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2nd annual “A Senior Moment”
October 23, 2012
The Village Project and the Bayview YMCA present the 2nd annual “A Senior Moment”
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 6:00pm to 11:00 p.m.
- 6:00pm - Dinner/Awards - Lush Life Gallery – Hosted by Comedian Don Lacy
- 7:30pm - Performance: Freddie Hughes - Lush Life Gallery
- 8:00pm to 11 pm - Dancing to 50's, 60's 70’s & 80's:- Koret Lobby - DJ
- 9:00pm Performance - Adrian Costa & the Blues Persuasion - Yoshi's Lounge
- Free for the 50+
- Juniors under 50: $20 Donation
The Village Project and the Bayview Y will present 2nd annual, “A Senior Moment”, on Tuesday, October 23, at Yoshi’s and the Jazz Heritage Center. Senior community members who have given their time and dedication to serving their communities will be recognized. This year’s honorees are Ms. Ann Cater & Mr. Robert Reece, both from the Western Addition Senior Center; Mr. I. W. Klein, Episcopal Senior Communities (ESC), Ms. Evelyn Joplin, King/Garvey Housing Co-op, and Ms. Verlie Pickens from Bayview/Hunter’s Point Multipurpose Senior Services. There will be a dinner reception/ awards presentation in the Lush Life Gallery, featuring Freddie Hughes doing some blues; dancing in the Koret Lobby with a DJ spinning oldies - but goodies from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s; along with more blues by Adrian Costa & the Blues Persuasion in the Yoshi’s lounge. Comedian Don Lacy will be MC for the event. Join us for “A Senior Prom for the 50 +” and enjoy down home blues, tantalizing food, dancing, no host bar and plenty of fun.
“A Senior Moment” is sponsored by The Village Project & the Bayview Y. Community partners are The Fillmore Center Plaza, Episcopal Charities, The Jazz Heritage Center/Lush Life Gallery, Yoshi’s, The Jewish Community High School of the Bay, Episcopal Senior Communities, Terri’s Boutique, La Boulange Bakery, The Fillmore Farmers Market, Western Addition Family Resource Center, Planet Fillmore Communications, Gussie’s Chicken & Waffles, King/Garvey Housing Co-op, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, St. Mary’s of the Virgin Episcopal Church, Western Addition Senior Center, Bayview/Hunters Point Senior Services, Renaissance Parents of Success and The Village Project Advisory Board . This community event is funded by a grant from the Dept. of Public Health.
Adrian Williams is Executive Director and founder of the Village Project, a service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition. The Village Project produces family/community events, including most recently, Grilling in the MO’ held on June 9th at Hamilton Rec. Center and our upcoming 8th annual Kwanzaa Celebration (Dec. 26 – Jan 1), along with Mardi Gras San Francisco Style/