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SeniorFEST Registration

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SeniorFEST Information

SeniorFEST, an annual Chowan tradition for senior adults, is Tuesday, March 21.  This in-person event will be hosted from 9:30 am-2:30 pm.

Featured guest, Pepper Choplin – Humorist, Composer, and Concert Artist. Seven breakout sessions to choose from. Cost is $20 per person.

Available Breakout Sessions:

  • Grandparents Guide to Raising a Generous Family: Materialism, greed, and self-centeredness describe much of our current culture. Sometimes it can be difficult to talk with our loved ones about “stuff” and money. Learn creative and practical ideas of how you can help create a culture of generosity in your own family. Daryl Trexler, Eastern Area Manager, North Carolina Baptist Foundation
  • Help! I Forgot Where I Put My Keys: Learn about normal versus not normal aging issues. Dr. Donna W. Roberson, PhD, FNP-BC, Associate Professor, ECU College of Nursing, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Director for the Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Grant, Certified Dementia Practitioner
  • Hope is a Verb: Leaning into HOPE during hard times. Rev. Mari E. Wiles Minister to the University   
  • Living History: Explore the archives of Chowan University to find 175 years of Chowan treasures.  Sponsored by CU Friends of Whitaker Library. Frances Cole, Assistant Professor of Library Science
  • Medicare 101: Learn how to understand your Medicare benefit. Lisa J. Barker, Northeast Regional Manager, SHIPP (Senior Health Insurance Program) Manager Northeast and JoAnne Powell, Program Manager, Hertford County Office of Aging
  • Mind and Body Fitness: Enjoy learning new ways of stretching and relaxation techniques. Light physical activity will be involved. Jason Jenkins & Lisa Lane, ECU Health Wellness Center Ahoskie Coaches

For all questions, please contact Lou Ann Gilliam at (252) 398-6317 or

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