Veteran’s seminar set for Feb. 1

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors meeting was called to order by President Joe Mancini at 10:30 a.m. Chaplain Allan Taylor gave the opening prayer which was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Barbara Furman accompanied as the group sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” at the piano. Vice President Gloria Kimball took the roll call with 30 members present. The reports of the secretary and treasurer were approved.

Phyllis Smith, corresponding secretary, passed out three thank you cards for signatures. An invitation from the DAV was received for veterans and their families to attend a seminar from 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 1, at the Galway Town Hall, 5910 Route 147. This informational meeting will explain what is new with Veterans Administration benefits and assistance in applying for benefits will be provided.

Kimball said the next senior movie matinee will be on Valentine’s Day at the Emerald theater. Alan Buck noted the town of Mohawk pancake and waffle breakfast served 500 people.

Lou Wilmot is taking signups for the Maine Coast trip in May. Further information can be obtained by calling Wilmot at (518) 853-3906.

Mary Fox conducted the 50-25-25 drawing with Furman’s assistance. The winners were Mancini and Lucille Douglass.

The meeting adjourned. Taylor gave the closing prayer. Several people stayed for bingo. The refreshments were provided by Florence Stanton, Smith, Joe Sullivan, Genevieve Wadsworth, and Betsy Saltsman.

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