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Texas Silver-Haired Legislators – New Kids on the Block!

Texas Silver-Haired Legislators – New Kids on the Block!

On May 12, the Dallas Area Agency on Aging and The Senior Source co-hosted a reception honoring the Dallas County Silver-Haired Legislator-Elects at The Senior Source offices.  The six Legislators (Barbara Pope, Ruth Bowling, Betty Hooey, Trini Garza, Lee Ruth Bryant, and Oleavia Holmes) were presented with a certificate identifying them as a Texas Silver-Haired Legislator-Elect for the upcoming 2012-2013 term.  The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Foundation will officially swear them in July in Austin.

What is the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature? The Legislature is composed of 123 representatives selected by Texans 60 years and older to serve two-year termsTheir primary responsibility is to address the problems of older Texans and offer solutions to the State Legislature. The Silver Haired Legislature operates as a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with funding managed by the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Foundation.

 

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Posted on 5/23/11