This meeting will be one of our ever popular Member’s Night, where everyone brings a few of their favorite postcards to show and talk about. Monday, September 11, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM at Legacy Senior Living at Willow Pond in Penfield.
The annual picnic is set for noon on Saturday, May 13 at 12 noon. 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. If you have trouble finding it, call Jeff at 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. Please RSVP by email if you are coming.
The story of poor German immigrants who founded the Rochester Park Band. The Dossenbach Rochester Orchestra was the precursor to the RPO. Presentation by Lisa Kleman, great-grandaughter of Theodore Dossenbach.
Join us for our April meeting. Monday, April 3 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at the Legacy at Willow Pond.
Chris Costello is our speaker for March 6. He will talk about the history of the Erie Railroad Bridge at Letchworth. Chris is a land surveyor and a model train expert. He and his brother have a company that builds model trains and they are restoring a full size train car.
Our February 6th meeting will take place at the Fairport Historical Museum, 18 Perrin Street, Fairport. We will have a special tour of the museum, including a postcard collection. Our tour guide will be Vicki Masters Profitt, director of the museum. Same time – 7:00 PM. For additional about the museum go to www.PerintonHistoricalSociety.org
PARKING – There is plenty of free parking directly across the street in the parking lot for the Fairport Village Landing.
Penfield Town Historian, Kathy Kanauer, will talk about Daniel Penfield, who served in the American Revolution and was also very successful in business.
Join us on Monday, January 9th at 7:00 PM. Meeting is at the Legacy at Willow Pond. Second floor meeting room.
Please join us for a holiday dinner on Tuesday, December 13 at 6:00 PM at Keenan’s Restaurant. Located in the plaza at 1010 E. Ridge Rd (between Portland and Hudson. Plenty of free parking. We will order off the menu and the club is paying for all club members. No reservations are needed, just show up hungry.
Learn About Postcard Publishing From Charlie Edwards of Edwards Press At Our Meeting On Monday November 7
Monday, November 7, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Rochester printing company, Edwards Press, has been publishing postcards for more than 30 years. Join us at this exciting meeting with Charlie Edwards of Edwards Press who will talk about his experience as a postcard publisher in the local area.
The meeting is at 7:00 PM on Monday, November 7 at Legacy Senior Living on Willow Pond Way in Penfield.
Don’t miss our annual Postcard Show and Sale this month. Sunday, October 16, 2016 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.
Sorting Mail at the USPS
We have a special presentation and video about how mail is processed by the U.S. Post Office. Without the US Mail, postcards would never get from the sender to the recipient.
Our speaker is Scott McKay, Postmaster of the Penfield Post Office. Don’t miss this exciting presentation on September 12, 2016.
The meeting is at 7:00 PM at the Legacy Senior Living on Willow Pond Way in Penfield. We meet in the meeting room on the second floor.