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The Times
  • Mayor speaks to Little Falls AARP

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  • LITTLE FALLS — Twenty-five members and three guests were in attendance at the Little Falls AARP No. 4367 membership meeting on Nov. 11 at the Universalist Church.
    Guest speaker was Little Falls Mayor Robert Peters, who brought members up-to-date on current projects and developments within the city. Topics included the Price Chopper supermarket, the new Feldmeier building in the industrial park, flood recovery efforts, particularly in the Kinney Drugs parking lot, repairs and upgrades needed at Veterans Memorial Park and the Rockton Plaza elevator.
    Also present at the meeting was Anne Schug Williams, who works as an independent geriatric social worker with over 25 years of experience. She said she is available to provide counseling and work with people to help them make their own health care decisions. Williams said her best advice for seniors is to write down their health care plans and to make their plan known to those concerned.
    Chaplain Ann Kazmerski’s Veterans Day reading was “The Young Dead Soldiers.” A moment of silence was observed in honor of all veterans.
    Four birthday cards were sent to residents at Alpine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center by community service chair Florence Rohacek. Four “get well” cards were also sent to members.
    The 50-50 winner was Nancy Wilcox. Heather Dawes, Deanna Shaver and Emily Sokol provided refreshments for the meeting.
    The chapter Christmas party will take place on Monday, Dec. 16, at the DeCarlo-Staffo Post. The meal will be served at 1:30 p.m. and will include ham, pork, scalloped potatoes, vegetable, tossed salad, dessert, coffee or tea. The cost is $15 per person. Monday, Dec. 9, is the last day to purchase tickets. Anyone who has not yet done so may purchase a ticket on Dec. 9 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Universalist Church. Payment must be check payable to Little Falls AARP No. 4367.
    There will not be a membership meeting on Dec. 9.
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