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Silver Creek Senior Citizens meet

SILVER CREEK — Silver Creek Senior Citizens members met on a beautiful fall day with 14 in attendance.

President Ed Newman started the meeting with everyone saying the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by singing of God Bless America. Newman then offered a prayer before pizza was served. Winners of 50-50 included: Harry Suski, MaryAnn Seibert and Ron Conover.

Bingo was called winners were Lorrie Newman, Jean McDaneld, Jim Spano and Judy Hahn. Next week soup is on the menu for lunch.

The club plans on meeting every Tuesday at 1 p.m. until further notice. It is requested that members not attend if they are not feeling well.

Dunkirk seniors can vote on board

Seniors can vote at the Senior Center in person for new board members next week, starting Monday. Voting ends at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. The Center will be closed on Wednesday for Veterans Day.

Fredonia pantry open Nov. 21

The Fredonia Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 21, at Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. The pantry serves the needs of residents of Fredonia, area code 14063, Pomfret, Sheridan, and Laona. All guests receive one or more bags of non-perishable food. Number of bags given out depends on family size.

Harvest Ham Dinner is Saturday

BROCTON — On Saturday, Nov. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m., Tri-Church Parish in Brocton will host its annual Harvest Ham Dinner. Due to COVID-19, things will be a bit different.

However, it will be the same dinner as in past years. The dinner will be available as a take-out only with no advance sales. Those purchasing dinners will go to the church’s upper parking lot and then down to the lower parking lot to purchase and pick-up food. The menu is ham, mashed potatoes, squash, applesauce, roll and butter — complete with a choice of a piece of homemade pie. The cost is $12 for those ages 10 and up, $8 for ages 5-9 and free for those under the age of 4.

Jabot participates in Geo summit

Dr. Michael Jabot of the College of Education at the State University at Fredonia participated in the ninth Geo for Good Summit intended for nonprofits, scientists and other change-makers who want to leverage technology and use mapping tools (such as Google Earth, Earth Engine, Maps, and Street View) for positive impact in the world.

Jabot shared the work that he is doing using open source software and incorporating Google Earth Engine. The work that Jabot shared will be highlighted in two Fredonia Spring 2021 course offerings – GIS 301 Geographic Information Systems II and GIS 360 GIS Mapping the Social World. Students or others who are interested in the courses or in learning about the work should contact Jabot via email at michael.jabot@fredonia.edu.

County Planning Board sets meeting

The Chautauqua County Planning Board will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the Chautauqua County Legislative Chambers at the Gerace Office Building in Mayville. There will be no public in-person attendance during this meeting; however, the public will be able to fully observe the meeting via videoconference by going to the Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PlanningChautauqua. For more information, call Melissa Keller at the Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development at 753-4066 or email kellerm@co.chautauqua.ny.us.

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