Forty-four members of the Mayville Senior Citizens Club met in the Mayville VFW on May 3 for lunch. Tables were set by Louise Richir, Dolly Gilbert, Bonnie Johnson and Lois Maloy. The seniors enjoyed a wide variety of casseroles and desserts after being welcomed by Joyce Ayers, president, and Dianne Goodrich, chaplain, who asked a blessing for the food. Sandy Anderson called the table numbers.
After the meal, Ms. Ayers called the meeting to order. Ms. Goodrich read, "Grandfathers Don't Know Everything," "To Be 8 Again" and "Grandmother's Flower Garden" and led the group in prayer. Izetta Ayling, secretary, read the minutes and correspondences and Edna Brown, treasurer, gave her report. Jeff Wagner, Senior Council representative, reported that the Senior Council is working on a project to have all bells ring on July 4. He will have more information soon. There will be a Senior Council trivia contest on Thursday at the Stow Senior Center. Dianne Goodrich asked for team members.
Wanda Gustafson reminded the group about the safe driving course, to be held today and Thursday. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 753-7420.
Ms. Gustafson also announced the May birthday celebrants as Barbara McManus, Izetta Ayling and Rosemarie Maulding, life members. Other members celebrating birthdays are Larry Ackerman, Millie Wassink, Lois Sandeen, Mary Johnson, Sally Liberto, Clara Dunbar, Elma Spacht, Carol Jackson, Jackie Paddock, Nancy Tornstrom and Bob Smith. Members celebrating wedding anniversaries are Wayne and Clara Dunbar, Paul and Juanita Holthouse, Jeff and Sandi Wagner, and Gerald and Beverly White.
Sandy Anderson and Jean Kelsey announced that a few more people were needed to fill the buses for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on June 12 and the trip to Pigeon Forge and Dollywood in August. Call Sandy at 753-7814 or Jean at 753-2663 for more information or to make a reservation.
Dolly Gilbert announced that the Mission Alliance Church would be having a chicken barbecue on Sunday, May 20, to raise funds for the youth to attend summer church camp.
Bill Tornstrom, program chair, introduced Stan Barton and Steve Jacobs. The duo played the piano and violin, and Stan sang many songs familiar to the group, starting with "Moon Glow" and ending with "Lady be Good."
The next meeting of the Mayville Seniors will be on Thursday, May 17, at noon in the Mayville VFW. Verna Feathers will show slides and discuss her adventures in Australia. All area seniors 55 or older are welcome. All attending should bring a dish to pass and their own table service.