Centenarians celebrate

Party of the century:Ten residents were guests of honour at the luncheon. Picture: Chris LaneTEN residents, all around 100, were guests of honour at Sutherland Shire Council’s annual Seniors Week luncheon at the entertainment centre this week.
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The 2012 seniors luncheon centenarians were Mavis McCusker, who turns 100 in August; Elsie Powell 100; Jean Kerr, 100; Thelma Tam, 100; John Coleman, 101; Mavis McNeil who turns 100 in June; Frank Mawer who turns 100 in August; Florence Stammers who turned 101 on March 24, Doreen Vale who turns 102 next month and Betty Hampel, 104.

In honour of Betty’s 105th birthday next month, she and councillor Jan Forshaw cut the birthday cake.

The free seniors lunch was the highlight of Sutherland Shire Council’s Seniors Week activities, which included a concert, library talks, nature walks, a movie night and special events at the council’s three leisure centres.

Celebrations will end tomorrow with a seniors garden party at Forby Sutherland Memorial Gardens, Sutherland.

Garden party tickets are $15; bookings: 9521 8888.

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