The Area Agency on Aging of Deep East Texas and 2-1-1 Texas will be celebrating Older Americans Month with their “Mayfest” on Thursday, May 21st. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Lufkin’s Pitser Garrison Convention Center.
The theme for this year’s Mayfest is “Getting Into the Act”. Participants are encouraged to start their day with a walk-a-thon, sponsored by Adult Protective Services, that begins at 9:00 a.m. from Regions Bank, 203 S. First Street. A health fair , “42”, bingo and entertainment starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center. Games of “42” and bingo will start shortly thereafter. 500 Lunches will be provided for those involved in the activities.
Nearly six-hundred people participated in last year’s Mayfest and even more people are expected this year. Anyone with questions about the event are encouraged to contact Donna Sprouse at (800) 256-6848 or (409) 384-7614.