Quattrone Speaks To Sinclairville Senior Citizens

SINCLAIRVILLE — Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone was the guest speaker at the recent Sinclairville Senior Citizens luncheon held in the Sinclairville Fire Hall dining room.

Quattrone joined the others for a lunch and then talked about his office and duties. Quattrone said he is encouraging his deputies to visit with the people in the county and listen about what is going on in the county. He said that it is important to treat his staff with respect and that they in turn will pass on the same respect. He also spoke of some of the new technology that is being brought into the department such as the use of drones during an emergency situation. The sheriff spoke about the change in helicopters used for emergency situations with the hospital UPMC. The sheriff talked about some new laws which will take effect at the beginning of the new year.

June Whipple, president, opened the meeting with a welcome to all, and Pastor Phil Shay gave the blessing prior to the meal. A variety of food was available.

Member John Sipos gave a brief history of the upcoming Flag Day and the history of the Pledge of Allegiance before the group said the pledge together. LouAnn Smith, secretary, read the minutes of the previous meeting, and Charles Sylvester, treasurer, gave the financial report. From the Office for the Aging, Frankie Rothwell was present to encourage people to attend the annual summer senior luncheon at Midway State Park on Friday, July 19, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Table decorations for this luncheon were provided by Whipple. Betty Wielgasz, sunshine chairman, read the names of those having a birthday

Drawings were held, and recipients included Diane Shaw, Susan Sipos, Mrs. Wielgasz, Sylvester, Ray Wood, Diman and LouAnn Smith, Bonnie Larkin, Whipple, Carol Hetrick, Bob and Diane Minekime, Diane Beard, Russel Delahoy, Lori Polizzi, Sharon Crick, Linda Parmenter, and Rothwell.

The next gathering of the group will be the annual summer picnic at the Diman and LouAnn Smith pavilion on Tuesday, July 9, at noon.

The meat will be provided, and all those attending are asked to bring a dish of food to pass to add to the meal.

New members are welcome.