2004-11-26 / Community

St. Gertrude’s Seniors Celebrate Birthdays


About 40 members of the senior program at St. Gertrude’s Church on Beach 38 Street gathered last Friday to celebrate the birthdays of seven participants born during November. Celebrating birthdays were Nemesio Barrios, Claudine Roberts, Nan Ramji, L. Ssaunders, Bessie Williams, Beryl Wright and Florence Woolery.
About 40 members of the senior program at St. Gertrude’s Church on Beach 38 Street gathered last Friday to celebrate the birthdays of seven participants born during November. Celebrating birthdays were Nemesio Barrios, Claudine Roberts, Nan Ramji, L. Ssaunders, Bessie Williams, Beryl Wright and Florence Woolery. A hot lunch of turkey, rice, peas and sweet potatoes was prepared by Sylvia Jeanton, left, and Margaret Staten, who have been cooking about 125 meals a week, without outside funding, for more than a year.
A hot lunch of turkey, rice, peas and sweet potatoes was prepared by Sylvia Jeanton, left, and Margaret Staten, who have been cooking about 125 meals a week, without outside funding, for more than a year. Lola Vaughn, seated left, and Virginia Rountree (not shown) collected money for a raffle.
Lola Vaughn, seated left, and Virginia Rountree (not shown) collected money for a raffle.

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