Local Seniors Honored by Detroit Rotary, YMCA
(Source: Meer Apartments)
Evelyn Lipitz and Florence Yorke, residents at the Meer Apartments, a residence of Jewish Senior Life, in West Bloomfield, were honored as "Golden Oldies" by the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit and the Detroit Rotary Club May 23.
Golden Oldies honorees must be 80 and older, and serve as volunteers in the community.
Evelyn Lipitz serves as the First Vice President on Meer’s Resident Council. She also participates in the Literacy Group where she reads to children weekly at Pleasant Lake Elementary School in Walled Lake.
Additionally, she is a transportation volunteer for Jewish Family Service and she provides clerical assistance to Henry Ford doctors.
As Meer’s Choir Director and Play Reading Chair, Florence Yorke encourages her fellow Meer residents to make the arts a part of their lives.
Yorke ensures that all of the residents involved in these activities have an enriching and fulfilling experience.