Glen-Mohawk Seniors news

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors regular meeting was called to order by President Joe Mancini at 10:30 a.m. June 29. The morning prayer was given by Chaplin Allan Taylor. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all. Vice President Gloria Kimball took the roll call.

Kimball introduced the speaker, Cara Bruno, who gave a presentation on the Outreach Program and Dollar General donations.

The secretary’s report was read by Mancini. A vote was taken to accept the reading of the minutes and was passed by the membership.

Olive Taylor read the treasure report. No exceptions to the report were noted by the membership.

No communication update was available this week.

Committee Report:

Lu Wilmot did the following.

∫ Gave the update on the summer picnic. The Italian food with one alternative was selected which Wilmot will check to see if it is OK with Checkers Out.

∫ Discussed the trip to the Turning Stone. There are 10 people interested in going which means it may not happen. Mancini read an article with a neighboring club with a similar situation. Mancini suggested the club should call them and offer to share the cost of the bus which may make the trip attainable. Mary Fox and Wilmot will check with neighboring clubs.

Kimball did the following.

∫ Updated members on the Bylaw Committee. They finished the review and the updates will be prepared to read to the club in the next few meetings.

∫ Gave the reminder about the High Tea Wellness Day on July 13. A Victorian hat contest will be held with prizes.

∫ Discussed having a senior auction to raise money for the Outreach Program.


The club wants to invite seniors and friends who are not club members to visit, take trips and/or join the club. A trip to the Turning Stone is tentatively dated for Aug. 4, and a sign up sheet is now available. The meetings are a 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Fonda Reformed Church.

A donation will be taken up for the Outreach Program in August to help people in need. Motion were made and passed by the membership


Charlene Fonda gave a reading on home remedies for sunburns, also the power of one. She also read a joke on a man driving at 100 miles per hour.

Olive Taylor read a humorous joke, Dancing on a Cruise Ship.

The raffle 50-25-25: The winners were Kimball, first prize; and Mancini, second prize.

The meeting adjourned and ended at 11:45 a.m. The closing prayer was giving by Chaplain Allan Taylor.

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