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AARP to Host Cross-Generational 'Life Festival' in Chicago, June 5-6
Date:6/1/2009

Event Will Feature Nearly 100 Exhibits, Career Fair, Forums on Health Care and Financial Security, and Free Health Screenings

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CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ --

OVERVIEW: AARP will bring its "Life Festival" event to Chicago on Friday and Saturday, June 5-6. This two-day, cross-generational celebration will feature high-profile speakers such as TV personality James Brown (J.B. of CBS Sports/Showtime's Inside the NFL); author, educator and entrepreneur Stedman Graham; President of Ariel Investments and Financial Contributor to ABC's Good Morning America, Mellody Hobson; nationally syndicated radio personality, Tom Joyner; UnitedHealth Group's executive vice president and chief of medical affairs, Dr. Reed Tuckson; inspirational and motivational speaker, Patricia Russell-McCloud; and entertainment from R&B/Gospel duo Mary Mary.

Additionally, the AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour bus will be on-site to provide six free health screenings to attendees. Festival activities for attendees also include a "marketplace;" forums addressing health, wellness and financial security topics; and a career fair to provide individual and group career counseling advice as well as assist jobseekers with using the Internet in their online job searches.

WHEN:

June 5th - beginning at NOON

June 6th - beginning at 9:00 am

Highlights: Both Days

  • Free health screenings
  • Painting Across Generations family activity
  • Career Fair with leading Chicago businesses (6/5: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.; 6/6, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

Friday, June 5th

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