Information for Meeting of Council on Aging
Wednesday May 22, 2013 9 AM EDT

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Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Council on Aging
Time:Wednesday May 22, 2013 9 AM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
COA  Agenda May 2013
Attendance :  Joyce LaMotte___. Sally  Bergen___, Pat Wheeler___,  Bill  Lowe___. Ken Harrold___, Carolyn Landry___, Jim Connor___.
Secretary’s Report
Treasurer’s Report  
Town Account                         Formula Grant                       Meals on wheels
Old Business:  
Gas cards for volunteer drivers.
Missing key for filing cabinet.
Receipts for Sally from anyone?    Duplicates no longer accepted by the town accountant.                       

New Business
1. Sally Steele , Outreach worker for Bolton COA  would be willing to talk to our group..
 2.  Carolyn Landry, feedback on needed, acceptable ways to spend Formula Grant funds.
       3.  Regionalization. Combining forces with larger COA’s. Joyce LaMotte.
       4.   Memberships in other associations related to COA, i.e. MAOA.
       5. SMP  rep Joan Cutler will be our featured speaker at the Volunteer dinner on June 13th. She will present a program on Medicare fraud, a multi – billion     dollar problem targeting seniors. 
     7. My term runs out in May. 
     8.  Dora designed and produced the invitations for the Volunteer Luncheon. We also need a list of attendees. Do we add folks who drive our seniors? 
9. Food Pantry has a plot to grow fresh produce. They need seeds. Fertilizer, stakes etc,	\
10. Feedback on need for classes on falling. Beezy Bentzen’s  proposal.

   Next and last Meeting on   June 13th,  201
Scheduled By:the automatic scheduling system
Posted At:Mar 28, 2013 6 AM EDT
Last Modified:May 16, 2013 11:39 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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