Ninety-three year old Katy Perry of Hallowell, speaking to the State and Local Government Committee in Augusta in support of LD 560 - An Act to Establish Maine Seniors Day.
|Governor Paul LePage signs the bill establishing MAINE SENIORS Day|
John Nale, an Elder Law attorney, and the volunteer President of the Maine Association of the Area Agencies on Aging made a great case as to why setting aside a special day in appreciation of our seniors is important.
Written testimony, with significant statistics from Dr. Len Kaye was presented on behalf of the University of Maine, Center on Aging.
Several people spoke and Penobscott Shores and Thornton Oakes, and AARP of Maine, submitted letters of support for An Act to Establish Maine Seniors Day.
Below a list including the sponsor and co-sponsors of LD 560.
Representative CAMPBELL of Orrington
Senator BOYLE of Cumberland Representative BROOKS of Winterport Senator CAIN of Penobscot Senator GRATWICK of Penobscot Representative HARLOW of Portland Representative REED of Carmel Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin Senator WOODBURY of Cumberland Senator YOUNGBLOOD of Penobscot
|State Representative Richard Campbell sponsor of the bill for MAINE SENIORS Day with Katy Perry holding the Governor’s Proclamation and David Nealley Publisher of MAINE SENIORS Magazine||Rep Campbell speaks to audience in Augusta are celebration for the first MAINE SENIORS Day||State Senator Anne Haskell and Rich Livingston President of the Volunteers of AARP Maine and Representative Denise Harlow speak to MAINE SENIORS Day in Portland at the office of AARP Maine.|