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1/22/2014

Go-Getters 4-H meeting

Go-Getters 4-H meeting

The Go-Getters 4-H Club met Jan. 12 at Pierceville Federated Church, with five members and four adults in attendance. Alexa Lightner read last month's minutes and they were approved. The treasurer's report was given by Abigail Lightner.

For roll call, members shared their favorite Christmas gift. Members discussed the Honor Flight Chili Luncheon on Feb. 15, along with items that the club needs to prepare for the event. Refreshments were provided by the Wyatt and Tremmel families.

The next meeting will be Feb. 9. Club members will be making duct tape projects and tie-dyeing heart shirts.

Senior center bridge

Rusty Farr won high in the two tables of senior center bridge played Saturday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Carol Bradford took second, Evelyn Branson placed third.

Senior center double pinochle

Delores Atkinson won high in the three tables of senior center double pinochle played Monday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Mary Ann Binns took second, Bob Ellis took third.

DAR meeting

The William Wilson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Jan. 15 at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Sandra Black gave the program "For Love Or Money" and also gave the national defense report. Devotions were given by Cathaleen Cooper. Dixie Drake gave the president general's message and the national committee report on "DAR Magazine." The November minutes were approved as read.

It was announced that Evelyn Kay Burch Farmer has resigned due to ill health. An update was given about the Bacone College donation, in which the chapter declined to participate. Carley Hazelton, regent, reported on a new provider for the cemetery markers project.

The chapter voted to give the Finney County Public Library a two-year subscription to American Spirit magazine. Members worked on a Master Questionnaire and a Chapter Achievement Aware, both due by Jan. 31. They also discussed proposed amendments to the chapter bylaws, including what number shall be a quorum and the addition of an article of dissolution as mandated by the National Board of Management.

NSDAR and the chapter bylaws state that no member shall serve as chapter regent for more than six consecutive years. Hazelton is serving her sixth year so the chapter voted to ask the state regent to request an extended term for her. The next meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Garden Valley Retirement Village.

Senior center pitch

Mary Joseph won high in the two tables of senior center pitch played Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Maybelle Bowen took second, and Delores Atkinson third.

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