Kirkland Senior Council and Peter Kirk Community Center Advisory Board Seek New Members

The City of Kirkland seeks applicants for its Senior Council and the Peter Kirk Community Center Advisory Board.  The Kirkland Senior Council (KSC) advises the City Council on matters affecting seniors by advocating for their needs and creating programs and services that advance their well being.  The Advisory Board consults with Peter Kirk Community Center staff about the needs and interests of adults age 50+.  The Board also promotes programs at the Center.  Application forms for the KSC are available online atwww.ci.kirkland.wa.us (Search Senior Council). Application forms for both boards are available at Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th Avenue, Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue, North Kirkland Community Center, 12421 103rd Avenue NE and Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department, 505 Market Street.

Kirkland Senior Council

The mission of the KSC is to maintain and improve the quality of life for Kirkland residents 50 and older.  Interested persons please apply by 4 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2010.  Qualified applicants will be interviewed by current Senior Council members on November 9, 2010.  If you are under the age of 50 you are eligible to apply if you live, work or serve the senior population.  Kirkland annexation area residents are encouraged to apply.  One-, two- and three-year member terms are available.  Interested persons must be available for monthly meetings and events.  For more information, contact Sharon Anderson, Human Services Coordinator at 425-587-3322 or sanderson@ci.kirkland.wa.us.  To learn more about the KSC, visit its website at www.ci.kirkland.wa.us/parks and select “Senior Services.”