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Of Note

In Good Company, the singles-only, over-45, group, will also hold a Strictly Social gathering at the home of a member on Sunday December 10 at 3:00 p.m. This event is free, but there is a $2.00 service charge to cover cleaning costs. Call Joe Beinhorn at 252-1808 to participate.

Turtle Bay members involved in the High School of Art & Design at 57th Street and Second Avenue include Linda Yang, who is a volunteer tutor and tutor coordinator; Margaret Luckinbill who teaches there; and Marise Pokorny, whose son was a student there. The school is looking for more neighborhood participants in their volunteer tutoring program. Tutors are needed for every high school subject. For more information: Linda Yang (310-1799), Allan Levy (688-1422), or Jane Shapiro (829-0485). There are four free training sessions sponsored by the public school volunteers' organization called Learning Leaders (213-3370).

Christmas Bazaar, at Church of the Covenant, 310 East 42nd Street, will take place on Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Empire Medicare Services, a federal contractor handling the original Medicare program, has several free services available in the Turtle Bay area. They operate a Medicare Education Center at 800 Second Avenue, third floor, where in-person assistance with Medicare questions and free health literature is available. They also offer free orientations on the last Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m. The next seminars, on oral health and aging, will be October 30. Call Eric Hausman (476-2289) or Helen Kaye (476-2195) to reserve a seat. Refreshments will be served. Upcoming sessions, Con Edison - Services for Seniors, will be held on November 27 and Advance Directives and Patients' Rights Under Medicare, will be on December 18.

Thanks to Ryan Bates and Dawn Pfeufer for their eyecatching design for our new Greenmarket advertisement. Theirs was the winning entry in a classroom exercise at the Connecticut Institute of Art in Greenwich. The advertisement ran in the Our Town special issue "Best of the East Side" on September 28th. It has also been reproduced on several hundred flyers that are distributed every Wednesday around Turtle Bay.

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