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Deed in hand, Vale Senior Center extends invitation to 50s set

Vale Senior Center board members play cards on a recent weekday. Clockwise from top right: Sherian Chard, Barbara Ray, Joanne Roner and Sharon Mahan. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE – Since retaining complete ownership of the property and building last June, the Vale Senior Center has relaxed the rules a bit.

As the center at 100 Longfellow Street gears up for its annual meeting at 11 a.m. this Friday – when new officers will be elected – current board members chatted about the changes and their hopes for the space last week, over a card game of “hand and foot.” 

The yearly membership for $10 is now available for those 50 and over. Previously the membership age was 60.

The center now is open to anyone, regardless of age. Prior to acquiring the deed, the center . . .