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Mayor Bowser to Host Senior Fest 2023: Believe the HYPE

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

(Washington, DC) – On Wednesday, May 31 at 12 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation and DC Department of Aging and Community Living for “Senior Fest 2023: Believe the HYPE.”

At the event, the Mayor will highlight investments and resources that support seniors in the District. She will also announce progress at the Fort Totten Senior Apartments, which will include 93 new units of independent living senior housing, with more than half available to residents earning less than 30% of the Median Family Income. The project was partly funded with over $25 million from the Housing Production Trust Fund from the Department of Housing and Community Development and land disposed of by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, among other private investments.

Wednesday, May 31
Event to start at 10 am
Mayor Bowser to deliver remarks at 12 pm

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Thennie Freeman, Interim Director, Department of Parks and Recreation
Charon P.W. Hines, Acting Director, Department of Aging and Community Living

Gateway DC
2700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE

*Closest Metro Station: Congress Heights Metro Station* 
*Closest Bikeshare Station: Congress Heights Metro Station*  

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. 

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment will provide a live feed of Jump In, DC. To view the event, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN), or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or Twitter.  

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