Groton’s Club 55 raises community’s spirit with its endless activities

24 May 2024

Community Interest

A group of volunteers sorted through an array of donated items, from yarn to decorations, on tables at the Thrive 55+ Active Living Center one afternoon earlier this month.

They were getting ready for the Club 55 Flea Market the next day, an annual fundraiser that the club at the Thrive 55+ Active Living Center, formerly called the Groton Senior Center, has been organizing for decades.

It’s one of many fundraisers and events that the club does throughout the year.

Carol-Ann Galiszuski, secretary of Club 55, said one of the roles of the long-standing service organization is to raise money to provide services to seniors, the community and the center. She said providing opportunities for socialization for seniors is another big part of the club.

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