Fundraising Campaign to Honor Longtime Member Roger Englander at the Edward King House Senior Center

 The Edward King House Senior Center is thrilled to announce a three-event fundraising campaign in honor of longtime member Roger Englander, (read more….) aimed at supporting and enhancing the center’s programs and services for seniors in our community.

 Lights! Camera! Cake! The festivities kick off with a joyous birthday party to celebrate Roger Englander’s remarkable life and contributions to the Edward King House by celebrating our Executive Director, Carmela Geer’s, 60th birthday. Join us on Wedneday, July 3rd at 1pm at the Edward King House Senior Center  for an afternoon of cake, ice cream, and reminiscing as we honor Roger and his dedication to our community. Read More…..


Lights! Camera! Laughter!: Following the birthday celebration, laughter takes center stage with a theatrical comedy production of Lights, Camera, Laughter! that opens at 7:00 PM, on Wednesday, August 7, Thursday, August 8, and at 3:00 PM, on Saturday, August 10 at the Firehouse Theater in Newport. This comedy is a slice out of Modern Life: Two Women, Four One-Acts, Eight Characters and Endless Laughter! This delightful event promises to entertain and uplift while raising funds crucial to the Edward King House’s continued success. Read more…….

Lights! Camera! Glamour!: Concluding the campaign is a glamorous gala on Wednesday, October 30th at the Wyndham Resort in Middletown, RI, celebrating the magic of television and the silver screen. Guests are invited to dress as their favorite characters or in Hollywood-inspired attire for an evening of dining, dancing, and entertainment by the Down City Band—all in support of a cherished community institution. Read more…..


Roger Englander has been an integral part of the Edward King House family, embodying the spirit of community and service. This campaign not only honors Roger’s legacy but also ensures that the Edward King House can continue to provide vital services and programs to seniors in Newport. Read More …..

About Edward King House Senior Center: Founded in [Year], the Edward King House Senior Center serves as a cornerstone of support and community for seniors in Newport. Through a variety of programs, activities, and services, the center promotes wellness, independence, and a sense of belonging among its members.

Join us as we celebrate Roger Englander and support the Edward King House Senior Center in continuing to make a difference in the lives of seniors in our community.



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