SALT LAKE CITY -- Sen. Orrin Hatch's 25th annual Utah Conference for Seniors on Aug 20 will feature former Olympic gold medalist and humanitarian Jim Shea and nationally acclaimed singer George Dyer as keynote speakers.
Shea won the gold medal in the 2002 Olympic Games in Men's Skeleton. After the games he founded the Shea Family Foundation to raise money to help kids compete in sports.
Dyer hosts "The George Dyer Show" which opened in Branson, Mo., at the Dutton Family Theater in 2009 and was nominated for 11 Show Awards including "Best New Show." He was awarded the "Male Vocalist of the Year" and "Best Male Vocalist" honors.
The conference, at Little America in Salt Lake City, features workshops on health care, financial planning, veteran's services, senior volunteerism, navigating legal rights, and connecting friends and family through social media.
Participants can also have one-on-one discussions with representatives from the Department of Veteran's Affairs, the Social Security Administration, AARP, and others.
For more information or to register, call 801-413-9133. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. and costs $10, which covers materials and lunch.