Covered dish luncheon canceled

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors met on Tuesday. Vice President Gloria Kimball introduced the guest speaker, Brittany Kolbe, the Montgomery County clerk. Everyone received a booklet guide on Real ID, Enhanced, and passports. She discussed the booklet guide with the seniors and answered questions. Kolbe said the county clerk’s office will be selling Easy Passes. She also said during July and August, their office would be open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Tuesday.

The regular meeting was called to order by Kimball. The morning prayer was given by Barbara Furman. After the Pledge of Allegiance, the group sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” as Furman played the piano.

Kimball took roll call with 27 members present.

The secretary’s report was accepted as read.

Kimball gave the treasurer’s report which was filed for audit.

Phyllis Smith, corresponding secretary, passed around a get well card for everyone to sign.

Sandra O’Dockerty read the names of those going on the Wednesday, trip to the Log Cabin. The bus will leave Park Street, Fonda at 9 a.m. and return around 6 p.m.

Old business: The group will have a Tai Chi class from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. There will be no Tai Chi classes on March 31, or April 7.

At Tuesday’s meeting the seniors will be doing the luck of the Irish exchange. Bring a paper bag with something green in it.

The covered dish luncheon on March 24, has been cancelled.

Carol Jordan will be doing a paint and purpose class (8 by 10 canvas) starting at noon April 28. The cost is $10 for the class and lunch.

New business: The senior movie day will be the second Thursday of every month at the Johnstown Movie Plex. The movie starts at 1 p.m. and the cost is $6 for movie, popcorn and soda.

New members can contact Olive Taylor to order name badges.

Beverly Guiffre was concerned about the seniors going on trips with this coronavirus outbreak. Kimball said this will be discussed at the next meeting.

Fonda said after every trip, a report should be done. Kimball said it is up to Lu Wilmot and Olive Taylor to give a report. Fonda also said the club should buy a tape recorder for the secretary. Peg Labarge made the motion for the tape recorder and seconded by Charlene Fonda.

Announcements: The Horace J. Inman Senior Citizen Center will be having a music social from 4 to 7 p.m. March 28. They will also be having music events on April 25, and May 30. For more information, call (518) 842-3815. Furman said she had marigold seeds for anyone who wants some.

Fonda did trivia on maple syrup. Furman did readings.

Mary Fox conducted the 50-25-25 raffle and the winners were O’Dockerty and Smith.

The meeting adjourned.

By Kerry Minor

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