SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES ANNUAL SENIOR FAIRS

 

 

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is announcing his upcoming 9th Annual series of three senior fairs to be held throughout his district, to offer local seniors an opportunity to learn of the services available to assist them with their property taxes, their prescription drug coverage, their personal safety, and their health.

 

The three senior fairs are scheduled as follows:

 

Friday, May 6, 2011, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

St. Patrick’s School Auditorium at 9511-4th Avenue (corner of 97th Street)

 

Friday, May 13, 2011, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

St. Columba Auditorium located at 2245 Kimball Street

 

Friday, May 20, 2011, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Most Precious Blood Auditorium at Bay 47th Street and Harway Avenue

 

The senior fairs will feature information and assistance offered by various City agencies including the Department for the Aging, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, New York and Company, the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department.

 

Additionally, the EPIC Program, the Metro Card Mobile Sales unit and senior service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and lunch will be served.

 

Senator Golden stated, “I am looking forward to my upcoming senior fair which will be an enjoyable and informative afternoon for all who attend. May is “Older Americans Month”, and so this is a time for us to gather as a community and learn about programs and services available to assist senior citizens age with independence, dignity and choice.”

 

For additional information, please contact Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.