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Cristina Lenzini celebrates her 100th birthday with a sash, crown and throne gifted by her daughter-in-law, Pat Lenzini. (Photo courtesy of Caplan Studios)
Cristina Lenzini dances with her granddaughter, Erika Zamarron, at her birthday party Sept. 1. (Photo courtesy of Caplan Studios)
Cristina Lenzini, with her husband, Amideo, and children, Rachele, John and Albert. (Photo courtesy of Pat Lenzini)
Erin Yarnall, Editor
5:20 am CDT September 12, 2018

Not just anyone can make it to be 100 years old.

It has to take a great bill of health, and a bit of luck as well.

Highwood resident Cristina Lenzini has both.

She celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 1, with her family and friends accompanying her at a birthday party.