Valentine’s party slated for Feb. 6

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors meeting of Jan. 23, was called to order by President Cheri Meyers at 11 a.m. with a social hour prior to the meeting hosted by Barb Lampkin, Cheri Meyers and Barb Minch.

Chaplain Barbara Furman opened the meeting with a prayer, Pledge of Allegiance, and a reading called “What Matters in a Day.”

The roll was taken with 25 members present.

The group sang “Happy Birthday” to Bill Lampkin.

The minutes were read by Donna Deay and were approved.

The treasurer’s report was read and the balance on hand, $929.83, will be filed for audit.

Sunshine: Harriet Zurlo and Rose Garguilo were sent get well cards. A thinking of you card was sent to Shirley Dado.

Trips: Lu Wilmot said the 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. Pat Swartz reported that a trip to Jersey Shore is being put together for June 17 to 19. There will be more information to follow.

Communications: A Christmas card was received from the Scotts and another thank you card for the poinsettias was received.

Social: At the Valentine’s party on Thursday, bingo will be played after lunch. Everyone is bringing their own sandwiches and chips will be brought in. Barb Lampkin is bringing homemade pickles. The desserts will be brought by the January food committee.

The 50-50 raffle was won by Dolores Dandelorich and Sylvia Burroughs.

Unfinished business: The jazz festival at Fonda-Fultonville Central School will be Feb. 13. The bus will pick up at 10:30 a.m. and return at 1:30 p.m. There will be no meeting that day.

Pam Jasewicz read some Martin Luther King Jr. trivia and Barb Lampkin did a reading: “Prison vs. Work.”

David Jordan from the Office for the Aging, discussed the programs offered by the agency: Meals on Wheels, rides to doctor appointments or anything that they need. They have volunteers that contact people to make sure they are OK. Jordan said there are a lot of isolated people in the county. They need a lot of volunteer drivers and the agency purchased two cars to be used.

The meeting adjourned. Furman said the prayer and a did a reading.

By Kerry Minor

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