Newspaper plans event for seniors

The Beacon newspaper has scheduled its annual BeaconFest Senior Fair for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction.

The free event will include seminars, entertainment and food as well as an expo featuring more than 90 businesses offering services and products to seniors. A ceremony set for 12:50 p.m. will recognize the volunteer efforts of local seniors. Participants also are encouraged to bring a packaged or canned food item for a drive for the Community Food Bank.

For more information, call 243-8829 or visit the website at