Celebrate Young Essay Readers with an Ice Cream Social

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 11:22am

Special Event for Older Americans Month

During May, Older Americans Month, the Madison Senior Center appreciates and celebrates the contributions and achievements if older adults. This intergenerational event highlights older people as they are seen through the eyes of sixth graders.  On Wednesday, May 7, from 3:15-4:30  pm, hear students from seven Madison Metropolitan School District middle schools read winning essays on: “My Best Older Friend” or “My Grandparents.”  This year the citywide essay contest involves 730 Madison sixth-grade students and is sponsored by the four Madison Coalitions of Older Adults and hosted by the Madison Senior Center.
Listen to the sincere reflections of the top young people, topped off with some fun social time featuring ice cream sundaes. Look for parents and speaker Alex Fralin, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools.  Kindly register at 266-6581 and plan now to attend the celebration at the Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703.  MadisonSeniorCenter.org