Seneca Lake trip for seniors on June 24

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors had their April 25, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Barbara Furman and Sherry Meyers.

Furman, chaplain, opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a reading entitled “How Beautiful the Little Things.”

Meyers announced the May birthdays: Sylvia Burroughs, May 9; Ron Collins, May 22, and Irene Carpe, May 29. The May anniversary is Harriet and Sam Zurlo, May 6.

Vice President Pam Jaszwich called role with 25 and one new perspective member, Carolyn DeMay, present.

Pam Jaszwich read the minutes from the April 18, meeting and these were approved.

Barbara Lampkin read the treasurer’s report which will be filed for audit.

Trip: Pat Schwartz continued taking signups for the next overnight trip to Seneca Lake on June 24. The trip will include a two hour boat ride with lunch and music in Watkins Glen, a winery tour and taste testing; to the Ramada Inn for dinner and the overnight stay. The next day will include a tour of Belhurst Castle in Geneva where lunch will be served before we depart for home.

Sunshine: Burroughs sent out sympathy, get well and thinking of you cards to members and their families.

Social: Roger Wilmot cooked, prepared and planned the hot dog luncheon and members contributed chips, pickles and salads. Wilmot asked members for suggestions and party ideas.

The winners of the 50-25-25 raffle were Bill Jasewicz and Allan Taylor.

Meyers reminded members the next meeting Thursday, will be food collection day for the pantry.

The May coffee committee will be Burroughs, Joel Szabo and Wilmot.

Pam Jasewicz and Lampkin told members of some upcoming events: Thursday, the Frothingham Free Library in Fonda will be having a book, plant and bake sale from noon to 4 p.m. at the library, West Main Street. There will be a chicken barbecue from 3 p.m. until sold out on Thursday across from the Fonda Fairgrounds; and during May the Fort Hunter Library will be having a plant exchange, bring one, get one.

Lampkin did some readings.

For Show and Tell Jasewicz showed a bear shaped cutting board from the travels she has taken.

The meeting adjourned.

Furman closed the meeting with a food blessing and closing prayer.

Lunch followed and bingo games were played.

If anyone is looking for something to do on a Thursday morning from 10 a.m. to noon 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, Third Street. They are always looking for new members.