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Get Ready for the 2017 Kootenay Seniors Fair

By Contributor
September 24th, 2017

Seniors and their friends and families are invited to a day of fun activities and informative vendor tables at the third Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair.

The Fair is being held Monday, October 2nd at the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre, 701 Lakeside Drive in Nelson. Doors open at 10am and the event runs until 3pm. There is no charge for admission to the Seniors Fair and all activities and services are free.

In addition to 30+ community services vendors, there will be on-site health services including hearing screening, foot care check-ups, and chair massage. The day will also include fun activities like chair yoga, tai chi, and belly dance lessons, and a café area where attendees can visit with friends, and enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea. There will also be great door prizes donated by local merchants and artisans.

 The 2017 Kootenay Seniors Fair is sponsored by the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre, West Coast Grill, Oso Negro Coffee, Nelson Community Response Network, Columbia Basin Trust, Nelson & District Credit Union, Columbia Power, Royal Canadian Legion #51, Kootenay Carshare Co-operative, and Nelson CARES Society.

The organizers can also help with transportation to and from the Seniors Fair – this year including Kootenay Carshare’s wheelchair accessible van for seniors with mobility challenges! Call Dana at 250.352.2708, ext.10 to arrange a ride.

For more information call 250.352.2708 or email

Photo Caption: Chair Yoga is just one of the many events offered at the upcoming third Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair. — Submitted photo

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