Towanda, Pa.– Pennsylvania seniors seeking information important to their well-being are invited to the 21st Senior Expo hosted by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), which takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5, at Lynch-Bustin Elementary School, 253 Pennsylvania Ave., Athens, Pa. Attendees should take the second Athens business exit off U.S. Route 220 to Pine Street.
Dozens of exhibitors have registered to participate in this free event providing information on health care, insurance, nutrition and exercise, financial planning, fraud protection, government services, veterans benefits, and more. A drop-off box for safe disposal of expired prescription medications will be available. Refreshments will also be offered.
Pickett will hold a town hall meeting in the school’s cafeteria at 11:30 a.m. along with a representative from the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities to present information on how to prevent identity theft. In addition, a free paper shredding service will be available from 10:00 a.m. to noon. There is a two-box limit.
In a press release provided by her office, Pickett says, “My staff and I always look forward to the expo and the opportunity to see old friends and make some new ones. Our free event is always well-attended and is a convenient way to learn about all of the programs and services available to seniors in our area.”
The school is air-conditioned. Signs will be posted directing attendees to the school parking lot and shuttle service to the building’s front door.
Anyone with questions about the expo should contact Pickett’s Towanda office at 570-265-3124 or her Sayre office at 570-888-9011. To prepare for the event, her district offices will be closed all day on Thursday, Aug. 4.