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Positively Parish News – Week of 11/08/2013

More than 90 people gathered at the Parish Fire Station on Tuesday evening October 29 to partake in a delicious candlelight dinner (without the candles).

The broccoli cream soup, chicken cordon bleu, baked potatoes and carrots were prepared by Oswego County Opportunities.

A yummy cheesecake was served for dessert.

The seniors began arriving at 4 p.m. enjoying appetizers and good conversation.

Door prizes were generously donated by: G & F Italian Pizza; Grist Mill Restaurant; Parish Hardware; Kinney’s of Pulaski and Tops of Pulaski.

The special guests for the evening were of course: the volunteers from the Parish Dining and Activity Center and those for the evening giving the regulars the night off: the three Cooper sisters, Zack Mosher, Evelyn Stelmashuck, Joni Ladd, Sharon Horning, Lori Halstead, Bridget Dolbear, Jen Pieriopan and Mary Cay Donovan.

The other guests were Assemblyman Will Barclay, Patty Ritchie’s representative Patti Holst, Oswego County Legislator David Holst, village of Parish Mayor Kathy Perkins, Parish Village Clerk Dixie Vincent, town supervisor Steve Stelmashuck, Dan Burns, Town of Parish bookkeeper Kelly Reader Town of Parish clerk, Town of Parish councilors: G. Richard Horning and John Horning and Judge Harry Wert.

The evening climaxed with entertainment by the Lisa Lee Band.

All that attended had a great time.

A special thanks is extended to the Parish Fire Company for allowing us a great place to host the event.

Fred Swartz will be presenting Antiques 101: “Enamel Ware and Early Cooking Utensils” on Nov. 12 at the Parish Dining and Activity Center.

You are encouraged to bring along a few of your own pieces.

Call today 625-4617 to make your reservations for lunch and to learn more on this interesting topic.

Jan Morse had all her grandchildren and the foreign exchange student for supper.

After supper, grandpa took both boys to the school Halloween dance.

Grandma and the girls played doctor using real things and did everything you do at the doctor’s office.

Vanessa was the doctor and grandma was the nurse and Zoryana and Zada were the patients.

Vanessa stayed overnight.

Vanessa and grandma picked up Vanessa’s friend, Jordan, and they went shopping.

They all had a great time.

The Nov. 13 meeting of the Parish Historical Society will be held at 6 p.m. at the Half-Shire Historical Society Museum, 1100 county Route 48, Richland.

Half-Shire president Shawn Doyle has invited members of the Parish group for dinner and a tour of the museum, which is located in the former Richland Elementary School.

A $10 donation is requested toward the cost of the meal.

Reservations are required.

Contact Evelyn Stelmashuck at 625-7262 or Janet Clerkin at 625-7293 for information.

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