Special Speakers for the July Commission Meeting
The monthly meeting of the Municipality Of Anchorage’s Senior Citizens Advisory Commission is Wed., July 23, 2014 from 10:00-Noon at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 E. 19th Ave. As part of the Commission’s focus on Senior Needs Assessments, the area of emphasis this month is: Economic Well-Being & Seniors. Invited speakers are Andrew Halcro, President of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and Archana Mishra, Live.Work.Play. Director at the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. Open to the Public.
Senior Citizens Advisory Commission (SCAC)
The purpose of the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission is to:
- Advise the Mayor, the Assembly and appropriate Department Heads with respect to aspects of aging which bear upon the welfare of senior citizens;
- Conduct surveys and compile and disseminate for the benefit of senior citizens information on housing, health, nutrition, transportation, education, recreation, legal services and social/mental health services;
- Carry out educational and public relations programs designed to create public awareness of the needs of senior citizens and the community services which senior citizens can provide;
- Assist and provide programs that alert elderly persons of the resources and services available to them.
MEETING: The Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 East 19th Ave., Anchorage AK 99501 (see 2013 Scheduled Meetings).
To find out more about the programs and activities of the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission, contact Marie Lavigne at (907) 343-4763 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Joan Fisher, Chair
Dawnia Clements, Co-Chair
Stuart (Cam) Rader