November 4: "All Out Adventures," a talk by Executive Director Karen Foster and Program Director Sue Tracy

posted Nov 5, 2014, 8:39 AM by Amherst Club

President Roger Webb opened the meeting.

Guests: Elsie Fetterman's guest was Dr. Deborah Reed, an audiologist who is applying to become a member.

Announcements:

            Roger announced that our Trivia Bee team won the award for best costume, with cat costumes designed by Ruth Miller.

            "Renaissance Food" will be the talk at the Renaissance Center on Wed, Nov 5, at 4 p.m. Refreshments to follow.

            Mount Holyoke College Art Museum Fri, Nov 21 at 2 p.m. will be the November Club Activity. Contact Larry Siddall.

            "White Like Me," Tim Wise's acclaimed film, Thurs, Nov 6, at 7 p.m. at Jones Library.

            Jones Library Book Fair, Sat, Nov 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jones Library. Gently used books plus local authors including Dan Lombardo, former Curator of Special Collections.

Speaker: "All Out Adventures," a talk with illustrations by Executive Director Karen Foster and Program Director Sue Tracy. This non-profit organization provides various year round outing programs to develop health and community for seniors and people with disabilities, including veterans. The activities include kayaking, biking, skating, camping, snowshoeing, and the like at local locations and state parks. The special bikes and other equipment used are also sold by All Out Adventures. Many volunteers help out, including Greenfield Community College students. Several club members have been involved, including Philippe Galaski , a founder and President, Paul Bacon, a former Board Member, and Roger Webb and Vivienne in the Kayak-a-Thon.

Raffle: Returns today went to the Endowment Fund since it was the first meeting of the month.  Joan Hanson won the wine. Philippe Galaski won the $10.

                                                            Rachel Mustin, Scribe for the Day.

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