Granby seniors to hear about history of phones, plan upcoming trips

By Emma Martin, secretary

Hi folks! We had a very good day for our Aug. 1 meeting. We had 44 members attending.

Seemed good to see our friends.

Joan Taylor won the cards by Jann, and the 50/50 drawing was won by Marge Walsh.

Our chaplain Ruth Sheldon said our prayer and we all said the pledge to our beautiful flag.

We had a very good luncheon with lots of yummy desserts. Seniors sure do eat good.

Our president Larry Flora opened the meeting with a couple of jokes. It’s always good to start the day with a laugh.

Membership lady Carrie Palmer stated birthdays and anniversaries. We all sang “Happy Birthday.”

We have had quite a few new members.Secretary Emma Martin read the secretary report.

Vice president Fran Wadas stated we will have a speaker, Alec Seymour, talking about the history of phones at our Aug. 15 meeting.

Treasurer Estelle Holmes read the treasury report. Joanne Gardner read about future day trips.

Kitchen committee for Aug. 15 will be Joanne Gardner, Fran Wadas, Iris Lefort, Donna Babcock, Jeanne Smith and Pat Russell.

Sept. 5 crew will be Gladys Daniels, Mary West, Joan Taylor, Lynn Shoutts and Betty Bartholemew.

Motion to adjourn was made by Allyn Sponable and seconded by Gladys Daniels.

Granby group plans summer, fall trips

The Granby senior citizen group is planning several trips for coming months.

  • Aug. 22: Akwesasne casino
  • Aug. 20: Historic Niagara on the Lake
  • Sept. 17: Glenn Miller Orchestra lunch and show
  • Oct. 15: Mystery day trip.

For information about these trips, call Joanne Gardner at 564-5797.

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