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Glen seniors hold meeting

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors regular meeting of July 13, was called to order by President Joe Mancini at 10:30 a.m. The morning prayer was given by Chaplain Allan Taylor. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all members.

Vice President Gloria Kimball took the roll call.

The secretary’s report was read by Mancini. A motion to accept the minutes with one correction, (correction of the date) was read and was made by Esther Porcello and second by Addie Forsey. A vote was taken to accept the reading of the minutes and was passed by the membership.

Phyllis Smith, communications secretary, said she is sending a sympathy card to Jim Douglas.

Lu Wilmot updated members on the summer picnic. She will check to ensure that the group will be able to have the picnic inside due to inclement weather and better seating as requested by the membership.

Wilmot gave an update on the Aug. 4. trip to the Turning Stone. The signups are now available. The group is still checking to see if any of the nearby senior clubs are interested in joining the group in the trip.

Unfinished Business:

Kimball updated the group on the Office for the Aging picnic of Sept. 29. The seniors can sign up with Kimball. The tickets are $8.

Barbara Furman updated the seniors on the Farmers Market coupons available from the OFA.

New Business:

Mancini updated the seniors when he visited the Glen Town Board meeting in hopes of getting their support.

Kimball updated everyone on the Haven of Hope festival to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 31. The admission will be free with vendors and entertainment as part of the program.

The wellness tea party was held. Many flavors of tea were available. Charlene Fonda gave a health review and benefits of drinking tea. A hat contest was also held. The judges were Phyllis Smith, Sue Nacco and Linda Cotter. The winners of the contests were Mancini, the funniest; Taylor, the most handsome; Wilmot, the prettiest; Kimball, the most Victorian; and Lois Collins, the most creative.

Daily raffle:

The winner of the first drawing was Sandy O’Dockerty and winner of the second prize was Mary Fox. Also, two mystery gifts were raffled off; the winners were Kimball and Marjorie Savoie.

The meeting adjourned.

The closing prayer was giving by Taylor.

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