SALT meeting scheduled for Feb. 7 in Ellsworth

The first gathering of the year for Hamilton County Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) will be Feb. 7 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ellsworth. The meeting will be in the church’s fellowship hall at 1629 DeWitt St.

Free blood pressure checks will be offered from 9 to 9:30 a.m. The S.A.L.T. meeting will then begin with treats and upcoming local events from each Hamilton County community accompanied by two speakers. Chief Brian Hughes will speak about the Hamilton County program, Crime Stoppers. Nate Anderson from Hamilton County Conservation will also speak.

“This is a great way to start the year’s programming.” says Susan Schmitz, ISU Extension and Outreach, Hamilton County Program Coordinator. “The SALT board planned the meetings to uphold the mission of increasing and improving crime prevention and education for seniors.” Hamilton County SALT is sponsored by city and county law enforcement, Hamilton County Public Health, Southfield Wellness Community and ISU Extension and Outreach, Hamilton County, RSVP and Hamilton County Conservation.

All S.A.L.T. meetings are free of charge and open to any interested citizen. No reservations are required to attend. For additional information, please contact Susan Schmitz, ISU Extension and Outreach, Hamilton County, at 515-832-9597.