Gerri Sizemore serves punch to birthday honoree Helen Crawford (seated) at the Foster Senior Citizens Club meeting on Nov. 13.RoundTable Photo

Members of the Foster Senior Citizens Club surprised Helen Crawford, one of their members, with a birthday cake and a money tree to commemorate her 100th birthday.   

The petite centenarian worked for years in the dietary department of Evanston Hospital. Ms. Crawford appeared surprised and touched by the gesture of the club. She said her life has been “wonderful. … I’ve been blessed.”