices and pro­grams in the re­gion. To dis­cover the full list of 2018 win­ners, visit http://bal­ti­ our-2018-read­ers-choicewin­ners.

The mis­sion of the Bal­ti­more County Depart­ment of Ag­ing strength­ens lives by pro­vid­ing ser­vices, pro­grams and con­nec­tions to re­sources. For more in­for­ma­tion on the var­i­ous pro­grams pro­vided by BCDA, visit www.bal­ti­more­coun­­ing.

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