Members of MP for HaliburtonKawartha Lakes-Brock Jamie Schmale’s team, and MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, Laurie Scott, took time out of their schedules to be with seniors June 26.

The annual seniors’ seminar was held at the Haliburton Legion.

Heather Hume, one of the organizers, said it’s “interesting to seniors in the area because it allows them to hear from different people, we call them vendors, they’re not selling anything, we bring in groups that are important to them in their day-to-day life.”

Members of the OPP were on hand to give a presentation on fraud and scams. Community legal clinics were also available. Booths included the Canada Revenue Agency, to talk about tax clinics and filing services. Service Canada, and a number of health organizations, including the Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton Highlands Health Services, and the Alzheimer’s Society, were on hand.

Scott said, “each year, we have engaged with our seniors, offering them a chance to come together with community groups and learn about local programs. For almost 20 years, these seminars have offered great resources to our beloved seniors.”