WEST ALEXANDRIA — Twin Valley South High School hosted a free dinner for senior citizens in the Twin Valley Community Local School District area on Tuesday, April 26, in the school activity center. The dinner opened with live music performed by members of the high school band, who covered hit jazz classics by Frank Sinatra and others.
According to staff members, they received roughly 44 dinner reservations.
“The last time this event was held was in 2019. So, we didn’t have it in 2020 or 2021 because of the pandemic. With the restrictions easing up and all of that, we felt comfortable posting the event again, for the seniors in our community.” said Erin Utsinger, who was overseeing the dinner. Regarding the importance of events like these, Utsinger noted, “I feel like the school is really the heart and the hub of West Alexandria. So, it’s nice when we can do community events to let people know what’s happening within the school, but then just bringing people together to enjoy fellowship.”
School principal Derek Flatter welcomed guests with prayer and also took a moment to give special thanks to Alpha Kappa Sorority, Coterie Club, West Alexandria Lions Club, and West Alexandria Kiwanis Club, who donated to the event.