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Share Your Thoughts on the Park Authority’s 50+ Programs – Nov. 19th

November 18, 2014 in Community Events

 

 

Share your thoughts about Fairfax County Park Authority programs with the Fairfax Area Commission on Aging.
They are interested in learning how satisfied 50+ adults are with the authority’s parks, recreation centers and classes and how they think they could be improved.
This focus group session takes place on Wednesday, November 19 from 11 a.m. to noon at:

City of Fairfax Office
City Hall (Work Session Room 111)
10455 Armstrong Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

The focus group is one of many steps now be taken to implement the Fairfax 50+ Community Action Plan that was adopted by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on September 23, 2014.

Thank you!!

Sharon K. Lynn, Director
Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 708
Fairfax, VA 22035
703-324-5425
www.fairfaxcounty.gov/OlderAdults

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NVRC providing real-time captions for Beacon 50+ Expo on Sunday, October 26

October 14, 2014 in Advocacy & Access, Community Events

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Because of generous donations for the NVRC Communication Access Fund, real-time captions will be provided for the Keynote speech at the Beacon 50+ Expo on Sunday, October 26.

Each year, hundreds of seniors attend this information expo at Ballston Common Mall in Arlington, which features  expert speakers. This year, attendees will have the benefit of real-time captions as Keynote Speaker, Robert Fischell, talks about his problem solving medical inventions which include pacemakers to insulin pumps and are credited with improving the health of millions of people.

Sunday, October 26th, noon- 4p.m.
Ballston Common Mall
Arlington, VA

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Fairfax 50+ Employment Expo, May 30

May 27, 2014 in Employment

 

 

May 27, 2014:

Fairfax 50+ Employment Expo, Friday, May 30

Meet dozens of job recruiters at the Fairfax 50+ Employment Expo on Friday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

Attend seminars on changing careers, online job searching, continuing education, starting your own business, job training, and job interviewing.

Find the event schedule and listing of employers.

Admission and parking are free. No registration is necessary – just drop by!

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova and David Gamse, chief executive officer of the Jewish Council for the Aging, will welcome participants at noon. Following this, Joyce A. Russell, vice dean of the University of Maryland’s School of Business and contributor to the Washington Post’s Capital Business, will discuss the importance of job coaching.

The event is sponsored by the Jewish Council for the Aging, Fairfax County and community partners.

To request reasonable accommodations, please contact Micki Gordon at 301-255-4231, TTY 711.

Find information on services, recreation and community engagement opportunities for older adults atwww.fairfaxcounty.gov/OlderAdults.