Mayor of Beverley Bryan Pearson hosted around 80 guests at his annual Pensioners Lunch on an afternoon that proved to be a great success.
Held at Armstrongs Social Club the event is a long-standing fixture in the Beverley Town Council Social Calendar.
Commenting on the event Cllr Pearson says he was pleased with how proceedings went, he said;
“I was very pleased with the number of people who attended. In all, we had 80 who were treated to a two-course meal and live entertainment.”
“It was nice to see so many of them enjoying themselves and getting up to have a dance.”
As well as dancing the guests also enjoyed a game of bingo and held a prize draw.
Cllr Pearson also took to the dance floor joining in the fun with the guests.
The meal is funded by Beverley Town Council who invited people from local community centres and care facilities in Beverley.
Mayor of Beverley Thanks Armstrongs For Their Support After Successful Pensioners Lunch
Cllr Pearson expressed his thanks to those who made it possible, he said;
“I would like to thank Sally-Ann and her team at Armstrongs Social Club for supporting this event. The food was excellent as always and her team provided excellent service throughout the afternoon.”
“I am very happy with how everything went. We also raised £107 from the prize draw. This money will go into the Mayors Charity which this year is the Church Lads and Girls Brigade and the Cherry Tree Centre.”
Sally-Ann Rena from Armstrongs said;
“It was really lovely to host the Mayor’s Pensioners Lunch here at the club. Also, it was nice to see so many happy faces as they enjoyed their food and entertainment.”
Town Clerk Helen Watson said that this is an important event. She says it gives the council a chance to thank residents in Beverley who over the years have put so much into the town.
She added that the meal, event, which is funded by the Town Council also means that older members of the community can get out and socialise.