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Phoenix Senior Citizens Club

The next business meeting is at 1:30 p.m. Friday Dec. 6 at the town of Schroeppel building on Route 57A in Phoenix.

(Note: if Phoenix schools are closed due to inclement weather, no senior meeting or covered dish, birth and anniversary meetings will be held).

At the Nov. 1 meeting, elections were held for 2014. The newly elected officer that will be installed at the club’s annual Christmas party Dec. 12 will be: president Joanne Czajkowski; first vice president Bonnie Frawley; second vice president Leon Smith; secretary Janice Nielsen; treasurer Peggy Sayles; trip coordinator Martha Arnold; sunshine Ruth Plantz.

Diana Gardnier was appointed chaplain.

Fifty-six senior club members traveled by charter bus to the Beeches in Rome for their annual Christmas show Nov. 19.

Trip Coordinator Martha Arnold has all the reservations in for the Christmas party at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, being catered by Monirae’s. If you like, you can bring a $5 gift to exchange. Mark your gift for a man or a woman or either. Table service will be provided along with coffee, tea, hot chocolate and lemonade.

The senior club is alwasy looking ofr new members age 50 and over to join in our fun activities. Dues are $5 per year an can be paid to newly installed Treasurer Peggy Sayles at any meeting or dinner. For more information about the club, call Czajkowski at 622-1239.


Granby Senior News

On Nov. 7, we had a good crowd of 45 members who got out for our luncheon. Everybody brought lots of good food that was enjoyed by all.

Sandy Palmitesso won the 50/50. Chaplain Ruth Sheldon said our prayer and we all pledged allegiance to our beautiful flag.

Secretary Emma Martin read the secretary’s report and Treasurer Estelle Holmes read the treasurer’s report. Vice President Fran Wadas stated we will have a singer and keyboard player for our next meeting.

The kitchen committee for the Nov. 21 meeting will be Fran Wadas, Jeanne Smith, Pat Russell, Joanne Gardner, Karen Potter and Ruth Sheldon.

We will have our Christmas lunch Dec. 5 and Bingo Dec. 19


Volney Senior News

Our first meeting wa a great day with no rain. We sure have had a lot of it lately. It sure makes it hard for farmers to get the crops in.

As usual, our president started off with some great jokes. He always has some funny ones.

The Thanksgiving dinner was at noon Nov. 20 at Bristol Hill Church. Dec. 14 will be the Christmas dinner at Seneca Hill.

I sure enjoy their Christmas tree. It is so beautiful. They are always decorated so much it takes a while to look at all the pretty things.

We had quite a few birthdays for October. Wilford Decon, Marion Arcadi, Connie Rudd, Sam Rudd and Rosemary Bartlett.

We also had tow new members. Barbara Knight and Tre Knight joined in October and Barbara Wallace joined this month. Welcome aboard folks. You will enjoy all the fun things we get to do.

March 17 will be a trip to the Turning Stone and the theme is Ireland.

November birthdays are Rita Murphey and Betty Hockstetler. The 50/50 for October was won by Leona Smith and the 50/50 for November was won by Mary Sugar.

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