Saugus Center
266 Lincoln Avenue
Saugus , MA 01906-3037

781 233-6830

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Turning A Negative into a Positive
6/26/2013 12:00:00 AM

One of our residents has been with us for 3 years as a long term resident. Her name is Louise Rossetti. Louise had a daughter who died tragically in 1981. As a way of coping with the loss, Louise began running. Yesterday, our staff at the Saugus Center proudly supported Louise at the 20th Annual Louise Rossetti 5k Race held at Lynch Park in Beverly, MA. This annual race, named after Louise, has become a "must run" for women of all ages and abilities. All proceeds from this race benefit the Suzanne Maria Rossetti Scholarship and the Beverly Recreation Children's Program. Saugus Center put together a team for the "Fun Walk" portion of the evening which started 30 minutes prior to the 5k race. We brought Louise to the race so her son Peter could push her across the finish line, where she happily waited for each of the 350 runners to cross! At the end of the race, we presented Louise with a fantastic birthday cake to celebrate her 92nd birthday. We look forward to attending this event next year and some of us even aspire to run it instead of walking!