Dow Seniors to meet Feb. 22


AUBURN — Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, 426 Washington St. Bingo will be played after the meeting and a bag lunch.

Under the directions of the president, Helen McGuire, the group met with 35 members present. Chaplain Pat Donohue gave the opening prayer, asking members for special prayers for Morgan Carlisle, age 32, granddaughter of Mage Gardiner, who recently was severely injured in an automobile accident in North Carolina.

Trip chairperson Evelyn Sawin reported she is available at all Robin Dow meetings and can also be reached at 998-4577 for the trip to Fosters’ Lobster House on Friday, June 22, in York. The price is $55. Nonmembers are welcome.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Lucy Cowles was mistress of ceremony for the crowning of the Valentine king and queen. John Watson was crowned king and Mary Ray queen, by former royalty, king, Alwin Strout and queen, Sylvia Thibodeau. The new king and queen were presented a small purse of money. A Valentine luncheon was served following the meeting. Lucien Marcoux was certainly missed. He is recovering from a recent automobile accident. In the past he has taken care of all Robin Dow lunches and dinners served following meetings, along with his volunteer crew. Members all wish Lucien a speedy recovery.

The group sang “Happy Birthday” to those having birthdays in February. Attendance prize winners were Roy Tassinari and Alwin Strout; pot of gold, Irene Fraser, Madge Gardiner and Alwin Strout; and mystery prize, Joyce Poole, Helen McGuire and Nancy Roy. Bingo was played following the luncheon.