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“Telling Your Own Story” topic of Seniors Count workshop

NASHUA – We all have a story to tell. Not a dry, chronological inventory of life since birth or a private entry in a diary – but an honest reflection of some aspect of your life, recounted in a style that suites your personality.

Taking that first step in telling your story – in writing a memoir – can often be the most difficult. Join us at the August Seniors Count-Nashua workshop to learn tips on how to get your creative juices flowing to help you write compelling personal essays to cherish and share.

The free workshop is scheduled for Monday, August 11, 2014 at the Nashua Senior Activity Center, 70 Temple St. It begins at 1:00pm.

Workshop presenter is Carolyn Choate, on-air talent and program manager for tv13 Nashua. Choate has a Master’s in Writing from Rivier University with a deep interest in writing memoir following her diagnosis of State 3b breast cancer in 2003.

Advance registration for the workshop is strongly requested. Please call Beth Todgham, Seniors Count-Nashua facilitator at (603) 889-3440 x 132 for more information.

Seniors Count-Nashua is a program of Southern New Hampshire Services.

Workshop participants can come early to enjoy lunch offered by St. Joseph Community Services (Meals on Wheels) in the cafeteria at the Nashua Senior Activity Center. A $2 donation is requested for diners age 60 and over; the price is slightly higher for those under 60. Pre-registration for lunch is required. Call Steve, SJCS site manager, at 882-2106 to reserve your lunch. Lunch is served from 11:45am to 12:45pm.

The workshop is one of a series of free programs offered monthly at the Senior Activity Center. The workshops provide area residents with information on resources available in the community as they age. Programs are filmed by Nashua’s Education Channel 99 and can be viewed on the station or on-line at http://nashua.ezstream.com.

Additional support for the workshops is provided by Southern New Hampshire Services; ServiceLink Resource Center; the Nashua Public Library; and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services.

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