Senior Center Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day
Neptune Senior Center’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration was held Wednesday, March 19. 175 seniors enjoyed a delicious corned beef and cabbage lunch prepared by Senior Center Kitchen Manager, Teresa Richard and staff and assisted by John Deacher and his family and staff of Foodini’s Catering. 350 lbs. of corned beef, 3 crates of cabbage and 150 pounds of potatoes made for a “filling” and fun filled afternoon complete with dancing, singing and lots of “Irish Laughter” A good time was had by all. February and March birthday participants were honored with cards and gifts. The entertainment for the afternoon was provided by James Thomas Martin Mix. The Irish blessing was delivered by Township Committeeman, Randy Bishop.
The Asbury/Wall Elks presented their Local Heroes Project Award to Senior Center Director, Rosemary Gray and Deputy Director, Ellen Sanderson. Accompanying the award was a donation of $200.00 in recognition of the services that the Senior Center provided to the community especially during Hurricane Sandy and this past winter season.