Thanks to all of the businesses, volunteers, musicians, and performers who helped make the 40th Annual Mayor’s Senior Appreciation Dinner another huge success, and an enjoyable Sunday afternoon for everyone.
Special thanks to the Mayor’s Annual Senior Appreciation Dinner Committee, volunteers and coordinators including Keith Wells and the Woburn Lodge of Elks, Woburn Rotary Club, the Woburn Middlesex Lions, Red Reil, Rita Stone, Marie Giangrande, Dianne Mearls, Marie Lingblom, Len Burnham, David Dunkley, Mark Donovan, Jim McSweeney, Joanne Collins, Patti Meehan, Christine Coakley, Bill Barry, Bob Maguire, Robert McKillop, Rick Ruggerio, Jerry Tramatozzi, Marilyn Foley, John Giangregorio, Keith Sullivan, Tom Collins, Marty Cahill, Woburn Fire Chief Stephen Adgate and the Woburn Fire Department, Woburn Police Chief Robert Ferullo and the Woburn Police Department, Superintendent Jay Duran and the Woburn Department of Public Works, John Dever, Paul Barkhouse and the Woburn Country Club for loaning and manning the golf carts, Paul Hayes and the tech crew at WMHS, WMHS custodial and kitchen staff, Woburn High School Freshman football team, Woburn High School Leo Club, Woburn High School Principal Jessica Callanan and her student team of table set-up volunteers and servers, Woburn Public Media Center, and to John Devine for providing the buses used to transport the Seniors.
Thanks also to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, State Senator Cindy Friedman, State Senator Jay Kaufman, City Councilors Mike Anderson, Joanne Campbell, Mike Concannon, Rich Haggerty, Lindsay Higgins, Darlene Mercer-Bruen, Eddie Tedesco, Woburn Schools Assistant Superintendent Matt Crowley, and School Committee members Pat Chisolm, Ellen Crowley, Joe Demers, Chris Kiesel, and John Wells.
This year’s dinner was dedicated to longtime DPW Superintendent Tucker Quinn, who retired earlier this year after 30 years of service to the City of Woburn, including his unique, collaborative logistics work on behalf of the Mayor’s Senior Dinner dating back to its founding in 1978.
Last but not least, this long-running event would not be possible without the extraordinary generosity of local individuals and business owners, particularly Woburn business owners – who donate the funds and
in-kind certificates that fully support this annual event. They include:
Accurate Glass & Aluminum
Allen & Major Associates, Inc.
Black, Richard L., Inc., Plumbing and Heating
Burke’s Automotive Service
Council on Aging
Crane’s Court Industrial Park, LLC
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Motels
Cummings Properties/Dennis Clarke, President
Dumas, George R., Jr. and Anne M. Dumas
Dunkin Donuts/318 Montvale Avenue
East Woburn Package Store
Fagan Electrical Services, Inc.
G. W. Gately, Inc.
George A. Campbell Legion Post 101
Gulde Insurance Agency Inc.
Hair by Tante
Higgins, Lyndsay, Committee to Elect
Impress Graphics/Jack Ryan
Joe’s American Bar and Grill
Joseph’s Industrial Catering
K & N Oil Service Inc.
Kiwanis Club of Woburn
Levine, Lawrence and Susan
Little Folks Day School
Mahoney’s Garden Center
Malvy’s Flowers & Gifts
Market Basket/Executive Offices Tewksbury
McDermottroe Service of Woburn, Inc.
McLaughlin Dello Russo Funeral Home
McSheffrey’s of the South End/Dan McSheffrey
McSheffrey Auto Sales Inc. /Shawn McSheffrey
Mike Barrucci Hot Top
Robert W. Murray (Café Escadrille/Emerald Rose)
New Horizons at Choate/Christine Coakley
Ninety-Nine Restaurant/Four Corners-Cambridge Rd.
North Woburn Liquors (Dave McSheffrey)
P&M Locksmith Service Inc.
Palmer Spring Company
Patriot Community Bank
Riemer & Braunstein LLP
Schelzi Mark S.
Scoreboard Sport’s Bar & Grill
ScrubaDub Auto Wash Centers, Inc.
Seaver Construction, Inc.
South End Italian Club
Stanton & Co.
Tedesco, Eddie, Committee to Elect
The Great Mandarin Restaurant
V.F.W. – Post 543
Woburn Breakfast Lions Club
Woburn City Athletic Club, Inc.
Woburn Concrete & Masonry Supply
Woburn Family Moose Center
Woburn Friends Helping Seniors/Golden Gift Shop
Woburn Glass Company
Woburn Hospitality LLC/Comfort Inn
Scott D. Galvin