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STAR EXEMPTION  

Seniors are eligible for a reduced rate on their property tax.  To determine your eligibility you can contact the Assessor’s Office at 716-549-4423

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COMMUNITY CONCERN OF WNY, INC
6722 ERIE RD
DERBY, NY 14047
947-5025

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HOUSE CLEANING FOR SENIORS
Community Concern offers light housekeeping, errands and companionship.
There is a fee for this service, but it is based on your income.
Please call 947-5025 and ask for Senior Services for more information

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DISCOUNTS FOR SENIORS
Click on this link to see all kinds of discounts for Restaurants, Airfares, Hotels etc.


BRANT/FARNHAM SENIOR CITIZENS ORGANIZATION:  


This organization was developed in the 1960's to provide seniors with low cost monthly entertainment. To be a member of the Seniors, you must be at least 50 years of age and a Town of Brant Member. All trips include bus fare and other expenses such as shows and dinner, unless otherwise noted (MUST BE PRE-PAID). The only other out of pocket expenses would be shopping and souvenirs. The trips are first offered to local senior members and after one week, are offered to non-members, and based on availability. Prices differ for members vs. non-members. To see if you are eligible contact Marge Pero or Sharon Catalano.

Our meetings begin with a pizza and salad lunch - cost is $3.00 per person We also hold a drawing each meeting. The cost is 5 tickets for $1.00. Four drawings are held. After lunch, we hold our meetings starting with the Pledge to the Flag.
Besides our monthly meetings, we take frequent trips. If you are a Town of Brant or Village of Farnham resident and are at least 50 years of age, you are eligable to receive the discounted fair. You don't have to be a resident to go on our trips. have a summer picnic, hold a bake sale at Brantfest, have guest speakers at our meetings and have a Christmas lunch. For Trip info contact Info:  Marge Pero - 716-549-3103 or Sharon Catalano - 716-337-3710

Meetings are held every 1st Wednesday of each month at noon
Place: Brant Senior Building          
1000 Brant Farnham Rd          
Brant NY Time: Noon

Yearly Dues - $5.00 per person

 

2017 SENIOR MEETINGS:

September 6th, October 4th, November 1st, December 6th


PLANNED TRIPS FOR 2017

Tuesday, April 18
Seneca Niagara Casino to see The Crystals...”Then He Kissed Me” Show

Friday, May 26
Kleinhan’s Music Hall to hear “Swingin’ Stars & Stripes”

Wednesday, June 14
Station House, Erie PA to see “Sex Please, We’re Sixty”

Tuesday, July 11
Canadian Food & Wine Institute

Tuesday, August 8
Hamlin House in Buffalo: Who Killed Rocco Palladino
Canal Side


Monday, September 25 – Cost $62.00 per person
Chautauqua Institution
Depart at 9:30am
Return at 7pm
Trip Includes: A guided tour of Chautauqua Institute, Lunch at Athenaeum Hotel, a drive to Celeron to set sail on the Summer Wind which is a 130 passenger yacht-type narrated two hour cruise.

Tuesday, October 17 – Cost $41.00 per person
Seneca Niagara Casino to see “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m In Therapy”
Depart 9am
Return 6pm
Trip Includes: Show, $20 free play and lunch buffet.

Wednesday, November 29
SUNY Fredonia – Bartlett Theatre to see Much Ado About Nothing
Depart 10:45am
Return 4:45pm
Trip Includes: Lunch at 11am at Colony Restaurant, See the play, Wine Tasting with Santa at Merritt Estate Winery, Valvo’s Candy Factory.

Cost: $35.00 for Brant / Farnham Senior Residents. Cost for non-members will be posted with each trip
Contact :Marge Pero - 716-549-3103 or Sharon Catalano - 716-337-3710

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OUR 2017 OFFICERS
President - Elmer McSkimming
Vice-President - Sharon Catalano
Secretary - Lynda Ostrowski
Asst. Secretary – Mary Ann Wargula
Treasurer - Jeanette Mirusso
Asst. Treasurer – Marge Pero
 

Appointed Officers
Supply Sargent - Janice Ross
Assistant Supply Sargent – Marlene McSkimming
Sunshine Club - Theresa Quagliana
Travel Committee - Marge Pero & Sharon Catalano
Sergeant At Arms - Phyllis Muscato

 

MINUTES OF MEETINGS 2017

January 4February 1
March 1
 
April 5
May 3June 7July 5August
 Annual Picnic
no meeting
 
SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember



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HISTORY OF THE BRANT-FARNHAM SENIORS

Unfortunately, some of the minutes of the Seniors were distroyed in a flood.

PAST OFFICERS
 

Founding Year January 31, 1973
 
President – Angeline Ahlers
Vice President – Albert Argaver
Treasurer – Mildred Bowman
Secretary – Dorothea Nordblum

2003
Trips -  Ed Dion


2005

President – Faith DeLong
Secretary – Gerri Depovelo

Treasurer – Janet Bowman
Sunshine Club – Theresa Quigilano
Travel – Ed Dion

Hostesses
Feb: Betty, Marie, Pat
June: Emily Millitello, Marilyn Russell, Theresa Quagliana,
July: Jennie Renaldo, Elzada Schrader & Julie Muscato
Aug: Josephine Friend, Thel Winters, Pauline Leigh
Oct: Faith DeLong Rose Marie Demaria, Jean Hoisington
Nov: Elzada Schrader, Jul, Annabelle
Dec: Elzada Schrader, Bernice, Helen Catalano       

2006

President – Faith DeLong
Secretary – Gerri Depovelo & Janet Bowman
Travel – Gerri Depovelo

Hostesses
January – Ethel, Julie & Jean
March – Joyce, Theresa & Elzada
April – Jeanne Hoisington, Pauline Leigh, Jennie Renaldo
May – Faith DeLong, Julie Muscato, Jeanette Mirusso
June – Bev Wasmund, Janet Bowman, Marilyn Russell
October – Julie Muscato, Janet, Elzada
November – Verna, Rose Marie, Josephine Friend
December – Pauline Leigh, Bernice Twarozek & Elzada Schrader

2007
Hostesses
January – Charlie, Janet, Verna
February – Brinkmans, Bertha Notaro, Josephine Muscato
2008
President – Faith DeLong
Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Janet Bowman
Assistant Secretary – Gerri Gugino   
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Marge Pero
Supply Sergeant – Julie Muscatto
Sunshine Club – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Gerri Depovelo & Ethel Winters

Salads
March – Alzada Schrader, Bertha Notaro, Pat Dudek
April – Sharon Catalano, Jean B. Gerri Gugino
2009
President – Gerri Depovelo
Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Janet Bowman
Assistant Secretary – Gerri Gugino
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Marge Pero
Supply Sergeant – Janice Ross
Sunshine – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Marge Pero, Sharon Catalano
2010
President – Faith DeLong
Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Marie Lalka
Assistant Secretary – Gerri Gugino
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Marge Pero
Supply Sergeant – Janice Ross
Sunshine – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Marge Pero, Sharon Catalano
Sergeant of Arms – Phyllis Muscato
2011
President – Faith DeLong
Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Marie Lalka
Assistant Secretary – Gerri Gugino
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Marge Pero
Supply Sergeant – Janice Ross
Sunshine – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Marge Pero, Sharon Catalano
Sergeant of Arms – Phyllis Muscato
2012
President – Faith DeLong

Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Lynda Ostrowski
Assistant Secretary – Gerri Gugino
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Marge Pero
Supply Sergeant – Janice Ross
Sunshine – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Marge Pero, Sharon Catalano
Sergeant of Arms – Phyllis Muscato
2013
President – Faith DeLong
Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Lynda Ostrowski
Assistant Secretary – Gerri Gugino
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Marge Pero
Supply Sergeant – Janice Ross
Sunshine – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Marge Pero, Sharon Catalano
Sergeant of Arms – Phyllis Muscato
2014
President – Faith DeLong
Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Marie Lalka
Assistant Secretary – Gerri Gugino
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Mary Ann Wargula
Supply Sergeant – Janice Ross
Sunshine – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Marge Pero, Sharon Catalano
Sergeant of Arms – Phyllis Muscato
2015
President – Neil Ross
Vice President – Sharon Catalano
Secretary – Lynda Ostrowski
Assistant Secretary – Kathy Vespa
Treasurer – Jeanette Mirusso
Assistant Treasurer – Marge Pero
Supply Sergeant – Janice Ross
Assistant Supply Sergeant – Marlene McSkimming              
Sunshine – Theresa Quagliana
Travel – Marge Pero, Sharon Catalano
Sergeant of Arms – Phyllis Muscato
  


TRIPS

1990
Feb: Homestead Restaurant, Niagara Falls
see Man of LaMancha
Mar: Bolivar, Hilltop Restaurant
Apr: Sheas – The Unsinkable Molly Brown
May: Toronto then cruise around harbor
June: Miss Buffalo Cruise, Galleria Mall,   Hamburg Raceway
July: Grove City PA
Aug: Niagara on the Lake
Aug: Wildwood
Sept: Train Trip in Kane PA
Oct: Holiday Inn, Jamestown – Wedding
Nov: Perry Ice Cream, Gaslight Christmas
Store, Vidlers
1991
Mar: Memorial Aud – Stars on Ice
Apr: Fredonia College - “Anything Goes”
June: Melody Fair – Lawrence Welk
July: Mark Twain in Elmira
Aug: Wisconson
Aug: River Bend, PA
Sept: Niagara Clipper Boat Ride
Oct: Fredonia – Glenn Miller Band
Nov: Niagara Falls to see the lights in Canada
Dec: Convention Center – Rosemary Clooney
2000
April: Sugar Creek, OH
May: Brown Bag Trip to PA
June: Day at the Bay in Erie PA
Aug: Mystery Trip
Sept: Montreal
Oct: McKinley Park Inn – Octoberfest
Nov: Wickcliff, OH
2001
March: Atlantic City
Apr: Pennsylvania – Big Buck Poker
May: O Canada Show
June: Gertod Follies – Canada
July: Show Boat – Warren
Sept: Cape Cod
Oct: Octoberfest at Hearthstone Manor
2002
April: Atlantic City
May: Brown Bag
June: Fingerlakes for a show
July: Railroad Trip
Sept: Branson
Oct: Toronto Big Bands
Dec: Rochester – Dickin Christmas
2003
April: Mt. Pleasant MI
June: Mama Mia
Sept: New Orleans
Oct: Hamilton, Canada – Carmin Restaurant
Nov: Pitsford
2004
April 29th
May 12th – Hollywood Comedy
June 16th – Cruising Lake Keuka
July 20th – Patio Party
2005
June: Great Lakes Escape
July: Pittsburgh, PA - Carosel Play
Aug: Auburn – Beauty and the Beast
Sept: Boston Trip
Oct: Erie PA – Golden Follies
2006
March: Grove City – Shopping
April: Seneca Casino
May: Station House
June: Canada
Aug: Culinary Institute in Canada
Sept: Chicago
Oct: Mama Mia
Nov: Rockettes
2007
April: Fredonia – Musical
May: Cape Cod
May: Corning Glass Trip
June: Station House
June: Salamanca Casino
July: Walkins Glen
Aug: Finger Lakes Theatre
Sept: Kutshers Country Club
Oct: Letchworth State Park
Nov: Samuels Grand Manor
 

2008

April: Fredonia
May: Corning
June: Erie Canal Locks
July: Station House
Aug: Chautauqua
Sept: Cape Cod
Oct: Jamestown “Wedding” trip
Nov: “Jamestown Girls”
Nov: Lancaster Opera House Crazy for Me


 
2009
Mar: New York City
Apr: Music Fare Show
May: Progressive Pleasures trip
June:
July:
Aug: Chautauqua Lake Cruise
Sept: Nashville
Sept: Chautauqua Wine Trip
Oct:
Nov: Music Fare Theatre – Man from LaMancha
2010
April: Sheas – Jersey Boys
May: Lilac Festival in Rochester
June: Station House – Run for your Wife which is Caught in the Net
July: Erie
Aug: Skaneateles
Sept:
Oct: Olean – Octoberfest?
Nov: Riverside
2011
April: Vicky Lawrence
May: Sprague Maple Farms & Alleghany Casino
June: Station House
July: Buffalo Land & Sea & Chef’s
Aug: Wellsboro PA – Grand Canyon of the East
Aug: Fredonia Opera House – Calamari Sisters
Sept: Branson, MO
Oct: Medina Stone Farm – Tribute to Johnny & June Carter Cash
Nov: Riverside Inn – Christmas
 
2012
April: ECC North – Marvelous Wonderettes
May: Jamestown – Lucy Trip

May: Lancaster, PA
June: Stationhouse – Not Now Darling
July: Auburn – My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding
Aug: Dunkirk – Clarion Hotel – Flannagan’s
Shenanagan’s & Merritt Winery

Sept: Myrtle Beach
Oct: Albion – Tillman’s Village Inn – Here’s to the Divas & Dames, Watt Farms Country Market

& Leonard Oakes Estate Winery

Nov: Alleghany
Dec: SUNY Fredonia – Big Band Spectacular
 
 

2013
March: Shea’s for Sister Act, Lafayette Hotel Green Room
April: Station House – We Gotta Bingo, mall or casino

May: ECC North – Nunsense II & Dinner at The Red Mill
June: Seneca Niagara
June: Yorkshire Hall Corfu for meal, Anastasja & Made In America
July: Sound of Music at Artpark, Dinner at Paynes
Aug: Hidden Valley, Vidlers, Made In America
Sept: Chicago
Oct: Dinner at Michaels then Damien College for Musical Fair
Nov: Spragues for breakfast then Alleghany Casino
Dec: Seneca Niagara Casino for Tony Orlando
 

2014
April : Cheese Chocolate and Chaos
May: Osmond Brothers Seneca Alleghany
June: Station House and Presque Isle
July: Niagara River & Fatima Shrine
Aug: Naples
Sept: Allegany Casino
Oct: Church Basement Ladies
Nov: Sheas
Dec: Salvatores

2015
March: Sheas to see Phantom
March: Seneca Niagara Casino.

April: Casino Niagara to see a Tribute to Frankie Valli.
May: Tillman’s Village Inn in Albion
June: Station Dinner Theatre to see “Always a Bridesmaid”
July: “Buffalo Then & Now.
Aug: Niagara Falls Ontario with Greg Frewin.
Sept: is a trip to Boston.
Sept: Alleghany Casino to see My Sinatra.
Oct: Mystery Trip
Nov: Tribute to Dolly
Dec: Casino to hear the Texas Tenors

 
2016
April: Supreme Reflections at Seneca Niagara Casino
May: Forest Lawn Tour
June: Station House
July: Buffalo Canalside & Silos
Aug: Niagara Casino
Sept: Alleghany Casino.
Oct: Hurd Orchards in Holley NY
Nov: Niagara Falls Culinary Inst.
Dec: Trip to Canada for Night Fever.
  
 

 

 

 



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