DIXFIELD – The Neighborly Senior Citizens met on Oct. 20 in observance of their 35th anniversary. There were 96 present. The meeting was called to order by President Connie Tutlis with the reading of “Day By Day” by James Huesgen followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of “God Bless America.”

Carol Gallant gave the secretary’s report and Larry Kerr, treasurer’s report. Observing October anniversaries were Marge and Bob Harlow, 51 years; Sandra and Tony Martin, 41 years. New members George and Aleta Allen were welcomed. Observing October birthdays were Bob Harlow, Lucille Bohren, Frank MacDonald and Geraldine Arnold.

Door prize winners were Rosabelle Tifft and Frank MacDonald. A dinner of baked ham, raisin sauce, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and homemade pies along with a cheese, cracker and pepperoni platter was prepared and served by Post 100 at a cost of $3 a person. Entertainment was furnished by Just the Two of Us, Norman and Betty DeCoteau.

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

An invitation has been extended to members to attend the annual Thanksgiving dinner put on by the Dirigo High School National Honor Society on Sunday, Nov. 21.

Trips are as follows: Dec. 6, Christmas in the 50’s at the Indian Head Resort in Lincoln, N.H., cost, $42 a person; February, Disney On Ice, Toy Story II, at the Cumberland County Civic Center; March 14, St. Patrick’s Shamrock Day Party, Indian Head Resort, Lincoln, N.H., cost $42 a person; April 28 and 29, Foxwoods-Mohegan Sun-Great Cedar, $25 deposit due before Jan. 14. For more information, call Connie at 364-4189.

Membership in the Neighborly Seniors is open to anyone age 50 and over. Dues are $5 a year. Membership is not necessary to take part in trips. Several other trips are being planned for 2005.

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