Make your own sundae event Aug. 30

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Aug. 9, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Beverly Fox and Pam and Bill Jasewicz.

Chaplain Barb Furman opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a reading entitled, “The Golden Years of Life.”

President Sherry Meyers introduced the guest speaker, Bob Furman, who did a presentation on smoke alarms and sprinkler systems. He talked about fire safety and the importance of changing the battery in smoke detectors. Many insurance companies will give a discount on home insurance if a sprinkler systems is installed.

Meyers announced the August birthday and anniversary: Barbara Lampkin, Aug. 29; and anniversary, Pam and Bill Jasewicz was Aug. 17.

The role was taken by Fox, vice president, with 25 members plus one guest present.

The minutes were read from the Aug. 2, meeting by Barb Minch, secretary, and were approved.

The treasurers report was read and will be filed for audit.

Meyers read a flyer from the Horace Inman Senior Center regarding a holiday party they will be having from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3. They will offer a basket of cheer raffle, 50-50 raffle and wine and beer for sale. The tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the Iman Center.

Barb Furman reported the Office for the Aging has tickets for the senior picnic scheduled for Sept. 14, for $8 each. Seniors can also get their flu shot at the picnic.

Trip committee: Pat Schwartz

Sunshine: A thank you card was sent out to the Hot Dog Hut for providing food for the luncheon in the park.

Social Committee: Pam Jasewicz reported on Aug. 30, the group will have a make-your-own-sundae event.

Unfinished business: A vote was taken regarding charging non-members $10 for the bus to Colonie Center shopping trip. Most members were in favor of this so the motion was passed. Judy Russo is doing a RADA cutlery fundraiser again for the club. The club will get 40 percent of the sales. She will bring in more catalogs at the next meeting.

Olive Taylor stated that if anyone wants to make a change to the bylaws, they need to let her or a committee member know. The committee is in the process of reviewing the bylaws.

New business: Meyers asked for volunteers for the nominating committee. She will table this for a future meeting.

The 50-50 winners were Joel Szabo and Mildred Hitchcock.

Show and Tell: Barb Furman brought in a blanket and hat that she crocheted for someone that has cancer.

Charlene Fonda had some trivia questions.

The meeting adjourned.

Barb Furman closed the meeting with the closing prayer.

If anyone is looking for something to do from 10 a.m. until noon Thursday and wants to meet new people, feel free to come to one of the meetings. The group meets at 10 a.m. every Thursday at the Sacred Heart Church Hall, Third Avenue, and are always looking for new members.