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Thrive Somerset 2019

Nov 9, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Somerset County Civic Center, Princess Anne, MD
Event Summary

The County Times presents THRIVE, celebrating senior life after 55! We are pleased to partner with MAC, Inc. (Maintaining Active Citizens) The Area Agency on Aging. Join us for a wealth of information and a bit of fun too on Saturday, November 9, 2019. FREE ADMISSION!

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Event Details

Thrive was developed in 2017 as a collaborative effort by the Salisbury Independent and MAC, Inc. to connect the community with local businesses and services offering seniors the best ways for them to enjoy a long and comfortable life. The success of the event in Salisbury has helped to grow this event into Dorchester and Somerset Counties, allowing more seniors to reach the resources they may need. 


At Thrive Somerset, our vendors are sure to cover all your needs offering the information and products to make your life easier including insurance, health and fitness, mobility assistance, senior living, home improvements and more. So, bring your questions and go home with some peace of mind! 

The list of vendors includes:

Bath Fitter 

Billie's Catering

Chesapeake Health Care

Delmarva Public Radio

Dirty Dawgs Grooming

Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County

MAC Inc. 

Mrohs Gas, Inc.

Peninsula Home Care 

Princess Anne Main Street

Princess Anne Volunteer Fire Company

Pugh's Patient Care Services

Somerset Co. Arts Council/Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District

Somerset County Health Dept

Somerset County Recreation & Parks

Tawes Insurance

United States Census 2020

The Window Source of Delmarva


In addition to the vendors, there will be a variety of presentations happening throughout the day:  

o 10 a.m. - Event opens with Flag Ceremony and Pledge of Allegiance presented by:   Crisfield Cub Scout Pack # 463, Scout Master Jimmy Ford

o 11 a.m. – The Window Source of Delmarva - How to select the best, most energy efficient windows for your home

o 11:30 a.m. – Janet Park from MAC, Inc. – Explains the Maryland Relay Services, phone services which enables standard telephone users to communicate with deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind or speech-disabled people who use a TTY.

o 12 p.m. - Sherree Marshall from MAC, Inc. – Information on the programs and services offered by MAC Inc. designed to preserve dignity, health and independence for an aging population.

o 12:30 p.m. – Somerset County Arts Council - Information on how to volunteer and become a member of this community focused organization.

o 1 p.m. – Michelle Parker from MAC, Inc. – Medicare Part D Open Enrollment

o 1:30 p.m. - Michelle Parker from MAC, Inc. – Aging into Medicare - What to do before you turn 65.  Don't wait!

o 2 p.m. – The Window Source of Delmarva - How to select the best, most energy efficient windows for your home

Should you get hungry, not to worry, because we have arranged to have some scrumptious food available for purchase from Billie's Catering. The menu includes hearty salads, assorted sandwiches, several soup options, chili, cake, cookies, brownies and beverages.  Yum!

Our vendors always show up and show off with some wonderful giveaway items and fabulous door prizes that will be awarded throughout the day.   So, be sure to register and then keep your eyes and ears pealed for announcements about the drawings.  You never know what you might win!

With Veteran's Day just a few days after our event, we will focus several of our events during Thrive on our local Military Heroes.   Crisfield Cub Scout Pack # 463 with Scout Master Jimmy Ford will open the event with the Flag Ceremony and the Pledge of Allegiance.  There will also be an ongoing slide show of a tribute to our local Veterans and a few other special things planned.

We hope you are able to join us for Thrive Somerset on Saturday, November 9.  Remember, admission is FREE!  There will be loads of helpful and interesting information available, along with door prizes and giveaways.  See you then!

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When and Where
Somerset County Civic Center
11828 Crisfield Lane
Princess Anne, MD 21853

Nov 9, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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