Seniors ate grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, and enjoyed bingo and live entertainment provided by Sabathani Senior Center's line dancers, "Still Kickin,'" and blues and jazz local legend, James Samuel "Cornbred" Harris Sr., among others, which made for a lively afternoon. V.J. Smith, president and founder of the MAD DADS ("Men Against Destruction, Defending Against Drugs and Social Disorder") Minneapolis chapter, served as emcee.
"Senior Citizen Safety Pride Day" aims to show appreciation for seniors and better connect them to information and community resources. For more information about MAD DADS, visit their website at http://www.minneapolismaddads.org/.
©2013 Paige Elliott