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Crawfordsville News

By Billie Jo Rose, Crawfordsville Correspondent | Nov 04, 2013

The Crawfordsville Lions Club held its regular meeting, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the Crawfordsville Community Room. Ten members were present along with one prospective member, Lance Miller.

President Larry Fletcher led the Pledge of Allegiance and gave the opening prayer.

Secretary Nancy Love read the minutes of the Oct. 14 meeting, which were approved as read. There was no official treasurer’s report.

Discussion at the last meeting with Fire Chief Roy Felts was in regard to the Christmas Drawing and the possibility of coordinating with the firefighters to have a soup supper at the same time. The latter has decided to hold their event at a different time. All other discussion of the Christmas Drawing will be held at the next regular meeting.

It was noted that Alice will not be able to provide a meal at the November dinner meeting. It was suggested Rob Kremer be contacted to see if he would be interested in providing the meal. It was also noted that it would be appropriate and fair to raise the dinner meal price from $8 to $9. The motion carried.

The meeting then adjourned.

The regular meeting of Chapter L, T.T.T. Society, was held at the Olds United Church of Christ on Monday, Oct. 28.

Three new members were initiated. Barb Shelman, JoAnn Roth and Jennifer Slagel are the newest members of Chapter L. Following initiation, President Marlys Fear called the business meeting to order.

Nancy McGohan provided meditations with a focus on things to be thankful for as members approach Thanksgiving.

Twenty-one members and one guest answered roll call by naming their favorite candy.

Minutes from the September meeting were approved as read. The treasurer’s report was presented by Joan Rodgers and approved. It will be placed on file for audit.

Nancy McGohan and Marlys Fear presented a report on the National T.T.T. Convention which they attended in Covington, Ky., last week. Convention highlights included discussions about financial issues, fundraising, bylaws revisions and new policies.

The Ways and Means Committee has arranged for the chapter to sell butter braids. Order forms were distributed and need to returned by Nov. 11 to Leah Woline, Sally Anderson, Marlys Fear or anyone else on the Ways and Means Committee. The braids will be available for distribution at the November meeting.

There was no unfinished business. New business included discussion and approval for the chapter to provide gift cards to the camper girls' families for Thanksgiving.

The following officers were nominated, elected and installed: president, Missy Fear; vice president, Joan Rodgers; treasurer, Lisa Kempf; corresponding secretary, Marlys Fear; and historian, Nancy McGohan.

The meeting was adjourned and was closed by repeating the Closing Creed.

President Missy Fear thanked the hostesses, Louise Unkrich and Betty Molander.

The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the United Church of Crawfordsville. Hostesses will be Tammy Erwin and Leah Woline. The annual bazaar will be held and members were reminded to each bring two items to be auctioned during the bazaar.

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