Lo­cal chalks up cen­te­nary mark

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

WEM­B­LEY Downs res­i­dent Mi­randa Al­brich was among 72 peo­ple who cel­e­brated 100th birthdays last year, a record num­ber for WA.

Mi­randa im­mi­grated to Aus­tralia in 1949 with her hus­band and daugh­ter from Latvia.

Se­niors Min­is­ter Tony Simp­son said Mi­randa was a great ex­am­ple of older West Aus­tralians to­day stay­ing healthy and con­nected to their com­mu­ni­ties for longer.

WA Se­niors Card hold­ers reach­ing 100 re­ceive a com­mem­o­ra­tive gold Se­niors Card.

Pic­tures: Matt Jelonek

Left: Serena Wil­liams with Sun­shine the Koala and han­dler Steve Gillam from Caversham Wildlife Park. Right: Eu­ge­nie Bouchard.

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