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Broadalbin group slates speaker

May 8, 2010
Leader Herald

BROADALBIN - The Broadalbin Senior Citizens had their meeting and luncheon April 28 with 57 people in attendance.

"The Lord's Prayer" and the Pledge of Allegiance were recited by those present.

The meeting was presided over by Joe McDonald.

The reports of Marge Gundersen, secretary, and Phil Guadagno, treasurer, were accepted as read.

There were four new members welcomed - Joan Frament, Marg Romaine, and Sarah and Arthur Ferri.

Darleena Ball, sunshine, gave her report on two members who are in hospitals and the cards she has sent out.

Betty Andersen, co-chair for the annual Christmas party, reported on the progress of finding a site for it.

McDonald spoke of his progress with putting the installation banquet together, which will be May 19 at the Partner's Pub in Johnstown.

Pat Ryfa, trip chairman, noted everyone was excited about the cruise that some were going on the next day.

The 50-50 winner was Betty Anderson. The program for the day was the annual Easter hat contest. Members voted on the winners as follows: Ina Huyben, beautiful; Dorothy Putman, colorful; Robert Montenaro, funny; Gen Clark, most work; Donna Chambers, theme; Betty Cuckoo, best of show for female; Joe McDonald, best of show for male. There were prizes and refreshments.

The event was organized by Chambers. The helpers were Dorothy Putman, Jean Montgomery, Cuckoo and Gail Smith.

For Wednesday's meeting, Donna Chambers, program director, noted that the guest speaker will be Stephen Tomlinson, superintendent of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District. If interested in OFA luncheon, make reservations in advance. Members who have old snapshots of our group are to bring them for Vivian Tillison, who is putting a collage together for the upcoming banquet. All seniors are welcome to attend the meeting.



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