Oct. 21, 2017 — More than 300 people attended the 2017 Good Life Boomer & Senior Expo at Florence Events Center on Thursday. Exhibitors showcased senior living options, community groups, volunteer opportunities and healthcare choices during the event. “The weather did not keep people away,” said Siuslaw News Publisher Jenna Bartlett. “The vendors said they had a chance for meaningful interactions with everyone. We are very pleased with the success of the event.” Siuslaw News presented the expo, and it was sponsored by Hillside Retirement Residences and Roby’s Furniture and Appliance. BJ’s Ice Cream Parlor provided complimentary scoops of ice cream during the free expo, where people were able to donate canned goods to Florence Food Share.