The Progress

Michelle Reber, from Mesquite public affairs administration and supervisor of Victims Advocate Services informs seniors about fraud and scams at the Senior Center Lunch & Learn Program on Wednesday last week. PHOTO BY BOBBIE GREEN/The Progress.

The Community Room at the Mesquite Senior Center was a busy place on Wednesday, July 21. It was the long-awaited return of the monthly Lunch & Learn program. The program has been on hiatis since the COVID-19 pandemic closed the doors of the Senior Center last year.

A total of 31 seniors turned out to the event to be with friends and hear a presentation on how seniors can avoid becoming a victim of fraud and scams.

Triny Torres from the Mesquite Victims Advocate Services and Bill Ennis from the Mesquite Salvation Army presented a talk on “Fraud and Exploitation” which they presented while the seniors ate their lunch. Michelle Reber from the Public Affairs Administration served as…

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