Jean Carpenter honoured

Midway Senior Citizens recognized over thirty years of service by Jean Carpenter in awarding her a lifetime membership.

Long-time Midway resident Jean Carpenter (left) is presented with a lifetime membership by Midway Seniors’ Branch #117 president Lorrie Bradford.

The earliest record of Jean Carpenter being involved with the Midway Seniors’ Branch 117 is dated 1977. Over the intervening years she has served on the executive, attended meetings and helped in various activities of the group.

Last Wednesday, March 11 she was presented a lifetime membership from the Senior Citizens’ Association of British Columbia. Carpenter now joins Rose Boltz and Buster Smithers as the only members of the Midway Seniors’ branch to have been so honoured.

Midway Seniors’ Monthly is a very active group with events scheduled throughout the week. Mondays 2 p.m., art club; Tuesdays 9:30 a.m., easy chair exercise and pool; Thursdays 9:30 a.m., crafts and pool; and Fridays 9:30, coffee, pool and games.

The second Wednesday of each month there is a business meeting at 2 p.m.; the third Wednesday at 2 p.m. they have a birthday tea; and on the last Wednesday they gather at 5 p.m. and enjoy a potluck supper at 5:30. Midway Seniors’ Branch 117 is located at 541 Seventh Ave.


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