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Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 10:09 a.m. CDT

Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary

Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met June 4. Canasta winners were Gwen Sandeman, first; Marilyn Larimore, second; and Carol Harrison, third.

Wanda Nash won the door prize.

Nash was hostess for cards and chatter June 11.

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Chautauqua Circle

GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle met May 13 at the home of Kay Ritter with Sandy Oswald, Pauline McCoy and Peg Anderson as co-hostesses for the spring breakfast.

Ben Mullin, state GFWC Progressive Circle scholarship winner, entertained with several vocals and his violin and tuba.

The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Minutes were accepted as printed.

Treasurer's report: Discussion was held of hostess responsibilities for reimbursements at special meetings, tabled. No bills presented.

Communications and Reports: Connie Edsall and Sharon Skarda attended the state convention on Thursday. The scholarship winners were announced at this meeting. Ben Mullin was a recipient of a music camp scholarship from state GFWC.

Judy Woods and Peg Anderson will be co-directors for the Southwest District.

President Morris appointed the Program Committee for 2014-15 will be Jerrie Henderson, Linda Huffman and Bev Butler, and the Guideline Committee will be Linda Huffman, Kathy Tapken and Connie Edsall.

The nominating committee presented the slate of officers for the 2014-15 year. There were no nominations from the floor. Slate approved as presented. Morris installed Sharon Skarda as president, Connie Edsall as secretary and Sandy Oswald as treasurer.

Morris gave the president's report consisting of a recap of the activities of the year.

The next meeting will be Sept. 23. The officers will be hostesses. Members were reminded to bring donations for the crisis center project to the meeting.

Meeting was closed with the reading of the club collect.

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DWF Executive Committee

The DWF Executive Committee met 10 a.m. June 5 at the First Christian Church. Eight members were in attendance. The meeting opened with the DWF prayer.

There was no secretary report.

The treasurer's report was given. There is $625 in the scholarship program. There were no corrections to the treasurer's report. Approved.

Old business: Volunteers are needed to help for two days of the summer lunch program. Mary O'Riley is in charge of this program.

New business: Corrections to the circle booklets were made. They can now be printed. There was some discussion on the cost of postage and continuing to collect stamps. Irene presented a bill for postage in sending the box to Tom Clark. There was discussion on a fundraiser of selling chocolate candy. Florence made a motion to not do this, second by Pam. All agreed.

Installation of officers will be 2 p.m. June 19. The budget for the DWF will remain the same as last year. A ham and bean supper will be held 6 p.m. Sept. 4.

Committee report: Florence sent out a lot of cards in the month of May.

The next DWF meeting will be 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at FCC.

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The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday at The Windrow with 21 members and one guest. Chris Frederickson, president, presided. Sam Beaty was greeter. Brad Lorenzen did the prayer, and Ellen Gerharz was finemaster.

The program was Mark Roberg with High Lakes Outdoor Alliance. He discussed the groups fundraising efforts for Union County outdoor recreation opportunities, including the new shooting range.

New member Terry Freeman was welcomed to the club this week, and Tracey Mavis joined last week. New members are always welcome.

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