March 15, 2021
For Immediate Release
Contact: Michael Stopka

Young at Heart Resources Board of Directors Elections to be held May 4th, 2021
Your opportunity to make an impact

Albany, MO- Every year Young at Heart Resources holds regional elections to its Board of Directors. The board is comprised of 9 members representing 18 counties in Northwest Missouri, and each member term is 3 years.

Current members Sherry Golden, David Smith, and Mary Eileen Snow are up for reelection, which means there are 3 member seats open to new candidates who reside in the following counties:  Buchanan, Caldwell, Daviess, DeKalb, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Putnam, Sullivan, or Worth. If you are interested in running, you can obtain a candidate packet by visiting, contacting Janna at, or by calling 660-240-9400. Candidate packets must be turned in by April 12, 2021.

“Since 1973, Young at Heart Resources has been serving the needs of older adults in NW Missouri under the guidance of its Board of Directors. We are seeking dedicated individuals to continue that tradition with the ever-changing needs of our older adult population,” says Michael Stopka, Chief Executive Officer. 

Residents 60 and above residing in our Northwest Missouri service area will be able to cast a ballot at a polling site located in their county. Each county will have at least one polling site, which will be announced closer to the election date.

Telephone: 660-240-9400 website Young at Heart Resources is one of 10 planning and service agencies in Missouri. Its primary client groups are adults who are at least 60 years of age and their caregivers. The organization targets low income people but serves all income levels, asking only for voluntary contributions to expand services. It is unbiased in helping clients make informed choices. Young at Heart Resources promotes systems that maintain and enhance the quality of life for older adults, wherever they may live. It is funded by federal, state, and local resources, as well as contributions, and has served older adults in its 18-county public service area since 1973.  

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