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Avery seniors gather for an evening of fun, dancing and food at this year’s Senior Prom.
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Originally published: 2013-05-29 17:20:28
Last modified: 2013-05-29 17:20:28

Special night for Avery County seniors

Becky Keener / (news@averyjournal.com)

The Avery County Senior Center partnered with Avery County Parks and Recreation to host its second “Senior Prom” at the Avery County Parks and Recreation building on Friday, May 3. 

The seniors entered the building via arches decorated in a comprehensive “Carnival” theme. The seniors enjoyed dancing to the sounds of the oldies and had the opportunity to purchase pictures on site and order pictures from the event. 

Thanks to the event’s success, Avery County Senior Center and Avery County Parks and Recreation have been asked to continue to make the Senior Prom an annual event. 

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