Mayor Stephanie Miner is prohibiting media from observing her meeting with seniors at the Ida Benderson center, despite the repeated requests of seniors. Seniors will speak with media before and after the mayor’s visit in front of the Center. A security guard was stationed just inside the door:
Seniors were not persuaded by Mayor Stephanie Miner’s remarks. She suggested that seniors visit the Salvation Army — only to discover that most of the seniors at Ida Benderson have visited the Salvation Army, and know that it isn’t right for them.
Seniors are planning to escalate their protests against the Center closure in the coming days.