Harmony Senior Citizens Meet

PANAMA – Harmony Senior Citizens met recently at the Panama Methodist Church for a tureen luncheon with 45 members present.

President Roberta Karlson welcomed everyone. Chaplain Marty LaFredo read “God Loveth Me”, offered the dinner prayer and led the salute to the flag. Hosts included Dottie Enlow, Dorothy Erickson, Karen Hurlburt, Janice Hinterberger.and Mary Keeney.

Vice-President Laurie Russell recognized Dorothy Whipple, Keith Miller and Dorothy Erickson as members celebrating birthdays during the month of April.

The Office for the Aging sent eclipse glasses to be distributed to members and encouraged people to wear sunscreen and to keep their pets inside during the time of the eclipse.

Pam Brown, Panama historian, gave a presentation and slide show on the early history of the village of Panama.

Karlson announced the Chautauqua County Aging Services is sponsoring a spring social celebrating Older Americans Month. There will be two sessions, one in Jamestown at the Double Tree Hotel on May 1 and one at the Clarion in Dunkirk on May 8. Reservations are required by calling 716-661-8293.

Secretary Wendie Raynor read the minutes for the month of March. As there were no additions or corrections, the minutes stand approved as read. Wendie read a thank you letter from the Chautauqua County Humane Society for the recent donation of $50. Treasurer Mary Lou Garfield gave the treasurer’s report. Cheer Person Cindy McIntyre stated she sent cards to the following members, Tom Smith, Wendie Raynor, Steve Raynor, Ruth Brown, Judy Prechtl and Willa May Rupczyk.

Ellen Coffaro gave a report on the United Senior Council. The annual trivia is scheduled for May 9 at the North Harmony Senior Citizen Center. A bag lunch is suggested to be around noon with the trivia to begin at 1 p.m.

Dottie Enlow reported on the trip scheduled for May 17 for the group. Dinner at the Sakura Buffet in the Chautauqua Mall at 4:30 p.m. and then attending the Little Theater presentation of “The Spelling Bee”. Reservations were required.

Due to the fact the July meeting of the Harmony Senior Citizens falls on the Fourth of July, a motion was made and seconded and approved to cancel the meeting in July.


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