Trip to ‘Gavins’ slated for March 19

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors meeting of Jan. 30, was called to order by President Cheri Meyers at 11 a.m. with a social hour prior to the meeting hosted by Barb Lampkin, Meyers and Barb Minch.

Chaplain Barbara Furman opened the meeting with a prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance, and a reading called, “I’m Learning How.”

The roll was taken with 27 members present plus one guest. Mohawk Town Supervisor Edward Bishop made the annual visit to discuss the solar projects and the town of Mohawk has a moratorium now. They just approved a solar project on Stoner Trail and Albany Bush. The annex of land with town of Johnstown is in limbo right now.

The birthday and anniversaries for February: Olive Taylor, Tuesday; Mary Hart, Feb. 23; Rose Garguilo, Feb. 25.

The minutes were read by Donna Deay and were approved.

The treasurer’s report was read by Lampkin and is held for audit.

Sunshine: A thinking of you card was sent to Shirley Dado.

Trips: Lu Wilmont said Glen-Mohawk Seniors are hosting a trip to Turning Stone on Feb 17. The bus will be leaving Park Street, Fonda, at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $10 for members; $20 for non-members. The trip to Gavins on March 19, includes lunch and a show; 18 people have already signed up. Pat Swartz reported that a trip to Jersey Shore is being put together for June 17 to 19.

The 50-50 raffle was won by Dolores Dandelorich and Nora Olender.

Unfinished business: The jazz festival at Fonda-Fultonville Central School is Thursday; the bus will pick up at 10:30 a.m. and return at 1:30 p.m. There will be no meeting that day.

New business: The refreshment committee is Olive and Allan Taylor.

Show and tell: Furman brought an afghan she made. Lampkin brought a queen size quilt she made for the daughter-in-law she has.

Pam Jasewicz and Lampkin both read funny passages. Furman did a dementia test.

The meeting adjourned. A prayer was read by Furman.

By Kerry Minor

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