Seniors’ party set today at Ballard Park

Seniors’ party set today at Ballard Park

TUPELO – The Tupelo Parks and Recreation Department has teamed with a group of corporate sponsors to stage a senior citizens appreciation day today at Ballard Park.

The event, set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the west side of the park, will feature music and other live entertainment, including an appearance by Buddy and Kay Bain.

Free food and refreshments will be served, and free health screenings will be available. Seniors are asked to bring lawn chairs for their comfort.

Other sponsors include radio station WWZD, Sam’s Club, Coca-Cola, Gilbert’s Home Health Agency, Century Cellunet and Barber Printing Inc. Officials plan to make it an annual event.

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