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NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, BAKERSFIELD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUG. 27, 2003
CONTACT: Becky Zelinski at 661/664-2138 or bzelinski@csub.edu
or Mike Stepanovich at 661/664-2456 or mstepanovich@csub.edu

Kern County senior citizens are invited to attend California State University, Bakersfield’s 60+ Club Possibilities Day, Thursday, Sept. 4, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the CSUB ‘Runner Café.

Possibilities Day is the 60+ Club’s annual kick off event, which invites retirees and community members more than 60 years of age to learn more about the 60+ Club and explore a variety of interest groups and action network teams that are available to them. Interest groups include everything from bridge clubs to bus trips and explore topics such as health, investments, philosophy and the arts.

Members of 60+ Club can also to volunteer for campus action networks, which help out with athletic and performing arts events, the CSUB Facility for Animal Care and Treatment, Stiern Rose Garden, Well Sample Repository and the Todd Madigan Gallery.

According to 60+ Club President Perri Stinson, the organization is designed to provide senior citizens an opportunity to socialize, get involved and exercise their bodies and their minds.

“Possibilities Day is great fun,” Stinson said. “It is designed to stimulate our members’ interests and appreciation for the numerous interest groups we have, and give them an opportunity to volunteer service to CSUB. I encourage all Kern County seniors to come and see what we’re all about.”

The 60+ Club was founded in 1986 to create a partnership between the university and the community of retired persons. It is a member-motivated and member governed organization. Its purpose is to provide personal enrichment, educational opportunities, volunteer challenges, and social activities in a campus environment utilizing the resources of the university and experience of its members. There are no educational requirements to join and participation in club activities is voluntary. The interest groups meet at various locations and different times of the month throughout the academic year.

This year’s Possibilities Day speaker is CSUB President Tomas Arciniega. A light lunch will be served and admission is free. For more information, contact the CSUB Alumni Office at (661) 664-3211.

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