Great turnout for annual LINK-ages breakfast

dscf0022Nearly 80 older adults throughout the community enjoyed breakfast at the DeForest Area Community & Senior Center on Saturday, January 21 thanks to the school district’s LINK-ages Committee and  DeForest Area High School students.

Over 25 high school National Honor Society students and several LINK-ages volunteers served guests, while they enjoyed musical performances by high school students Josie Brandmeier, Travis Nelson, Anthony Hagg, Julia Hodkiewicz, and Sarah Bogan.

“We heard a lot of wonderful comments about the food, the music, and the opportunity for socializing with old friends, new friends, and the students,” said LINK-ages co-chair Jane Henze.  “Thank you to our LINK-ages volunteers and especially to the NHS students and their advisor Colleen Kollalsch for setting up, serving, providing the music, and cleaning up!”  LINK-ages committee members also want to thank Pete Beeber at Rodeside Grill for his generosity in donating the egg casseroles for the event.

LINK-ages, a community/school service organization which promotes and recognizes inter-generational activities in the area, is now planning the annual Bingo party for March 5 at 1:00 pm.

More photos from the January 23 event:



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