Birthday party for 90-year-old set

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors meeting of Tuesday, was opened by President Alan Buck. Chaplain Alan Taylor gave the opening prayer and Barbara Furman accompanied the group singing “America the Beautiful” on the piano. The group recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Furman, vice president, then took the roll call with 27 members present and she welcomed Connie Hoyer back. The reports from the previous meeting were read.

Sunshine: Phyllis Smith said she sent out September birthday cards to those who are unable to attend the meetings. She had copies of the Frothingham Library list of upcoming events to hand out.

The seniors have a trip on Thursday, to The Beeches for dinner and the show “Buffalo Dolls.” There will be a day trip on Nov. 19, to the Log Cabin, Holyoke, Mass. A dinner will be served along with the show “Branson Country Christmas and Salute to Veterans.” Lu Wilmot reported she has 17 signed up. For further information or to make reservations, call Wilmot at (518) 853-3906

Ruth Burke’s table will host a hot dog lunch on Sept. 25. They will serve hot dogs, salad, baked beans, chips, ice cream for dessert, soda and water. The price is $3 and they will be taking signups again at the Wednesday meeting.

D. Dorine Dimond made the motion to have the Oct. 16, installation banquet at the Winner’s Circle, seconded by Addie Forsey and it passed. The nominations for officers will be announced next week.

The budget issues and the budget outline for the coming year were discussed. A motion was made by Buck and seconded by Shirley Yermas to transfer money from the trip fund to the general fund, to offset the expenses to the end of this year. The motion passed with 26 in favor and one abstention.

Several announcements were made. Looking ahead, there is a chicken barbecue on Sept. 28, at the Mohawk Town Volunteer Fire Department, and on Oct. 13, will be the Glen Conservancy fest.

On Tuesday, the group will be celebrating one of their members who will be 90 years old with a birthday party.

Mary Fox and Shirley Yermas won the prize drawings.

The meeting adjourned and the closing prayer was given by Taylor.

By Kerry Minor

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