Thursday, April 26, 2012

Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging announces Sock Hop for May 17

News Release:
Back by popular demand, the Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging is sponsoring a second annual Sock Hop, May 17, 2012 as part of the celebration of Older Americans' Month in May.

"It is an event the AAA utilizes to acknowledge the contributions of Older Americans, who have sacrificed, worked, volunteered and more, and who have helped to shape and develop this great nation we are proud to call America," says Ruth Jones, Executive Director of the AAA. "It is also a time to say thank you to Older Adults in our community."

While this year's event will feature concessions, informational booths, health screenings, games, and drawings, there also will be Karaoke and a dance contest. There will be celebrity judges and prizes for the dance contest.

The Sock Hop will be held at the George Meyn Center, 126th and State, May 17, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Transportation will be provided from the AAA office, 1300 North 78th to the event each hour.