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Claverack Seniors Club

Meetings

The next meeting of the Claverack Seniors will be held on May 11 at 1pm at the Town Justice Building.  A speaker will give information on the program to honor WWII and Korean War Veterans at the Hudson Library on June 15. A Healthy Neighborhoods Program will be presented from the Colombia County Health Department.

The refreshment committee is Audrey Wyman, Alice Hallenbeck and Eleanor Clark.

There will be a change in time and venue for the June meeting.  Members will meet at 11am on June 8 at Pine Haven for a meeting followed by a luncheon.  Those who are unable to sign up at the May meeting can call Sylvia Schaummann at 518-672-5701 by June 1.

All are welcome to attend the following trips:

-May 16 – Culinary Institute, Hyde Park, NY, American Bounty Restaurant, $44.  Check on availability.

-June 12-Mohican Sun Casino, includes play incentive and buffet, $2.

-July 17-Circle Line Tours, cruise around Manhattan, stop at Horizon Diner in NJ on return trip, $38.

-August 14-Boston, 2 1/2 hr. narrated trolley tour narrated trolley tour, lunch and dinner on own, $27.

September 18 – Silver Birches, Lake Wallenpaupack, PA, Train Ride/Dinner and Show, $49.

October 16 – Lac Du Saint Sacrament, 2hr luncheon cruise on Lake George, $40.

November 13 – Rivers Casino, Schenectady, NY $2.

December – Melodies of Christmas, TBD.

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.