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Mercer Island to celebrate Senior Citizen’s Day

On Thursday, Aug. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center, Island residents 65 years of age and older are encouraged to come celebrate Senior Citizen’s Day.

Islanders can celebrate the older citizens of the Island during this interactive event.

Metro will be on hand to issue Orca passes, and a representative from Sr. Services of Seattle/King Co. will be able to answer questions about their services.

The Mercer Island Fire Department will do blood pressure checks and the University of WA Physical Medicine Deptartment will offer strength and balance tests. Pharmacy and optometry students will also offer tests and answer questions, while Covenant Shores will discuss living options available at their local Mercer Island site.

A barbecue lunch for $5 plus tax will be served at noon.

Transportation is available, and reservations are required for lunch.

Call 275-7609 to reserve a spot and request a ride.

 

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