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☷ Chesterfield County Virginia - Chesterfield to Celebrate Older Americans Month in May
Chesterfield County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
Aging and Disability Services
April 29 , 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY , VA
— This May , Chesterfield’s Office of Aging & Disability Services is celebrating Older Americans Month , a national campaign through the Administration for Community Living , highlighted by Triad Senior Day on May 4 .
The department’s signature event , Triad Senior Day , is scheduled for Wednesday , May 4 , from 9 a . m . to noon , at the Chesterfield County Fairground , located at 10300 Courthouse Road . More than 35 vendors geared toward older adult services will be on hand as well as food , entertainment , door prizes and more . The event , which is free and open to the public , is a partnership among Chesterfield Triad consisting of Aging & Disability Services , Parks and Recreation , Chesterfield Fire & EMS , the Chesterfield Police Department and the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office .
Also , next month , the annual Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame Induction will take place virtually on May 12 at 2 p . m . The Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates Chesterfield seniors who have rendered unusual or outstanding services to their community . This is a celebration of the countless volunteer hours from older adults and how our county specifically depends on volunteerism to succeed . Three nominees will be inducted into the Hall of Fame , which is a partnership between Chesterfield County’s Council on Aging and Aging & Disability Services .
Lastly , on May 26
a winner will be announced for the Older American Month Essay Contest . Fourth and 5
graders from all over the county submitted essays on a senior in their life that they admire . A panel of older adults read all the submissions and the top three winners will be revealed during the Board of Supervisors meeting that day . The essay contest is a joint venture between Aging & Disability Services and Youth Services .
For more information on Older Americans Month , visit the
Aging & Disability Services website
or call ( 804 ) 768 - 7878 .
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