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Turnout high for senior expo
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Nan Meadows, left, helps Kaye Wengert on Saturday during the Forsyth County Senior Expo at the Forsyth Conference Center. More than 1,500 people attended the three-hour event. - photo by Autumn Vetter
Representatives of everything from health care and financial services to civic clubs and restaurants presented information to the local senior population Saturday. Mike Bohn, director of Forsyth County Senior Services, said the annual Forsyth County Senior Expo drew about 85 vendors to the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference. “We’ve had a wonderful turnout,” he said, adding that more than 1,500 people came over the three-hour time period, a new attendance record.“We get a lot of seniors who come to our centers who come [to the expo].