Bannertown Club reports on meeting

MAYFIELD - The Bannertown 50 Plus Club met Jan. 23. Before the Office for the Aging luncheon, Patrick Keane led devotions, and the reading, "Facing Tomorrow" was followed by "The Lord's Prayer."President Carl Edwards led in the Pledge of Allegiance to open the meeting. He asked Linda LaVada to call the roll. There were 18 members present.Jane Bonfey is unable to continue her duties as the sunshine chairman. Edwards asked for a volunteer to fill the position. Sherin Akey offered her services.The reports of Beverly Burton, secretary, and Joan Bezio, treasurer, were accepted as given. Bezio, trip chairwoman, reported she…
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Food giveaway for area seniors

JOHNSTOWN - The free food giveaway for area seniors will be conducted from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St.The food, donated by Johnstown Price Chopper, includes bread, rolls, bagels and doughnuts.
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Task Force offers special program

NORTHVILLE - The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living offers services to find a handyman or handywoman specific to the needs of older area residents. Seniors need workers that are not only dependable and considerate, but also will work for a reasonable and fair rate.It doesn't matter what the needs are - changing a light bulb, mending, washing windows, painting, shopping, carpentry, moving items, stacking wood or even care giving - STFSL will try to find the right person for anyone requesting this service, a news release said.When any senior needs a worker for a particular job or jobs, call…
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Nick Stoner Seniors go to the movies

CAROGA LAKE - The Nick Stoner Seniors met Jan. 15.Donna Dise had some of her paintings selected for a calendar for the blind. They are on the month of September.The club attended the Johnstown Movieplex for a senior day. There were three movie choices with refreshments for $3.Members should wear red for the February meeting.
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Resolve to drive less to lose some weight

For many people, the New Year brings new goals for positive changes in their lives. Weight loss through diet and exercise tops many lists. But too often these goals are too broad with many changes to be made at once. Resolutions don't have to be such daunting challenges. Remember the KISS analogy-Keep It Simple Seniors.For example, if weight loss is your goal, making another vow - to drive less - can help. It is as simple as that, according to a new study by the University of Illinois. And for an added bonus, driving less can help the environment by…
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Tower tenants change bingo night

GLOVERSVILLE - The Kingsboro Towers Tenants Association met Monday. The meeting opened with the new officers taking the oath of office led by the outgoing president, Betty Gugenberger. The Pledge of Allegiance and "The Lord's Prayer" were led by Art Byrne.The reports of the last meeting were read by Felicia Fisher, secretary. Bernie Manzer read the treasurer's report. Both reports were accepted as read.John Winn read the sunshine report. He was asked, and he agreed, to continue doing the report.The bingo night will be changed to Thursday at 6 p.m. The volunteers to call bingo are Betty Tretola, Fred Haviland,…
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