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Celebrate Seniors event held in Pocatello

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - Senior Solutions hosted their free community event Celebrate Seniors on Friday at the Veterans Memorial Building in Pocatello.

The event included stage performances, booth displays, games, raffle prizes, and lots of fun for people of all ages. The event featured more than 20 senior citizens and their talent displays and performances.

Display booths showed off different talents from flower arrangements, resin work, and sewing, to essential oils and watercolor painting. Some seniors displayed businesses or causes they have worked with; for example, Just Serve officers coordinate service efforts with the East Idaho JustServe chapter and the team for the group Poky for Parky's run a support group for those affected by Parkinson's.

The event was focused around bringing the community together and helping seniors reconnect with others.

“We know that supporting seniors in our community not only helps them thrive, but also enriches our own lives.” says event director Sienna Owens.

Proceeds from raffle tickets at the event will be donated directly to the Pocatello Senior Center.

The Pocatello Senior Center provides a welcoming and supportive environment for older adults to socialize, engage in recreational activities, access essential services, and maintain their physical and mental well-being.

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