Celebrations have been in full swing at Southgate Beaumont as one of its residents reaches her centenary in style.
Evlyn Lee was joined by staff, loved one’s and other residents as she received a card from the Queen in recognition of her landmark 100thbirthday. A champagne reception was held at the home and guests enjoyed a special birthday cake and delicious treats made by head chef Daniel Brooks.
Evlyn said: “It has been a lovely day and thank you to everyone for making it so special. I got a lovely card from the queen. I do like the queen, I have done since she was a girl.” Evlyn also said “I am now off to finish the perfect day in a perfect way, with a nice cup of tea and a slice of toast. “
Beatrice Godfrey General Manager of Barchester Southgate Beaumont added: “We’re delighted to be celebrating a truly remarkable lady as she reaches this amazing milestone. Evlyn is such a popular resident who always has an interesting tale to tell, and we look forward to hearing many more as she breaks into her next century.”