Seniors Find New Home At MelroseCU

Register now

QUEENS, N.Y. - (10/15/04) -- More than 75 senior citizensgathered in a ground-floor conference room in Melrose CU this weekto celebrate the opening of the new Briarwood Senior Center. Thegroup lost its previous home this summer in the Briarwood JewishCenter to another group that could afford to pay more rent and wasunable to find a satisfactory replacement site. After hearing oftheir plight, credit union officials offered their conference roomto the seniors free-of-charge. Elderly members could be seen at thecredit union during this week's grand re-opening playing cards,chatting with friends or participating in exerciseclasses.

For reprint and licensing requests for this article, click here.