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Mayor to host 11th annual senior appreciation picnic

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When: Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.                 

Where: John Tarleton Park, 3201 Division Street

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2017) – Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will host the 11th Annual Senior Appreciation Picnic on Friday, Sept. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at John Tarleton Park.

The picnic will include lunch, live music by The Chillbillies, animal exhibits, games, a Tai Chi demonstration and vendor expo.

The event is free to all Knox County seniors. Any senior planning to attend is asked to RSVP by Sept. 9 by calling 865-215-4007.

The Knox County Commission and other elected officials have been invited and may be in attendance.

Partners for the 2017 Senior Appreciation Picnic include: platinum sponsor Oakwood/Northshore/Knoxville High Senior Living facilities (Senior Solutions Management Group); gold sponsor Humana; and silver sponsors AARP, Freedom Senior Living, Sherrill Hills Luxury Senior Living and Hillcrest Healthcare Communities.

For more information on Knox County Senior Services, including a list of senior centers and locations, can be found online at

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