CONVERSE, La – The Sabine Council on Aging celebrated the ribbon cutting for their third meal site location in Converse on June 16th.
The Sabine Council on Aging is designated by the Federal Administration on Aging (AoA) and the State of Louisiana through the Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs (GOEA) as the Area Agency on Aging (AAA), to administer a comprehensive four-year plan designed to meet the needs of the senior population of Sabine Parish. Seniors are those individuals who are sixty years of age or older; however, priority for service is given to those seniors with the greatest social or economic needs.
These meal sites are just one of the services offered by the Council on Aging to the area seniors citizens.
Sheriff Aaron Mitchell and Chief Deputy Brad Walker attended the ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony of the new Council on Aging building in Converse. The new facility will be a great asset to the community and provide various events and activity’s for area seniors. Sheriff Mitchell encourages seniors to visit the facility and get involved with all that’s offered.
Along with the Sheriff, the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce were also in attendance to perform the formal ribbon cutting.
The Sabine Council on Aging will host the Grand Opening of their fourth meal site in Florien on June 23rd from 10am to 2pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 11am with the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce.