Somersworth comparison cruise draws a crowd
October 22, 2016 - Picnic Time
SOMERSWORTH — It was burgers, beans and bingo during a city’s annual tumble jubilee of seniors Thursday.
The annual Senior Picnic during a Flanagan Center drew some-more than 100 people for a BBQ lunch of prohibited dogs and burgers, baked beans, macaroni and potato salad, chips and pumpkin pie.
The eventuality is giveaway to all Somersworth comparison adults and any guest perceived a tiny bag of cookies, a blemish sheet and doorway esteem ticket.
Pauline LaBonte, was with some neighbors from a Albert Jack LaBonte Apartments who were removing prepared to play bingo.
“I consider it is smashing what they do for us, it is always fun,” LaBonte said.
The eventuality was hosted by Police Chief David Kretschmar who had a throng shouting often. LaBonte pronounced she has famous a new arch given he was a child and pronounced he has always been really nice.
Laurette Bougie Hernandez and Linda Pay-Giampietro also live during a LaBonte apartments and were carrying a good time.
“You get to see people we don’t see all a time,” Bougie Hernandez said. “They do such a smashing pursuit with this.”
Pay-Giampietro was enjoying a word hunt puzzles.
“This is my initial time during this picnic,” Pay-Giampietro said. “It is flattering neat how they acknowledge us seasoned folks.”
Doris Dionne pronounced she has lived during Queensbury Mill given it non-stop and they have been creation some improvements newly that are really nice.
Dionne pronounced she has been entrance to a cruise for as prolonged they have been holding a cruise and pronounced when it comes to a doorway prizes, some years she’s propitious and some years not.
“They do a good job, I’ve been entrance given they started,” Dionne said. “The food is good and they are really helpful.”
Michael Farrell, of Tara Meadows pronounced a cruise is a good socializing eventuality and possibility to put some names to faces.
Among a bingo and doorway prizes were present certificates to Villa Pizza, Las Palmas, and Empire Beauty School, and present baskets from Lindt Chocolate, and a Herbal Path.
The annual cruise is a mild bid between a Somersworth Housing Authority, and a Somersworth Police Department, with assistance from a Fire Department, a Recreation Department, a Senior Center and other city staffers.
Several city councilors, a mayor and a superintendent of schools also attended a event.