Penquis RSVP volunteers honored
Rockland — Penquis Retired Senior Volunteer Program volunteers were honored in Rockland for their service in all areas of charitable endeavors — Meals on Wheels, food pantries and Knit-Wits, knitting hats and mittens for Head Start children, also lap robes for elderly shut-ins and more.
A turkey lunch was served with lasagna for vegetarians, topped off with cake coffee, juice and tea.
The guest speaker of the evening was Lawrence Caruso, senior manager of security from Fair Point Communications. He spoke about elderly phone scams and warned seniors what they should avoid and look out for.
Honor for years of volunteer service by each individual was announced and certificates distributed.
Penquis is located at 170 Pleasant St. in Rockland. The mission is “To assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing and eliminating poverty in their lives, and, through partnerships, to engage the community in addressing economic and social needs.