Monday, March 12, 2007

A week after a 69-year-old pedestrian was killed while trying to cross Central Avenue, area residents have a chance to learn about how we can redesign our area to make it easier to age in place.
Two opportunities:
Civic By Design Forum
Tuesday, March 13, 2007, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Levine Museum of the New South
200 East Seventh Street
Free parking at 7th street parking garage
Invited speakers:
Dr. Bill McCoy, Retired Director of UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
John Highfilll, Steering Committee Member
The Status of Seniors Initiative (SOSI)
Gayla Woody, Director, Area Agency on Aging
Rhonda Deitch, Associate State Director, AARP
Marsha Ghent, Caregiver Specialist, Services For Adults Division, DSS

Second opportunity:
Wednesday evening, March 14, St. John's Baptist Church on Hawthorne Lane. 6:45 p.m. McCoy, Highfill and others speak on the same topic. Details by calling church office, 704.333.5428.

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