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Claverack Seniors Club

Meetings

The next meeting of the Claverack Seniors will be held on November 9 at 1pm.  Please note the new location is the Reformed Dutch Church, Christian Education Building, on Route 9H in Claverack.

The refreshment committee is Doris and Chet Marcy, Sylvia Schaummann, and Joyce Pratt.  There will be an election of officers for 2019.

All members are asked to bring non-perishable items for the Philmont-Mellenville Food Pantry as an annual donation.

In lieu of a December meeting the Christmas party will be held on December 14 at the AB Shaw Firehouse on Route 23 in Claverack.  The committee is Betty Waldren, Chairman; Betty Clark, and Jim Skoda. Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres will be available at noon and the catered meal including three entrees will served family style at 1pm. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for guests, inclusive.  Paid reservations are due by December 3. Those unable to sign up at the November meeting can call Betty Waldren at 518-672-4770.

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 Reformed Dutch Church, Christian Education Building, on Route 9H, Claverack, 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.