Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Illinois Governor Pat Quinn declared 2010 as “The Year of the Engaged Older Adult”, celebrating the contributions of older adults and promoting the civic engagement of all ages.
To support this proclamation, Prairie State College (PSC) is holding a vendor fair featuring organizations and agencies that serve those aged 50 and older on Friday, July 30 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the atrium of the college. The college is located at 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. The event is free and open to the public.
“Community members and their families are invited to talk with agencies that serve the needs of those aged 50 and older in the south suburbs,” said Julie DeLong, coordinator, continuing professional education. “It’s a one-stop shop to obtain information from a variety of services.”
More than 40 organizations will be represented from various industries including healthcare, senior living, home improvement, financial, and education. To view a complete list of vendors, visit prairiestate.edu, and from Announcements, click on “Year of the Engaged Older Adult 50+ Resource Fair.”
Full-sponsors of the events are Condensed Curriculum International; Horizon Investment Services, LLC; and Medix Systems Consultants, Inc., (Henry Schein MicroMD.) Co-sponsors of the event are Vitas Innovative Hospice Care and Woodson Center for Adult Healthcare.
For more information about the vendor fair, contact DeLong, coordinator, continuing professional education, at (708) 709-7919 or e-mail [email protected].