Nigra Center tour slated for Oct. 3

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Sept. 5, with 45 members present. The group welcomed a new member, Dail King. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by President Toni Hallenbeck, in the absence of Vice President June Zea. The minutes were read by Linda Gray, in the absence of Nancy Weiss, secretary. The treasurer’s report was read by Jennifer Gilston. Charlotte Santo, sunshine chairwoman, reported she sent out one get well card.

Ruth Lee, birthday chairwoman, announced the September birthdays and “Happy Birthday” was sung.

Carol Brittain, Christmas party chairwoman, noted for the Christmas party at noon Dec. 6, at the Bridge Walk at Perthshire, members are asked to bring an unwrapped toy or gift for a child and to label it with the gender and age of the child for whom it is intended. She passed around a signup sheet.

Karen Bogusz of the program committee, noted there is a signup sheet for the Oct. 3, tour of the Paul Nigra Center, after the group’s meeting.

At the next meeting, Christmas cards will be passed out to be written on for U.S. troops.

The 50-50 was won by Sara Schopmeier, who donated it to the food pantry collection, bringing this month’s collection for the Broadalbin Ecumenical Food Pantry to $81.

Hallenbeck, trip chairwoman, announced that she still has tickets for Phantom of the Opera on May 2, 2019. The cost is $75.

The group discussed their Seneca Lake trip.

There will be a meeting on the Viking River cruise, after the meeting, at 1 p.m. Oct. 3.

2019: There are still openings on the Caribbean Celebrity cruise in March and the tour of Sicily in November. Hallenbeck asked for volunteers for chairs for the following committees: Program, sunshine, birthdays, trips, summer picnic and Christmas party, all of which expire in January. Three people volunteered.

The insurance policy renews in October and Jennifer Gilston agreed to send a check in payment of the premium. The meeting adjourned.

The next meeting will be at noon Wednesday, at the First Presbyterian Church, Broadalbin.

By Kerry Minor

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