L-R: Susan Milner, Linda Mahoney and Linda Mae Finlay show off their tai chi skills at the Kootenay Seniors Fair. Photo: Tyler Harper

PHOTOS: Kootenay Seniors Fair offers helping hand

The fourth annual event was Friday in Nelson

Local seniors had a day all to themselves Friday.

Over 30 vendors were at the Prestige Lakeside Resort for the fourth annual Kootenay Seniors Fair. Free hearing and foot care checkups and tai chi demonstrations were among the many services offered at the event.

The day was organized by Kootenay Seniors, which is a Nelson CARES project.

Scroll down for more pictures of the fair.

 

Recreation organizations such as the Nelson Curling Club were on hand to talk seniors specific sports. Photo: Tyler Harper

Joy Green gets her picture taken at a photo booth. Photo: Tyler Harper

Jodie McNulty (left) and Nancy Nolt of Connect Hearing were offering free hearing checkups during the event. Photo: Tyler Harper

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