The seventh annual “Senior Day Expo at the Louisiana State Fair” event will be held on October 27

The seventh annual “Senior Day Expo at the Louisiana State Fair” event will take place on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 10 am to 3 pm in the Hirsch Coliseum located at 3701 Hudson Avenue in the Louisiana State Fair Grounds in Shreveport. This event is proudly presented by The Best of Times – senior newsmagazine and radio show; and The State Fair of Louisiana. This event is proudly the largest annual senior/boomer expo in Louisiana!

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Persons of all ages are invited to attend this event with FREE parking, FREE admission to the event, and FREE admission to the State Fair midway. Last year, over 3,000 attended this fun-filled event primarily for seniors, boomers, family members, and their caregivers.

Though admission is “FREE” for this event – please help those in need by bringing one or more canned goods or non-perishable items to be donated to theFood Bank of Northwest Louisiana at the registration desk located in foyer of the main entrance of the Hirsch Coliseum. Free copies of the 2016 Silver Pages – Senior Resource Directory will be available for “free” pickup at the registration desk along with many other free items for attendees.

There will be lots of fun, entertainment, prizes, and information -- including State Fair Midway performers, musical entertainment, dancing performances, games shows, free health screenings, flu and pneumonia shots(limited number will be available), many giveaways , information from over 100 exhibitors, and with over 200 door prizes will be given away during the event. (Note: A Medicare card is required for “no charge” flu and pneumonia shots.

Door prizes will be awarded to those lucky attendees who are eligible based upon visiting a minimum number of exhibitors. Persons must be in attendance to win door prizes.

For more information, please email to gary.calligas@gmail.com, or pickup a copy of the September or October 2016 issue of The Best of Times or log onto these websites at www.thebestoftimesnews.com or www.statefairoflouisiana.com.

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