Pat Smalling, Tatum and Railey of Waxahachie, Texas, spent a week recently visiting in the home of Ron and Susie Butler and and Dorothy Jones.
Marion and Opal Reschly celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday, March 28, with dinner at the Pizza Ranch in Washington.
The Crawfordsville Lions Club met Monday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at the Crawfordsville Community Room with 14 members present.
After calling the meeting to order, Lion President Steve Williams led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and Lion Gene Miller offered the opening prayer. Lion Secretary Nancy Love read the minutes of the March 11 meeting. They were approved as read. Lion Treasurer Randy Finke gave the treasurer’s report.
Information was shared about the upcoming district conference in Ft. Madison in April. Sixty- and 50-year members will be honored; among them will be Arvid Anderson, who has been a Lion for 60 years, and Larry Fletcher who is a 50-year member.
As a follow-up to last month’s quest for wheelchairs, Lion Luetta Greene reported that she had procured one and donated it to the Guatemala mission project of which Rick Fulton spoke at the last meeting.
Road clean-up will be April 6, with members meeting at 9 a.m. at the sign at the east edge of town. Kristine Williams will recruit help from students working toward silver cord credits.
The concession stand for the June 1 car show was discussed, but no decisions were made.
In the absence of the Tail Twister, the meeting adjourned.
The regular meeting of Iowa, Chapter L of the National T.T.T. Society was held at the Olds United Church of Christ, Olds, on Monday, March 25.
President Marlys Fear called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Following the singing of Sword of Gold, Cathy Williams provided meditations with a reading from the Optimists’ Creed. Fifteen members answered roll call with how many houses they have lived in since being married or in college.
The minutes from the previous meeting were approved as read. The treasurer’s report was approved and will be placed on file for audit.
Nancy McGohan reported that the camp committee coordinated selection of camp girls with the Wayland Chapter. Four girls and families have been contacted and have agreed to attend camp in 2013.
Leah Woline is the Ways and Means Committee Chair for 2013. She announced their will be a plant auction at the May meeting. She suggested other fundraising activities for 2013, to be decided on later.
Karolyn Crawford has been in charge of camp girl gifts for several years and reported four former camp girls will be graduating this spring. She read a thank you from one of the girls who will be graduating in May, expressing her gratitude for the Chapter’s interest and support over the years.
Unfinished business: At the February meeting, Marlys Fear was designated delegate to the National T.T.T. Convention in October. The second delegate will be McGohan, with Woline as alternate. Mary Benson moved that a donation be given to the National T.T.T. Project Fund at the the convention. The motion carried.
New business: Bills were presented. A motion was made to allow these bills, it was seconded and carried.
Marlys Fear thanked the hostesses, Joan Rodgers and Missy Fear. The business meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m. by repeating the Closing Creed.
The next meeting will be April 22 with Pat King and Ruth Erwin serving as hostesses.