When Wayne George took over at the helm of F.L. Woods nearly twenty years ago, a global pandemic was the farthest thing from his mind. The harsh reality of Covid in March, 2020 brought the temporary closing of the Marblehead institution that first opened its doors at 76 Washington St. in 1938.
Gym owners learn how to stay relevant and stay strong despite the pandemic.
In March of 2020, the Council on Aging closed its Senior Center due to mandates from Governor Baker and the State Department of Public Health. The results were devastating. The COA lost many friends, patrons, volunteers, and employees. At the time of the shutdown, the COA was in the midst of a long-overdue server upgrade