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Out Lexington Way: Veterans Day is Nov. 11, thank a Veteran

November 6, 2019 11:39 am Updated: November 6, 2019 11:55 am


Congratulations to Stephanie Simpfenderfer and Tony Minervini on becoming engaged Nov. 3 with a party the same day attended by both the Simpfenderfers and Minervinis at LaLanterna di Vittoria in Manhattan. Stephanie is the daughter of Susan and Carl Simpfenderfer of Lexington.

Thanks to all who came to enjoy the turkey dinner and oyster stew at the Lexington United Methodist Church hall on Nov. 5. And, of course, thanks to all who worked to get this delicious meal ready.

The American Legion Auxiliary Virgil E. Deyo Unit 1327 will hold a Veterans Day bake sale Nov. 9 to benefit local veterans. The sale starts at 9 a.m. and will be held at Jim’s Great American in Prattsville.

There will be a public hearing at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 on the proposed Windham Falls Recovery located on Route 42, in the Lexington Municipal building. Another public hearing is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at which time the regular Planning Board meeting will immediately follow. Information regarding Windham Falls Recovery will be available to the public at the Municipal Building. Please see Charlotte Jaeger, Lexington Town Clerk.

Free movie night, at 7 p.m. Nov. 8, at the Historical Building on Church Street, Lexington, sponsored by the Lexington Historical Society. The film is Charlie Chaplin in “The Gold Rush.” Snacks available.

Wilma France will celebrate her birthday Nov. 9. That day is also Tom Soule’s birthday. Happy 62nd wedding anniversary to Margaret and Jerry Lawrence on Nov. 10. Nov. 12 is Jamie (Bloodgood) Rizzo’s birthday. Happy birthday to Judy Visich on Nov. 13. Best wishes to all.

A Veterans Day breakfast sponsored by the VFW Post 1545 and Windham Hose Company 1 will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the VFW Post 1545 in Windham. Good will offering.

After enjoying this breakfast, all Mountain Top veterans are invited to a “Serve the Vet – In Appreciation of Your Service” free dinner of Brunswick stew, sponsored by the Lexington Mission at the VFW Post 1545, starting at 4 p.m. Nov. 10. If anyone would like to come and help prepare, serve or if you need more information, call or text 518-947-0601.

Lexington/West Kill UMC Administrative Council at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the church hall.

Greene County Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of Nov. 11–Nov. 15 is as follows: Monday—Veterans Day: Main office, Rivertown Senior Center and all senior nutrition sites closed; Tuesday—Chicken Florentine casserole, Parisian vegetables, vanilla pudding; Wednesday—Shepherd’s pie, broccoli, beet salad, peaches; Thursday—Baked ziti, fresh salad, Italian mixed vegetables, fresh fruit; Friday—Beef tips with mushrooms, buttered noodles, California mixed vegetables, apple crisp. All persons over 60 and spouses are invited to attend. Meals served at noon for a suggested donation of $4 per meal. Please call at least a day in advance to reserve your meal. Mountain Top Senior Nutrition Site is located in the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, 518-263-4392.

Town of Lexington Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Firemen’s Room. Bring your scissors and tape, ladies. We’ll be wrapping the shoe boxes for the Christmas fruit boxes after the meeting.

On Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Lexington UMC hall, the Thanksgiving baskets will be organized. Come and help put together these beautiful baskets and bring a dish to share for the covered-dish luncheon.

Nina Pfeffer, a certified instructor by the Tai Chi for Health Institute and has a Master’s degree in education, will be starting a Tai Chi Class for Health and Arthritis at the Mountain Breeze Yoga Studio at 11111 Route 23, Windham, at noon Nov. 20. A class has also started at the Lexington Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42 on Wednesdays, 2–3 p.m. Based on Sun Style Tai Chi, Tai Chi for Health is easy to learn. It improves flexibility, muscle strength, aligns body posture, improves balance and integrates the body and mind. Medical research supporting the health benefits of tai chi has fanned its popularity around the world. These classes are donation based.

The monthly combined church service at 10 a.m. Nov. 24 will be held in the Jewett Presbyterian Church, Route 17.

Greene Room Players Songbirds will have a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Mountain Top Library, Tannersville, to kick off the Winter Walk Festival in Tannersville.

Veterans Day is Nov. 11. Thank a veteran for the freedom you enjoy every day in the U.S.A. God Bless America.

Until next week take care, be thankful, humble and please speak and act with kindness. Your act of kindness could change someone’s life.