Wenzel: Cahill celebrates 100th birthday, Chicken barbecue held

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Wenzel: Cahill celebrates 100th birthday, Chicken barbecue held

MARLBOROUGH – Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant joined Regina Cahill along with her family and friends to celebrate her 100th birthday at the Main Street Cafe. Born on Sept. 28, 1923, Regina was a longstanding dedicated employee in the Assessor’s Office at City Hall for 52 years. Congratulations Regina.

Wenzel: Cahill celebrates 100th birthday, Chicken barbecue held
Congratulations go to Regina Cahill who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant joined Regina with her family and friends at the Main Street Cafe. Regina was a longstanding dedicated employee at City Hall for 52 years. (Photo/Courtesy)

A CHICKEN BARBECUE, presented by the Marlborough Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge #240, was held recently at the Marlborough Fish & Game Club. This was the annual throw-back to the BBQ with the Benedetto family cooking their famous barbecue in days past when they cooked for St. Ann’s Festival. The lack of kitchen facilities for the Benedettos made it necessary to change chefs but it didn’t mean that the Benedettos were not at the event. There were Benedettos everywhere enjoying the chicken and other menu items prepared by The Buffet Way. Proceeds will support the Lodge’s scholarship and charitable endeavors.

Wenzel: Cahill celebrates 100th birthday, Chicken barbecue held
Many of the Benedetto family attended the Sons and Daughters of Italy Chicken Barbecue. In photo, from left: Bottom row: John Benedetto IV, Steve Benedetto, Tania Benedetto and John Benedetto III; Top row: David Benedetto, Kathy Tate, John Benedetto II, Paul Benedetto, Elaine Cahill and Robin Winkler; Back, Jack Risotti. (Photo/Mary Wenzel)

THE ADDICTION REFERRAL CENTER’S 14th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser was held on Sept. 11 at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough. The ARC received sponsorships and donations from 99 individuals, small businesses, and foundations. They hosted 144 golfers for 18 holes of golf followed by an awards banquet. The ARC has been a vital part of the Metrowest area since 1972 and is recognized for 50 years of service to the community. Supporting their endeavors helps them disrupt the cycle of addiction and provides services, support and hope to individuals and families in the Metrowest region. For information on how you can help, please call the ARC at 508-485-4357 or find more information at the website: www.theaddictionreferralcenter.org.

THE MARLBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present “Haunted New England” on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m., at the Peter Rice Homestead, 377 Elm St. Presented by Christopher Daley, the program is free. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

THE TWO newest members of the Marlborough Lions Club, Maureen Power and Cathy Lambert, were presented a Blue Badge award at the District 33K 1st Advisory meeting. The Blue Badge recognizes the dedication, commitment and service in Lionism at the club, zone and district level for new Lions.

IT WAS A GREAT DAY of golf, sunshine, food and fellowship as well as support toward a homeless shelter for women In Marlborough when the Rotary Club of Marlborough held their Charity Golf Tournament at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough. The Sept. 20 event was successful in part because of the sponsors, golfers, volunteers, doners and supporters.

MARLBOROUGH MAYOR Arthur Vigeant and Main Street Neighbors are excited to present the Horribles Parade on Thursday, Oct. 26. Everyone is invited to join in the fun with Spooktacular costumes. Trick-or-Treat is from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. The Parade begins at 5:30 p.m., at the Vin Bin, directed by the Marlborough High School Marching Band and joined by members of the Middle School Band.

Also, don’t forget all residents and local groups are invited to participate in the Marlborough Recreation Department Build a Scarecrow Contest. All scarecrows will be showcased at Union Common during the Horribles Parade. If you have any questions, please contact the Mayor’s Office, 508-460-3770.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Oct. 14 – Mary Scott and Elizabeth Ruane
Oct. 15 – Sue McCabe
Oct. 16 – Jan Keith and Nicole Benander
Oct. 19 – Cheryl Eaton
Oct. 20 – Bob Yesue
Oct. 21 – Paul Gilchrest
Oct. 22 – Maretina Colombo and Alan Slattery
Oct. 23 – Gretta Holland, Paul Priestley, Sarah Symes and Scott Howard
Oct. 26 – Barbara Nahoumi

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
Oct. 12 – Tom and Renee Deneen
Oct. 20 – Sandie and Ken Wheeler
Oct. 21 – Heidi and Adam Matthews
Oct. 24 – Robert and Maretina Colombo

Send items for “Marlborough at a Glance” to Mary Wenzel at [email protected]. Put GLANCE in the subject line.

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