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Congressman Tom Marino

Representing the 10th District of Pennsylvania

1st Senior Fair Set for Sept. 26

September 20, 2011
Press Release



TUNKHANNOCK – Forty exhibitors providing services ranging from health care to Social Security will participate in U.S. Rep. Tom Marino’s first Senior Fair to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Triton Hose Co., Route 6 (West Tioga Street), Tunkhannock.

Rep. Marino will be in attendance.

The expo will feature exhibits by local, state and federal organizations including a visit by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center.

The state legislative offices of Sen. Lisa Baker and Reps. Karen Boback, Sandra Major and Tina Pickett will be represented. Staff will answer questions about state programs that are available to senior citizens.

Admission and parking are free. Refreshments will be provided.

Other vendors include: Commission on Economic Opportunity/Wyoming County Division (Human Services), Wyoming County Cancer Society, Wyoming County Cancer/Tobacco Partnership, Chesapeake Energy, North Penn Legal Services Inc., Interfaith Friends, Frontier Communications, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, Victims Resource Center, Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PACE program), PennDOT District 4, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Wyoming County Senior Center, RSVP/APPRISE Volunteer Program, Luzerne/Wyoming Counties Area Agency on Aging, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Lech’s Pharmacy, MetLife, Alzheimer’s Association, Community Counseling Services/Senior Peer Counseling Program, Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau, CareGivers America, Luzerne/Wyoming Counties Transportation Department (Shared Ride Service), Senior Care Services (division of Gannon Associates), American Red Cross, Wilkes-Barre Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Connection, Wyoming County Housing Authority (income-based housing assistance), Tyler Memorial Hospital, Experience Works, Trehab Community Action Center,  Mature Workers Program,  Social Security Administration, AseraCare Hospice, and Wyoming County Emergency Management.