The seventh annual Senior Expo will take place at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center in Hannibal on Thursday, April 17. Over 500 seniors are expected to attend. Registration is now open for vendors interested in a booth.

According the Hannibal Parks and Recreation, the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center can accommodate up to 80 vendors. Early bird registration will be accepted  through March 10. The rates are as follows:

  • $25 early bird and $35 regular; not-for-profit organizations
  • $50 early bird and $60 regular; for-profit organizations
  • $10 early bird and $15 regular; electrical connection

To register a booth, contact Stacey Nicholas, RSVP director, at  573-221-3892 ext. 247.

Advertising space is also available in the Senior Expo booklet at a cost of $30 for a half-page ad and $50 for a full-page ad. Ads must be submitted by March 17.

The Hannibal Senior Expo allows senior citizens to see what services are available to them in our community. There are a number of giveaways during the expo, and the first 300 attendees will receive gifts.

Vendors provide information and promotional products targeted towards seniors; some even provide health screenings. Last year's event had the largest number of participating vendors in the Senior Expo's history.

Senior Expo 2014 is sponsored by Hannibal Parks and Recreation, RSVP at Douglass Community Services, NECAC, Experience Works, the Marion and Ralls County Health Departments and NEILS.