Senator Kathleen Marchione Announces “Golden Gathering” for Columbia County: Saturday, October 12, at Columbia Greene Community College, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 


For Immediate Release: August 20, 2013<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


Contact:
(518) 455-2381,
marchione@nysenate.gov


 


Senator Kathleen Marchione Announces “Golden
Gathering” for Columbia County: Saturday, October 12, at Columbia Greene
Community College, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Senator
Marchione’s 2013 Golden Gathering will feature 75 exhibitors and FREE health
services, door prizes and raffles; this year’s event will mark the Golden
Gathering’s 21st year of helping senior citizens


 


            New
York State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione (R,C-Halfmoon) today invited Columbia
County residents to attend the 2013 “Golden Gathering,” a community-based health,
wellness and quality of life event for senior citizens taking place Saturday, October 12, from 
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Columbia Greene Community College
.
Senator Marchione said the Golden Gathering will feature 75 exhibitors, free
health services, useful information, door prizes and raffles for attendees.


 


The Golden Gathering, cosponsored by Columbia Greene
Community College, focuses on senior citizens, but is open to the entire
community and will feature many important and helpful free services including:


·        
FREE flu shots,
blood pressure screenings, vision screenings, safety tips for seniors and much
more for all attendees;


·        
FREE
refreshments and a tote bag for useful information with “news you can use” for
senior citizens and their families;


·        
FREE door prizes
and raffles for attendees; and


·        
Entertainment
provided by the Philmont Community Choir and Rip Van Winkle Brass Ensemble


            “Representing
the 43rd Senate District, I am proud and honored to continue former
Senator Saland’s tradition of hosting the Golden Gathering to provide free
health, wellness and quality of life services and information for Columbia
County senior citizens,” Senator Marchione said.


 


            “This
year’s event will mark the 21st year of the Golden Gathering and
includes exciting new features such as a ‘Golden Zumba’ demonstration and a car
seat safety check for grandparents, courtesy of the Hudson Police Department,”
Senator Marchione stated.


 


“I encourage
senior citizens and their families to mark the calendar and save the date: Saturday, October 12, for the Golden
Gathering for Columbia County
. Attendees will receive free health, wellness
and quality of life services, along with other important information that will
help them enjoy their golden years to the fullest. I look forward to seeing
Columbia County senior citizens and their families at the Golden Gathering on
October 12,” Senator Marchione concluded.


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