Pot luck luncheon slated for Wednesday

MAYFIELD — The Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors met on Oct. 24. After the social hour the devotion, “The Lord walks besides me” was read by Evie Leach, chaplain.

Linda LaVada, president, opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Becky White from the Office for the Aging discussed the Home Energy Assistance Program, Fidelis Insurance leaving the area except for its Medicare part.

LaVada read the roll call.

Ann Mallin, sunshine chairman, was absent but reported that she had taken a sympathy card to the family of Mid Ellithorpe, one of the club’s members who recently passed away.

Lorrie Valk, secretary and Joan Bezio, treasurer gave their reports and were accepted.

The next meeting on Wednesday, will be a pot luck luncheon. Bring a dish to pass and drinks. The dessert will be done by Kathy Leggeri and Janet Betler.

Leggeri and Leo Van Allen are working on the Christmas dinner at 1 p.m. Dec. 7, at Harold’s Restaurant. Instead of grab bags, members will be bringing canned goods for the food pantry.

Also $100 will be donated to make up Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets.

Valk mentioned that the mystery trip in October was cancelled due to lack of interest but a mystery trip is scheduled for Dec. 4. The cost is $5.

For more information contact Valk or Bezio.

LaVada announced the club will be responsible for the refreshments for the council meeting in June 2019.

The nominations of new officers was done and the voting will take place at the next meeting.

There was a moment of silence for Roger Edwards and Mid Ellithorpe who had passed away.

The meeting adjourned and drawings were held. The winners were Sue Wemple, $1; Judy Berger, the 50-50, who donated it back; and Nila Edwards, the door prize.

The cider and doughnuts were served while playing bingo.

By Kerry Minor

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