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Montana Centenarians to be honored in Helena

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2015

Contact:  Jon Ebelt, Public Information Officer, DPHHS, (406) 444-0936

                Chuck Council, Communications Specialist, DPHHS, (406) 444-4391

Montana Centenarians to be honored in Helena

WHAT: The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) will honor Montana Centenarians at a noon luncheon on Tuesday, May 12. The luncheon is part of the 47th annual Governor’s Conference on Aging. Governor Steve Bullock will serve as the event’s keynote speaker.

WHO: A total of 21 Montana Centenarians from all over Montana plan to attend the luncheon.  DPHHS recently asked Montanans to submit the names of Centenarians, and that list is at 127 names and growing. The DPHHS Centenarian list of those over age 101 is as follows:

  • 2 are age 106
  • 3 are age 105
  • 10 are age 104
  • 13 are age 103
  • 16 are age 102, and
  • 27 are age 101.

The two individuals age 106 live in Helena and Billings.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 12, noon.

WHERE: Red Lion Colonial Hotel, Helena