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Claverack Seniors Club

Meetings

The next meeting of the Claverack  Seniors will be held on February  9 at 1 PM at the Town Justice Building.  The refreshment committee is Betty Waldren, Dolores Host and Betty Clark.

The following committee Chairmen have been appointed for the 2018 year:  Sunshine-Billie Atkins, Programs-Sylvia Schaummann, Membership-Alberta Cox, Dark Horse-Margaret Reese, Publicity-Joyce Pratt, and Trips-Debbie Grau.

The February meeting program will presented by Kevin McDonald from the Office for the Aging on Available Programs for the Year.

Any dues not previously paid are due.  All checks for the club should be payable to Town of Claverack Seniors.  All mail should be addressed to Town of Claverack Seniors, PO Box 614, Philmont, NY, 12565.

All are welcome to attend the following trips:

March 14-Ioka Village, Hancock, MA, Brunch, Maple Syrup Presentation, followed by a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, $35.

April 26-Log Cabin, Holyoke, MA, dinner and country music entertainment, followed by a stop at the Yankee Candle flagship store in Deerfield, MA, $48.

May 16-Culinary Institute, Hyde Park, NY, full meal at the American Bounty Restaurant and tour, price TBA.

Non-members pay an additional $10 for trips.

Pickups will be made at the former Town Highway Garage on Route 217 and at the ABShaw Firehouse on Route 23.  Payment for trips is due a month before the trip date.

For information or a list of trips or to sign up call Debbie Grau, Trip Director, at 518-610-1766.

Membership

New members are welcome. In order to join, a person must be 55 years or older and be a resident of Town of Claverack. Meetings are at the Town Justice Building, Route 217, Mellenville, on the second Friday of the month at 1 PM.

Dues are payable in January.

In inclement weather, meetings are canceled when Taconic Hills school is closed, delayed, or early dismissal. Should this occur the meeting will be held the following Friday.

Dues

Dues for 2018 made payable to Town of Claverack Seniors are payable to Alberta Cox, membership chairman in the amount of $5.00 for the year.

The address for general correspondence is:
Claverack Seniors
PO Box 614
Philmont, NY 12565

Services for Seniors

Medical Transportation

Columbia County Healthcare Consortium

This program is designed to provide non-emergency medical transportation to Columbia County residents who lack any other means of getting to a medical appointment. For more information:

Phone:  (518) 822-8020  |  website

Additional transportation options

For additional transportation options, please view the Columbia County Healthcare Consortium’s website.

Columbia County Office for the Aging

The Office for the Aging serves as the focal point in Columbia County for matters related to aging. Through advocacy, services and planning and coordination, the Office for the Aging addresses the priority needs of older residents in Columbia County. The website below highlights services that encompass a range of community based and home care services. The website also includes links to a number of organizations and agencies that provide resources and services to seniors.

Phone:  (518) 828-4258  |  website

Past News


At the January meeting of the Claverack Seniors the above pictured officers were installed for the 2018 year by Deputy Supervisor Stephen Hook (left): Marie D’Amico, Chaplain, Linda McNeill, Treasurer, Pearl Mossman, Vice President, Linda Guntert, Secretary and Terry Guntert, President.