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New York State Regional - Clinton, New York

Clinton United Methodist Church

August 16,1997

The fourth New York State Regional Singing of 1997 was held at Clinton United Methodist Church in Clinton, New York. The singing was called to order by Barbara Swetman leading song on page 312b. Barbara Swetman led the opening prayer, and then song on page 53. Leaders: Nancy Crawford 40; Martha Beverly 300, 299; Janet Shipman 178, 87; Gina Balestracci 183,143; Allen Fannin 59, 373; Guy Bankes 48t, 556; Walter Hartley 24b, 146; Dennis Leipold 47t, 52t; Barbara Swetman 127.

RECESS

The singing resumed with Margaret Bornick leading songs on pages 276 and 313b. Leaders: Scott Luscomb 324, 497; Bill Beverly 84, 86; Diane Mennella 189, 542; Christopher Wesolowski 107, 268; Roland Hutchinson 287, 49b; Ginny Huszagh 344, 191; Michael Ryan 567, 117; Ron Bornick 159, 454.

LUNCH

The singing resumed with Barbara Swetman leading songs on pages 492 and 347. Leaders: Nancy Crawford 31t, 31b; Martha Beverly 378t, 155; Janet Shipman 198; Gina Balestracci 430, 389; Guy Bankes 350, 481; Walter Hartley 480, 452; Dennis Leipold 153, 504; Margaret Bornick 63, 236; Scott Luscomb 195, 66.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Barbara Swetman leading song on page 39t.

A short business meeting was held. A tentative schedule of regional singings for 1998 was discussed. They will be: Binghamton—Saturday, February 28; Rochester—Saturday, April 18; Clinton—Saturday, June 13; Albany—Saturday, Aug. 22. Announcements were made.

Leaders: Bill Beverly 203, 37b; Diane Mennella 245, 336; Allen Fannin 110, 32t; Christopher Wesolowski 209; Roland Hutchinson 553, 254; Ginny Huszagh 163b, 186; Michael Ryan 102, 267; Martha Beverly 68b; Gina Balestracci 260; Guy Bankes 474; Walter Hartley 337; Dennis Leipold 208; Margaret Bornick 223; Scott Luscomb 45t; Bill Beverly 147t; Diane Mennella 228; Allen Fannin 512; Roland Hutchinson 112; Ginny Huszagh 217.

Ron Bornick reported that 32 (t? b?) registration cards were filled out. Singers came from 5 states: Michigan, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New Jersey, and 19 towns in New York.

Barbara Swetman led song on page 62 as the closing song, and dismissed the class with a prayer.

Chairman—Barbara Swetman; Arranging—Ron Bornick; Secretary—Nancy Crawford.