Joseph Rosendo of PBS Travelscope world traveling.

Event Schedule


All-Day Special Programming

 Dispatch Home and Garden Show

Receive a passport upon entry, turn it in before you leave and receive a free admission ticket to the 2019 Dispatch Spring Home & Garden Show, plus be entered to win a pair of Columbus Blue Jackets tickets (2 winners ), a Travel Gift Basket courtesy of Magic Cruises & Tours, or a COSI Annual Family Pass (1). Take advantage of a COSI family membership offer at the show. Visit Cosi.org/gift for more information.

 
 
 No Scam Zone with Better Business Bureau

Scams affect one in four North American households each year at an estimated loss to individuals and families of $50 billion. Scammers are creative, constantly change their techniques and prey on relevant topics including personal tragedies. Visit the No Scam Zone and get information affecting central Ohioians, hosted by the Better Business Bureau, Federal Trade Commission, Ohio Attorney General’s office and Columbus Division of Police Economic Crime Unit.

 Family History Experience with Ohio History Connection

Start your journey of discovering your family history: Meet and talk with genealogy experts from Ohio History Connection. For beginners and experts alike.

 
 Happy Baby boomer with pet.

Franklin County Dog Shelter will have adoptable pets all day. The health benefits of owning a pet for boomers and beyond are well documented. 

 

EVENT & STAGE SCHEDULE

11:00 AM | SHOW OPENS

11:20 AM | WILL YOU HAVE ENOUGH RETIREMENT INCOME? {Donate Life Stage}

 Wright Patt Credit Union

*Managing your Social Security benefit is an important part of retirement planning. Often, people are unsure of how to use their Social Security benefit and don’t understand what affects the amount they receive in retirement. This is where Wright-Patt Credit Union’s Retirement Solutions team, available through CFS,* can help. Join Frank Sberna for a seminar to learn more about having enough income in retirement and the role Social Security plays.

 

11:30 AM | COFFEE WITH JOE BLUNDO

 Columbus Dispatch columnist Joe Blundo

 

Stop by and say hi to the Dispatch columnist and get a free copy of his book—while supplies last—until 12:30 pm. Check for exact location when you enter.

 

 

11:50 AM | {Donate Life Stage}

 Donate Life changes lives with organ donation

 

Donate Life — Hear from a person whose life was changed by the generosity of organ donation. 

 

Noon | CELEBRATING A NOTABLE LIFE: CABOT REA {Donate Life Stage}

 Cabot Rea of NBC4

Join former NBC4 news anchor Cabot Rea with Gail Hogan in a candid and lively conversation on stage. Cabot will greet guests following until 1:30 pm.

 

 

12:45 PM | AVOID GETTING SCAMMED {Donate Life Stage}

 No Scam Zone with Better Business Bureau

Join expert panelists from the Better Business Bureau, Ohio Attorney General Office, Columbus Division of Police and Federal Trade Commission as they discuss how to avoid getting scammed by today’s savvy con artists. Visit the No Scam Zone at the show all day for additional information.

 

1:15 PM | WILL YOU HAVE ENOUGH RETIREMENT INCOME? {Donate Life Stage}

 Wright Patt Credit Union

*See description above.

 

1:45 PM | Donate Life Stage

 Donate Life changes lives with organ donation.

Donate Life — Hear from a person whose life was changed by the generosity of organ donation.

 

2:00 PM | JOSEPH ROSENDO OF TRAVELSCOPE {Donate Life Stage}

 Joseph Rosendo of PBS Travelscope

Joseph Rosendo of Travelscope will appear live at the event, courtesy of media sponsor WOSU. Rosendo will share tips on staying active at 50+ and how to get the most out of a travel experience with “Cultural Connections: Travel as a Life Changing Experience.”

 

2:45 PM |DOWNSIZE COLUMBUS {Donate Life Stage}

 Transition into retirement with Downsize Columbus

Downsizing is about letting go. Giving up of possessions, memories and the familiar is often the hardest part of the transition. Learn about the five areas of transition from Kathy Chiero.

 

3:15 PM | DANCE DEMONSTRATION BY FRED ASTAIR DANCE STUDIO {Donate Life Stage}

 Fred Astair Dance Studio
 

3:30 PM | FORMER OSU COACH JOHN COOPER IN COVERSATION WITH THE DISPATCH’S TIME MAY {Donate Life Stage}

 Conversation with John Cooper and Tim May

John Cooper is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame for his success in leading the Tulsa, Arizona State and, most notably, Ohio State football programs. From 1988 to 2000, Cooper compiled a record of 111-43-4 as the Buckeyes head coach, including a win in the Rose Bowl following the 1996 season. He’ll be joined on stage for a conversation about life after football and other topics with Tim May, who has been an Ohio State football beat reporter at The Columbus Dispatch since the 1980’s, including every year Cooper was in Columbus.

 

4:00 PM | SHOW CLOSES

 

*Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (“CFS”), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principle. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. The Credit Union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.