Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) and Market Noel community roundtables present a coffee on elderly fraud. As criminals get more creative, it’s important to learn how to identify the final downsides to protect yourself and your loved ones. FBI Special Agent Felicia English and Assistant U.S. Attorney Catherine Crosby will discuss recent trends in financial scams, particularly those targeting vulnerable seniors. This unique event is a mid-morning break in the midst of Christmas Market shopping on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. and will give attendees the opportunity to have direct access to experts they wouldn’t normally have. . Coffee and pastries will be offered, as well as shopping coupons for those present. Admission is included with a general Christmas Market ticket.
Coffee Chat about Elder Fraud is one of many Market Noel events throughout the week, including Preview Noel, First Responders Luncheon, JLB Hearts Birmingham, Cheers to 100 Years, Brunch with the Big Guy and Milk and Cookies with Santa, in addition to the market The Christmas holiday shopping event itself at the Finley Center from November 17-19. The market has over 100 stores throughout the Southeast and includes high-quality items like home decor, clothing and accessories, gifts and holiday items, food and more.
Proceeds from Market Noel go directly to the community through JLB’s 26 community projects to benefit needy women and children in Birmingham. Purchase of a $15 Market Noel general admission ticket purchases 90 meals through the Community Food Bank mobile pantry. Five tickets to Preview Christmas help raise enough money to start a “menstrual pantry” at a local school that guidance counselors can distribute when needed. A child’s ticket to Brunch with the Big Guy provides 40 diapers to an infant or toddler in need through JLB’s diaper bank. An adult ticket to Brunch with the Big Guy can purchase a new outfit for a sexual assault victim who gave their clothes as evidence.
For more information about Market Noel and this event, visit www.marketnoel.net.