The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP) & and its Senior Advisory Council (SAC) of 30 active members brings the 2nd Annual Senior Resource Fair to Fort Greene & Clinton Hill, Brooklyn this month. The FREE Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Senior Resource Fair, made possible with support from the New York Community Trust, is open to all seniors, and will take place on Wednesday, March 29th, 11am to 2pm at Mercy Home, 273 Willoughby Avenue (corner of Classon Avenue).
The 2nd annual fair will have 30 exhibitors including city agencies, providers, and services sharing information focused on senior resources and programs, from transportation services to online classes, from physical activity to legal assistance, from job placement and assistance to recreational activities. Confirmed groups attending include Access-A-Ride, MTA Reduced Fare Metro Card, the Good Neighbors Program, DOROT, NY Foundation for Seniors’ Home Sharing Program, Heights & Hills, Phoenix and the NYC Department of the Aging. A number of Myrtle Avenue businesses that offer weekly senior discounts, specials and other services will also be on hand, such as Sandbox Pack & Ship, Myrtle Drug Care Corp and TD Bank. Additional invitees include but not limited to LIU Platinum Sneakers, Mark Morris Dance and CityMeals on Wheels. Other interested senior-focused organizations and service providers may contact the organization if interested in participating in the Senior Resource Fair at (718) 230-1689 ext 3#.