04/16/13 – St. Andrews Resources for Seniors to Kick Off 2013 Ageless Voices Lecture Series

ST. LOUIS, MO., April 16, 2013… On Friday, April 26, the St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors Ageless Society and St. Louis Public Radio will present the first discussion in the Ageless Voices Lecture Series for 2013. Focused on highlighting the changing landscape of media, the panel discussion will feature remarks from Madalyn Painter, St. Louis Public Radio Digital Media Manager, and Kelsey Proud, St. Louis Public Radio Web Producer. The event will take place at the new home of KWMU, the UMSL at Grand Center building, located at 3651 Olive St.

The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. with the panel discussion, followed by tours of the new facility at 3:30 p.m. From 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., guests can take part in a reception in the building’s main lobby with Don Marsh, host of KWMU’s St. Louis on the Air, and Robert Peterson, KWMU’s director of programming and operations and co-host of the station’s Saturday Night Symphony.

The Ageless Voices Lecture Series was created by St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors in 2012. Speakers for the series are selected by former Ageless-Remarkable St. Louisans honorees, who now comprise the Ageless Voices Lecture Series Committee. Current committee members include Harris Frank from the 2010 class of Ageless honorees, 2011 honorees Sam Hopmeier and Helen Hume, 2003 honoree Dr. Blanche Touhill and The Hon. George Herbert Walker, III from the Ageless-Remarkable St. Louisans class of 2009.

The April 26 event is the first of four lectures planned for 2013. Upcoming lectures in the series will be held May 13 at the Holocaust Museum, June 17 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center and Sept. 12 at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.

“We’re excited to bring back our Ageless Voices Lecture Series for 2013, and thrilled to be partnering with St. Louis Public Radio for our first discussion of the year,” saidYvette Hartsfield, Executive Director, St. Andrew’s  Charitable Foundation. “We encourage the public to come out for what is sure to be a thought-provoking and informative discussion with Madalyn Painter and Kelsey Proud on the changing landscape of our media.”

Reservations for the Ageless Voices Lecture Series are required, but are complimentary and can be made by contacting Bernadette Groner at 314-802-1937, or via email at bgroner@standrews1.com. Reservations can also be placed online at http://agelessvoices.eventbright.com.

About St. Andrews

Since 1961, St. Andrew’s has been the place where seniors, their families and caregivers find answers through retirement living options, in-home care, and geriatric care management. Thanks to donations to our Charitable Foundation, we are able to assist seniors at all income levels, helping them find and access the support they need, helping them Worry Less. Visit www.standrews1.com  for more information.

About Ageless-Remarkable St. Louisans

The Ageless-Remarkable St. Louisans program was initiated in 2003 as a way to recognize area seniors, age 75+, for their continued contributions in their communities through their careers, volunteerism and/or philanthropy.

About St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public Radio (90.7 KWMU)and Quincy Public Radio (90.3 WQUB) provide the St. Louis and Quincy regions award-winning, in-depth news, insightful discussion, and entertaining programs that focus on the issues and people who shape our communities, our country and our world. Signature programs include: Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Fresh Air, This American Life, Marketplace, Car Talk, St. Louis on the Air, BBC World Service, The Tavis Smiley Show, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and A Prairie Home Companion. St. Louis Public Radio reaches nearly 235,000 people each week in the bi-state area. Quincy Public Radio, which broadcasts in HD on 90.3, reaches nine counties in western Illinois and northeastern Missouri. St. Louis Public Radio and Quincy Public Radio are member-supported services of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

For more information, contact:

Kelly Harris, The Hauser Group. 314.436.9090, Kelly@HauserGroupPR.com

Yvette Hartsfield, St. Andrew’s Charitable Foundation. 314.726.0111