Seniors celebrate with potatoes and deep fried halibut

  • Jan. 14, 2011 5:00 a.m.

Submitted by Jean FosterBranch 123, Port/Tlell Seniors, celebrated the New Year with a potluck luncheon on Dec. 28 at the multiplex in Port Clements. Encouragement was given to everyone in the seniors’ community who was alone for the holidays, and 20 people enjoyed a great variety for lunch. The seniors’ group provided a ham, cooked by Dez, and members provided scalloped potatoes, deep fried halibut by Larry, a variety of salads and desserts.A birthday cake was presented to James (Hagar) Skerritt who celebrated his 60th birthday on that day. Doug Decock provided a beautiful flowering plant as a door prize and Roy Woolverton was the winner! Sgt. Grant MacDonald joined us for lunch and an afternoon of bingo. Congratulations to all the winners!Come and join us at the next potluck lunch and meeting on Jan. 14 and also remember that every Tuesday and Thursday, Regina leads us in an exercise class at 12:40, followed by a social afternoon, 1:30 – 4 pm. All islands seniors are welcome to join us for lots of fun!

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