90th birthday party set for Tuesday

FONDA — The following are the Glen-Mohawk Seniors meetings.

May 1: The regular meeting was called to order at 10:30 a.m. by Vice President Barbara Furman. Chaplain Allan Taylor gave the morning prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Furman accompanied on the piano during the singing of “My Country Tis of Thee.” The roll call was taken with 28 members present. The group welcomed a new member, Sandra O’Dockerty and welcomed back Margaret Post after a long absence.

Betsy Saltsman read the secretary’s report and Olive Taylor read the treasurer’s report. Both were read, accepted, and filed.

Florence Stanton, acting corresponding secretary, passed get well cards to be signed and sent to two members; and a sympathy card to the family of the late Clara Mitchell.

Delores Dumar gave a report on the May 21 luncheon. Subway will prepare the 6-inch subs, exactly as ordered by each individual at the time of signup. They will supply additional ingredients and condiments for the subs. Also on the menu is macaroni salad, chips, cupcakes, soda and bottled water. The price is $6.

Furman had several loaves of zucchini bread baked and donated by Lindy Lasher, who wanted the money made from the sale to go to the treasury.

Lu Wilmot, trip chairman, said the prices for the two night August trip to Lancaster, Pa. are $340 for members, $370 for non-members, and $400 for singles. Also included is dinner in an Amish home and another meal at Miller’s Buffet; Amish farmland sightseeing; a visit to a highly automated dairy farm; and shopping. Included in the price is a breakfast on the two mornings in Lancaster. On the way to Lancaster, there will be an on one’s own eating stop at the Clinton Station Diner in Clinton, N.J.

The prize winners were Mary Fox and Joe Mancini.

Allan Taylor gave a closing prayer. The meeting adjourned. Bingo followed.

The refreshments were compliments of Gretha Russell, Margaret Post, Patricia Putman, and Marie Duemler.

May 8: The group had a social hour with refreshments by Russell, Post, Putman and Duemler that preceded the regular meeting with 25 members in attendance. The guest speakers were Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Superintendent Tom Ciaccio and Joe Karas, business administrator, presented the upcoming school budget to be voted on Tuesday. A question and answer period followed.

The seniors will be participating in the Fonda-Fultonville Memorial Day parade on May 28. There will be a tractor pulled tram ride so no senior has to walk.

Lu Wilmot is taking reservations for both, the June 19, sunset dinner cruise on Lake George, Warren County, and the Aug, 20 to 22, trip to Lancaster, Pa. The trip’s itinerary includes the Sight and Sound Theatre’s production of “Jesus.”

At the Tuesday meeting, there will be a special 90th birthday celebration for a member.

On May 22, the guest speaker will be Wanda Anthos from the Montgomery County Public Health Department. The monthly luncheon, catered by Subway, will be hosted by D. Dorine Dimond, Dumar, Furman and David Stone. Those interested may still sign up on Tuesday.

There will be a social hour and meeting on May 29. The meetings begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Fonda Reformed Church hall, off Broadway, at the lower Prospect Street entrance. All seniors are welcome.