Wenzel: Senior Center holds ice cream social, Eagle Scouts recognized

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Wenzel: Senior Center holds ice cream social, Eagle Scouts recognizedMARLBOROUGH – “I Scream… You Scream … We All Scream for Ice Cream” was the cry at the “Ice Cream Social” held July 7 at the Marlborough Senior Center.

Marlborough residents joined others for free vanilla ice cream and a choice of toppings including syrups, sprinkles and whipped cream. As friends mingled with friends, they stayed cool as they enjoyed the frozen dessert.

Marlborough Fire Chief Kevin Breen was a special guest who topped the sundaes with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. In addition, he walked around to add more of
the fluffy white confection to sundaes. Assistant Fire Chief Jeffrey Emanuelson helped with dishing out the ice cream.

Wenzel: Senior Center holds ice cream social, Eagle Scouts recognized
An “Ice Cream Social” was held at the Marlborough Senior Center with partygoers enjoying sundaes with all kinds of toppings. Marlborough Fire Chief Kevin Breen was a special guest who walked around to top off the sundaes with extra whipped cream, including the ice cream of Cathy Miola. (Photo/Mary Wenzel)

MARLBOROUGH MAYOR ARTHUR VIGEANT recently recognized Andrew Fisher, Erik Corbin and Peter DeCruz from Troop 2 who advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout. This rank is only achieved by four percent of all scouts by earning 21 merit badges and completing an Eagle Scout project. Congratulations on this achievement.

THE REV. JOSEPH GRAUMANN, pastor of Marlborough’s St. Stephen Lutheran Church, said goodbye to members on June 26 as he goes to a new church in New Jersey. A “Litany of Godspeed and Farewell” capped the worship service, which also included anthems by the voice and bell choirs. The church presented him with a handmade quilt with a cross design, created by several quilters and signed on the back by almost everyone in the congregation. A second gift was a clerical stole, on its way to Pastor Joe’s new church home in the Garden State. A reception followed.

CLASSIC ROCK AND OLDIES of the Three of a Kind Band will be featured at the Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m., Summer Concert Series held in Union Common at the corner of Main and Bolton (Rt. 85) streets. On Aug. 4, the Rico Barr Band will play pop music through the decades.

MARLBOROUGH MAYOR ARTHUR VIGEANT was proud to attend the swearing in of Officer John Graham who was promoted to Lieutenant at the Marlborough Police Department HQ on July 12. Congratulations to (now) Lieutenant John Graham and thank you to City Clerk Steve Kerrigan for swearing him in.

Wenzel: Senior Center holds ice cream social, Eagle Scouts recognized
The Rev. Joseph Graumann, pastor of the St. Stephen Lutheran Church, said goodbye to members of the church on June 26. Pastor Joe will be moving on to a new church home in New
Jersey. (Photo/Submitted)

THE MARLBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY will be publishing a 2023 historic calendar. The theme this year is “Disasters, Scandals, Scoundrels.” Before we go to press, we are offering the public the opportunity to buy a date acknowledging a special occasion that is a birthday, anniversary, etc. Each acknowledgement will cost $5. To take part in this offer you can email the society at [email protected] with your acknowledgement, and send a check to: Marlborough Historical Society, P.O. Box 513, Marlboro, MA 01752. The deadline for this is Aug. 10.

RECENTLY, THE CITY OF MARLBOROUGH was featured in the May/June edition of Business Facilities. The article discusses how The City of Marlborough and the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation are well positioned for continued success in the years to come. Part of this success is due to the working relationships with local schools, the Marlborough STEM Council and state agencies such as MassBio.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

July 13 – Emily Ryan and Nancy Libby
July 22 – Dick Yurkus
July 24 – Ed Thurber and Jeremy Crocker
July 27 – John Rowe and Tim Goliger
July 28 – Jenn Bastien and Pauline Wills
July 29 – Larry Wenzel, Elaine Schuster, Alicia Rego and Max Hooker
July 30 – Barbara Rowe
July 31 – Donald Whitten
Aug. 1 – Mary Rowe
Aug. 2 – Barbara McGuire
Aug. 3 – Bob Kays
Aug. 4 – Mary Anne King

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