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Mother’s Day luncheon slated

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. “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” was sung and accompanied by Barbara Furman, pianist. Vice President Gloria Kimball took the roll call which showed 29 members and two guests present.

The secretary’s report was accepted as read. Olive Taylor gave the treasurer’s report for the past two meetings which were saved for audit. Phyllis Smith, sunshine secretary, had cards for two members.

Lu Wilmot, trip chairwoman, had travel updates, while Kimball gave a report on activities that are planned:

Tuesday: The speaker will be Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Superintendent Thomas Ciaccio.

May (to be announced): There will be a speaker giving an accounting of the ghosts who haunt the local area.

May 7: Donations for the local food pantry.

May 14: In-house luncheon with a Mother’s Day theme.

May 20: Del Salmon, an elder law seminar at the Raindancer Restaurant.

May 21: A day trip to The Spaghetti Warehouse, Syracuse, Onondaga County, food and entertainment.

May 27: Participation in Fonda-Fultonville Memorial Day parade.

June 17: Quilt barn tour.

July 9: Annual picnic with chicken barbecue at the Kateri Shrine.

Sept. 9 to 14: White Star Coastal Maine tour (Kennebunk to Boothbay).

Furman told a story about something funny she recently experienced.

Mary Fox conducted the prize drawings and winners were Joe Mancini and Allan Taylor.

The meeting adjourned.

Allan Taylor gave the closing prayer. The refreshment committee was D. Dorine Dimond, Lucille and Jim Douglass, and Delores Dumar. Following the business meeting Alan Buck ran a fast paced game of Left-Center-Right. The catered lunch followed.

The next meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the Fonda Reformed Church hall. The social hour begins at 9 a.m. The Glen-Mohawk Seniors is open to anyone who has reached the age of 55 or over.

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