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500 Real Seniors Dance The Night Away

The Dutchess County Office for the Aging held its annual Senior Prom at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. Bernard and Helen Drakeford from Poughkeepsie were crowned this year's Prom Duke and Prom Duchess.
The Dutchess County Office for the Aging held its annual Senior Prom at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. Bernard and Helen Drakeford from Poughkeepsie were crowned this year's Prom Duke and Prom Duchess. Video Credit: Dutchess County

DUTCHESS COUNTY -- High-school and college students are seniors only for a year. The Dutchess County Office for the Aging (OFA) knows how to hold a real senior prom.

For 20 years, the OFA has invited local seniors to their own prom. This year, approximately 500 seniors enjoyed an evening at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls.

This year's Prom Duke and Dutchess are Bernard and Helen Drakeford from Poughkeepsie.

For more prom pictures, see Dutchess County's facebook page. For more information about the OFA, see their website .

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