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November 1, 2012

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Each participant must attend all day to qualify for the certificate. Those people completing the course are entitled to a deduction on their insurance over a three-year period. If a family has more than one vehicle, then a second person must take the course for a second vehicle discount.

The cost is $17 for AARP members and $19 for nonmembers.There is also a program sponsored by AARP related to veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard/Reserves, or Coast Guard. In addition to the veteran themselves, their spouses, domestic partners dependents, children and widows and widowers, regardless of age may receive the free classroom course. A coupon must be completed, and they will be available at the class.

For nonveterans to register, send a check to the instructor, Gerald Green, at P.O. Box 285, Unadilla, NY 13849. The check must be made out to AARP. If the class fills up, the OFA will contact you to make other arrangements. Veterans must call 369-9522 to register. The first 35 people to register will be accepted into the course.

For more information, call 369-9522. Those who attend must bring their driver’s license and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the class. Receipts will be mailed the following week.


Portrait sales to benefit groups

The Milford Education Foundation and Milford Booster Club are holding an Antiquities Unique Portrait fundraiser. Antiquities will photograph children from infant to 16 years, in sepia-tone portraits with vintage attire and props. Shoot dates will be Nov. 9 to 11 at Milford Central School. Coupons are $10. Those who buy a coupon will receive a 10-by-13 sepia portrait. Plus every coupon sale benefits MEF and the MCS Booster Club. For information call Gwen Mertz at 286-7212. 

Fiber animal workshop planned

The CNY Fiber Artists and Producers will host a workshop titled, “Is There a Fiber Animal in Your Future?” from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 10. Owners of sheep, goats, llamas, alpaca and Angora rabbits will discuss topics such as shelters, fencing, supplements, grazing, equipment, breeding, and fiber uses. There will be a question-and-answer period following the panel discussion. The workshop will be held at the Cooperative Extension of Madison County, at 100 Eaton St. in  Morrisville. 

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