Organization News: Trevorton Senior Adult Ministry
The Trevorton Patsies Senior Adult Ministry group met Nov. 19 at St. Patrick's Church hall for its regular monthly meeting.
There were 25 members in attendance and the meeting started with members reciting the SAM prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.
November birthday celebrants were Jim Blessing, Betty Jane Bohner, John Demas, Wilma Ditty, Diane Eisenhart, Helen Kalejta, Colleen Koppen and Adele Marinari. "Happy Birthday" was sung to all in attendance.
The treasurer report was presented by Mary Ellen Hoffman and was approved as read.
The secretary report was read by Edwina Savidge and was approved as read.
Joyce Koppen, a member of the travel committee, reported on the Christmas show trip planned for Saturday at Christian Life Assembly Church in Camp Hill. Koppen said there are 42 people signed up and the bus will depart from the Catawese bus barn at 8:45 a.m., Trevorton Senior Action Center at 9 a.m., Our Lady of Hope at 9:15 a.m., Kulpmont at 9:30 a.m. and Mount Carmel at 9:45 a.m. For more information, contact Koppen at 797-3695 or Judie at 648-0105.
Demas, Ditty, Colleen Koppen and Dorothy Swank made donations for the meeting.
Bohner, Kalejta, Linda Wert and Savidge brought cakes.
A get-well card was sent to Shirley Treon and the group welcomed a new member, Joan Rebuck.
The Christmas banquet will be held at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 17. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and light appetizers will be provided. The meal will be made by Hannah's Restaurant in Trevorton. The price is $13 and all those interested are asked to contact RoseMarie at 648-3035 to sign up. Entertainment will be provided by Billy and Rosie and reservations should be made by Dec. 1.
Due to winter weather there will be no meetings during January and February. Meetings will resume in March. Birthday celebrants during January and February are asked to make a donation to the goodies fund and the rental fund.
Due to responses from a November trip to the American Music Theatre Christmas Show, a second trip will be booked for Nov. 7, 2013. Contact Joyce or Judie for this trip.
The Patsies thanked everyone who filled the bus trips this past year and look forward to having some new trips for next year.
The 50/25/25 winners were: Lavon Swank and Joyce Thomas. The meeting was adjourned and Bingo and cards followed.