SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis had the distinct pleasure of hosting over 1,000 senior citizens from throughout Worcester County for the Sheriff’s Annual Senior Picnic held on Saturday August 17th at SAC Park in Shrewsbury. This year’s Sheriff’s picnic was highly anticipated and boasted the biggest crowd ever in the history of the annual event.
“As Sheriff hosting the annual senior picnic is one of the biggest highlights of the year, it’s always a great honor to give back to our seniors who have given so much to their communities and I am thrilled to see such a fantastic turnout of well over 1,000 seniors to enjoy a wonderful afternoon of fun, food and music.” said Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis.
The picnic was sponsored by the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff’s Association including donations by many local businesses and featured a traditional BBQ menu, cash bingo, raffle prizes, complimentary gift bags and music. Over 100 volunteers were also on hand to assist with the record breaking turnout.
“This was by far the best senior picnic ever, the Sheriff and his great team of volunteers treated us to a fun filled day of delicious food, raffles and bingo. I can not thank Sheriff Evangelidis enough for hosting this wonderful picnic and for his dedication to our county’s seniors.” said Shrewsbury Resident & senior picnic attendee Barbara Cotoia.
“With the biggest crowd ever, there was so much fun and excitement at this year’s senior picnic as Sheriff I am already looking forward to planning this event for next year.” said Evangelidis.