Senior Power Day 2014
The 27th Annual Senior Power Day, Friday, August 8th, was a great success. Fifty-plus vendors, informational speakers, great lunch, afternoon entertainment and door prizes kept nearly 500 area seniors busy with a full day of fun. See you next year! ☺
Consortium Member Mark Swanson receives award
In a new collaborative effort between the Consortium and local attorney Nancy Nawrocki, Mark Swanson was awarded the first annual Commitment to Caring Award for "commitment, care and service to the Livingston County Senior Community." Along with the award, Ms. Nawrocki presented a check for $500 to be directed to a charity of Swanson's choice.
Consortium Summer 2014 Grants
The Consortium awarded $9,967.91 to eleven applicants in it's 2014 Summer grant cycle.
This Summer's awardees included:
Brighton District Library $400
Livingston County Senior Nutrition $1,612.31
Area Agency on Aging 1B $1,000
Hartland Senior Center $1,850
Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency $1,740
Visually Impaired and Blind Of Livingston County $1,000
Livingston Catholic Charities $1,500
Pinckney Community Library $467.60
Putnam Township Senior Center $398
Summary: Eleven applications were received, requesting $18,584. Two applicants received full funding, seven received partial funding. Including this cycle, the Consortium has now awarded over $50,000 to 24 area agencies in four years.
Consortium Fall 2014 Grants
The Consortium has determined to award up to $7,500 in grant awards this Fall, with a maximum of $1,500 per grant. Application deadline will be Friday, Oct 31 with determinations in November and checks out by early December. Refer to the "more..." section above for details.
The Consortium meets the third Thursday of most months.
2:30-4:00 pm Business at hand 4:00-4:30 pm Networking
Next meeting: Thursday, Oct 16 , 2014
Location: White Pines Rehabilitation and Care Center
3003 W. Grand River, Howell, MI
The Livingston County Consortium on Aging provides for collaboration, advocacy and communication between agencies and persons concerned with the provision of services to all aging adults.
Who We Are
The Consortium is a 501(c)3 non-profit collaborative group representing public agencies, private businesses and individuals interested in addressing the needs of the county’s aging citizens.
Membership is open to any interested parties, at no cost, with a common goal of supporting our mission.
Outreach efforts include sponsoring two annual events, publication of two resource guides, and the awarding of grants to area nonprofits addressing identified needs for area seniors.