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Greeting Cards Benefit Elders by byb38912


									                                                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
                                                                                           April 27, 2009
                                                              AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER
                                                                              OF BROWARD COUNTY
                                                              CHRISTOPHER MILLER, PUBLIC RELATIONS
                                                               COORDINATOR, (954) 745-9567, extension 216

                            Senior Resource Directory Available
The 2009-10 edition of the Directory of Community Resources for Broward County Senior
Residents, produced by the Aging & Disability Resource Center now is available!

The publication features current updated information regarding elder programs, facilities, and
contacts in Broward County. The material is a valuable resource for professionals, as well as
caregivers and seniors.

The cost of the Directory is $25 (twenty-five dollars), a copy, if secured at the nonprofit
organization’s office, located at 5300 Hiatus Road, in Sunrise. It is available, by mail for $30
(thirty dollars), a copy, to cover handling and mailing. For further information, please call
Linda Consalvo, at (954) 745-9567.

                                    Ten to Enter Hall of Fame
                         On Wednesday, May 13, 10 new electees to the Dr. Nan S. Hutchison Broward Senior Hall
                         of Fame, will be installed, at a commemorative celebration of Older Americans Month and
                         Senior Volunteers. A Breakfast, in their honor, will be held at Diamante’s Banquet Center
                         in Tamarac. The event begins at 9 a.m.

                      The new Hall of Famers include: Dorothy Arbogast, Pembroke Pines; Mayor Samuel
                      S. Brown, Lauderdale Lakes; Joan Fink, Hillsboro Beach; Hazel Haas, Margate; Judy
Henry, Tamarac; Mayor Judy Paul, Davie; Mayor Sylvia Poitier, Deerfield Beach; Senator Nan H. Rich, Weston;
Marcia Slow Sandler, Pembroke Pines; and Greta Silver, Coconut Creek.

The cost per person, to attend the event is $25 (twenty-five dollars). For further information, please call Cheryl
Morrow, at (954) 745-9567, extension 216.

                        Conference Features Significant Speakers
Dr. E. Douglas Beach, Secretary of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs,
will be the Keynote Speaker, at the 28th Annual Broward Aging Network
Conference, calendared Thursday and Friday, May 7-8, in the OMNI Auditorium
on the north campus of Broward College.

The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Broward County is coordinating
the educational experience which also features an opening day plenary that includes State Senators Nan Rich and
Eleanor Sobel, as well as State Representative Elaine Schwartz.

Registration for the conference is $15 for seniors for one day or $25 for both Thursday and Friday, including lunch.
Other registrants may enroll for a cost of $35 for one day or $60 for Thursday and Friday. For further information,
or to register, please call the ADRC, at (954) 745-9567, or online at (

                                Greeting Cards Benefit Elders
The Aging & Disability Resource Center produces greeting cards to raise funds for senior services in Broward
County. The messages, written by Executive Director Edith Lederberg, and designed by Information Systems
Manager Chris Delez, cover a variety of topics including: Get Well; Birthday; Anniversary; and Sympathy.

New Graduation and Mother’s Day Cards also are available. Each card costs $2.50 (two dollars and fifty cents).
If the purchaser wishes to have the item(s) mailed directly to the recipient, an additional postage charge of $.50
(fifty cents) should be included, making each total $3 (three dollars). Checks, for ordering the cards, should be
made payable and mailed to: Areawide Wide Council on Aging; 5300 Hiatus Road; Sunrise, FL 33351. Interested
purchasers also may call Linda Consalvo, at (954) 745-9567.

   This release is supported under an agreement with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs through funds
   provided by the Older Americans Act of 1965 as amended. Matching funds are provided locally.

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