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Broadalbin group hosts banquet

June 2, 2012
The Leader Herald

BROADALBIN - The Broadalbin Senior Citizens group met May 23 for the Fulton?County Office for Aging luncheon and meeting.

Mary Peck, chaplain, read a poem and led in reciting "The Lord's Prayer." The Pledge of Allegiance also was said.

President Toni Hallenbeck presided over the meeting with 43 members in attendance and one guest, Valerie Apholtz, the speaker.

Vice President June Zea read the roll call. The reports of Nancy Weiss, secretary, and Phil Guadagno, treasurer, were accepted as read.

For the Wednesday installation banquet at the Perthshire, money and reservations must be taken care of in advance, a news release said. No tickets will be available at the door. The money goes to Ruth Lee, chairman; or Guadagno, treasurer.

For the club's summer picnic July 11, Dennis Jacobs is the chairman; for the Christmas party Dec. 5, Marge Sanders is the chairwoman.

The Fulton County OFA senior picnic, a 25-year anniversary celebration, will be Aug. 2 at the Concordia Park in Gloversville for all seniors. Donna Chambers has tickets for the event, which must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the event.

Sheets were passed around so people could sign up for trips, including a trip to Ocean City, Md.

OFA has compiled a list of trips from various senior clubs that all seniors can go on, listing the person to contact if interested. Chambers passed the list out to officers and were available for all to see.

The raffle winner was Hallenbeck.

Chambers then introduced the speaker, Apholtz from OFA, who gave a presentation titled, "You're never too old to laugh."

The next gathering will be Wednesday at noon for the installation banquet at the Perthshire.



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