Silver Planet Awarded $10,000 Rose Foundation Grant to Spur Boomer Involvement

Colorado Springs, Colorado (PressExposure) December 30, 2008 -- Silver Planet, silverplanet.com, a content- and resource-rich website designed to inform, inspire, and interact with the 55+ generation as they embrace positive aging, has been awarded a $10,000 matching grant from Rose Community Foundation as part of its Boomers Leading Change initiative. Through the grant, Silver Planet will leverage its online expertise in supporting the foundation’s initiative to expand opportunities for those 55+ in work, service, and learning and thereby strengthening and supporting their communities.

Silver Planet will apply these funds to 1) link the [http://www.Silver] Planet.com web site to other web sites that serve the 55+ age group, and 2) to implement at least three Silver Planet Boomer Network Groups, led by volunteer Silver Ambassadors, in the seven-county Rose Community Foundation greater Denver service area. The Network Groups will focus on activities of interest to boomers and seniors, provide the participants with local and online resources, and aim to "inform, inspire, and interact" as they become part of the national Silver Planet community.

About Silver Planet Silver Planet, LLC is a private company founded in 2007 by 74-year-old Florence Klein, a local entrepreneur who developed the site to provide a trusted website to serve the everyday needs of the senior community. This online community encourages seniors and baby boomers to adopt the concept of Silver Planet aging-a lifestyle that embraces aging with a focus on living active, fulfilled, informed, and inspiring lives.

About Rose Community Foundation Rose Community Foundation makes grants to organizations and institutions serving the seven-county Greater Denver community in the areas of Aging, Child and Family Development, Education, Health and Jewish Life. “These grants are a way for Rose Community Foundation to stimulate creative thinking about ways to engage the baby boom generation in addressing social and economic needs in our community,” said Sheila Bugdanowitz, president and CEO.

Contact: Dr. Elinor Greenberg Project Manager Silver Planet 15745 Roller Coaster Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921 303-771-3560 Ellie.greenberg@ucdenver.edu http://www.silverplanet.com

About Silver Planet

About Silver Planet
Silver Planet, LLC is a private company founded in 2007 by 74-year-old Florence Klein, a local entrepreneur who developed the site to provide a trusted website to serve the everyday needs of the senior community. This online community encourages seniors and baby boomers to adopt the concept of Silver Planet aging-a lifestyle that embraces aging with a focus on living active, fulfilled, informed, and inspiring lives.

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Press Release Submitted On: December 24, 2008 at 2:52 am
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