Broadalbin club plans road trip

BROADALBIN – The Broadalbin Senior Citizens group met May 7 with 50 people in attendance, including the guest speaker.

The prayer was given by Mary Peck, chaplain, who also led in reciting “The Lord’s Prayer.” The Pledge of Allegiance was also recited.

The meeting was presided over by President Toni Hallenbeck.

The roll call was done by Vice President June Zea.

The reports of Nancy Weiss, secretary, and Phil Guadagno, treasurer, were accepted.

Eleanor Merritt read the birthdays for the month. “Happy Birthday” was also sung.

The installation banquet chairwoman, Maggie Boltash, collected the money.

People attending the group’s annual picnic July 16 can contact Dennis Jacobs, chairman, for reservations.

Donna Chambers, program chairwoman, read an article in honor of Mother’s Day.

Hallenbeck, trip chairwoman, noted the trip to Rhode Island from May 28-30, is all set to go. The Boston Quincy Market and Duck Tour trip is June 10.

Those who brought refreshments were Weiss, Marge Sanders, Boltash and Chambers. The cleanup committee consisted of Janet Austin and Carol Cramer.

The program was Sam Hillabrandt, who is active in preserving the Sanford Stud Farm on Route 30. He showed slides of the history of the farm starting in the very beginning up to the current status. It will become a historical museum for tourists. A donation was given from the group.

The next meeting Wednesday will be the installation banquet. There will be no gathering at the church.