Calvert Co. Senior Centers Win Two Awards

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (June 23, 2011)—Two Calvert County senior centers, under the auspices of the Calvert County Office on Aging, recently won awards for seniors programs at the Maryland Association of Senior Centers (MASC) annual meeting June 17.

The North Beach Senior Center won an award in the Special Events category for its Princess Party, an inter-generational event that paired grandmothers and granddaughters for an afternoon of make-believe. The lady participants dressed the part, learned about special princess manners and finished with a party.

In the Fundraising category, Calvert Pines Senior Center won an award for its Mother’s Day Handbag Auction. Organizers supplied all the fixings for an ice cream sundae social on the Friday before Mother’s Day as participants viewed the donated, gently used handbags up for auction. After all the heated bidding contests were decided, the center’s Senior Council had raised more than $200.

Since 2005, Calvert County senior centers have won 22 awards through MASC. Founded in 1980, the association represents and promotes Maryland senior centers and recognizes excellence in senior center programming. More information on MASC is available at

For more information on the Calvert County Office on Aging and senior center programs, visit or call 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170.

Source: Calvert Co. Government

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