Super Senior Day Celebrates 51 Honorees

North Shore Senior Center, Vi at The Glen, HCR ManorCare, and Whitehall of Deerfield joined with other organizations to celebrate the 38th Annual Super Senior Day.


The day is designed to honor honor these dedicated and vital role models who have served their communities for many years. On Thursday, May 26, 2011, their efforts were recognized with a celebration at North Shore Senior Center’s Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Campus in Northfield. Individual certificates and Super Senior pins were presented to all honorees as symbols of appreciation and recognition of their invaluable contributions.

HonoreeNominating Organization
Jeanette Altschul (Des Plaines)Maine Township MaineStreamers
Ruth Barrash (Skokie)Temple Judea Mizpah
Pearl Begun (Northbrook)Hadassah Chicago Chapter
Harold Berg (Highland Park)SHORE Community Services
Harold Brailov (Buffalo Grove)OASIS
Frank Brechling (Evanston)Mather Pavilion
Rosamond Brenner (Wilmette)Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Wilmette
Irene Buchbinder (Chicago)Cancer Wellness Center
David Burk (Glenview)Lutheran Church of the Ascension
Marilyn Cannino (Norridge)Oakton Community College/Performing Arts
Richard Davidson (Northbrook)Northbrook United Methodist Church
Martha Demko (Glenview)Glenview Senior Center
Beverly Estabrook (Wilmette)Woman’s Club of Wilmette
Jeanette Fraser (Morton Grove)Evanshire Presbyterian Church
Alvin (Al) Frazier (Wilmette)Mather Place of Wilmette
Janet Freed (Highland Park)North Suburban Service Council
George B. Geppner (Northbrook)Brandel Care Center
Sandy Gerber (Glenview)Glenview Senior Center
Nancy Giardina (Libertyville)Chicago Botanic Garden
Shirley Gould (Evanston)Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
Patricia Greig (Evanston)Mon. & Wed. Club, Levy Senior Center
Jean Herbert (Evanston)First Congregational Church of Evanston
Jan Holzheimer (Highland Park)North Shore Garden Club
ML Jast (Winnetka)Woman’s Board of the Winnetka Community House
John Kapetan (Wilmette)Shore Line Place
Joe Kastenholz (Glenview)Vi at The Glen
Joseph Kearney (Glenview)Catholic Charities – Meals on Wheels
Michael Keeley (Northfield)Village of Skokie Human Services
Terese Klinger (Niles)Niles Senior Center
Kathy Knight (Chicago)Orchard Village
Judy Krejci (Schaumburg)Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Joan & Tom Lindsey (Evanston)Meals at Home
Joan Loyd (Glenview)Glenview United Methodist Church
Frances Michaelsen (Des Plaines)Des Plaines Community Senior Center
Joanne Miner (Glencoe)Woman’s Society of Winnetka Congregational Church
Katherine Mitcham (Chicago)Foster Senior Club
Toby Nicholson (Winnetka)Children’s Theatre of Winnetka
Jane Oliphant (Mundelein)Chicago Botanic Garden
Ann Perce (Kenilworth)League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth
Pete Peterson (Northbrook)Covenant Village of Northbrook
Betty Primer (Morton Grove)North Shore Senior Center
Arthur Rento (Glenview)American Legion Post 166 Glenview
LaRue Schad (Glenview)Chestnut Square at the Glen
Francis Sheahen (Highland Park)Rotary Club of Highland Park/Highwood
Robert Taylor (Wilmette)Book Worm Angels
Robert E. Vanden Bosch (Winnetka)Executive Service Corps of Chicago
Marylou C. Wall (Glenview)The Neighbors of Kenilworth
Irvina Warren (Winnetka)New Foundation Center
Murray Westler (Evanston)Levy Senior Center
Luan Zoellner (Park Ridge)Park Ridge Community Church

Photo credit: Betty Primer, 92, of Morton Grove, poses for a photo with her guests during the Super Senior Day festivities on May 26 at North Shore Senior Center. Primer attended the event with her daughter-in-law, Beth Primer, of Glenview (right), and her sister-in-law, Susan Primer, of Wilmette (left). Betty Primer was nominated as a Super Senior for her volunteer efforts at North Shore Senior Center’s Northfield and Morton Grove Campuses.

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