Edgartown seniors were treated to a hot meal at the Edgartown Fire Station Friday afternoon, compliments of the town’s Police Patrolmen’s Association. The beef tenderloin and mashed potatoes supper began with handmade crab cakes and ended with pie.
Next Friday, Sept. 21, the Edgartown Council on Aging in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Services of Cape Cod & the Islands, Inc. is offering a free memory screening. These screenings help identify people with potential problems who may need more extensive evaluation. Please note, this is a screening not a diagnosis, but participants will receive information to be shared with their primary care physicians.
The screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 10 Daggett street in Edgartown.
Complimentary hot beverages and comfort food, both sweet and savory, will be available Sunday, Dec. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Anchors on Dock street, provided by the Friends of the Edgartown Council on Aging. There will also be a silent auction, and any freewill donations will go to the fuel fund for Edgartown seniors.
A Starving Artists Show — offering Vineyarders reasonably-priced art as well as a raffle for a signed, framed Ray Ellis print — is one of two imminent fundraisers for a fuel fund to help Edgartown seniors with winter fuel costs.
The art show is Jan. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s sponsored by the Friends of the Edgartown Council on Aging. Raffle tickets will be $5 for one and $20 for five. The winning ticket will be drawn at the close of the show. Tickets can be purchased at the Anchors on Dagget street in Edgartown any time prior to the show.
The Edgartown Council on Aging is happy to welcome Paul Mohair as its new administrator. He will have the overall responsibility for the organization. Mr. Mohair began working on March 14, and is now meeting the community and becoming familiar with the position.
The Edgartown Council on Aging, also known as the Anchors, has a shiny new wood floor, the result of a generous gift from a local woman who died two years ago. And in the months ahead, the walls will be painted and the windows will be attended to as well.
The improvements are being paid for by the estate of Audry Richard, who grew up in town. The daughter of a fisherman, she was a sales clerk in local stores. Her husband, Edmond Richard, was a mechanic whose father was also an Edgartown fisherman. The couple had no children.