Once again, the Meeting Professionals International Texas Hill Country Chapter (MPITHCC) is honoring the Senior Companions of San Antonio with their annual holiday party at Sunset Station on December 5th from 10am-2pm. This year’s event will celebrate the countless hours the Senior Companions spend on helping homebound seniors live independently in their homes. Members of MPITHCC will provide a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, local holiday entertainment, gift cards and gift bags for over 80 seniors who volunteer for this wonderful program.. “This is one of our chapter’s favorite events during the year because it not only brings the holiday spirit to these dedicated seniors but it warms the hearts of all our members”, says Mary Reynolds, Director of Community Outreach for MPITHCC.
EVENT: Recognition Luncheon for Senior Companions sponsored by MPITHCC
WHO: 80+ Senior Companion Volunteers including guest speakers, musicians, entertainment, and Santa
WHEN: Monday, December 5, 2011
12:00 PM Entertainment by McArthur HS Choir
12:30 PM Arrival of Santa Claus
1:00 PM Mariachis entertain
1:30 Gifts distributed by Santa and his helper
WHERE: Historic Sunset Station
1174 E. Commerce
San Antonio, Texas 78205
WHY: To recognize and highlight the critical need for more volunteers over the age of 55 to help befriend homebound seniors in their community.
CONTACT: Jerry Arellano, Media Relations - (512) 689 – 3228
Carol Lozano, Program Director - (210) 599 – 7405, option#4
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About Senior Companion Program
Senior Companion Program, a program of Christian Senior Services, is a peer-to-peer program where caring volunteers over the age of 55 befriend homebound seniors in their community. The program is designed to foster independence among seniors by engaging them in community service. Offices are located in Northeast San Antonio at 13420 Nacogdoches Road. To learn more about the program, call (210) 599 – 7405 or visit www.christianseniorservices.org.