Senior Salute - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Senior Salute

Posted: Updated:

Over 300 seniors made their way to Minot's Riverside Holiday Inn for a celebration.

This is the 18th year the city's senior coalition has hosted the Salute to Seniors, and this year's theme was the Grand Ole Opry.

Those who have reached the distinction of age 65 had the chance to eat, dance and shop around at the event.

But there is an even more important reason for the salute, showing them appreciation.

(Kayla Lawson, President Minot Senior Coalition) "They're a part of our community. They need some events to come to too. There's not so many for them anymore. They are the reason we are here. If it wasn't for them we wouldn't be born in the world."

Coalition officials plan on continuing the event next year, and are brainstorming already for 2015's theme.

  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • Helicopter Helps Power Line Installation

    Helicopter Helps Power Line Installation

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:37:06 GMT
    Drivers along Highway 23 in central North Dakota have more than road construction to divert their attention these days.  This crew of a helicopter and a man dangling from its belly has been turning heads.
    Drivers along Highway 23 in central North Dakota have more than road construction to divert their attention these days.  This crew of a helicopter and a man dangling from its belly has been turning heads.
  • Legislators Look at Oil Country

    Legislators Look at Oil Country

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:53:25 GMT
    From traffic jams to frack jobs to rapid growth - some state legislators were seeing it all in the Bakken today.
    From traffic jams to frack jobs to rapid growth - some state legislators were seeing it all in the Bakken today.
  • Lemar Sentenced to 5 Years

    Lemar Sentenced to 5 Years

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:51:36 GMT
    A Minot man originally accused of gross sexual imposition was sentenced today on other charges, after the rape charge was dropped.
    A Minot man originally accused of gross sexual imposition was sentenced today on other charges, after the rape charge was dropped.
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.