Briefly

AARP Board To Meet Thursday

The Jamestown AARP Board of Directors is going to meet at the Babalu Cafe on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

AARP General Meeting Is May 13

The Jamestown AARP general meeting will be Tuesday, May 13, in the parlors of First Lutheran Church, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The program will be furnished by Lucy Miller at the piano and with anecdotes on fully living life in one’s senior years. A representative from the Rite Aid pharmacy will outline their senior prescription drug program. Refreshments will be served, and there will be fellowship for all. All area seniors, ages 50 and over, are welcome.

TOPS Members Weigh In

Thirty TOPS NY 721 Jamestown members weighed in and named Julie Davis as the TOPS best loser. Prize winners were Imogene Truax and Darrylin Sperry. Discussion was on the spring workshop in the Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church. Cathy Bossler and Gail Crawford were punchcard winners. Barb Linza presented the program. The thought was that a year from now you may wish you started today. Chapter weigh in is each Thursday in the Kidder UMC from 8:30-9:30 a.m., followed by a meeting. For more information, call 763-4626.

Salamanca AARP To Meet

SALAMANCA – Salamanca AARP Chapter 844 will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Salamanca Senior Center, 18 Main St., Salamanca. Guest speaker will be Maggie Fredrickson who will present a program on the Civil War era underground railroad activity in Western New York. The meeting agenda will also include election of officers for the coming year and presentation of the Volunteer of the Year award. Members are reminded that annual dues are due in May and may be paid at the meeting or by mail.

Historical Society To Hold Meeting

SINCLAIRVILLE – The next regular meeting of the Valley Historical Society will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the museum at the corner of Lester and Main streets, Sinclairville. Jack Ericson of Westfield will present the program titled “N.A. Dinby, a settler of Gerry, N.Y., in 1816.”

JCC To Host Session Tuesday

Six Sigma/Lean Green Belt Primer, designed for individuals interested in becoming certified in the continuous improvement process, will be held at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus on Tuesday. The session, which meets from 8:30-10 a.m., will be taught by Colleen Carlson. The registration fee is $7. To register, call JCC’s Center for Continuing Education at 338-1005. Carlson, a Six Sigma Master Black Belt instructor for SKF Aeroengine in Jamestown, will introduce participants to Six Sigma/Lean training and the requirements for Green Belt certification. Participants will learn how Six Sigma/Lean techniques can contribute to reduced costs and continuous improvement in all types of businesses such as manufacturing, health care and banking.