Westminster Cares celebrated the lives of those in town who are 90 years of age and older, during its annual meeting on Dec. 5. Pete Harrison, Westminster Cares' president, spoke about each guest and gave a brief biography.
Those who were honored this year, with their dates of birth are: Dick Morse - March 30, 1913, Artie Aiken - June 10. 1913, Doris Ferguson - June 22, 1913, Everett Garland - Sept. 5, 1914, Dorritt Merton - April 9, 1915, Louise Morse - May 20, 1915, Margaret DiFredo - Jan. 12, 1916, Everett Reed - July 20, 1916, Frank Walter - Jan. 11, 1917, Helen Aiken - March 22, 1917, Rose Stoodley - May 2, 1918, Millie Ward - Sept. 3, 1918, Ralph Atkins - Oct. 12, 1918, Kathleen Campbell and Eveylyn Rhoades.
Westminster Cares also elected Don Dawson, Susan Harlow and Arnie Knowlton to its board of directors. Retiring from the board are Amie Walter and Jeanette Staley.
The board of directors recognized, with its appreciation, Ronnie Friedman, the organization's executive director for the last nine years. "You're our brains, our brawn and the wind beneath our wings," Harrison told Friedman, and presented her with a box of Burdick's chocolates.
Through its volunteers, Westminster Cares helps the town's seniors and disabled adults.