Senior Fair returns as in-person event on Sept. 22 in Fulton
Posted on July 28, 2023
Area seniors will want to mark their calendars for a special event taking place Friday, September 22nd, the Oswego County Senior Fair. Presented by the Caring Community Advocates, the Oswego County Senior Fair is a highly anticipated event that attracts seniors from all over Oswego County.
“We are happy to be bringing the Senior Fair back as an in-person event,” said Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Coordinator of Community Health Joelle Hutson. “The Senior Fair is a much anticipated and well attended event. Our senior residents look forward to attending this event and appreciate the opportunity to gather the latest information on the many programs and services in Oswego County that are specifically for them. The Senior Fair is a way we can celebrate these members of our community and are looking forward to welcoming them this year.”
The popular event will make its return Friday, September 22nd as an in-person event to be held at the Fulton War Memorial Ice Arena at 609 West Broadway in Fulton from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Senior Fair is free and will feature a number of exhibitors and vendors offering health tips, wellness information, and more, including a number of giveaways. Additionally, in recognition of, Falls Prevention Day, there will be information and demonstrations regarding what seniors can do to help prevent falls.”
Vendors slated to appear include:
Farnham Family Services
St. Luke Family of Caring – St. Luke Health Services / Bishop’s Commons / St. Francis
CenterWell Home Health
Central New York Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Alliance
OCO Health Education
Community Living Advocates
Inter-Faith Works of CNY
Morningstar Residential Care Center
“As I have said before I am thrilled to be a part of Caring Community Advocates,” said Jen Rice, care transition liaison with CenterWell Home Health and chairperson of this committee. “We strive to provide as much as we can for our community members and are excited for our event. We had an excellent turn out the last few years and are looking forward to welcoming even more seniors this year’s fair.”
“The Caring Community Advocates Committee is very appreciative of the City of Fulton allowing us to use the ice arena,” added Hutson. “It’s a convenient location with plenty of parking and plenty of space to easily accommodate our vendors and attendees.”
Operating under the auspices of OCO’s Rural Health Network, Caring Community Advocates works to meet the needs of Oswego County’s senior population as well as their caregivers. For more information on the Oswego County Senior Fair contact Joelle Hutson at 315-598-4717, via email at email@example.com, or visit oco.com.
In this photo, members of the Caring Community Advocates Senior Fair planning committee meet with Fulton Director of Parks and Recreation Chris Waldron to discuss plans for this year’s Oswego County Senior Fair to be held September 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Fulton War Memorial Ice Arena, 609 Broadway in Fulton. The Senior Fair returns to an in-person event and is free to attend. For more information contact Joelle Hutson at 315-598-4717, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit oco.com. Pictured with Waldron are Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Coordinator of Community Health Joelle Hutson (l) and Event Chairperson Jennifer Rice of CenterWell Home Health.