AARP to host free health, safety, pet festival

The 8th Annual Health, Safety and Pet Festival takes place in Youngtown Feb. 16. [Submitted photo]

Event in Youngtown Feb. 16

 

More than 50 local senior, health and safety focused businesses will display their products, services and resources at the 8th Annual Health, Safety and Pet Festival 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at Greer Park, 11160-11190 W. Alabama Ave., Youngtown.

The event will feature everything from senior care and assisted living facilities to a pharmacy, audiologist, a botanicals and CBD dispensary, insurance, education and even AARP programs. Food trucks will also be on site. There will also be a pet area with adoptions available.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to be an exhibitor call Sandy Marshall at 623-972-4202 or Jay Lickus at 623-734-5438. There is no cost to be an exhibitor.

Local AARP chapters offer opportunities to connect with fellow members, meet new people, give back to the community and have fun. Monthly meetings of the local AARP chapter take place the first Friday of every month at the Youngtown Clubhouse and Council Chambers, 12033 N. Club House Square, Youngtown. Check-in and social time begin at 5 p.m., and a different theme potluck dinner is every month at 5:30 p.m. The official meeting begins at 6:15, and there is a speaker or entertainment every meeting.

Guests must be a current AARP national member. Club dues are $5 per year.

 

IF YOU GO

What: 8th Annual Health, Safety and Pet Festival

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16

Where: Greer Park, 11160-11190 W. Alabama Ave., Youngtown

More Information: Call Sandy Marshall at 623-972-4202 or Jay Lickus at 623-734-5438



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