FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/10/2017
Contact: Peter Missouri, 617-722-1120
Annual Senior Conference to feature a variety of services, workshops, food and entertainment
MARLBOROUGH— State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) today announced details for the 37th annual Senior Conference at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Thursday, April 20th. The Senior Conference will feature a variety of services, workshops, food, and entertainment free for seniors in attendance.
“I am proud to host the 37th annual senior conference, and look forward to spend time hearing from older adults in my district,” said Sen. Eldridge. “Each year, this conference provides our older adults with information they can use to help them maintain healthy, financially secure, and independent lifestyles.”
Senator Eldridge will be joined by Secretary of State William Galvin, Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs Alice Bonner, Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow), Representative Carmine Gentile (D-Sudbury), Representative David Muradian (R-Grafton), Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant, Governor’s Council Member Marilyn Devaney, and Superintendent of Assabet Valley Ernest F. Houle among other guests.
The annual conference has been a tradition in the Middlesex and Worcester District since 1980, and has been hosted by predecessors of Senator Eldridge’s, such as former Congressman Chet Atkins, former Governor Paul Cellucci, former Secretary of Environmental Affairs Robert Durand, and former State Senator Pam Resor.
The event features free coffee with assorted pastries and seasonal fruit during breakfast, a hot catered lunch including mashed potatoes and chicken marsala, health screenings, entertainment and door prizes. The conference will feature a variety of interactive workshops that cover a wide scope of topics such as health care, financial planning, fitness activities, nutrition tips, independent living and more.
The conference will be held on Thursday, April 20th at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School located at 215 Fitchburg St, Marlborough, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event is free for seniors.