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Goodwin Honored on 90th Birthday

NORWAY, ME - Elinor Goodwin, the tireless matriarch of the Stephens Volunteer Services Thrift Shop was honored Monday, November 19th at Stephens Memorial Hospital with a surprise luncheon to celebrate her 90th birthday.

More than 30 guests, including fellow thrift shop volunteers, Stephens Memorial Hospital employees, and her son, Stuart, celebrated Mrs. Goodwin's birthday and her decades of volunteer contributions to the Thrift Shop.  Freda Truman, long time friend and fellow volunteer spoke of how much Mrs. Goodwin means to the volunteers, others present echoed her birthday wishes. 

Mrs. Goodwin noted she was very surprised, pleased, and couldn't believe that they were able to keep the ongoing birthday plans a secret.  She thanked the volunteers for all their hard work and support.

Stephens Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.  Visit Western Maine Health on the Internet at

Photo Credit:  Elinor Goodwin (center) shown with two faithful Thrift Shop Volunteers Freda Truman and Lisa Jones.

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