Eleven Collington residents are 100 years or older! Nov 18 a party was held in the Landing with a 1920s theme to celebrate.
Photos by Marian Fuchs
Marilu Sherer and Michele Sands coordinated this year’s Collington Bazaar. A variety of items were available and over $5,500 was raised to support the Residents Association. Thank you to all who participated!
Logo by Clarita Ricketts
The first in this 7 part series was broadcast on our local TV Channel 972, on Saturday, October 10th. Dr. Bud Gardiner presented a psychological backdrop to the Covid-19 pandemic as well as offering personal insights.
The second introduced us to Women’s history professor and scholar, Dr. Nancy Hewitt spoke about the effort to grant women’s suffrage including the complexity of African-American women’s efforts.
This entire series will be shown on select Saturdays at 3 pm.
The next event is November 7th. Lyle Denniston retired last year after 72 years in the news business including 62 years covering the United States Supreme Court for various newspapers, magazines and online news organizations. Although not trained as a lawyer, he taught for eight years at the Georgetown University Law Center and various colleges and universities, and lectured and published widely. His book, The Reporter and the Law: Techniques of Covering the Courts remains used in newsrooms and in journalism education.
Future Presentations include:
- 11/7 Lyle Denniston – “Is the Constitution Out of Date?”
- 11/21 Natalie Groom – “Whistling Hens”
- 12/5 Phyllis Marsh – “Women’s Rights Worldwide: Finding Ways to Make A Difference”
- 12/19 Peter Basquin – “Peter Basquin Plays! Piano Masters in Three-Quarter Time”
- 1/9/21 Katie Basquin & Co. – “Snippets from Samantha Rastles the Woman Question.”
So please join us, as we highlight just a few of us who make Collington our special place. If you have any questions, please contact Heather Huyck, Lois Brown, or Bonnie Cronin, the “CollingtonPresents” team.