A swinging time at Geer senior prom

Clare Aiuvalasit showed off her prom queen smile. Hard to believe it was nearly 70 years ago she wore that crown. Photo by Karen Bartomioli
NORTH CANAAN — Poodle skirts and vinyl albums set the tone for the Housy Happy Days senior prom, held at Geer Village Saturday, May 21. Teens who are part of the Student Government Association (SGA) at Housatonic Valley Regional High School organized the dance. Otherwise, the evening was for those who were teens back in the 1950s and earlier. The Geer crowd was joined by seniors from Sharon Health Care Center and Noble Horizons. Lena DeMarco was among those who enjoyed themselves on the dance floor. “I used to love to dance,” DeMarco, 94, said during the pre-dance dinner.

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