Annual event for boomers and seniors planned

The Beacon Senior Newspaper in Grand Junction has scheduled its annual BeaconFest Boomer & Senior Fair for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St.

The BeaconFest will include seminars and informational booths set up by 100 businesses and agencies offering services and products to seniors. The free event also will offer food and entertainment. A ceremony will honor the volunteer efforts of boomers and seniors, including the winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award.

For more information about the BeaconFest, log on to the Web site at