Senior citizens in the area will have the opportunity to learn about protecting themselves from the latest scams and fraud during the 'Scamboree' event at the Sedalia Senior Center in December.
A press release from the Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) says the event will take place December 12, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The information presented will include how seniors can protect themselves from scam artists trying to steal their personal information. The event includes interactive games and prizes.

Some of the speakers and exhibitors will include Brian Henning, Team Coordinator of the Missouri SMP, as well as representatives from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Department, Sedalia Police, Missouri Secretary of State’s office, and Crossroads Hospice.

The press release notes the Scamboree is presented in partnership between Care Connection for Aging Services and the Missouri SMP.

Care Connection serves 13 West Central Missouri counties, including Pettis, Johnson, and Benton. The Sedalia Senior Center is located at 312 S. Washington Ave.

For more information about the Scamboree, call 1-800-748-7826.

Randy Kirby