Event Will Feature Nearly 100 Exhibits, Career Fair, Forums on Health Care and Financial Security, and Free Health Screenings
***R&B/Gospel Duo Mary Mary to Headline Entertainment***
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.
June 5th - beginning at NOON
June 6th - beginning at 9:00 am
Highlights: Both Days
Friday, June 5th
Saturday, June 6th
WHERE: Chicago's Navy Pier at 600 East Grand Avenue - Chicago, IL 60611
TICKET INFO: The festival is FREE to all AARP members and only $10 for non-members age 40 and up (includes a 1-year AARP membership, a $16 value). Evening concerts will be FREE to registered attendees and will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
Additional information on the AARP Life Festivals, transportation to the event and pre-registration is available online at www.aarp.org/events or by calling 866-905-2919.
|SOURCE AARP Life Festivals|
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