The North Fraser chapter of CARP (A New Vision of Aging for Canada) meets at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 17 at Cameron Centre (9523 Cameron St. in Burnaby), across from Lougheed Town Centre.
The group will hold its annual general meeting to elect directors for a one-or two-year term, as well as to conduct other business.
Light refreshments will be served before the AGM.
After the short formal meeting, Consumer Protection BC will make a presentation.
The talk will focus on how to avoid telemarketing calls when eating dinner, who can help with consumer complaints and how to protect yourself from fraudulent or bankrupt travel agencies.
Everyone is welcome to attend Thursday's meeting, but only CARP members may vote.
To register or for more information, contact Bruce Bird, chapter chair, at 778284-1189, email@example.com or CARPnorthfraserchapter@ gmail.com.
CARP is a national, nonpartisan, non-profit organization committed to promoting social change that will bring financial security, equitable access to health care and freedom from discrimination. The group's mandate is to promote and protect the interests, rights and quality of life for Canadians as they age.
The North Fraser chapter represents CARP members in Anmore, Belcarra, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.