AARP Chapter No. 1410 members will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, in the Benes Room at the Mohawk Reformed Church, on Otsego Street.
The guest presenter will be Suzanne DeLude, owner of Flowers by Suzanne. She will demonstrate the art of creating Thanksgiving and Christmas floral arrangements.
Members are asked to attend the meeting and to invite a friend as guests.
After the program, hostesses Pauline Cesarini, Helen Brandon, Mary Peruzzi, Joyce Casale and Getina Caiola will serve refreshments. A business meeting will follow with Jean E. Stapleton, president, presiding.
Members are asked to turn in their gas raffle ticket stubs. For additional tickets, contact Herriete Feldbrugge at 219-5636 or Diana Shoen at 894-5678. Stapleton said the chapter’s goal for 2014 is to award two scholarships - one to a Herkimer County Community College student and one to a BOCES student. The support of all chapter members is needed to make the raffle a success. The drawing will take place on Dec. 9.
Tickets for the Christmas luncheon on Dec. 9 will be available at the Nov. 18 meeting or by calling Marion Huyck at 894-9819. The luncheon will at The Waterfront Grille in Herkimer. Tickets are $9 for chapter members and $12 for nonmembers.
Jane Godlewski, membership chairman, will accept dues for 2013 - 2014 at the Nov. 18 meeting. AARP National members are not members of the local chapter and are invited to join. Membership is $5 a year. For information, call Godlewski at 866-6907.