The speaker for the Oct. 21st meeting of the Woman's Club of Saugerties will be Ms. Alverta M. Jones of Saugerties. Ms. Jones will speak on the Buffalo Soldiers, a black cavalry regiment that fought in the last engagements of the Indian wars in the West. The soldier were called Buffalo Soldiers by the Plains
Indians and they served with honor and distinction.
Ms. Jones is a graduate of Kingston High School. She is also a graduate of SUNY New Paltz where she majored in Political Science and minored in Black Studies.