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www. EleutheraNews . com been given out during previous weeks, explained Mr. Cooper, saying, “Today, the committee presented another check to a community person in need, and we’ve given out several checks during the past few weeks to people within the community with medical needs, to assist them. We cannot pay all their expenses, but we can assist. It’s all about community and helping one another.” Other recipients included, Elizabeth Knowles on behalf of her mother Lillian Knowles, and Mr. Benjamin Deal. “We are also looking for more people to join us, so we can do bigger things,” expressed Passing Jacks President, Mr. Cooper. The committee currently includes, President Addison Cooper, Sherrin Cooper, Albert Archer, Alex Archer, Ann Bethel, Sonia Sands, Arlene Clarke, Arlene Collie, Wilson Cooper, Randy Stuart, Delshire Mingo, and Susan Culmer.

Above: Eleutheran Music Legend, Dr. Seabreeze performing at the Seniors Appreciation Event.

Passing Jacks Committee Treats Palmetto Point Elderly By the eleutheran news team

Unique Village Restaurant was the hot spot on island on Saturday afternoon, March 18th, 2017, where all residents of Palmetto Point over the age of 65 were welcomed and treated to a delightful afternoon of fun and entertainment, hosted by the community organization, the Passing Jacks Committee. Mr. Addison Cooper, President of the Passing Jacks, commented, “Today’s event was something to show our appreciation for our senior citizens, all the senior citizens within the community of Palmetto Point - everyone

over 65 years old. We gave them an afternoon of food, drinks and entertainment.” The elderly audience was serenaded by Palmetto Point legend, Dr. Seabreeze, given a belly full of laughs with a fun ‘old time’ fashion show, back in the day games, and showered with gifts, trivia prizes as well as surprises. Gifts were also presented to the oldest male and female residents in the community - 87 year old, Mrs. Mackey and 88 year old Mr. Ingraham. The Passing Jacks Committee, also presented Mrs. Gloria Moss, during the afternoon, with a check on behalf of her brother, Mr. Alton Cooper. Further assistance had

Above: Members of the Passing Jacks Committee who are combining their efforts to make a difference within the Palmetto Point community,


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