Coastal Carolina University's Division of Extended Learning
Public Services and its Lifelong Learning Society will receive ongoing
financial support from Conway-based SeniorSSuperStoreS.
SeniorSSuperStoreS, which owns and operates two Internet sites:
www.SeniorSSuperStoreS.com and www.e-seniors-village.com, will donate a
percentage of its gross revenues to Coastal's Lifelong Learning
Society. Revenues will be comprised of product sales, advertising
revenues, and revenues from services it makes available to visitors and
users through both Web sites.
"We are pleased to establish this relationship with a local
company which has similar views about the importance of the role of our
aging population in the community," said Peter Balsamo, dean of
Coastal's Division of Extended Learning and Public Services. "The
success of our program, especially the furnishing and equipping of the
new H. Dale Williams Center for Extended Learning, will be enhanced by
the monies we receive from this arrangement. We have built a model
program of its type in the country and we plan on strengthening it with
the support of a company which focuses on the needs of senior adults."
The SeniorSSuperStoreS Web site features, in addition to a wide
variety of products selected for seniors and those who shop for
seniors, a Community Room, which contains news wire services and
an array of other resources and information. The e-seniors-village site
is a developing portal for seniors and features Internet navigational
aids, services and programs of interest to seniors, and an Internet
"Our company and Coastal's Lifelong Learning Society have much in
common," said Paul Smith, founder and president of SeniorSSuperStoreS.
"The Society's purpose is to make continuing learning, social
opportunities and resources available to the older citizens in the
community in a quality setting. Our company's theme is to meet the
lifestyle needs of mature adults. We offer products, services and
resources selected to enhance the health, safety and financial
lifestyles of baby boomers and seniors. Just as we carefully select
what we offer our visitors and customers, we have carefully selected
the Lifelong Learning Society to receive our financial support."