BROOKLYN, NY – On Friday, October 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman hosted her 2006 Senior Fair at Public School 58 in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. The event brought together over one hundred and fifty seniors from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope.
“Each year, I am pleased to provide more and more senior citizens with access to much-needed services,” said Assemblywoman Millman. “My Senior Fair is a one-stop shopping trip for local seniors to receive information, access medical, financial and legal services as well as socialize with other seniors.”
One of the highlight from this year’s fair was the New York State Comptroller’s Office of Unclaimed Funds. Many seniors discovered unclaimed accounts thanks to the Comptroller’s Office. Other crowd favorites were the Fire Safety Education Unit, who gave out over one hundred free smoke detectors, and Long Island College Hospital and New York City College of Technology, who both provided free medical screenings to the attendees. Refreshments provided by Frank’s Place on Smith Street were also made available to all guests.
“I don’t think anyone who attended my Senior Fair this year left without learning something about the services that are available to them. I want to thank all the organizations and city and state agencies that participated in my 2006 Senior Fair and for providing my constituents with information on such a wide array of services,” said Assemblywoman Millman.