Breast cancer walkis set for Oct.15
The Broadalbin-PerthTeachers Association is gear-ing up for its sixth annualwalkathon, Making StridesAgainst Breast Cancer onOct. 15, starting at the HighSchool track at 3:30 p.m. Theregistration will begin at 3:00at the Broadalbin-Perth HighSchool Track.The Broadalbin-PerthTeachers Association wouldlike to raise awareness andraise support both financiallyand in person for the cause.Contributions will support re-search, screening and treat-ment programs in the fightagainst breast cancer. TheBPTAtreasurer will forwardall financial contributions tothe Breast Cancer Association.Teachers, staff, studentsand community members willwalk to show their support forresearch, screening and treat-ment programs in the fightagainst breast cancer.The Village MarketBeverage Center, located at49 North Main Street inBroadalbin will provide waterfor the walkers.Last year’s effort raisedalmost $3,000 and the walk-ing team made a strong im-pression in the community.This year’s goal is to increasethe number of people in-volved as walkers, supportteams or financial sponsors aswell as to exceed the amountraised last year.For further information,contact Kerri Barker orMarlana Scott @ 954-2750.
Broadalbin seniorsgather for meeting
The regular monthlymeeting and OFAluncheonwas held recently with 37 per-sons present including oneguest, Valerie Aphotz, speakerfrom OFA. Some memberswere on a trip to Montreal.The meeting was presidedover by Joe McDonald, due tothe president being on thetrip. The Lord’s Prayer wasled by Marge Gundersen andthe pledge to the Americanflag was recited. Aphotz fromOFAgave an interesting takeon various different fruit withsamples that were passedaround. The 50/50 winnerwas Louie Mazur.Program director, DonnaChambers noted that the pro-gram for Oct. 1 is not avail-able at this time, but remind-ed members about gettingtheir costume ready for theirannual Halloween party to beheld Oct. 29. Bingo followedwith Chambers as the caller.The next meeting will be Oct.1 and anyone interested in theOFAmeal should make reser-vations with OFAbefore 9a.m. the day of the meeting.All seniors are welcome.
VFW meetingis scheduled
The regular meeting of VFWPost 8690 will be heldTuesday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. Thismeeting will be the lastchance for advanced ticketsfor the roast beef dinner.
Defensive drivingcourse planned
The Insurance Women of Fulton County will be offer-ing a Defensive Driving classSaturday, Oct. 11 from 8:30a.m. to 3 p.m.The class willbe held at the FirstPresbyterian Church, 54 WMain St. The cost of thecourse is $30.Pre-registra-tion is required, as space islimited.Registrants shouldbring a copy of their driver’slicenses to class.For moreinformation or to register, callthe instructor, ToniHallenbeck, at the Robert JHoy Agency, Inc. at 883-3421.
Curator to speak onpredator mammals
The Edinburg HistoricalSociety holds its next meetingTuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. atthe Edinburg CommunityCenter, 47 Military Road,Edinburg, NY.After a brief meeting,Roland Kays, Curator of Mammals at the New York State Museum, will present atimely program entitled“Coyote and Fisher: NewYork State’s Most SuccessfulPredators”.Kays will share his re-search that addresses a broadrange of behavioral, ecologi-cal, and evolutionary questionswith mammals, primarily car-nivores. In New York he isstudying the effects of human
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On Saturday at the Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin heldtheir annual pot roast dinner. “The dinner has taken place for25 years” commented the Rev. Linda Martin. “We usuallyserve about 300 dinners. In the spring we have a chicken andbiscuits supper.” Platters of roast beef, and bowls of mashedpotatoes, went by to feed the gathering. Gravy, applesauceand dinner rolls were also available, and of course dessert.Several different kinds of pie were there to choose from, andwere included with the meal. Beverages also included freshapple cider. Take-out meals were available, and going outtimely. ABOVE: The dessert table was an active spot.
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