Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2007

Senior Quest

September 20, 2007

Johnson County government agencies, businesses and organizations will join together to present a fall event for the 50 plus mature audience of Johnson County. Senior Quest 2007 Fall Fun Fest will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park.

Senior Quest is the only senior event in the metro area which attracts more than 2,500 seniors to a single location and will highlight more than 130 exhibitors.

Free health screenings will include: spinal/posture analysis; grip and hand strength; blood pressure; blood glucose; height, weight and body mass index; vision testing; ear canal inspections; balance testing, macular degeneration screening; and fall prevention.

Entertainment and demonstrations will include the Don Accurso Orchestra; singer Garland Woodson; square dancers Hazel Nut Crackers; Billie Mahoney Dancers; Prairie Country Band; and continuous bingo.

Door prizes will be provided throughout the day. The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Free parking is available with shuttle service to the front door. There will be additional parking at Black and Veatch (northwest lot) with free shuttle service.

Interpretive services and other accommodations for those with special needs are available with 48 hours advance notice.

For more information, call (913) 715-8999.

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