BELLOWS FALLS -- The Bellows Falls Area Senior Center held its annual picnic at the Moose Family Center on Aug. 21. Guests were treated to a barbecue lunch prepared by Fitz Vogt. They also enjoyed cash and prize raffles.

The afternoon ended with the announcement of the Senior of the Year, Fred Yates. Yates serves on the Board of Directors at the center, in addition he is also a lunch server, van driver, barn manager and all around go-to-guy.