Silver haired legislators
Elections were held in March in the East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging - Region III for the August Silver Haired Legislative Session to be held in Little Rock, August 23 and 24, 2006.
Ted Ford was elected as a delegate from Poinsett County.
The Silver Haired Legislative Session has been conducted biannually since its institution by a 1977 General Assembly resolution. It is one of 26 such sessions through the country to gibe older citizens a chance to participate in the legislative process. It is administered by the Division of Aging and Adult Services with assistance from the Area Agencies on Aging.
A training session will be held at the Jonesboro Area Agency office on May 16 and 17 to prepare the Delegates and Alternates for the August 23 / 24 session in Little Rock.