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Page-16-Banner Times Monday, October 14, 1985 Historical Club To Meet The Monday Historical Club will meet October 21 at 3 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Kenneth Smith. Assisting hostesses will be Mrs. T. Richardson, Mrs. Wendell Simpson and Mrs. Stuart McLeod. Scott Gray cf the Department of Environmental Conservation will present a program entitled \Conserving Our Resources.\ Sponsor Program The Mexico Historical Society and MACS Parents* Club will sponsor a meeting at the Mexico Elementary School Auditorium, Academy St., Mexico. The speaker for the program, to be held October 17 at 7:30 p.m., will be Rosemary S. Nesbitt, who will present \Things That Go Bump In The Night\. This meeting is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Rosemary S. Nesbitt, is a distinguished teaching Professor of Theatre at the State University of New York at Oswego. Mrs. Nesbitt best known for her two children's historical novels, \The Great Rope\ and \Colonel Meacham's Giant Cheese\ will deirght her audience with a talk on local ghost stories. This last year Mrs. Nesbitt was the recipient of the Jefferson Award given by the American Institute of Public Service. She is the founder of the H. Lee White Marine Museum at Oswego, of which she is the Director. \Things That Go Bump in the Night\ will be of interest to the young and old alike. Meeting Set There will be a special meeting of the Richland Cemetery Association lot owners on Tuesday, October 15, at the parlor of the Richland Church of Christ at 8 p.m. All lot owners and their heirs are urged to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to elect three Trustees for the 1985-1986 year. Class To Cancel Swim Class at the Pulaski High School pool will be cancelled today, Monday, October 14, but will resume the following Monday. The schedule is as follows: 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Toddlers and parents, $1 each toddler and parent team; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Adults, $1 each. Free Trees Offered Ten free flowering trees will be given to people who join the National Arbor Day Foundation during October, 1985. The Foundation will give two White Dogwood, two American Redbud, two European Moun- tainash, two Washington Hawthorn and two Flowering Crab trees to members joining during October. The free trees are part of the Foundation's efforts to im- prove the quality of life in America by encouraging tree planting. \The Foundation is encouraging more people to plant trees in the fall, which is an excellent time for tree planting,\ John Rosenow, the Foundation's executive director, said. \So we're giving these free flowering trees to people who make a 510 membership con- tribution during October. \These trees were selected because they will give a colorful flowering of pink, white, and red blossoms throughout the spring,\ Rosenow added. \The six to twelve inch trees will be sent postpaid at the right time for planting between October 15 and December 10, with enclosed planting instructions. The trees are guaranteed to grow, or we will replace them free of charge.'' To become a member of the Foundation and to receive the free trees, a $10 membership con- tribution should be sent to FLOWERING TREES, National Avbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, Nebraska 'J8410, by October 31,1985. APW Dollars For Scholars To Meet The September meeting of the / APW Chapter of Dollars for ; Scholars was held on Tuesday, September 17. The 1985-1986 goal for our Chapter of Dollars for Scholars was set at $2,000. If our Dollars for Scholars Chapter succeeds is our $2,000 goal this year, we are eligible, under the John Ben Snow,.Foundation, to five awards above the two that are guaranteed. Bach award would be in $500 quantities. All dollars raked in our community are awarded to our local students. Americas Education week is November 10-16. The APW Chapter wiD designate this week as \Dollars for Scholars Week\. There will be a spaghetti supper on Thursday, November 14, a dance with a band and a bake safe on Friday, November 15* and a Bottle and Can Collection on Saturday, November 16. To fee successful we will need the help of many people. The Bottle and Can Collection will be held at each APW Elementary School. There will be a truck at each school building that day for collection. The regularly scheduled meeting for the APW Chapter of Dollars for Scholars will be the third Wednesday of every month. The next meeting of Dollars for Scholars will be held on Wed- nesday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in the APW High School library. You can help our young people meet the costs of higher education. Won't you please attend and ted your much needed support. The question on everyone's mind has been answered. Did David Mabaffy and Tim Lawton succeed in their quest to wave tire flags of two area businesses on the top of Mount Maiey? Indeed they did* and they have the pictures to prove it. : -% It took a false start, a little perseverance, and a lot of courage, to make the climb down while still in tuxedoes, but the ''mountain men\ did it. The weekend of September 28, the original date for the climb, the two Bullshooter bartenders traveled to Lake Placid. Knowing that hurricane Gloria was on her way, they \did the sensible thing, and beaded for the nearest tavern to obtain weather information\. Thursday night was spent in their car. Friday morning, they-awoke to a downpour. They decided to wait until Saturday, and spent that nisi* at the Hood SU Moritz. ATter returning to the tavern to check on the weather, they postponed the climb. Wind gusts of 70-plus m.p.h. were expected, and trails were washed out from the rain. \We may be crazy, but we're not stupid,\ Dave said of the post- ponement. Undaunted, the pair returned to try again, the weekend of October 4. This time, they stayed at a friend's cabin in the Town of Careys, just outside of Lake Placid. The climb was made Saturday, and took just over four hours to cover the seven-mile traiL Besides waiting out a thunderstorm, they climbed the last two miles in a torrential downpour, \like a salmon going upstream.\ \The toughest part was changing into tuxedoes on the top of the mountain,\ Dave said. The temperature on top of the raountain, which at 5,344 feet is the highest in the state, was about 30 degrees. The last 150 yards were i^mbed in their tuxedoes. At last, the flags of Buflshooters and Lady Dl's flew at the top. Then came the trip down, which took longer, because, \people kept stopping us to take pictures, ask questions.\ The two hikers were even applauded. Tim and Dave would like to thank the following people for making their expedition successful: Jim and Cathy Cervo and Bullshooter's, the Sunshine Hallmark Shop, Diana Karod and Lady Di's (for the tuxedoes), Dick Champney for the champagne, glasse~ and truffles, Eagle Beverages for the case of beer, Jean Freeman and John Radigan (for use of the cabin) and Tiffany's Bar in Lake Placid (for weather information). The-way such an adventure came to be is reahy very simple. Dave and Urn, who try to climb a mountain every fall, were discussing the Idea at a parry-held at the Cervo's. By the end of the party, \champagne and tuxedoes had been donated!, and we were committed.\ In answer to what's next for the 'dynamic duo*, Dave replied that \they'll %ave to wail until the next party at Cervo's.\ Sponsors Open House An Open House will be held at Oswego County BOCES in Meade© on October 24, from 3 to 5 pan. Re&eshments will be served and the- movie *«*M You Want -to Dance\ wfll be shown at 4 pjn. • J\ 1 £ * \ 1- ' Tim Lawton and Dave Mahaffy pose* in a downpour, in front of the plague on ML Marcy \to prove that they made it\. They are actually about five feet from the very top, which they had already conquered. Driving Class To Be Held A three-hour Safe Driving Practice Program, will be offered at the Oswego High School, West Utfea.? Street, Oswego, %n Thur- sday, October 1% room 241. The course is sponsored by the Community Education Division of the City School District of Oswego. Completion of this three-hour classroom program win meet requirements for earning the MV 278 certificate. This certificate is required of all holders of driving permits and those persons with a lapsed driver's license before they can sign up for driving tests. Tne MV 278 cer tificateis valid fojSoneyearv^ It is Messed that to be eligible ti -.. ^Tjfi-' *** 2 * : ; a person must hold a New York iSta^ Motor Vehicle Departmen|^^ B Learner's ^j^t^^a^a^xsi^^gj^s permit at4h%tmKbf Re^stration for the Saf^T^vmgPrdgram. \ Registration will be held at 5:30 p.m.,v«th the class to belield fro % &9'-pm.'.'& fee of $10 will be collected at the time of registration. Class size restricted to 28 persons. It is advisable to arrive early to assure a place in the class. Sales Seminar Presented The second annual Small Business Sales Seminar will be held at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, at the Wine Creek Ins, City Line Road, in Oswego. The most ambitious seminar we have undertaken will be presented by Oswego County SmaH Business Extension Service and Marine Midland: Bank. We feci that our agenda of speakers could not be; duplicated at any price. If you are in business or going in business, you should attend this very im- portant seminar. Learn how to stimulate your sales program and many other important sales h> novations. Don't miss-it! The topics and speakers are as follows: \Hospitality in Sales\ Noon Valley, Small Business Extension Agent; \Marketing Your Product**, Dr. Chad Dawson, N.Y.S. Sea Grant Regional Extension Specialist; \The Professional Sales Presentation\ Tim Sullivan, Assistant Professor at Paul Smith's College of Hotel and Restaurant Management; \Retail Sales Success\ Assemblyman Matt Murphy, Chairman of N.Y.S. Assembly Committee on Tourism and Recreation; \Cli the Sale Professionally\ J; Helhnger, President of B^MP Equipment, Nashua, N.H \Tourism One of Ne# M State's Largest Industries\ Roger -Tnbby, CSiairnian of tii3gg£ Tourism ^Advisory Csti$$fc \Small Business Growth r -Projee*§knis*% N.Y.S. Senator John McHugh, ConihlpSe Chairman on Tourism and Sportfishing; sod \Featured Luncheon Speaker\ Leon Chandler, Vice President of Cortland line Company, Cor- tland. N.Y. Use cost is $10 each for members of the Oswego County Small Business Extension Service and 528 for non-members. The price for the seminar includes cost of materials, speakers, coffee, pastry and prime rib luncheon. Non- members receive in additidn to this a membership in the Q£weg© County Small Business Extension Service for the balance of 1985 and ALL of 1986. To register, call Norm Valley at the Small Business Extension Office in Mexko at 963-7230. I

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