Western Kentucky University

Center for Gerontology

  Event Information
The Gathering
Date:  Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
Time:  8:00am - 11:30am
Location:  WKU Augenstein Alumni Center
Contact:  Marybeth Hunt marybeth.hunt@wku.edu or 270-745-3177

Businesses and organizations in Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky are invited to attend "The Gathering." This event offers an opportunity to network and inform other leaders in the community about your organization and any initiatives taken (large or small) to become more age-friendly. All businesses or organizations that work with older adults in any capacity are encouraged to attend, including retail, banking, fitness, city and county programs, transportation, etc. Registration is FREE, but spots are limited. Please RSVP to Marybeth Hunt at marybeth.hunt@wku.edu. The Gathering will be on August 12th from 8am-11:30am at Augenstein Alumni Center. View the informational flyer here for more information.   In addition, the 2014 Age-friendly Awareness Business Award will also be presented at the meeting. All businesses, organizations, and groups that have taken any action to become more age friendly are eligible. Nominations are due by noon August 5th and can be submitted by email to marybeth.hunt@wku.edu . Nomination forms are available here.  This event is part of Age-Friendly Bowling Green, a hands-on community initiative using the World Health Organization's framework for assessing the age friendliness of Bowling Green.


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