The Pawling Shakespeare Club held it’s 117th Annual Luncheon this June at Marie and Tino DiLorenzo’s “Barn” on Quaker Hill in Pawling. Rita Schaffer, the clubs president, welcomed members and guests. A solemn moment of silence was held to remember beloved members Kent duPre, Myron Gershberg and Sam Weinstein.
The event commemorated the 400th anniversary of the passing of William Shakespeare. Following a delicious repast provided by Vinny’s Deli and Pasta, was a very entertaining afternoon program featuring readings, parodies and songs (song sheets provided) by PSC’s members and friends: Rita and Barry Schaffer, Stephanie Rogers, Susan Stone, Eleanor Guida -Gee, Carol-Lee Kantor and Carol Christian, Pianist. PSC’s Luncheon Committee Members: Anne Wagner, Margaret Hubert, Chairpersons ; Marie DiLorenzo, Jill Finch, Jean Figliuzzi, Carol-Lee Kantor, Dale Kolenko, Amy Kornfeld, Pat and Paul Markowski, Stephanie Rogers, Rita Schaffer, Susan Stone, Jamie Stone, Susan Taylor.
Special appreciation was conveyed by all to Maryann and Dave Simmons and Kathy Cerra as well as a warm welcome to new members, Carol Voorhees and Anne Testa . Members and guests wished each other well as they bid so long for summer and expressed that they were looking forward to returning in the fall. Anyone wishing to learn more about how to become a member of Pawling Shakespeare Club might contact Rita Schaffer, at Pawlingshakespeare1898@aol.com.
All Photo’s Courtesy of Carol Lee Kantor