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November 1, 2012

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The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7128 in Cooperstown is conducting its annual search for the names and addresses of service men and women stationed overseas. 

Each year, the auxiliary sends gift boxes in November to arrive in time for the holidays. Submit overseas addresses to Lyn Weir, P.O. Box 962, Cooperstown, N.Y. 13326, email or call 547-8886 by Nov. 15.

Lions to host Bassett chaplain

The Lions Club of Cooperstown will host Betsy Jay, chaplain at Bassett Medical Center, at its next regular club meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, at the Tunnicliff Inn

She has been in the role of chaplain at Bassett for five years and co-chairs its Ethics Committee and is a member of the Palliative Care Team. 

The Cooperstown Lions Club meets

the first and third Wednesdays, September through June, at 6:30 p.m. at the Tunnicliff Inn.

Harvest Dance is Nov. 9

The Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Club of Cooperstown will hold its Harvest Dance/Pie Night from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at the Elementary School on Walnut Street in Cooperstown.

Ray Taylor will call Mainstream and Plus dances and Elma Taylor will Cue.

Admission is $5 per person payable at the door. For more information, call 264-8128 or 547-8665.

Boy Scout benefit auction is Nov. 10

The Otschodela Council Boy Scouts of America will be holding its 20th annual benefit auction on Saturday, Nov. 10. The State University  College at Oneonta will host the event at Morris Hall with a 5 p.m. review with food, and the auction from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Auction items include getaway weekends, sports tickets, recreational programs, fitness club memberships, restaurant certificates and home and family products and services.

Call 1-800-778-6813 for an item catalogue or visit the website

Historic home to be focus of presentation

The Richfield Springs Historic Association’s November program will be “ A Glimpse of St. John Manor “ a history of the stately home of Samuel B. St. John, presented by Judie Stone.

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