Saturday December 1, 2012

WESTMINSTER -- Westminster Cares honored its 90-plus year-old residents at its annual meeting Nov. 4 at the Westminster Central Fire Station. There are currently 17 Westminster people who are 90 plus years old. Eight of them were in attendance for the event. They enjoyed talking with townspeople. Lunch and cake were served to celebrate their birthdays. Check the Aged in Vermont article at www.westminstercares.org for further details.

Westminster Cares also elected officers for 2013. They are: Connie Sanderson, president; Susan Clifford, vice president; Kathy Elliot, vice president; Regina Borden, secretary; and Pete Harrison, treasurer. The board welcomed Regina Borden back from a leave of absence and also thanked outgoing board member Arnie Knowlton for his service.

The following memorial and honorary gifts were received in October:

In memory of: Helen Cordano from Connie Sanderson.

In honor of: Dick and Lori Miller from Barbara Comtois; and Dick and Lori Miller from Betty and Hugh Haggerty.

The following memorials and honorary gifts were received in November:

In honor of: Connie Sanderson from Barbara and Alan Ternes; Ella LeFevre from Ila Mitchell; Sonny and Art from Kirk L. Hemelberg; Edna Perry from John and Jocelyn Benzaia; Phyllis and Hank Anderson from Wendy and Bob Schoenemann; and Ronnie Friedman from Ernest and Lillian Fox Velez.


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In memory of: Kenneth Dyer from Barbara Dyer, Stella and Gerald Hill and Helen Maynard-Aiken from Shirley and Frank Aiken; Dorothea Green from Doreen Branford; Doris Bowen from Sandra and William Burtonl; Robert and Marie Miller from Cheryl Rounds; Marie Wright, my Mother, from Ann Wright; Hank Anderson from Don Anderson; Margery Bunker from Samuel Bunker; Joanne Duval, Genevieve Farnsworth, Staci Jones-Maly and Caro Duval from Tonia and Lester White; Patricia Jennison from Walter Jennison; Nora Payne from Laurie Alberts and Tom O’Neill; Linda and Jeremy from Carol and Real Bazin; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Green from Daniel and Kelley Green; Frank Walter from Patra Attig; Hank Anderson from Allison and David Deen.

Westminster Cares welcomes donations throughout the year from anyone wishing to honor or remember a loved one or friend.

Westminster Cares is a nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for seniors and disabled adults to live with independence and dignity in the community. For more information, call Westminster Cares at 802-722-3607, email wecares@sover.net or visit www.westminstercares.org.