(Photos courtesy of Friends for Life Senior Foundation)

Celebrating Summer: The 4th Annual Senior Day in the Park

In a heartwarming display of community spirit, the Friends for Life Seniors Foundation’s 4th Annual Senior Day in the Park was held on June 12th at Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa. This marked a significant milestone for the foundation, which was met with resounding success, drawing a crowd of over 500 participants. The carefully chosen Yeehaw Theme set this year’s celebration apart, which excited the attendees and added an extra layer of festivity to the occasion. From the outset, the “meet and greet” with sponsors set a dignified and inclusive tone, setting the stage for a day filled with camaraderie, joy, and meaningful connections. As attendees made their way into the park, some escorted via golf carts, the sense of togetherness and unity was undeniable. Seated at their tables, friends, both old and new, came together to enjoy the live band, savor a delectable barbecue from Broadway Gourmet Caterers, partake in line dancing, and capture memorable moments through a roaming photo booth, all of which contributed to the immersive and joyful atmosphere throughout the day. The event concluded on a sweet note, with Dairy Queen ice cream bars and the showcasing of 40 meticulously curated raffle baskets, a testament to the remarkable support and enthusiasm of all participants. The culmination of a year-long planning endeavor, it is evident that this gathering goes beyond mere entertainment. It serves as a source of joy and companionship for our seniors and underscores the positive impact of such events on the community at large. The resounding success of the event is a reflection of the unwavering support and dedication of the participants, volunteers, and esteemed sponsors. Their collaborative efforts have not only ensured the success of the event but have also left a lasting impact on the lives of the seniors involved, demonstrating the power of unity and compassion within the community. We extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who contributed to making this year’s Senior Day in the Park a resounding success. It is through the collective efforts of each individual involved, whether as a volunteer, sponsor, donor, or member of the foundation’s team that the event has left an indelible mark, creating treasured memories and fostering a sense of connection and belonging that will endure for years to come.

Information courtesy of Friends for Life.

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