Murder mystery trip slated on Aug. 14

LASSELLSVILLE — The Western Fulton County Seniors June meeting was called to order by President Angela Hill, with the Pledge of Allegiance and recitation of “The Lord’s Prayer.” The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and passed with all in favor.

Daphne Sydow of the Fulton County Office for the Aging contributed a meal of macaroni salad and then offered current information regarding the Quilt Barn Trail bus tours, Medicare Savings Program, Medicare Rights, and Elderly Pharmacutical Insurance Coverage Program highlights. She noted that a Housing and Transportation Showcase, giving options for housing and transportation, will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. July 17, at the Johnstown Senior Center. Also noted was the eighth annual Health and Education program for Caregivers, giving tips for helping caregivers, to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Johnstown Senior Center. A program “Palliative Care in our Community,” giving information for caregivers and other interested parties, will be held Nov. 19, at Johnstown Holiday Inn, with further information to follow. The Fulton County annual picnic is to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at Concordia Park.

Noted: Ed Zeidner and Tom Hogan mowed the property. Mark Souza and the Rockwood-Garoga-Lassellsville Fire Department repaired and replaced the American flag outside the building.

There will be a murder mystery trip to Lake George on Aug. 14. The price is $46 per person. Also scheduled is a northern fall foliage and farm tour at Gavins in the Catskills with guided tour and a craft workshop on Oct. 23. The price is $40 per person. Call Hill for reservations and further information.

A chicken barbecue will be put on by the Oppenheim and Stratford seniors for our group at noon Friday. Let Hill know if planning to attend. The group will be hosting the Oppenheim and Stratford seniors on Aug. 7, at noon.

The annual picnic with the Mayfield Bannertown seniors will be held rain or shine on July 17, at the (covered) Glenn Harris pavilion in Caroga Lake.

Rose and Marty Nemecek obtained McDonald’s raffle tickets as a fundraiser. The tickets are available from Rose at $6 each. Call her at (518) 673-4109 for additional tickets. The tickets will be on sale for the group’s food basket raffle at the Sept. 9, meeting, with the drawing to be done at the Dec. 9, meeting. The 50-50 raffle was won by Karen Trumble, who donated it back to the club. The other flower basket raffles were won by Barb Kravec, Pete Stearns, Larry Sanders and Betty Przestrzelski.

Anyone interested in attending the regular second Monday monthly meeting held at noon with potluck lunch, and the semi-monthly meeting held on the fourth Monday is welcome. Come early to visit or just play cards. For information on the club and its activities, call Hill at (518) 993-5357.