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Claverack Seniors Club

Claverack Seniors

Meetings

There will be a change in time and venue for the June meeting of the Claverack Seniors. Members will meet at Pine Haven on June 9 at 11 AM. A short meeting will be followed by a luncheon.

On June 14 members who wish to work with Pine Haven residents on the Dog Days of Summer Project should meet in the activity room at Pine Haven at 1:30 PM.

In lieu of a July meeting the annual picnic will be held on July 14 at 4 PM at the Town Park in Mellenville.

All are welcome to attend the following trips:

  • Wednesday, June 28 – Essex, CT, train and boat ride, choose roast beef or chicken parm lunch included, $50.
  • Tuesday, August 15 – Fort Ticonderoga, lunch on your own, $23.
  • Thursday, October 19 – Foxwoods Casino, bonuses, and Indian Museum (small fee) $2.
  • Tuesday, November 14 – Aqua Turf, Plantsville, CT, dinner and “Cher & Elvis: Two Legends”,$43.
  • Wednesday, December 6 – Williams Inn, Williamstown, MA, dinner and entertainment, $52.

Non-members pay an additional $10 for trips.

Pick-ups will be made at the former Town Highway Garage on Route 217 and at the ABShaw Firehouse on Route 23.

For questions on trips or to sign up, call Ed Jacklin, Trip Director, at 518-672-7659.

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.

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 2017 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

2016 Seniors Officers
At the January meeting the above officers were installed by Deputy Supervisor Stephen Hook, standing on left: Pearl Mossman, Vice President six months; Marie D’Amico, Chaplain; Linda McNeill, Treasurer; Linda Guntert, Secretary; and Terry Guntert, President. Bill Lowe, Vice President six months, was absent.