Special Events & Festivals

'Gotta Dance'


Photo by Lauren Winterfeld.

Bonnie Jones (right) dances the Valero with partner David Cowdrey during the "Gotta Dance" ballroom dancing exhibitions at the Senior Expo on Thursday, May 22.

Snack break


Photo by Lauren Winterfeld.

Jennifer Humann (left) tops off Amandy Clabaugh's ice cream sundae during the Senior Expo on Thursday, May 22. The ice cream was provided as a free afternoon snack by Signature Health Care of Bluffton.

A gift from 'Elvis'


Photo by Lauren Winterfeld.

Gail Green accepts a scarf from Elvis tribute artist Gordy Clemens at the Huntington County Council on Aging's 10th Annual Senior Expo on Thursday, May 22.

Looking over the goodies


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Visitors to the Huntington County Council on Aging's 10th annual Senior Expo line up at the Walgreens booth to pick up some free goodies given out by the Huntington store. More than 95 vendors passed out thousands of gadgets, from bottled water to playing cards, to the people who visited their booths. The expo took place Thursday, May 22, at the Merillat Physical Education Center at Huntington University.

Flapper


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Rose Meldrum, manager of the LaFontaine Center, glams it up flapper style at the Senior living facility's booth at the Huntington County Council on Aging Senior Expo Thursday, May 22, at Huntington University. Meldrum dressed in the Roaring '20s outfit to promote the center's open house, to be held Friday, June 20, during the upcoming Heritage Days Festival.

Expo entertainment


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The YMCA School of Dance performers step it up to "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" to entertain the crowd during the 2014 Huntington County Council on Aging Senior Expo, held Thursday, May 22, at Huntington University. Several groups performed throughout the day during the expo.

Breakfast at the Senior Expo


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

David Ray (right), chef and production manager at Sodexo Food Services, serves up a breakfast burrito and hash brown patty to Margaret Schnepp, of Huntington, during the Senior Expo Thursday, May 22 at Huntington University's Merillat Physical Education Center. Sodexo served free breakfast to 500 people visiting the expo.

‘Elvis’ returns to this year’s Huntington County Senior Expo

"Elvis" will return to this year's Huntington County Senior Expo.

Tribute artist Gordy Clemens will channel The King as he headlines a full day of entertainment during the May 22 event.

The expo, sponsored by the Huntington County Council on Aging, will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Merillat Fieldhouse on the Huntington University campus.

Shade 'N' Shannon, who perform frequently at fairs and celebrations throughout Indiana and Ohio, will also make a return appearance to the expo's entertainment stage.

Blood pressure check


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Bobby Johnson (left) has his blood pressure checked by Suzan Moriarty, of Miller's Merry Manor, during the Senior Expo on Thursday, May 23. Moriarty was performing free blood pressure checks at the Miller's Merry Manor booth.

Expo crowd enjoys free stuff


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Robin Baker (left), a pharmacist at the Huntington Walgreens, hands a Walgreens bag to Kaylynn Brodbeck at the store's booth during the Senior Expo on Thursday, May 23. More than 100 exhibitors offered information and freebies to the crowd.

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