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Colonie Center trip set for Nov. 14

TRIBES HILL — The following meetings of the Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began at 10 a.m. At both meetings: Chaplain Barbara Furman opened the meeting with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. The treasurer’s report was read by Barb Lampkin, treasurer and will be filed for audit.

Sept. 26: The social hour was hosted by Tony and Emily Scott and Lu Wilmot.

Furman gave a reading entitled “Dwell on the Gladness.”

The roll was taken by Vice President Pam Jasewicz with 32 members plus one guest present.

President Sherry Meyers announced the September birthdays: Donna Deay, Sept. 27; anniversaries, Beverly and Dennis Speri, Sept. 28, and Donna and Ron Deay on Sept. 29.

The minutes were read by Barb Minch, secretary, from the Sept. 19, meeting and were approved.

Furman reported the Office for the Aging will be having a free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 17, at the Rolling Hills Country Club for all seniors ages 60 and over. Call the OFA for reservations.

Trip: Pat Schwartz is taking signups for the Colonie Center shopping trip on Nov. 14, with lunch at the Cracker Barrel. The cost for non-members is $10. Wilmot reported the bus for the Dutch Apple Cruise trip will leave the parking lot in Fonda, behind the old jail at 9:30 a.m.

Sunshine: Cards were sent out to several members and will be sent out cards to several other members.

Social: Signups are being taken for the installation banquet which is scheduled for Oct. 17. Checkers Out will cater it in the church hall and set up everything. The cost is $10 per member. Lampkin will do the program for the banquet. The club’s Halloween party will be Oct. 31; Tribes Hill Presbyterian Church will have a spaghetti dinner on Nov. 1; the fall auction will be Nov. 7. 

Sherry Meyers announced the October refreshment committee: Judy Shannon and Pam and Bill Jasewicz.

Unfinished business: The second reading of the slate of prospective officers for next year was read.

The 50-25-25 raffle winners were Minch and Lampkin.

Lampkin, Pam Jasewicz and Olive Taylor had some funny readings.

Furman brought in a crocheted table runner. Wilmot brought in a sock monkey she made. Lampkin brought in a crocheted blanket she made. Vonnie Gutowski brought in a picture of eggs from her chickens that had designs on them.

The meeting adjourned.

Oct. 3: The social hour was hosted by Lampkin and Shanon.

Furman gave a reading entitled “Be Happy Recepie.”

The roll was taken by Furman, with 30 members plus two guests present.

Sherry Meyers announced the October birthdays: Bill Danelorich, Oct. 2; Eleanor Gill, Oct. 6; Helen Dufel and Charlene Fonda, both Oct. 11; and Furman, Oct. 21; anniversaries, Vonnie and Bernie Gutowski 60th on Oct. 4.

The minutes were read by the secretary, Minch, from the Sept. 26, meeting and were approved.

Trip: Schwartz is still taking signups for the Colonie Center shopping trip on Nov.14. So far 31 have signed up for the trip.

Sunshine: Three thinking of you cards were sent and cards will be sent to two members this week.

Social: Sherry Meyers is taking signups the installation banquet which is scheduled for Oct. 17.  Checkers Out will cater it in the church hall and set up everything. The cost is $10 per member. The food will be delivered at 11:30.  She invited the town supervisors to the luncheon.

Unfinished business: The third reading of the slate of prospective officers for next year was read by Bill Lampkin as follows: Cheryl Meyers, president; Pam Jasewicz, vice president; Lampkin, treasurer; Secretary Donna Deay, secretary; Furman, chaplain; and Katherine Downing and Minch, trustees.

The 50-25-25 raffle winners were Furman and Elaine Hoyt.

The meeting adjourned.

Anyone who 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, Tribes Hill. They are always looking for new members.

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