Sixty-two members were present for the April 19 meeting of the Mayville Senior Citizens. President Joyce Ayers opened the meeting and Diane Goodrich gave the invocation.
A swiss steak luncheon was prepared and served by the Methodist Church of Mayville Outreach Committee, coordinated by Donald Zenns.
Wanda Gustafson read the minutes of the April 3 meeting and Edna Brown gave the Treasurer's report. Both were accepted as read.
Correspondence included a note from previous entertainers Michael and Terry Lettiere and an acknowledgement of donation in memory of Marguerite Brightman.
Jeff Wagner reported that the Annual festivities at Midway Park will be July 18. The Goodwill report was read and stated that 52 Easter cards were sent to life members.
New members welcomed were: Ruth Neal, Linda Briggs, Barb Davis, Ray Biebert and Robin Hunter.
Itinerary for the May 13 Buffalo Zoo and Erie County Botanical Gardens trip was handed out by Janet Loomis and Jeff Wagner. They are also considering a trip in conjunction with another group to the Casino.
The AARP Driving class on May 6 and 7 has room for a few more participants. The class will be 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day and attendees must be present at both classes. The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for all others. Checks are the only form of payment accepted and must be made payable to AARP. You will need to bring your drivers license and a pen. Contact Wanda Gustafson if you are interested.
Bill Tornstrom told us that after the May 1 meeting we will be playing "money bingo".
The highlight of the meeting was speaker Kent Knappenberger, winner of the Music Education Grammy Award. He outlined how he became a music educator after originally being interested in becoming a farmer. His presentation included the process of being nominated for the Grammy. The Grammy was on display for members to see and Kent's wife, Nanette and 2 of their 9 children ended the presentation with several musical accomplishments.
The next meeting will be May 1.