AAUW to Meet at Mayfield Yacht Club
JOHNSTOWN — The June meeting of the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown American Association of University Women will be held June 13 at 5:30 p.m. and will be an informal covered dish supper at the Mayfield Yacht Club, 214 Lakeside Drive. Those attending are asked to bring a prospective member and a dish to share.
New officers will be installed and outgoing officers honored. Members should bring their program survey and ideas for programming for 2017-18. In addition, the last raffle for a free AAUW membership renewal, will take place. Tickets will be $2 each, three for $5 or an arms length for $10.
AAUW is an organization of college graduates working to provide opportunities for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
A special “Shape the Future Membership” discount rate of $50.50 for a year’s dues will be offered to new members who join on June 14. For more information, vist AGJ-NY.AAUW.NET.
Those attending the June 13 meeting can park behind the big red barn in the guest spaces. Reservations are required by June 11 by calling 705-2835.
Task force to host Jim Conkling June 8
NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living will host its President, Jim Conkling, who will give an update on the Task Force at the Red Rooster Cafe, June 8.
The program follows the weekly congregate meal which is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is sponsored by the Fulton County Office for Aging. The menu will consist of pork chops, stuffing, corn, dinner roll and pie.
You may bring your own bag lunch and join in. Programs are held Thursdays at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken) on the corner of Bridge and Main Streets in Northville. Chair yoga is taught by Ony Antonucci and is held every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Senior aerobics is held Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $5 per class or six sessions for $25 and you may join at any time by calling 863-2168. Blood pressure clinics will be held the fourth Thursday of each month by Home Health Care Partners and also on the fourth Thursday of each month card and board games will follow the scheduled presentation.
Those who wish to enjoy the OFA meal are asked to call Fulton County OFA at 736-5650 for lunch reservations. STFSL requests that if you are unable to attend the luncheon to call and cancel your meal. If the OFA meal site is closed, there will be no program, at the Red Rooster Cafe.
Additional information about STFSL can be found online at STFSL.org.
Task force to host Lewis Decker
NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living will host Lewis Decker, who will talk about the local team of NYS Search and Rescue Training and Responding, at the Red Rooster Cafe, June 15.
Becky White, Fulton County OFA, will also be on hand from 11:30 a.m. to help seniors with any questions or issues.
The program follows the weekly congregate meal which is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The menu will consist of macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes and zucchini, green beans, wheat bread and a brownie.
Adirondack Velo Club hosts weekly ride
GLOVERSVILLE — The Adirondack Velo Club, a local bicycling club, is sponsoring a weekly ride for seniors. The rides will leave from Trail Station Park on W. Fulton St. in Gloversville at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. The pace will be easy to moderate, and will mostly be on the FJ&G Rail Trail.
The ride leader is former bike shop owner Bob Galinsky. Participants are required to wear helmets. Rides will not be held in inclement weather.
For more information, email Bob, at [email protected]
collects cell phones
JOHNSTOWN — Assemblyman Marc Butler, R-Newport, is collecting cell phones at his Johnstown District Office for the Fulton County Family Counseling Center’s Domestic Violence Program.
Phones not in working order are recycled to raise funds for victim services.
Cell phones, as well as hearing aid and eyeglass donations for the Lions Club collection, can be dropped off at Butler’s office in City Hall at 33-41 East Main St. in Johnstown during business hours Tuesday through Thursday. For more information, call 762-1427.