The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
Lake Charles, LA – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office will host the Annual Senior Citizen's Safety Awareness & Fun Day Thursday April 22, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center. This event is free for senior citizens 55 years of age and older.
The keynote speaker will be Toni Caraway, Executive Director, Calcasieu Council on Aging. The theme is "Island Vacation" so make sure to wear your luau attire.
A continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Activities include music, dancing, bingo, and door prizes. For more information, please call 263-4563.
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