Current and former members of the Advisory Board for the Easton Senior Center recently honored Anne Fiyalka for nearly three decades of service. Anne, 101, chose not to serve another term on the board.
The plans were delayed multiple times by weather, but on June 24, well past Anne Fiyalka’s 101st birthday, she soared through the clouds in a plane just as she had done with Amelia Earhart as a sophomore in high school. Her second flight was well worth the wait.
Gray skies didn’t dampen the glow on Anne Fiyalka’s face on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Not only did she turn 100, but 100 cars of well wishers paraded past her house to toast a beloved community member on her birthday.
These portraits of some of Easton’s oldest residents pay tribute to their longevity. They range in age from 99 to 104. The number of years they’ve collectively lived in Easton is older than the town itself. They’ve raised families in Easton, lost loved ones along the way, embarked Continue reading “Thriving in Easton”→
Mother, Community Volunteer, Feminist and Storyteller Extraordinaire
Storytelling is a universal human trait and provides both human connection and healing. Needing a dose of healing myself, I decided to call one of my favorite people, Anne Fiyalka. Anyone who has ever met Anne Continue reading “EASTON FRONT PORCH: Anne Fiyalka”→