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September 4, 2013

Senior Briefs: Sept. 4, 2013

Computer Club meets Sept. 9

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Senior Citizens’ Computer Club next meets at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at the Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St.

The guest speaker will be Julie Dowd, a trustee and docent at the Clinton County Historical Museum. Dowd has been instrumental in digitizing historical and genealogical collections. She is an accomplished editor and webmaster for the Northern New York American Genealogical Society. 

The meetings are open to the public. To register, call the Senior Center at 563-6180.

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Town of Plattsburgh offering kayak trip

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a free kayak trip from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 10, for all active adult and senior town residents.

The group will start in Saranac at Picketts Corners Park and travel 6.3 miles down the river to the Cadyville Beach. Equipment will be provided to those who need it.

All participants must preregister by calling 562-6860 or stopping by the Recreation Department at 151 Banker Road.

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Seniors needed for Reading Buddy program this month

PLATTSBURGH — The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Clinton and Essex counties is looking for area residents ages 55 and up who would like to be reading buddies this month.

RSVP reading buddies spend one-on-one time with elementary students in their classrooms for one hour a week, listening to them read and reading with them. The program serves schools in Chazy, Beekmantown, Peru, Plattsburgh, Saranac, Schroon, Ticonderoga and Willsboro.

Sign up to become a Reading Buddy by calling 566-0944.

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Good Fellowship Club gatheringfor potluck Sept. 11

MOOERS — The Mooers Good Fellowship Club will meet for a potluck luncheon at noon Wednesday, Sept. 11, at St. Joseph Church Hall, 91 Maple St.

Club dues must be paid. Attendees are also asked to bring something for the local food pantry. New members are always welcome.

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