Care Connection seeking candidates for Silver Haired Legislature position

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Residents of Lafayette County who are 60 years of age or older are being sought to file as a candidate for the Silver Haired Legislature. The Silver Haired Legislature is a formally elected body of citizens, 60 years of age or older, that promote legislative advocacy for older adults.

A representative position is open that will serve Lafayette County. The position is for a one-year term.

Persons wishing to file for office should go to a senior center in Lafayette County between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, and make their intentions known to the director. The candidate must agree in writing to abide by a code of ethics and file a statement of intent. The statement of intent must be signed and mailed to Care Connection for Aging Services, P.O. Box 1078, Warrensburg, MO, 64093, and postmarked on or before April 3.

For more information, contact one of the following senior centers in Lafayette County: Concordia Senior Center, 710 Main, 660-463-7393; Higginsville Senior Center, 101 W. 21st, 660- 584-7040; Lexington Senior Center, 811C South Business Highway 13, 660-259-2025; or Odessa Senior Center, 217 S. Second, 816-633-4161.

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