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Bellingham Elder Service Group (Friends Group)
Bellingham Elder Services Group
PO Box 792
Bellingham, MA. 02019
Office Hours held at the Bellingham Municipal Center (10 Mechanic Street), Lower Level
Monday and Friday 10am-1:00pm
 

                  Direct Office Phone   - 508-657-2715  (voice mail available for messages)
Alternative Phone Numbers  - 508-966-0398  (Senior Center)
                                                      508-657-2801  ( Municipal Center)






Group Officers 2017-2018

William Eltzroth...President
John Hogan...Vice-President
Susan Wilkins...Secretary
Ray Conklin...Treasurer
Jeanne LeBlanc.....Asst. Treasurer
Gail Milgram...Sunshine Lady

Board Members

Louis LeBlanc
Bill Barrette
Tom Donnelly
Eva Camache
Jim Fitzpatrick
Barbara Eltzroth
Rita Tetreault


Back in 1989, a group of active Bellingham residents gathered to create a charitable organization to assist the elders in the town.~ The Elder Service Group was formed to institute fundraising activities, apply for grants, accept donations from interested parties, and collect dues.~ The Senior Center personnel are not allowed, by law, to raise funds.~ Therefore The Elder Service Group was created and registered with the Secretary of State as a non-profit organization.~ Together we run different activities for all the seniors of the Town of Bellingham.
~Our Board of directors consists of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and no more than six other members.~ We also have a Sunshine Lady who sends out get-well cards and sympathy cards to those in need.~ We meet the first Tuesday of each month at 1 PM, excluding July and August.~ The meeting is in the Senior Center dining room and  for $7 anyone can join us for lunch prior to the meeting.

Our meetings are open to all Senior Citizens of Bellingham.~ Each year in June, the Board is elected by the members for one-year terms.
~Also each year with the kindness of donations, dues, and your support, we are able to help others.~ Annual donations are made to the needy in town by helping with heating bills, electric bills or food certificates.~ Groups that are helped are “Loaves & Fishes” Food Pantry at St. Blaise Church, “St. Vincent de Paul” fuel fund, Tri-Valley Elder Services, and to the Town’s Police, Fire, and Department of Public Works.
The Town of Bellingham funds the C.O.A.~ The Elder Service Group depends on your dues and donations.~ Join today!~ For only $5.00 per person you can enjoy a year of great fun with new and old friends.~ Being a member also offers you membership into “B.J.’s Wholesale Club” for only $30.00.~ This is a savings to each member of $30.00.~ Forms may be requested at the Senior Center by leaving a note in the mail box near the front door for B.J.s membership and picked up at the front desk.