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Jewell County Senior's participate in National March for Meals.

 

March 19, 2020

The Jewell County Senior Center is participating in the National March for Meals Campaign. This month local elected officials and their guests are joining senior citizens for a meal at the center. The program provides a powerful socializing opportunity and helps combat loneliness

The Jewell County Senior Center is participating in the National March for Meals Campaign held annually. The March for Meals campaign was established to recognize March 22, 1972 when President Richard Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965. It established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 and older. Senior nutrition programs in Kansas provide nutritious meals to seniors throughout the state and provide a powerful socializing opportunity, which helps combat loneliness and isolation.

Volunteers are the backbone of our senior meal program, by de...



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