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Nonprofits needed to display at senior volunteer fair


Care Connection for Aging Services is recruiting nonprofit agencies to participate in a “Connect for Effect” Volunteer Fair for older adults this spring.

The event, set for noon to 3 p.m. April 25 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, will be an opportunity to provide general agency information and recruit volunteers.

Registration and table space for the nonprofit are free. The deadline to register is April 18. Register at goaging.org/volunteer-fair-registration, call 1-800-748-7826 or email information@goaging.org.

The fair is designed to provide senior adults with a chance to visit with representatives of many nonprofit groups in Johnson County in a relaxed setting.

The event, sponsored by Care Connection for Aging Services and AmeriCorps Seniors, will include exhibits showcasing many of the nonprofits that rely on volunteer support to serve the public. There also will be breakout sessions, door prizes and snacks.

Care Connection is a nonprofit area agency on aging serving 13 West Central Missouri counties, including Johnson. Its mission is to provide opportunities to create positive aging experiences. For more information, call 1-800-748-7826 or visit www.goaging.org.