Strides for Seniors Walk & Expo

Join us in celebrating National Senior Center Month this September by supporting the 3rd Annual Strides for Seniors cause campaign. Its mission is to raise awareness of the programs and services available to older residents and secure needed funds for senior activity centers in Detroit, the five Grosse Pointes, Hamtramck, Harper Woods and Highland Park. 

The participating metro Detroit senior activity centers will host events and programs at their facilities throughout the month. On Saturday, September 23, 2017, 16 senior centers will attend the Strides for Seniors Walk & Expo at Palmer Park from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The participating centers are:

  • ​Adam Butzel Complex
  • Bridging Communities, Inc.
  • Butzel Family Center
  • Farwell Recreation Center
  • Franklin-Wright Settlements
  • Hannan Center for Lifelong Learning
  • LA SED Senior Center
  • Neighborhood Services Organization 
  • Patton Recreation Center
  • People's Community Services
  • Services for Older Citizens
  • St. Patrick Senior Center


9:00 a.m. - Expo Opens/Walker Registration 
Registration fee is $25 - includes an event T-shirt!
10:00 a.m. - Walk Starts (1 and 3 mile routes)
Return the Stides for Seniors registration form by Aug. 25, 2017 to assure your t-shirt size will be available.
For more information visit or contact Norvena Wilson at