Yellow Dot gives lifesaving info to auto crash rescuers
Yellow Dot registrations are available for one dollar according to TRIAD members. Participants then are issued a folder for their glove compartments with important personal information in case of an accident.
Law enforcement and medical personnel then will have life saving information and medical personnel then will have life saving informaiton at hand. The Yellow Dot on the rear window will provide the clue.
As America remembered the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s devestation, New Orleans Red Cross volunteer Serena Kniffin was interviewed in the “Democrat and Chronicle.”
Kniffin reminded readers that the anniversary was a good time to remember how our nation came together. She was deployed for two weeks aiding victums with mental health issues. Her grandmother, Dolly Klee, once of Geneseo, also was a longtime Red Cross disaster volunteer.
Next up to the Ecumenical Book review plate is Myra Herlihy on Oct. 7. Myra will review “Nomad” by AyaanHirsi Ali. The review will be at Wadsworth Library beginning at noon. It’s brought to you by area churches so that all are welcome.
Rotary Cog Grindings
Greg O’Connell, Louise Wadsworth and Patti Fennell were guests. Art Hatton spoke about the September 10 District Golf Tournament at the Lima Club. Sally Gallivan told of their new grandson.
The Hattons returned from an Alaskan trip with a present for President Matt Gaynor. The Oct. 7 Rochester Eastern Cities dinner will draw 1,500 Rotarians to Rochester.
President Matt paid a fine for a derogatory remark concerning senior citizens. He was challanged by Margaret McCaughey.
Mr. O’Connell explained his hopes and efforts for Mount Morris renewal. “It must be a community effort” Past President Kurt Fletcher completed the 2010-11 Club Roster, a labor of love.
SUNY Emeritus Dr. Allen Reid, former Biology Department chair passed away. With 37 patents to his credit, Allen also held an M.D. An accomplished wood carver, he always was a down-to-earth friendly person.
A pleasant conversation with Lowell Conrad revealed he had been doing business on Main Street for 53 years. His family arraived in this area when his dad, a Presbyterian clergyman, was assigned to churches in Leicester and Tuscarora.
Sally Heitzman reported she enjoyed a visit to Manitoulin Island.
“Around Geneseo” was informed that David Hammond and Rosita Munger have not been feeling well.
The Interfaith Center invites IFC Interlude volunteers to be present on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 – 4 p.m. as docents. Students will have an opertunity to find a place to “just be”, a quiet retreat away from College stress. Please contact Kathleen Jones.
Anna Kowalchek supplemented the “News” photo of Sept. 2 regarding the Museum croquet tournament. Next on the wicket are hopes for an increase in the number of participants with representatives from other County towns. Anna noted that nobody had to play in hoop skirts.
A personal note. Skipping church on a recent Sunday morning, I was enjoying my lawn when a doe and two fawns crossed the streets and said hello before once again disappearing. It’s been a number of years since I have seen deer on my property, a welcome sight.
It was reported that Mary Ann Thompson, director of Connection Programs at Catholic Charities will lose her position because of a funding reduction.
Chef Ramsy lives on. The third annual culinary dinner benifitting the Northern Livingston County Red Cross chapter already is scheduled for March 5, 2011. It will take place at the Valley Oak Event Center.
The Young-at-Heart senior citizens opened their fall season with a pot luck dinner on Seprtember 12 at the United Methodist Church. Dr. Collins was enjoyed by all, speaking on “Being a Country Doctor.” Arlene Johnson directed the program as the group’s president.
Beth and Jim Feuerstein hosted the Phi Delta Kappa Board at their Conesus Lake cottege last week.
Kudos to Megan Spellman, the latest Fire Department member. The Reverend Mark Lattime resigned preparatory to leaving for Alaska.
Geneseo Central School awards varied from $50 to $2,000 during graduation. At the top end of the scale were Connor Callahan, and Chelsea Love.
Congratulations to all award recipients.Travelers-Sharyn Duffy recently visited Scotland. It was reported Jon and Elizabeth Porter attended the Rev. Lattime installation in Alaska.
David A. Parish enjoyed Ireland.
David Glidden, Sept. 15; Jillian Staudinger, 16; Marlene Hamilton, 20; Ginny Brougham 21; Brian Coniber, 21; Joan Irwin, Debrar Orban, 26; Keith Griswold, 27; Scott Kamakaris, Oct. 1; Paul Metzger, 2.