For Immediate Release: March 2, 2017

SMUD to host special event offering free workshops and resources designed for seniors

Story:
SMUD announced today that it will host a special educational event customized just for seniors:

What:

Celebrating Our Seniors—A Community Event

When:

Thursday, March 9
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where:

SMUD Customer Service Center
6301 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95817

The event will feature a variety of home improvement workshops designed to address the needs and interests of seniors, including:

  • Home Safety and Savings
  • Life-changing Lighting
  • Energy Efficiency in the Home

The event will also include a resource fair with experts ready to provide information and answer questions about topics such as:

  • Fall prevention
  • Safety and home modification
  • Fraud prevention
  • Senior transportation and much more

“Many seniors are on fixed incomes and are looking for ways to reduce expenses,” said Erica Manuel, SMUD’s manager of Community, Economic Development and Education. “This event provides a great opportunity for seniors to learn some simple steps they can take to save money and improve their quality of life. It’s one way for SMUD to give back to those that helped build our community and show how much we value them.”

Attendance is free, but registration is requested. Interested seniors can register and learn more at smud.org/workshops or by calling 916-732-6738.