Turning Stone trip planned for Feb. 21

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors had their regular meeting on Jan. 30. President Alan Buck called the meeting to order. Chaplain Allan Taylor gave the morning prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Barbara Furman played “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” on the piano.

Mohawk Town Supervisor Ed Bishop brought the group’s yearly check and said a few words. After a question by Buck, Bishop said that the contract was changed from just social use to use for the club’s expenses also. He answered a few questions from the audience.

The roll call was taken by Furman, vice president, which showed 26 members present. The secretary’s report was read and approved. The treasurer’s report was read and will be filed for audit.

Phyllis Smith, corresponding secretary, passed around a card for an absent member and a thank you note for the town of Mohawk. She read a thank you letter from St. Mary’s Hospital for the seniors recent donation to the Christmas lights in memory of deceased members.

Olive Taylor said that the trip committee is still taking signups for the Turning Stone trip on Feb. 21, and the Irish trip on March 13.

The bylaws committee also met Jan. 30, to read over all the changes made at recent meetings. Buck said he was to meet with the treasurer and trustees to go over the suggested changes to our accounts.

Furman said that Bill Maring will be at the nest meeting to discuss the history of Canajoharie. On March 6, the Tribes Hill Seniors will be hosting Lynn Johnson of New Vision Candy’s and gifts — 25 percent of any profit will benefit the Tribes Hill Seniors. She spoke briefly on the speaker from Alaska which the group hosted last week.

D. Dorine Dimond’s son received a plaque from the Montgomery County Legislature, which Dimond briefly talked about.

The 50-25-25 was won by Jim Douglas and Ruth Burke. An extra prize was won by Pat Putman.

The meeting adjourned. The meeting was brought to a close with an ending prayer given by Allan Taylor.

Bingo followed.