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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 9, 2016

News and events from Crawfordsville

Nov 11, 2016

The regular meeting of Chapter L of the National T.T.T. Society was held Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at the Olds United Church of Christ. President Sharon Bright called the meeting to order and opened the meeting with the group singing the Sword of Gold.

Fifteen members answered roll call with their favorite holiday treat.

Minutes of the previous month's meeting were read and approved with one minor name change.

Marlys Fear, Corresponding Secretary, reported that she had received a card from members asking to discontinue membership.

The treasurer's report was given by Treasurer Lisa Kempf and will be filed for audit. Lisa also provided the end of the fiscal year report.

In Committee Reports: Charity--Marlys Fear and Joan Roth reported finishing three beautiful and unique jean quilts for Christmas gifts. Nancy McGohan will deliver them.

It was reported that birthday cards had been sent to previous campers.

Ways and Means: Sharon reported that Leah Woline asked that everyone be reminded of the November Bazaar and that the group will be testing pizza and other frozen items from the Butterbraid company.

Leah and Tammy Erwin will be hostesses in November and the Bazaar will be held.

There is no news from the grant applications.

Dues: Members are reminded they need to be paid as soon as possible.

Audit: Pat King reported she had completed the audit of financial books and found everything in order.

The National Project Fund requests that each chapter donate additional funds to cover the cost of camp. After discussion a motion was made, seconded and carried to do this.

T-shirts will be ordered with design and logo as suggested.

Girls to Camp brochures will be sent to all fourth grade girls with a cover letter to see who is interested in attending camp. A joint letter will also be sent to the Wayland Chapter, since both chapters are pulling girls from WACO. Girls can also be selected from other areas, not just WACO.

No one was interested in being nominees on the State T.T.T. board

Election of Officers: Marlys moved and Nancy seconded to approve the following officers. Motion carried. The installation of officer's ceremony was completed as follows: president, Sharon Bright; vice president, Joan Rodgers; treasurer, Missy Fear; secretary, Barb Shelman; corresponding secretary, Marlys Fear; historian, Nancy McGohan.

President Bright thanked Tina and Barb Shelman for providing refreshments. As there was no further business, the meeting adjourned with the closing creed.

The next meeting will be Monday, Nov. 28, at the United Church of Crawfordsville.

Crawfordsville American Legion Post 593 hosted their annual Halloween Party Monday evening, Oct. 31, 2016, at the WACO Elementary School, in Crawfordsville.

Legionaires helping were Mike Massey, Jeff Johnston, Ernest Whiting and Darren Denler.

Judges for the evening were Sheri Horak, Dave DeLovley and Sheri Fort.

There were ghosts, mummies, witches, bats, ninjas, a candy queen, ballerinas, and a Little Mermaid.

The following children and adults dressed up in costume: Brysen Davis, Peyton Davis, Makinley Davis, Henry Farrell, Blaine Driscoll, Madison Hogue, Carter Roberts, Adilyn Roberts, Edric Ostrum, Jessup Collier, Freedom Rose Mayberry, Serenity Lowrey, Skye Kerns, Ryas Petty, Jeremy Collier, Gwen Ostrum, Javan Davis, Izzy Collier, Aden Smock, Paige Shull, Lizzy Gerot, Karina Arguetta, Audrey Smith, Peyton Graber, Lerik McCarty, Damien Powers, Olive Baily, Charlie Baily, Athena Powers, Catrina Sells, Zoey Denler, Talean Arguets, Laney Graber, Clara Schmitz, Caitlin Sells and Mayson Lee.

The overall winner was Adilyn Roberts as the Little Mermaid.

Milk, coffee and donuts were served after the judging.

The Legion thanks all the parents for coming and bringing their children. The Legions also sent a thank you to WACO School for the use of the gym and lunch room for the party.

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