Betty Lou Cummings in spotlight as Westport AARP's 'Senior Star'
Betty Lou Cummings, a former selectman and volunteer for many community causes, will be presented with the Westport-Weston AARP's 8th annual "Senior Star of the Year" award Dec. 10.
The award will be presented at a holiday luncheon in the Red Barn Restaurant.
The "Senior Star of the Year" award is presented to a local resident who has "taken a leadership role in a range of Westport organizations and been a long time contributor to the welfare of the community," according to publicity for the event.
Cummings, a Westport resident 47 years, currently serves on the board for the Westport Center for Senior Activities and is a active volunteer and fundraiser for Clasp Homes, an organization that promotes independence for those with development disabilities. She has been involved many years promoting Clasp events like A Taste of Westport and emceeing its fashion show fundraiser.
Cummings also previously was a member of the town's Board of Selectmen and the Representative Town Meeting.
The AARP honors event is open to the public.
For more information, contact Barbara Stemmer, AARP chapter president, at 203-226-2564 by Dec. 3.