the courtyard of the Woodlawn Commons independent and enriched/assisted living apartments with flowers and decorative stones

Mayor Kelly and the Saratoga Senior Advisory Committee Hold Public Meeting at Wesley

Mayor Meg Kelly addressing the audience.
Mayor Meg Kelly addressing the audience.

On Wednesday, May 23, Mayor Meg Kelly, local officials, and members of the Saratoga Senior Advisory Committee met with senior members of the Saratoga Springs community at The Wesley Community’s Embury Cafe. The panel included:

Meg Kelly, Mayor of Saratoga Springs

Peter Martin, Commissioner of Public Safety

John Daley, Deputy Commissioner of Public Safety

Barbara Thomas, Saratoga Senior Advisory Committee Chair

Lois Celeste, Executive Director at Saratoga Springs Senior Center

The event drew a large audience of local residents and a wide range of senior topics were covered by the panel. These included, local senior resources and assistance, activities and programs at The Saratoga Senior Center, taxi services and public transportation, handicap parking along Broadway and affordable housing in Saratoga Springs, among others. There was a vibrant question and answer session at the end where questions and concerns were discussed in depth by the panel.

Peter Martin, Commissioner of Public Safety, addressing the room
Peter Martin, Commissioner of Public Safety, addressing the audience.

Thank you to Mayor Kelly, The Senior Advisory Committee, and the panel for organizing this event. You can learn more about the Mayor’s Senior Advisory Committee here. Learn more about the many events and programs offered by the Saratoga Senior Center at saratogaseniorcenter.org.

Lois Celeste, Executive Director at Saratoga Springs Senior Center, addressing the room.
Lois Celeste, Executive Director at Saratoga Springs Senior Center, discussing the Senior Center’s programs.
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