Beta Sigma Phi
Iowa Alpha Sigma Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at Rainbow Park with Martha McAuley as hostess. Each member brought a sack lunch and had ice cream and cookies.
President Marilyn Larimore called the meeting to order and roll call was answered by members telling of their favorite vacations. The secretary report was read and approved. The treasurer report was given by Pat Fils.
It was noted that Cheryl and Gene McClure had just celebrated their 49th anniversary.
The meeting was adjourned, and McAuley presented the program on Creston.
The program will be continued at the next meeting. The members visited with one another.
Kent Dinner Club
Kent Dinner Club met Sept. 12 at Creston Family Restaurant with 11 in attendance.
The next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Creston Family Restaurant.
Alpha Delta Kappa
The Sept. 9 meeting of Iowa Alpha Gamma chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa was held at the home of Pauline McCoy. Hostesses were Lois Houghtaling, Ruth Schroder and Marge Scott. Twelve members and four guests heard a program involving items created by Houghtaling.
President Danette Lesan conducted the business meeting.
Members volunteered to make treats to be given to schools and community organizations that support education during October, National Alpha Delta Kappa month. A memorial gift will be sent in honor of Lola Strauser, a teacher and friend.
The Oct. 14 meeting will be held at the home of Lori Mann with hostesses Terri Van Gelder, Kiley Sherwood and Jane Eklund. Vice President Jodi Johnson will give the Founders’ Day program.
Bancroft History Assembly
Bancroft History Assembly met Sept. 16 at the D.V. Richardson room at Greater Regional Medical Center. Seven regular and five life members were in attendance.
The meeting was called to order by President Peg Anderson. The inspirational thought was from Abraham Lincoln, “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.”
Roll call was answered by what interesting thing one did during the summer. Minutes from the May 6 meeting were read by Marisue Lewis and approved after corrections were made. Avis Hainline presented the treasurer’s report.
Dues were collected, along with the loose change collection for the IFWC/Iowa endowment fund. Since Joan Nurnberg had not been present for the officer installation, a special installation was performed by Peg Anderson.
There was discussion regarding club projects for the year. It was decided to delay the decision, but agreed that members are to bring canned goods or nonperishable food items for the local food pantry at the October meeting.
Kay Raymond reminded members that reading lists are due Dec. 2.
Three members will be attending the district meeting today.
It was noted Creston will be hosting the district meeting in 2017.
Tape dispensers and empty clear plastic medicine bottles were collected and will be taken to the Granger meeting to be recycled.
The next meeting will be Oct. 7 with Ruth Long giving the program and Barbara Bjorn as hostess.
The Pledge of Allegiance and club collect closed the meeting.
Get well cards were signed for three members.
The program was the reading of the Constitution and bylaws of the Bancroft History Assembly, led by Dora Coen.
Refreshments were served by the hostess, Peg Anderson.
Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary
Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Wednesday.
Canasta winners were Carol Harrison, first; Wanda Nash, second; and Maxine May, third.
Joan Chubick won the door prize.
The board will host a luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 25.