Join us for a holiday dinner on Wednesday, December 2nd at the Penfield Country Club.
We are sharing a holiday party together with the Penfield Chamber of Commerce. The party is FREE if you bring three items for the Penfield Food Shelf. Bring your spouse and/or a friend, too.
Reservations are required and can be made online.
Networking Reception with cash bar 5:15 – 5:45
Food Stations open from 5:45 to 7:15
Live music by Eastman School musicians
We will review the club’s reference library of books about postcards. These books are from members who have donated them over the years. Come to learn about all the books we have and look through those that interest you. The meeting is Monday, November 2 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM at Legacy Senior Living at Willow Pond Way in Penfield.
Don’t miss our annual Postcard Show and Sale this month. Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Admission is FREE for all club members and just $3.00 for non-members. Lunch will be available on site.
This year’s show will be at the Magee Fire Department which is just off Exit 41 of the NYS Thruway. Turn right onto Route 414 and then left at the light onto Route 318. Look for the Magee Fire Department.
The annual picnic is set for noon on Saturday, May 9. It will be held at the home of Jeff Vincent and Deb Bower located at 139 Glen Road, Rochester, NY 14610. This is in the area known as the Corbett’s Glen Nature Park, which is located off Route 441.
Directions: Take 490 to the 441 exit and go East on 441 toward Penfield. Glen Road is on the left at the first light after the 490 exit. Turn left on Glen road and then keep left at the Y. Follow the road over the wooden bridge and through the tunnel. After you go through the tunnel you will see Jeff’s house. It is yellow. Jeff’s phone number is 585-385-1777.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, condiments, paper plates, cups and utensils will be provided by the club. Members are asked to bring sides, salads or desserts.
Member’s Night – Bring One Of Your Favorite Postcards To Share With The Group
Join us on Monday, April 6 for our annual Member’s Night. Everyone brings one of their favorite postcards to share with the group. This has been one of our most popular meetings.
The meeting is at Legacy Senior Living at Willow Pond in Penfield. Meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Bring a friend.
Don’t miss the first meeting of the new season. The meeting is September 8, 2014.
Eric Norden presents part two of his Interurban Trolleys of the Rochester Area presentation. Part one was excellent so we know you’ll enjoy part two.
The general meeting begins at 7:00 PM and the business meeting begins at 7:10 sharp and will be followed by the presentation. All presentations will be limited to 45 minutes maximum. There is always time for networking and selling postcards following the presentation.
Meetings are at Legacy Senior Living at Willow Pond in Penfield.
Join us on Monday, April 7 at 7:00 PM for our April meeting. Francine Glassic will give a presentation on Brig Niagara and the Battle of Lake Erie.
The March meeting will be held on March 3rd at 7:00 PM at Legacy at Willow Pond in Penfield. The topic of this meeting is Member’s Night. We ask everyone to bring on or two of their favorite postcards to share with the group.
Legacy is located at 40 Willow Pond Way, which runs off Route 441 in Penfield, just west of the Penfield Wegmans on Route 441. View Map.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the program originally scheduled for February 3rd has been rescheduled for April 7th. There will not be a meeting on February 3rd.
March 3, 2014 – Member’s Night – Bring one of your favorite postcards to share with everyone.
April 7, 2014 – Brig Niagara and the Battle of Lake Erie – a presentation by Francine Glassic
May (Date TBA) – Annual Picnic
They say a picture is worth a thousand words.
In the case of a postcard, a picture can shed some light on the history of a community as it shows important landmarks, generally in their heyday.
Recently, the Paris-Henry County Heritage Center was given a gift of various bits of Henry County history captured in the form of about 150 postcards. These cards, picturing local landmarks from both past and present, date from the late 19th century into the mid-20th century.
Ridley Wills II and his wife, Irene, visited the Heritage Center last week from their home in read more