TERRE HAUTE -- Senior Education Ministries, Inc., will offer the third annual Fraud and Scam Awareness Seminar for seniors May 12 at the Vigo County Fairgrounds.
Registration for "The Greatest Scam on Earth" begins at 8 a.m. and those interested in attending may then visit vendor booths.
At 8:30 a.m., the National Anthem will be performed by Lisa Krause and Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett will present a senior proclamation and mayoral proclamations from outlying cities.
Between 9:15-9:45 a.m., those attending will be able to see presentations from Terry Modesitt of the Vigo County Prosecutor's office and Director of Consumer Protection (Office of the Indiana Attorney General) Abigail Lawlis Kuzma.
A live circus will then be offered between 10 a.m.-3 p.m., feature Master of Ceremonies Ringmaster John Fugate, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Chicago), Crimestoppers representative Greg Ewing, FBI representative Ed Wheele, S.W.A.T. Team representative Jason Czupryn, U.S. Postal Inspector Richard Petry, and National Consumer League (Washington, D.C.) representative John Breyault.
A lunch break is scheduled between 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Closing remarks, final door prizes, announcement of trophy winners and visitation with vendors will take place at 3 p.m.
Event sponsors include the Vigo County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Terre Haute Med Lab, Time Warner Cable, First Financial Bank, Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Comfort Keepers, Harvest Financial, VNA and Hospice of the Wabash Valley, SouthernCare, Wyndmoor Retirement, Alzheimer's Association, Anderson's Medical, Cobblestone Crossing Health Campus, JR Pharmacy, Union Hospital, Duke Energy, Waters of Clinton, Toni Garzolini (State Farm Insurance), Sentry Insurance, OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute), The Villas of Holly Brook (Marshall, Ill.), Bethesda Gardens, Exceptional Living Center of Brazil, Personalized Promotions, Humana Marketpoint, Hickory Creek at Sunset (Greencastle), Westminster Village/Davis Gardens, Kindred Healthcare (Southwood and Royal Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centers), Baeslers, GFS Marketplace, Wabash Valley Senior Citizen's Center and Sunset Harbor (Meadow's Manor East, Meadow's Manor North, Cannon Inn and Meadow's Home Care).