OneOC is hosting a 2015 Senior Symposium on Thursday, July 23 8:30 am – 3:00 pm that will connect seniors with technology, help them avoid scams and abuse, understand depression, drive safer, travel longer, and eat well, and encourage them to engage with their communities and volunteer more often.
This is OneOC’s premiere event informs retirees and active adults 50+ and connects them with their local communities and volunteer opportunities. The event features noted guest speakers on topic related to Health and Wellness, Prevention Education, Disaster Preparedness, Healthy Eating and more.
There will also be an invitation-only 4th Annual Presidential “Lifetime Achievement” Awards Luncheon at 11:45 am that will feature keynote speaker David Paine, President and Co-founder of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. More than 100 Retired and Senior Volunteers will receive the prestigious “Call to Service Award,” recognizing those who have served 4,000+ hours, Volunteers with 10, 15 or 20+ years of service to their community will be honored. In Orange County these seniors donated over 180,000 hours last year to community service, representing a $4.7 million value. Cindy Burns, creator, producer and performer with the Funniest Housewives of Orange County, will close the Symposium.
Event sponsors include Silverado, Independence at Home, a SCAN community service; Pacific Life Foundation; Edwards Lifesciences Foundation; American Advisors Group; and Automobile Club of Southern California.
COST: FREE (space is limited). Hotel parking $6, honorees will be validated.
ABOUT: The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation was established to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making in our communities and encourage more people to serve. OneOC, formerly Volunteer Center Orange County, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization committed to accelerating nonprofit success through volunteer, training, consulting and business services. Serving Orange County, California, OneOC provides support and solutions to more than 650 nonprofit organizations and community initiatives each year.
WHERE: Embassy Suites Santa Ana, 1325 Dyer Rd. in Santa Ana
REGISTER: https://www.oneoc.org/volunteers/senior-symposium or call 714-953-5757 x150