Chapter LG P.E.O.
Chapter LG P.E.O. met Jan. 21 at the home of Amy Stults with Terry Ammon serving as co-hostess. Thirteen members responded to roll call.
Rosalie Denton read the winter president’s letter from Glenda Dixon, Iowa chapter president, who encouraged the chapter and offered support. She gave instructions on how to access information online, if any member would be interested in serving on a state board or accepting an office.
Jean Paul presented the program for Founder’s Day. She showed a video that featured dolls that exhibited the various types of dresses that were worn in the period when the seven founders were going to school. The narrator also described some of the personal characteristics and antidotes about these women’s lives.
The next regular meeting will be held Feb. 4 at the home of Jean Paul, as hostess, with Kay Ritter serving as co-hostess. The birthday luncheon will be Feb. 11 at Adams Street Espresso.
The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday at The Windrow with 25 members and one guest. Chris Frederickson, president, presided, and was finemaster. Drew Henderson did the prayer.
The program was Ken Norton with Windstream who discussed telecommunication history and future changes.
Kiwanis Pancake Day has been confirmed for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 25 at the United Methodist Church. Tickets will be available from members soon.
GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle members met Dec. 10 at Summit House for a Christmas luncheon meeting; hostesses for the meeting were Bev Butler. Joyce Anderson, Peg Andersen, Polly McCoy and Pat Butcher. There were 18 members and one guest, Elaine Neely, present.
Members answered roll call with a favorite decoration they put outside at Christmas.
Connie Edsall and Jeri Henderson displayed the items they purchased for the Adopt a Family Christmas. A quilt donated by Salem Lutheran Quilters was given. For dishes, two sets were received. Members were requested to help with the gift wrapping after the program. An offering for cash for a gas card was held.
Christmas carols were presented by Salem Singers — Joyce Andersen, Linda Huffman, Judy Woods, Carolyn Biere and Bev Rutler, accompanied by Elaine Neely. They invited the group to join in.
Peg Anderson read an excerpt from the book “Grandmothers are Like Snowflakes, No Two are Alike.”
A note was read from life member Elizabeth Custer. A thank you note was also received from Connie Edsall.
Biere hosted the meeting Tuesday at her home, with Sharon Skarda as co-hostess.
Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary
Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Jan. 22.
Canasta winners were Rose Blakesley, first; Wanda Nash, second; and Carol Harrison, third.
Max May won the door prize.
Mary Kline hosted cards and chatter Jan. 29.
Crest Area Theatre
The annual meeting for Crest Area Theatre will be Monday in the back forty room of the Creston Pizza Ranch. Pizza and social hour will be at 6 p.m. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Review of 2013 season, election of officers and possibilities for 2014 will be discussed.
All are welcome to attend.