May Tower Talk > Gloversville Housing Authority
The Housing Authority shall at all times develop and operate each development solely for the purpose of providing decent, safe and sanitary housing for eligible families in a manner that promotes serviceability, economy, efficiency, and stability for the developments, and the economic and social well-being of the residents.
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May Tower Talk

May Tower Talk

Prior to opening the meeting we had a special guest come in to speak. Jennifer Warner from Hannaford came in to talk about coming in this year to provide flu vaccines. She also brought in some items to share. Blood pressure cards, medicine containers, etc.

Meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and Tommy T. read a prayer poem. Secretary’s report read by Marie B. Treasurer report read by Beverly B. Both accepted.

Joyce E. announced that we no longer had someone to do the Sunshine cards. Belle B. and Bev M. volunteered to take over the responsibilities.

Rummage sale will be Sat May 11. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Tenants only). Set up for the sale Fri. 10 a.m.

Mass Distribution Thurs. May 9 approximately around Noon in the Community Room.

Bingo for June, July, Aug will be the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month.

Maggies June luncheon will be June 7th, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Also July 5th & Aug. 9th.

Carol Anne will be holding a Gardening Club meeting for tenants interested in becoming involved, Sat May 18th.

Maggie A. read the picnic menu and it was approved. Picnic will be Sun. July 21st 1 p.m. followed by Elvis at 2 p.m. The cost will be $12 per person. Please watch the bulletin board for more info and sign up sheet.

Movie’s for May will be Fri. 5/24, Sat 5/25, Sun 5/26. Mia will be posting further details like times, movies, etc.

Every Monday 6 p.m. is card night in the Community Room. Many games are available to play.

Two Tips

Put Eggs in Warm Water to Bring Them to Room Temp

Pastry Chef Chris Teixera of The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group in Chicago, IL says baking with room temperature ingredients is often best to ensure ingredients emulsify fully, but if you don’t have time to let eggs sit out, placing them in warm water for 15 to 20 minutes can have the same effect.

Make Your Own Cake Flour

“If you’re working with a recipe that calls for cake flour but all you’ve got is all-purpose flour, you can easily make your own,” says Karina Orozco, pastry chef at Spill the Beans in San Diego. To do this, Orozco says to measure one cup of all-purpose flour, remove two tablespoons and in its place add two tablespoons of cornstarch. That’s it!

F.Y.I. For any issues with any resident incident, fill out a Dispute Report and return it to the office and get a copy of the report for your records.

For all other concerns, let person in office know and they will instruct you as to how to proceed.

CDC to E-Scooter Riders:

Please, for the Love of God, Do the Absolute Bare Minimum Safety Thing.

Amidst a rise in reports that emergency rooms are seeing a spike in visits from people who have seriously messed themselves up while riding electric scooters.

The CDC began the study after Austin’s Transportation Department and Public Health agencies requested that it investigate the surge in accidents.

CNBC reports that the study shows (unsurprisingly) the greatest risk of riding an e-scooter is hitting the pavement with your face. According to the study, 45 percent of e-scooter accidents result in head injuries.

The clearest take away from the study: wear a damn helmet.

“A high proportion of e-scooter related injuries involved potentially preventable risk factors, such as lack of helmet use, or motor vehicle interaction,” a summary of the study states.

According to the CDC study, the most common wound after head injuries involved upper limb fracture, followed by lower limb fractures. About 14 rides out of every 100,000 lead to injuries, the study reportedly found.

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