Wes and Kaitlyn Love of Ainsworth are the proud parents of a son, Lawson Andrew, born Sunday, July 21, at 3:19 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces. He was 20 inches long and is their first child.
Grandparents are Ed and Kathy Wintermeyer of Mt. Pleasant, Carolyn Love of Crawfordsville and Larry and Nancy Love of Crawfordsville. Great-granparents are Fern Clang of Crawfordsville and Willard and Joann Love of Washington.
Butch and Monica Temple of Crawfordsville welcomed a new granddaughter, Samantha Janette McElroy, born Tuesday, July 23, at 7:33 a.m. at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City to Abbey and Jon McElroy of Wayland. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. She is welcomed home by big sister, Kenzie, two years, and brother, Brantley, one year.
Paternal grandparents are Ron and Robin McElroy of New Providence.
Great-grandparents are Nancy Temple of Wellman and Charlie and Barb Freyermuth of Iowa City.
The regular meeting of Iowa, Chapter L of the National T.T.T. Society was held at the Swedesburg Museum on July 22. One of the Chapter’s 2013 campers, along with some family members, was present to tell about her camp experiences. She showed pictures she’d taken and described all the activities the campers enjoyed.
The other campers were unable to attend the meeting.
Refreshments were served by Chris Morgan and Robin McClanahan.
President Marlys Fear called the meeting to order with 13 members answering roll call. The minutes of the May meeting were read and approved. The June meeting had been canceled due to a storm and power outage.
President Fear shared correspondence from the Iowa State T.T.T. treasurer thanking the Chapter for the donation to the T.T.T. Project Fund in Nancy Sandeen’s memory. Fear also told of the National T.T.T. focus on increasing membership.
The treasurer’s report was approved as read and will be placed on file for audit.
Camp Chair Nancy McGohan reported that she had purchased the back-to-school supplies for the 2013 campers. Two names were presented for membership and will be voted on at the next meeting.
Following the business meeting, a memorial service was held for former member Helen Arthur. The annual Founders Day Ceremony was also held.
The meeting was closed by reciting the T.T.T. Closing Creed.
President Fear thanked the hostesses. The next meeting will be Monday, Sept. 23, with Marge Tolander and Lisa Kempf serving as hostesses.
Nick Temple stationed with the U.S. Army in Anchorage, Alaska surprised his parents, Butch and Monica Temple and other family members on July 4th with a visit.
He returned to his base on July 20 and will remain their for two weeks before leaving for Palau, Island.