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By LuAnn Schindler

Super at 70 and beyond

Sunset Banquet rewinds clock to the 70s


October 19, 2023

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Doris Bollwitt, Janell Hobbs and Linda Wingett show off their 1970s fashion pieces.

A group of Ewing residents strolled down memory lane, Saturday, during the Sunset Banquet. The longtime Ewing tradition celebrates those who are young at heart, ages 70-plus. This year, the banquet donned a retro look, with music, games, foods and TV trivia from the decade that introduced Hamburger Helper and made David Cassidy a household name.

The annual get-together began in 1917, when the Methodist Episcopal Ladies Aid began honoring elder members of the community, and continued for 100 years.

Typically, the banquet was planned for the third Wednesday in September.

In 1945, the banquet...

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