‘Don’t Be Scared– Be Prepared’ is TRIAD event topic Oct. 22

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The West Central Connecticut TRIAD will hold a free event on Thursday, Oct. 22 at the Bristol Public Library.  The theme of this event is “Don’t Be Scared – Be Prepared: Stay Safe and Sound This Season.”

This event will focus on senior safety and will feature the following key-note speakers:

David Van Allen, Webster Bank – “How to Protect Yourself from Financial Fraud and Abuse”

Harley Graime, EMD/CERT – “Being Prepared for Emergencies”

Tim Callanan, Bristol Fire Prevention Bureau – “Fire Safety and Prevention.”

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and refreshments will be served.

RSVP to Elizabeth Hill at United Way at (860) 582-9559 ext. 406 or ehill@uwwestcentralct.org.

TRIAD brings together law enforcement, older adults, and social, business and community organizations to address the safety needs and concerns of older adults.

The West Central Connecticut TRIAD strives to strengthen community partnerships that help to improve the quality of life, health and safety of older residents of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth/Terryville.

TRIAD is brought to you by the United Way of West Central Connecticut in partnership with our local towns and cities, police departments and senior centers, along with the following organizations: Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Bristol Community Organization; Bristol Hospital; Bristol Housing Authority; Bristol Press; Catholic Charities; Cigna; Community Emergency Response Team (CERT); Countryside Manor of Bristol; Main Street Community Foundation; North Central Area Agency on Aging (NCAAA); Northwest Homecare, People’s Bank; Refuse to be a Victim; Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP); Village Green of Bristol; and Webster Bank.