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Celebration Of Life Scheduled Friday In Caldwell County

In recognition of Older Americans Month, the Caldwell County Department of Social Services will host Celebration of Life on Friday, May 5, at Mountain Grove Church, 2485 Connelly Springs Road, Granite Falls. The free event features information booths, entertainment, and lunch. Information booths open at 8:30 a.m. and entertainment begins at 10 a.m. with lunch served at 11:30 a.m.

Celebration of Life gives Caldwell County the opportunity to honor and appreciate residents aged 60 and older. Information, such as financial, health care, elder abuse, durable medical equipment, volunteer, and educational opportunities, will be available. Each year participants enjoy eating, catching up with friends, singing, and winning door prizes. Entertainment will be provided by Caldwell JAM. Returning as M.C. once again will be Rocky Brooks.

Celebration of Life is funded by private donations from multiple businesses and organizations from around the Unifour. Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), OAM is a time for us to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of older Americans, highlight important trends, and strengthen our commitment to honoring our older citizens.

[News release courtesy of Paige Counts, Caldwell County Public Information Officer]