The mayor, Víctor Navas; the councilor of Third Age, Irene Díaz; and the councilor of Sports, Joaquín Villazón, have presented this morning at the center for active participation of older Silvestre González the programming of the third edition of the Benalmádena Mayor’s Week, which is celebrated these days in the municipality. In the presentation they have been accompanied by representatives of the boards of directors of the various social and active participation centers of the municipality.
According to the mayor, “retirement has become an active process, where the elderly participate in daily life contributing experience and the wisdom treasured during their years, as shown by events such as this week, which values precisely this retirement active ”.
The The Mayor’s Week in Benalmádena will start this afternoon with a workshop on active and healthy aging, while tomorrow, starting at 10:00 am, there will be a maintenance day in the open air, carried out in collaboration with the technicians of the Department of Sports, which have developed a class adapted to the elderly.
On Wednesday, October 6, a Tribute to the Major will be held, in which the board of directors of each center has chosen the people honored, “the most beautiful and emotional moment of the week,” in the words of Díaz. The next day there will be a great poetry marathon starting at 12 noon at the Casa de la Cultura.
Finally, the finishing touch to the Mayor’s Week will be put by a solidarity catwalk, under the titleHearts in motion, which has been organized in collaboration with the associations that have charity shops in the municipality. This act will take place from 6:00 p.m. in the Plaza de la Mezquita.
The president of the Silvestre González center, Salvador Pérez, has highlighted the importance of this week for the elderly in which they will enjoy both sports and leisure activities and that “for many it will mean a reunion after the hard months of the pandemic.
For his part, the president of the Anica Torres center, Miguel Reyes, has expressed his wishes that the week unfolds “in a very positive way and with high participation.” Both have encouraged their users to participate in the agenda of events scheduled for this celebration.