8th Annual Carbondale Senior Fair

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By WSIL Manager

CARBONDALE -- There was a huge turnout in Carbondale Wednesday for an annual effort to help seniors.

State lawmakers Dave Luechtefeld and Mike Bost teamed up with Carbondale Mayor Don Monty for this Senior Fair. Many organizations that help seniors were on hand, along with healthcare providers offering free screenings and tests.

Luechtefeld says seniors are always excited to come to the event. 

"They appreciate the opportunity to in one stop to be able to find out a lot of stuff that they want answers to," he said.

This was the eighth year for the Senior Fair in Carbondale. Luechtefeld says it is the largest gathering of its kind in the state.

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