CYNTHIA D. BANKS
COMMUNITY AND SENIOR SERVICES
OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
3175 WEST SIXTH STREET · LOS ANGELES, CA 90020-1708 · (213) 738-2600 (213) 487-0379 FAX
“To Enrich Lives Through Effective And Caring Service”
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
MICHAEL D. ANTONOVICH
For Immediate Release
February 12, 2009
SENIORS TO OBSERVE AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH
WHAT: County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Second District, and Cynthia D. Banks, Los Angeles County Community and Senior Services (CSS) Director, will join more than 600 seniors, local elected officials, and civic and religious leaders in paying tribute to the late Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald at the 38TH annual senior citizens observance of African American History Month.
WHEN: Thursday, February 19, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation
Athens Park Auditorium
12603 South Athens Way
Los Angeles, CA 90061
WHY: The observance serves as an occasion for older persons, who have contributed to improving the quality of life for other seniors, an opportunity to assemble and celebrate African American History Month.
CONTACT: Patricia Senette-Holt
CSS Office of Communications
(213) 280-4144 Cell
James Bolden, Press Deputy
Second Supervisorial District, L.A. County
Entertainment will be provided featuring senior groups. The annual event is coordinated by the CSS Willowbrook Senior Center Director Larry Littleton. The general public is invited and a free lunch will be served. Call (310) 603-3358 for more details.
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