Moriches Paquatuck Squaws Executive Board Members Sworn In for New Year

Group of Local Women Coordinate Fundraisers to Support Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

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CAPTION: Kevin Spellman (right), Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Board President, is joined by the new executive board members of the Moriches Paquatuck Squaws. Pictured (l-r): Gerri Cannilas, Treasurer; Mary Goehring, Recording Secretary; Mary Beth Rodriguez, Member; Carmella Swinton, Sick and Welfare; Deb Donohue, Publicity; Jane Miller, Vice President; and Dorothy Elliott, President.

(Center Moriches, NY) — Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Board President Kevin Spellman swore in the 2016 members of the Moriches Paquatuck Squaws’ Executive Board during the group’s meeting on January 28. The Paquatuck Squaws are a group of more than 30 women who meet once a month to discuss, plan and execute fundraisers for the special-needs summer camp based in Center Moriches.

The 2016 Executive Board members, who will serve one year, are as follows:

  • President: Dorothy Elliott
  • Vice President: Jane Miller
  • Recording Secretary: Mary Goehring
  • Treasurer: Gerri Cannilas
  • Correspondence Secretary: Lisa Schlect
  • Publicity: Deb Donohue
  • Sick and Welfare: Carmella Swinton
  • Camp Board: Marcella Weiss
  • Member at Large: Michele Tyrell
  • Member at Large: Irene Carlough

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is a resident summer camp designed for young people ages six to 21 with special needs. Its mission is to help children and adults achieve equality, dignity and maximum independence through a safe and quality program of camping, recreation and education in a summertime environment. Throughout the program, campers participate in typical summer camp activities, such as arts and crafts, talent shows, cook-outs, swimming and boating.


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