Leo and Joe held the 50/50 drawing. Bingo was called by Joe and Theresa Ark.
New members are always welcome.
Pioneer Social Club
FORESTVILLE - The Pioneer Social Club meeting was called to order by President Carol Pierce, with the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer. Twenty-six members answered roll call and there were two guests, Doris Paterniti of Jamestown and Peg Brown who later joined the club.
The treasurer's report and secretary's report were given by Marlene Bradigan. A motion was made by Arlene Miller, seconded by Norma Youngberg to accept both reports, carried.
"Happy birthday" was sang to Marlene Bradigan whose birthday was in August. It was announced that Rev. Harry Lycett celebrated his September birthday at a family birthday party. Peg Heiden sent a sympathy card to Sue Franklin.
A discussion was held about the monies from the dollar table. A motion was made by Marlene Bradigan and seconded by Nancy Wilson to give 50 percent to the Forestville Food Pantry and half to buy gift certificates so needy childrens' families can buy them Christmas gifts. It was carried.
Coupons for the military was discussed and it has became very costly to mail them. A few suggestions were made such as using flat rate priority mail or contacting veterans to have a specific individual to mail them to. There will be further discussion on the matter at the next meeting.
Members were asked to bring prizes to be used for Bingo. Members were asked for suggestions to make money and to be thinking about the Christmas luncheon.
The lunch drawings were won by Arlene Miller and Barb Tower. The 50/50 was won by Dorothy Schneider and the Riles and Woolley Award was won by John Reardon.
Members on the food committee for October are Vicky Stelmack, Gertie Syper, Barb Tower, and Delores Valvo. The next meeting will be Oct. 1.
Silver Creek Seniors
SILVER CREEK - Silver Creek Seniors met Tuesday on Route 5 with 26 members for a hot dog picnic. President Ed Newman opened the get-together by leading everyone in reciting the pledge to the flag and singing "God Bless America." Chaplain Irene Conny presented a prayer.
Officers for 2012-2013 were announced by Shirley Sikorski: President Ed Newman, Vice President Joan Suski, Treasurer Lorrie Newman, Recording Secretary Clara Griffin, Corresponding Secretary Dorothy Miniri, Financial Secretary Mary Ann Seibert, and Chaplain Conny. Installation of officers will be held Oct. 9.
Several members won prizes, Ernie Hilliker and Lucille Wells, Ed Newman, Conny and Mary Congdon.
On Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., flu shots will be given at the Silver Creek Senior Center. No reservations are needed, and coffee and cookies will be available.
The club will have a regular meeting every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center on Route 5. All are welcome to attend any Tuesday.
The Suskis are in charge of food for the Oct. 2 meeting at 1 p.m.
Westfield Senior Citizens
WESTFIELD - The Westfield Senior Citizens recently celebrated its 54th anniversary at the YWCA. Thirty-nine members attended. A baked chicken dinner was catered by Calarco's Restaurant and an anniversary cake baked by Darla Augur was enjoyed by all.
The meeting was called to order by President Shirley Kolpien. As devotions, Chaplain Joyce Wainwright read a piece titled "God's Golden Treasures," written by Linda C. Grazulis.
Carol Reynolds told of an upcoming trip sponsored by the Westfield Recreation Commission. There will be an "Autumn Leaves" trip on Oct. 9 to the Hidden Valley Animal Farm, Vidler's and the Made in America store. For more information, call the village recreation office.
The 50/50 drawing was won by Gloria Wakeley and the door prize by Nick Alonge.
Birthdays were celebrated in July by Joyce Wainwright, Ann Cochran, Mary Lou Catania, and Amy Gregory. The Elders and the Vestrands had anniversaries. In August Sylvia Colbey, Betty Reid, Geri Harper, and Carlton Stetson had birthdays. Anniversaries were celebrated by the Cohrans and the Wakeleys. September birthday celebrants are Jack Dean, Nora Alonge, Margaret Gindling, Judy Cash and Al Vestrand.
Starting with the October meeting, the next six meetings are at noon.
The Oct. 11 meeting will be a pot-luck. The kitchen committee is Gladys Hess, Mary Cogliano, Shirley Kolpien and Mamie Criscione. Desserts will be provided by the kitchen committee only. Others should bring a dish to share and their own table service. John Wolfe is scheduled to be the speaker. A nominating committee will be appointed at that meeting.
Closing prayers were given by Joyce Wainwright.