Lasagna luncheon to be held April 17 for Glen-Mohawk Seniors

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors met on March 20, with Vice President Barbara Furman presiding. Following the opening prayer by Chaplain Allan Taylor, the Pledge of Allegiance and “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” was sung with Furman at the piano took place. The roll call was taken with 26 members and one guest present.

The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and approved.

Florence Stanton said cards were going around to be signed. The first was a thank you to the town of Glen for their support of the Glen-Mohawk Seniors; the senors extended their sympathy to the family of longtime member Eleanor Warner, who passed away; Leland and Marilyn Kimball for celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary; and longtime member, Marge Dunlavey, for celebrating the 94th birthday.

Stanton reported that the town of Mohawk spring cleanup will be held from 7 a.m. to noon April 14, and April 20.

Peggy LaBarge said she has 26 signed up so far for the lasagna luncheon which was postponed until April 17. It will be catered by Italian Oven Restaurant, Main Street, Fonda, and will include salad, bread, individual lasagna dinners, dessert and drink. The price is $6. Easter hats will still be displayed and Alan Buck will lead with the left-center-right game so everyone needs to bring three quarters.

Beverly Guiffre displayed the three history albums that had been prepared by past historian, Charlene Fonda during the tenure she had in that office. She saved some memories of what the seniors were doing and the work is appreciated.

The new April agendas are available. It is noted that on April 3, the group will have the collection for the food pantry and the speaker, Michael Sprague, will discuss some scams. On April 10, the speaker, Peter Tautznick, is scheduled to discuss safety issues. The luncheon will be after the meeting on April 17.

Joe Mancini, who is gaining notoriety for the humorous readings, began with several sentences that took some seconds for members to get, followed by some longer stories.

Mary Fox led the prize drawing with the winners being Allan Taylor and Joe Guiffre.

Allan Taylor gave a closing prayer and bingo, called by Peggy LaBarge, followed the meeting.

The next meeting will be on April 3, at the Fonda Reformed Church, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with a coffee hour starting around 9 a.m. The Glen-Mohawk Seniors are open to seniors over 55 years of age.