MAYVILLE - There were 31 one members of the Mayville Senior Citizens who enjoyed lunch at the Mayville VFW on Thursday, Feb. 21.
Tables were set by Louise Richer,Dolly Gilbert and Bonnie Johnson. Chaplain Dianne Goodrich asked a blessing for the meal and the group before the meal and gave several cute readings and devotions after the meal. A moment of silence was had in memory of Millie Wassink and Barb Biekert who recently died.
President Joyce Ayers led the group in the flag salute and conducted the short business meeting. Secretary Izetta Ayling read the minutes and correspondences and Treasurer Edna Brown gave her report. Dorothy Akam was introduced as a new member.
Trip Co-chair Jean Kelsey stated there could be no more reservations accepted for the trip on March 12 to the Niagara Casino, but there are seats available for all the other trips. On Friday, May 31, seniors will be going to Cambridge Springs to The Patsy Cline Show and dinner. On Wednesday, July 17, seniors will travel to The Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. In September, seniors will go to Mackinaw Island and surrounding areas. On Monday, Oct. 7, a trip to the Ohio Amish country is planned. Call Sandy Anderson at 753-7814 or Kelsey at 753-2663 for more information and to reserve a seat on the bus.
Ayers introduced Program Chair Bill Tornstrom who in turn introduced Mickie Muirhead, owner of HireTheHelp.com. She puts people who need big or little, usual or unusual jobs done in touch with those who can do those jobs. All of her workers are thoroughly screened. There is no job too big, too small or too dirty. She will find someone to do it as long as it is an honest request.
Marsha Lindbergh won the door prize. There was no lottery winner.
The next meeting of the Mayville Senior Citizens will be on Thursday, March 7 at noon in the Mayville VFW. The entertainment will be a hootenanny by John, Doc Hammel and Bill Drellow. This type of entertainment is a casual swapping of songs that was popular in the 1950's and 1960's. All area residents 55 or older are welcome. Bring a dish to pass and personal table service.
At the meeting on Thursday, Feb. 7, there were 42 members of the Mayville Senior Citizens at the soup and sandwich luncheon.
Soups made by several members were served by Louise Richer, Dolly Gilbert and Nancy Peters after Chaplain Dianne Goodrich asked a blessing for the group and the meal. Mary Carlson called the table numbers.
President Joyce Ayers greeted the group, led them in the Pledge of Allegiance and conducted the short business meeting. Goodrich read "The Optimist" and " Old Folks at the Fair" and led the group in prayer. Izetta Ayling read the minutes and Edna Brown gave the treasurers report. There was no Senior Council report.
Goodwill chair Carlson reported she had sent several well wishes to members. Those members celebrating birthdays in February are: Edna Brown; James Subjack; Sandra Wagner; and Connie Milliman. Mike and Lori Stewark will celebrate their wedding anniversary.
There was no lottery winner. Door prizes were won by Dorothy Whipple, Ross Field and Jeanne Sampson.
Program Chair Bill Tornstrom introduced Dean Houser and his daughter, Allie, who have made several missionary trips to Uganda. They have gone as a family, but soon Allie will travel there to work as a teacher for two years. They told of all the work being done to help the children and families.