Dining 11.12.20

Glendora Vegetarian Club

The headquarters of the Glendora Vegetarian Club is in Nassau Village. We call it Happy House 3. Because of Glendora’s blindness and lameness, the owners of this apartment have demanded that Glendora have someone with her all the time or that she seek assisted living. Initially, Glendora was irritated by this patent discrimination – disability walking and disability eyesight – and wanted to flee the owners, so she and her network combed the area for either a new apartment or for a room. Since Glendora has stopped cooking, she decided that a room was enough. Then her friends took a stand that she should not leave Happy House 3, where she is 100% familiar since before she became blind, and then have to get used to a new place. Glendora decided that she loves Happy House 3, that she has been an ideal tenant for 8 years and that she did not want to leave the happiness here. She also decided to eschew negativism and that the best policy was to love the owners more than she ever loved them before.

Thus began a vigorous campaign of distributing flyers and advertising in newspapers and on electronic media. This is how she found new friend #1 to stay overnight with her Monday through Thursday and to do the work of Glendora Vegetarian Club, the TV shows and the vegan commercials on Channel 6 to help the animals. The ad on Craig’s List found her 16 people who wanted to work for her, so she complied with the owners’ ultimata. Indeed she overcomplied.

The owners called for a second meeting with Glendora and her network 30 days after the first meeting. Glendora will tell them that with more time and money she is confident that she can fulfill the rest of their demands.

Did we live up to our message? After all is said and done, the only thing that matters is how you treated others. Did we treat others right?

Wreaths Across America Roast Beef Dinner

WYNANTSKILL – The American Legion Post at 111 Main Ave in Wynantskill be holding our 4th annual roast beef dinner to benefit Wreaths Across America on Saturday, November 14th from 2-6pm.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s event will be take-out only. The dinner will include roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, and cake for $12. We will be taking pre-orders until Wednesday, November 11th. This event sells out every year, so please order well in advance as walk-in orders are not guaranteed. You may call 518-227-7438 to reserve your dinner.

All proceeds will be used to purchase wreaths which will be placed on veterans’ graves at Saratoga National Cemetery on Saturday, December 19th. If you wish to make a donation to help us meet our goal of 400 wreaths this year, you may go to www.WreathsAcrossAmerica.org and use our fundraising group ID # NY0160. Thank you in advance for your support!

Come to St. Henry’s Knights of Columbus Great Spaghetti Dinner

AVERILL PARK – The Knights of Columbus at St. Henry’s Church on Old Route 66 in Averill Park will be holding their fall spaghetti dinner on Saturday, November 14th. This will be a Drive- Through- Take -Out Only.

We will be serving spaghetti, meatballs, salad, and bread. The price of the dinner is $8.00 for adults, $3 for children under 12, or $15 per family (2 adults with children).

Pick-up time begins at 4:30 pm though 6:00 pm. We would greatly appreciate early pre-orders between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm by calling (518) 674-5941. Walk-ins are also welcome. Thank you for your support.

We will be wearing face coverings and social distancing will be practiced. For more information, call 674-3965.

Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church Free Thanksgiving Dinner  

TROY – Reservations are required!  Call the church office at 518-273-6859 or send an email with your name, phone number and number of reservations (including choice of pie) to:  pawlingaveumc@nullgmail.com.  There will only be 60 meals prepared, so make your reservation now!  Reservation cutoff date is November 15.  Take-out only!  Pick up your meals between 12 and 2 pm on November 26th at Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church, 520 Pawling Ave, Troy, NY  12180.  Traditional turkey dinner:  turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, butternut squash, green bean casserole, bread, choice of pumpkin or apple pie.  Dinner is free!  If you would like to help in meal preparation or make a donation, please call the church office at 518-273-6859 and someone will call you back.  We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

East Greenbush Fire Company

EAST GREENBUSH – Gobble up the pizza’s on November 21st, 2020– curbside pickup only with credit card or checks as payment at this time. East Greenbush Fire Co #3 – 68 Phillips Road, East Greenbush. Time 4:30 – 7:30 – phone ahead your order starting at 2 PM. Phone 518-477-6503. All the pizza toppings, with salads, signature chicken wings and mozzarella sticks. Thank you for your support from the EGFD. 

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