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Published: Friday, May 31, 2013 8:39 a.m. CST

Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary

Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met May 22.

Canasta winners were Marilyn Larimore, first; Maxine May, second; and Barb Bills, third.

Carol Harrison was hostess for cards and chatter May 29.

Canasta winners were Gwen Sandeman, first; Joan Chubick, second; and Rose Blakesley, third.

Blakesley won the door prize.

Wanda Nash will be hostess for cards and chatter Wednesday.

Lincoln Neighbors

Lincoln Neighbors Club met at the Purple Cow in Afton for the May meeting with Shar as hostess and nine members attending. Dee opened the meeting. Shar read the Bible verse and two readings about “Mother’s Love” and “Mother’s Day” and ended with a poem “His Love is Always Near.”

Roll call was answered with a Bible verse, and funnies were shared. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. There was no treasurer’s report.

There was no further business.

Hostess for the June meeting will be Mary Morris.

The Lord’s prayer was repeated by all.

The meeting adjourned.

Shar served dessert with coffee.

Beta Sigma Phi

Alpha Sigma Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met May 23 at the home of Cheryl McClure with eight members present. Roll call was plans for Memorial Day weekend. Bev Miller presided. Loretta Kelly distributed new program books for the 2013-14 year. Marilyn Blazek read from the Book of Beta Sigma Phi.

New officers installed were Marilyn Larimore, president; Norma Putnam, vice president; Loretta Kelly, recording and corresponding secretary; and Pat Fils, treasurer.

McClure presented a two-part program. She first shared historical highlights of the Union Pacific Railroad, now in its 151st year. Secondly, McClure told of her recent visit to the CocaCola museum in Atlanta, Ga.

TOPS 1338

TOPS 1338 met 5 p.m. May 13 at the United Methodist Church with 10 members weighing in.

The best loser for the week was Diana Loomis, and Anna Thompson was runner-up.

The business meeting was called to order by President Thompson after the TOPS pledge was given. Minutes were read by the secretary and approved.

As old business, the chapter’s by-laws were handed out and changes noted.

Fines were won by an anonymous member, and squares was won by Thompson.

The “All That Jazz” contest continues. The Red Can challenge is to make a menu for two days this week.

The program for the day was given by Neoma Davis. She discussed “Bad to the Bones” from “Spry” magazine.

The meeting closed with the TOPS pledge.

On May 20, Creston TOPS 1338 met for its weekly meeting. Ten members weighed in with a net loss of 12 pounds.

The best loser was Lola Baucom, and Darlene Rohrig was second.

The TOPS pledge was given, and the business meeting was opened by Anna Thompson.

Last meeting’s minutes were read by Marisue Lewis.

Alice Brown gave the treasurer’s report.

A new club manual was received and some changes were indicated.

Fines went to the treasury, and squares was won by Lewis.

Members recorded losses on their “All That Jazz” contest sheets. The Red Can challenge is to use a small plate or bowl for every meal.

An anonymous member gave the program on “Breakfast Rewards” from an article by Dr. Oz.

The topic for June 3 will be presented by Lewis on the Iowa State TOPS convention in Ames.

The meeting was adjourned with the closing TOPS pledge.

Super Eight Club

The Super Eight card club met May 16 at the Regency Park club room.

Winners were Margarite Minnick, first; Irene Ripperger, second; and Beulah McDonald, low.

The next meeting will be June 20 with Minnick as hostess.

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