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Mardi Gras dinner slated for Feb. 25

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors regular meeting of Feb. 4, was called to order by President Joe Mancini. The morning prayer was given by Chaplain Allen Taylor. After the Pledge of Allegiance, the group sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” as Barbara Furman played the piano.

Vice President Gloria Kimball took the roll call with 23 members present. The seniors welcomed six guests.

The secretary’s report with the correction was accepted by motions.

Olive Taylor gave the treasurer’s report which was filed for audit.

Phyllis Smith, corresponding secretary, read a thank you card.

Trips: Lu Wilmot, said the bus will leave Park Street at 8 a.m. Feb. 17, to go to Turning Stone. She also has two signup sheets — one for the Feb. 25, Mardi Gras dinner and bingo; and one for the March 11, Irish country St. Patrick’s dinner and show.

Kimball noted Earl O’Bryan will teach the next Tai Chi classes from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, and Feb. 18. She said the American Guild Sewing Club will be at the Fonda Reformed Church every third Saturday, starting Saturday, to show various sewing techniques.

Mancini said the officer’s committee served the luncheon at the Jan 28, meeting.

The bus will leave the Fonda Reformed Church at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, to take seniors to the Fonda High School jazz festival and will leave the school at 1 p.m. for the return trip.

The group did a collection for the Office for the Aging.

There was no new business.

Announcements:

∫ Olive Taylor said the next senior movie day is Thursday, at the Johnstown Movie Plex. The cost is $6 for movie, popcorn, and soda.

∫ Furman said the guest speaker next week will be Felix Catena.

∫ D. Dorine Dimond spoke about a cousin who is 108 years old.

∫ Doris Hersey’s mother is 105 years old.

Charlene Fonda did trivia on Ground Hog Day and the Super Bowl.

Furman did a dementia test reading.

Mary Fox conducted the 50-25-25 raffle with Furman’s help. The winners were Wilmot and Hersey.

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