We were fortunate to have Congressman Antonio Delgado from the 19th US Congressional District join us in delivering Meals on Wheels in Hyde Park and The Village of Rhinebeck on Monday, August 19. He got to see what we have been doing for almost 44 years and to meet some of our (and his) senior neighbors. THANK YOU, Congressman for spending some time with us. You are always welcome to join us when your schedule allows. Thanks also to Patti Irwin for providing the transportation in your new Subaru Ascent from Ruge’s Subaru!
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Delicious Donation from Katie Rose Bakery
Thank you to Katlynn Vanzandt owner and pastry chef of Katie Rose Bakery for her recent donation of delicious cupcakes. Our clients certainly appreciated her generosity (and the sweet treats!). More information about Katie Rose Bakery can be found on Facebook at this link.
WKZE Interviews Jack Fenton during March for Meals
Will Baylies of WKZE radio recently discussed the value of Meals on Wheels and the March for Meals campaign with our President, Mr. Jack Fenton. To listen, click the entry below, which has also been posted on the sidebar. We thank Will for his ongoing support of our organization!
“Purl Jam” Donation!
Purl Jam, the knitting and crocheting group that meets at the Staatsburg Library on Saturday morning from 10:00 to noon, donated handmade hats and scarves for our clients. We thank you very much for the donation and all the time invested in making 60 items. Sue Osterhoudt from Partners for Change and the Hyde Park Rotary and Lorraine Rothman, the Director of the Staatsburg Library met with Board members Patti Robertson, Jane Ertman and Cheryl Norton at the Library for the donations. Thank you very much. The items will be put to good use as winter looks as if it arrived early this year.
Celebration of Aging ~ Senior Achievement Award
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to Seniors in Dutchess County, our President, Mr. Jack Fenton, recently received a Senior Achievement Award at the Celebration of Aging event sponsored by the Dutchess County Office for the Aging. Presenting the award to Jack were Sue Serino, NY State Senator, Marc Molinaro, Dutchess County Executive and Todd Tancredi, Director, DC Office for the Aging. Congratulations Jack on this well-deserved recognition. Thank for for your tireless efforts to make life better for our Seniors!
Thank You Marist Team!
As we begin a new year and conclude another successful Share the Love campaign, we would like to take the opportunity to thank the Marist College students and in particular the leadership of the North Road Communications team for their dedication and assistance throughout 2016. The team did a fantastic job of not only producing very professional materials and social media posts, but were also instrumental in securing press and media coverage to raise awareness of our mission. Students from across the Marist community and athletic teams brought much joy when they volunteered for meal delivery, helped provide Blizzard Bags for our clients and produced a video of our volunteer luncheon. Thank you Marist team! We look forward to working with you again in 2017! Happy New Year to all! #SharetheLove
Thank You Hyde Park Rotary Club!
On May 24, 2016 the Hyde Park Rotary Club, once again, donated money to Meals on Wheels of Greater Hyde Park at their Annual Giving Breakfast. Board members Patti Irwin and Jack Fenton were there to accept the donation from President Matt Cruz and to thank the Rotary Club for their continued support. Thank you.