Bannertown seniors plan picnic

MAYFIELD – On Sept. 18, the Bannertown 50 Plus Club met at the municipal building. The lunch followed a meet and greet session.

The meeting was presided over by President Carl Edwards, who opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. In absence of Linda LaVada, vice president, Joan Bezio, treasurer, called the roll. The minutes of the last meeting were given by Beverly Burton and the treasurer’s report was given Joan Bezio.

The next meeting, Wednesday, will be a picnic at the Rice Homestead, Riceville. In case of inclement weather, it will be held at the municipal building. Everyone should bring a dish to pass and their own table service. Bring an item with a fall theme wrapped. Carl Edwards will act as auctioneer.

On Oct. 30, is the group’s halloween party (costumes are optional). Prizes will be given. Cider and doughnuts will be served. The table decorations will be provided by the Knit-Witz.

Also the Knit-Witz will have a table at the Nov. 23, craft show at the Mayfield Presbyterian Church.

Carl Edwards suggested the group should start planning a Christmas party. Sue Wemple and Nila Edwards will check on restaurants for the date chosen, Dec. 5.

Carl Edwards received information that Price Chopper is offering to give flu shots at the group’s location; more information is forthcoming.

After the meeting adjourned, drawings were held. Sherin Akey won the door prize, who left it in the treasury; Nancy McWilliams won the 50-50; and Lorrie Valk left the $1 in the treasury.

Bingo was played and Carl Edwards was the caller.

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